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Missouri Wins its 24th Straight at Home
Joe Robbins/Getty Images(COLUMBIA, Mo.) -- Missouri won its NCAA-best 24th straight home-game upsetting No. 18 UCLA 80-71 Saturday.Missouri (9-0) trailed by eight at halftime, but senior guard Earnest Ross scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half to lead the Tigers to the upset."As I continue
Obama Defends Iran Nuclear Deal at Middle East Policy Conference
Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Two weeks have passed since the United States and its partners reached a sweeping, if tentative, nuclear deal with Iran despite the opposition of Israel’s government. At a Middle East policy conference on Saturday, President Obama was asked what ...
Saved by the Bell: Oklahoma Upends Oklahoma State
JP Wilson/Replay Photos via Getty Images (STILLWATER, Okla.) -- Oklahoma quarterback Blake Bell entered the game in the second half in relief of injured starter Trevor Knight and didn't disappoint.Bell completed 10-of-16 passes, for 140 yards and what proved to be the game-winning touchdown with 19
Ceremonies Held to Commemorate 72nd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii) -- A ceremony was held on Saturday on the shore overlooking the memorial to the USS Arizona to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.On Dec. 7, 1941, the U.S. Navy fleet at Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japan, a sudden act of ...
Researchers Believe They've Found New Weapon to Fight Leukemia
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania believe that they have found a method of fighting leukemia.The researchers presented their findings at the American Society of Hematology this weekend, and say that they have cured 18 of 21 pediatric leukemia patients
Variety of Bacteria Linked to Colorectal Cancer
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- People with a lower variety of bacteria in their intestines may be linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer.A study conducted by Dr. Jiyoung Ahn at the New York University School of Medicine, involved analysis of 141 individuals, 47 who suffered from ...
Scoreboard Roundup - 12/7/13
Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- NCAAF: (16) University of Central Florida (11-1) - SMU (5-7)NCAAB: (7) Louisville 113 (8-1) - LA Lafayette 74 (6-3)(16) Memphis 96 (6-1) - Northwestern State 76 (3-4)Missouri 80 (9-0) - (18) UCLA 71 (8-1)(22) Michigan 107 (6-3) - Houston Baptist 53 (3-6)Copyright ...
Auburn Rewards Head Coach Gus Malzahn with Six-Year Extension
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(AUBURN, Ala.) -- Auburn wasted no time in realizing they needed to keep head coach Gus Malzahn around for the long-term and they've done just that. The school has announced they've reach a six-year extension with the first-year coach.Malzahn's new deal will pay him $3.85
Red Sox Re-Sign First Baseman Mike Napoli to Two-Year Deal
Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- The beard is staying in Boston. After testing the free agent market, first baseman Mike Napoli has agreed to re-sign with the Boston Red Sox on a two-year deal worth $16 million.In his first season with the Red Sox in 2013, Napoli endeared himself to the Red
Yankees Sign Outfielder Carlos Beltran to Three-Year Deal
Eliot J. Schechtre/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The rich keep getting richer as the New York Yankees have agreed on a three-year, $45 million with free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran.Beltran was heavily sought after around Major League Baseball, and even turned down a more lucrative ...