One pitcher came into the World Series with a reputation for pitching well in big games.
FACTS AND STATS: Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones Jr. (1987, 1990), Renovation by Jones Jr. (January 2011-March 2012). Year Opened: November 1987 and August 1990. Location: Kauai, Hawaii. Slope: 140. Rating: 76.2. Par: 72. Yardage: 7,378.
The New England Patriots have acquired linebacker Akeem Ayers from the Tennessee Titans to help fill the void created when Jerod Mayo was lost for the season with a knee injury.
It's not even two weeks into the NHL season but the walls already are closing in on Paul Maurice and the Winnipeg Jets.
Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler has a sprained thumb and will miss Friday's preseason finale against Minnesota, the team said Tuesday.
The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.
Ameer Abdullah and the 16th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers will be in action once again this Saturday, as they host Big Ten Conference newcomers Rutgers at Memorial Stadium.