The Rose Bowl will celebrate its 100th game on New Year's Day in 2014 as college football's oldest bowl.
To mark the occasion, the game trophy has been modified by Tiffany to add 24-karat yellow gold vermeil accents to the 21-inch tall design that includes a three-quarter size sterling silver football.
It was unveiled Tuesday at the iconic stadium, where the logo for the 2014 BCS national championship game was already on the field. Read More
The commemorative plaque honoring home run king Barry Bonds' record 756th clout has gone missing from AT&T Park.
San Francisco Giants spokeswoman Staci Slaughter said Tuesday night that the reigning World Series champions in the process of replacing the plaque, which hung on the brick facade inside the ballpark beneath the flag court area in right-center field until a few days ago. The team is investigating where the missing hardware might be, Slaughter said. Read More
Matt Florer threw the second no-hitter in Loyola Marymount history Tuesday night in a 5-0 victory over Cal State Northridge.
Florer (2-1), a senior left-hander, struck out a career-best five, walked five and hit a batter in the Lions' first no-hitter since Bob Seus tossed one against Long Beach State in 1980. Florer, from Mission Viejo, Calif., threw 134 pitches in his ninth career start and 14th appearance this season for Loyola Marymount (21-19). Read More
Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford hopes the decision by his members to hand over their television rights to the league helps bring stability to all of college athletics after three years of conference realignment chaos.
The ACC announced Monday its 15 current and future members agreed to a grant of rights, a legally binding deal that runs through 2027 and makes it nearly impossible for a school to switch conferences. Read More
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck can't wait to start his second NFL season.
There's plenty to learn -- new names, new faces, even a new offense.
Luck came back to town Saturday to help launch "Change the Play," a campaign intended to keep children active and make good nutritional choices. He's working through Riley Hospital for Children. Read More
A night after resting starters Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, Celtics coach Doc Rivers says that both will be in the starting lineup against the Orlando Magic.
With Boston having already clinched a playoff berth, Garnett and Pierce both sat out the Celtics' loss Friday night at Miami.
Boston can secure the seventh seed in the playoffs with a victory against the Magic on Saturday night or with a loss by Milwaukee, which is playing at Charlotte. Read More
The Marlins say star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has a bruised left shoulder that does not require a trip to the disabled list, but he is going to miss his second straight game.
Stanton had an MRI Saturday morning after complaining of discomfort in the shoulder and missing Friday night's game against the Phillies. The test showed no structural damage and he's day to day.
The Marlins are off to a 1-9 start. Read More
The Seattle Sounders failed to deliver on coach Sigi Schmid's victory guarantee, tying the New England Revolution 0-0 on Saturday despite dominating most of the play.
In remarks to reporters Friday, Schmid promised that the Sounders (0-3-2), off to the worst start in the five-year history of the franchise, would win for the first time this season. Read More
Camilo scored on a penalty kick in the 84th minute to help the Vancouver Whitecaps tie Real Salt Lake 1-1 on Saturday.
Camilo scored after having four shots stopped in the first half as the Whitecaps (2-2-2) earned a point in their first home game since March 9.
Vancouver received the penalty kick after defender Nat Borchers went to field the ball in the box, but accidentally fell and got his hand it. Read More
San Francisco showed off its deep bullpen on a day the Cubs had to look for yet another closer this season.
With Sergio Romo unavailable after pitching four of the last five days, the Giants turned to Santiago Casilla, who nailed down his first save of the season with two scoreless innings in a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Read More