SMU Hosts No. 4 Baylor in Season Opener
Baylor looks to replicate last year's 45-0 thumping of SMU as its season opens on the road. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Tim Tebow made Matt Barkley expendable.
A judge's ruling freeing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to play football erased his four-game suspension but failed to address the root question of the ''Deflategate'' scandal: What did Brady know about a plot to deflate balls before January's AFC championship game?
All in one fell swoop, Venus Williams eliminated one of the only two women who beat her younger sister this season and moved closer to a possible U.S. Open quarterfinal showdown against Serena.
The San Francisco 49ers have released defensive lineman Darnell Dockett and five other players.
Though saying he's optimistic, running back LeSean McCoy wasn't prepared to announce whether his injured left hamstring will be healed in time for the Buffalo Bills' season opener against Indianapoli on Sept.
Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam in Chicago's eight-run fifth inning, and rookie Addison Russell homered twice in a game for the first time in his career to power the Cubs and Jon Lester to a 14-5 routof the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday.