KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)–Madison Bumganer took a two-hit shutout into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday night’s World Series opener.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany doesn’t always agree with Mike Slive. He certainly respects him.
CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee questions whether he can find the money for an independent agency to investigate sex-abuse claims in Olympic sports.
UNDATED (AP) — The Big Ten is coming off its best week of non-conference play in six years with wins in 12 out of 13 games.
Elena Delle Donne became the latest player to withdraw from the U.S. women’s basketball national team pool because of injury.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The father of a woman who once dated NFL receiver Brandon Marshall is calling for the league’s commissioner to resign because he’s disappointed in the way it handled his daughter’s abuse case.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has won the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, a victory that automatically advances him into the second round.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Team Penske has partnered with Dick Johnson Racing to form a V8 Supercar team that Marcos Ambrose will drive for in 2015.