ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Mark McGwire is back in baseball, reunited with Tony La Russa as the St. Louis Cardinals' hitting coach.
La Russa agreed to return for a 15th year as manager Monday with a one-year contract, the first time he hasn't had a multiyear deal with the team. All of his coaches will return except for Hal McRae, who will be replaced by the former star.More »
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Brett Favre , Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings were anything but perfect.
The Vikings couldn't gain a half-yard when it might have turned the game, then watched the Steelers' big-play defense end their unbeaten season with two long touchdown returns in the final 6 1/2 minutes.More »
MIAMI (AP) -- Jacoby Ford called the final play, promising Clemson's coaches it would work.
Did it ever.
Kyle Parker threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Ford in overtime, giving Clemson a wild, wacky 40-37 win over No. 8 Miami on Saturday night - the biggest win during Dabo Swinney's tenure as coach, the Tigers' first victory in their last nine tries over ranked teams, and their first road win over a Top 10 foe in more than eight years.More »
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama's Mount Cody proved too big for Tennessee to kick over.
Terrence Cody , the Crimson Tide 's 350-pound nose guard, blocked a 44-yard field-goal attempt on the final play and No. 1 Alabama escaped with a 12-10 victory over the rival Volunteers on Saturday.More »
NEW YORK (AP) -- Game 6 of the AL championship series between the Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain.
The game was rescheduled for 8:20 p.m. Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
New York leads the series 3-2 and need one victory to clinch its 40th pennant and reach the World Series for the first time since 2003.More »