Saturday, October 25, 2014
Professional Sports
Leeds fires its second manager of the season

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino fired his second manager this season, with Darko Milanic dismissed after 32 days at the second-tier club.

The former Slovenia international's winless six-game reign — the same as predecessor David Hockaday — ended after Saturday's 2-1 loss to Wolverhampton.

Harvick fastest in final practice at Martinsville

Kevin Harvick paced the final practice session before Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway.

It was a boost for Harvick, who will start 33rd — the lowest of the eight remaining Chase for the Sprint Cup championship contenders. Martinsville is the opening race of the third round of the Chase, and Harvick picked the worst time to earn his worst starting position of the season.

Patrick: Logano must continue to prove he's sorry

Things may not be as rosy between Danica Patrick and Joey Logano as Logano believes.

Logano said earlier this week he had smoothed things over with Patrick and did not expect retaliation over an incident earlier this month between the two at Charlotte. Patrick cautioned Saturday she will not be pushed around by Logano or anyone else on the race track.

Titans' Greene arrested after parking incident

Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene was arrested for allegedly parking in a handicapped space and speeding away when an officer was issuing him a citation.

Franklin, Tennessee police Sgt. Charles Warner says Greene surrendered Friday night after being told warrants had been obtained for his arrest.

PSG beats Bordeaux 3-0 to move into 2nd place

Brazilian Lucas scored with two penalties and fellow winger Ezequiel Lavezzi capped his return from injury with a late goal as Paris Saint-Germain beat Bordeaux 3-0 Saturday to move into outright second place in the French league.

After both sides had a player sent off for straight red cards, Lucas scored his first penalty in first-half injury time and added the second shortly after the break.

DT McCoy signs 7-year deal with Bucs

Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position.

McCoy, a 2013 All-Pro, will get $51.5 million guaranteed, the most ever given to a defensive tackle in NFL history. His new deal will average $14 million per year.

Southampton second in Premier League after 1-0 win

Southampton maintained its incredible start to the Premier League on Saturday when Sadio Mane's strike propelled the club to second place with a 1-0 victory over Stoke.

Although not as emphatic as last Saturday's 8-0 rout of Sunderland, Southampton still collected maximum points from the fourth consecutive home game.

More frustration for Balotelli as Liverpool draws

Mario Balotelli misfired in front of goal again as Liverpool was held to a 0-0 draw by Hull in the Premier League on Saturday.

The Italy striker has made an underwhelming start to his Liverpool career and was criticized for exchanging shirts at halftime with Real Madrid defender Pepe in a 3-0 loss Wednesday in the Champions League.

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