Sunday, December 14, 2014
Unlike his millionaire teammates, Brett Brackett doesn't go to a mansion after work. Home for the Tennessee tight end is a bedroom in an apartment shared with three other Titans practice squad players — any of whom could be gone in 24 hours. He's bounced himself from practice squad to roster and back again with the Titans and Seattle Seahawks nine times since September.
Latvia's Martins Dukurs and brother Tomass Dukurs swept the first two spots of the World Cup men's skeleton in the season-opening event on Friday.
Martina Sablikova handed Olympic champion Ireen Wust her first 3,000-meter defeat of the speedskating World Cup season Friday in a thrilling head-to-head confrontation.
Derek Jeter earned five titles for the New York Yankees. His successor at shortstop already has one: Sir Didi Gregorius, proud member of the Order of Orange-Nassau.
U.S. boxer Floyd Mayweather says he is willing to fight Manny Pacquiao next May in a blockbuster world title fight but only if he receives a much bigger share of the purse.
Alexandre Lacazette scored twice as Lyon moved within a point of second-place Paris Saint-Germain in the French league by defeating struggling Caen 3-0 on Friday for a third straight win.
Spinner Nathan Lyon took seven second-innings wickets and 12 for the match as Australia pulled off a stunning 48-run win over India on Saturday in the first test at the Adelaide Oval.
Defending champion Adam Scott and fellow Australians Scott Strange and Wade Ormsby were tied for the lead after three rounds at the Australian PGA championship, with American Boo Weekley one stroke behind.
China's Shanshan Feng shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a five-stroke lead into the final round of the Ladies European Tour's season-ending Dubai Ladies Masters.
Pittsburgh extended its long dominance of Calgary by beating the Flames 3-1 on Friday, giving the Penguins a share of the NHL Eastern Conference lead.