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Griffin, CP3 pour in 69 for Ballmer showcase
New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer attended his first home game Wednesday night at Staples Center, and the Clippers broke out of their preseason funk with a 108-105 victory over Phoenix.
Kobe to rest for final two preseason games
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is sitting out the rest of the preseason, coach Byron Scott said Wednesday.
Royals roar past Giants to even World Series
Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 to even the World Series at one game apiece.
OK State sues Texas OC Wickline for $600K
Oklahoma State has sued Texas co-offensive coordinator Joe Wickline for breach of contract, alleging he misled his former employer about his new position at Texas, and the school is seeking more than $593,000 in damages.
Lincecum needs reliever: Back 'pretty stiff'
Tim Lincecum returned to the mound for the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday and threw 1T scoreless innings of relief. However, he left the game with tightness in his lower back and is day to day.
Source: Goodell ordered to testify in Rice case
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has been compelled to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Wednesday.
Rousey to defend title vs. Zingano at UFC 182
UFC female bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will seek her fifth title defense against the undefeated Cat Zingano at UFC 182 on Jan. 3 in Las Vegas.
Titans QB Mettenberger to start, source says
The Tennessee Titans have decided to start rookie Zach Mettenberger at quarterback against the visiting Houston Texans on Sunday, a league source told ESPN's Adam Caplan on Wednesday.
Sources: Belichick bars late Revis from practice
Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis was barred from practice Tuesday by coach Bill Belichick for tardiness, two sources confirmed to ESPN's Mike Reiss.
Favre: Davis can be 'next Brady, Warner'
Former Packers great Brett Favre says Rams QB Austin Davis can be the next Tom Brady or Kurt Warner.