National Sports

Magic pick up options on Oladipo, three others

Posted On October 26, 2014

Orlando, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Orlando Magic announced Sunday that they have exercised their third-year option on the rookie contract of guard Victor Oladipo while picking up fourth-year options on forwards Maurice Harkless and Andrew Nicholson as well as guard Evan Fournier. Oladipo, the second overall pick of the 2013 NBA Draft, is coming off…

Cardinals Outfielder Taveras Dies

Posted On October 26, 2014

(Undated) -- The baseball world is mourning the death of a 22-year-old rookie player. St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras was killed Sunday along with his girlfriend in a car wreck in the Dominican Republic. He played 80 regular season games and hit .239 with three homers and 22 RBI.

Earnhardt Jr. wins Chase race at Martinsville

Posted On October 26, 2014

Martinsville, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - One week after being eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won at Martinsville Speedway for the first time. Earnhardt, who started 23rd, grabbed the lead from Tony Stewart with four laps remaining and then held off Jeff Gordon, his Hendrick Motorsports teammate and title contender,…

Report: Seahawks, Lynch To Part Ways After Season

Posted On October 26, 2014

(Undated) -- The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks are apparently prepared to part ways with running back Marshawn Lynch after the season. ESPN reports the 'Hawks have grown tired of Lynch and that he's become a distraction. The report indicates that Lynch will not be traded ahead of Tuesday's deadline, but that he won't be…

Single-happy Giants beat Royals to tie Series

Posted On October 26, 2014

San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants delivered plenty of big hits to tie the World Series. Big blows? Didn't see many of those, but these Giants are used to winning any way they can.Pablo Sandoval knocked in the go-ahead runs with a single in the sixth inning on Saturday night and the…