Oct 31

Mo Williams and Marvin Williams each scored 21 points to lead the Jazz to a 113-94 victory Wednesday night over the Dallas Mavericks.


Oct 31

Eli Manning hopes the New York Giants can lift the spirits of the millions affected by Hurricane Sandy in the New York and New Jersey area with their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Oct 31

Tim Duncan scored 24 points, Tony Parker hit a huge 3-pointer, and the San Antonio Spurs opened the season with a 99-95 victory over the New Orleans Hornets in the debut for top draft pick Anthony Davis on Wednesday night.

Oct 31

Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick became a free agent Wednesday after declining his $5 million contract option for next season, looking for a bigger deal after his strong second half played a big role in Cincinnati winning the NL Central title.

Oct 31

The attorney for New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma has filed a court brief in the bounties case with an email from a former assistant coach who called the Saints a “dirty organization.”

Oct 31

The Tampa Bay Rays exercised contract options Wednesday on pitcher James Shields, closer Fernando Rodney and catcher Jose Molina.

Oct 31

The Kansas City Royals have acquired pitcher Ervin Santana from the Los Angeles Angels.

Oct 31

Orange-and-black clad hordes flooded the streets of San Francisco on Wednesday for a ticker-tape parade celebrating the 2012 World Series champion Giants — a Halloween treat made all the more sweet as a repeat performance.

Oct 31

The Toronto Blue Jays have exercised their $3 million option on left-hander Darren Oliver and have signed outfielder Rajai Davis to a one-year, $2.5 million contract after declining the option on his previous two-year deal.

Oct 31

The Baltimore Orioles have exercised a $1 million option on right-handed reliever Luis Ayala and declined an $11 million option on first baseman Mark Reynolds.