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Klitschko KOs Pulev in 5th round

Posted On November 16, 2014

Hamburg, Germany (SportsNetwork.com) - Wladimir Klitschko easily kept his IBF heavyweight title with a fifth-round knockout of Kubrat Pulev on Saturday at Hamburg's O2 World arena. Klitschko's devastating left hook dropped Pulev with under a minute to go in the round, the fourth time he knocked down the previously unbeaten Bulgarian. Referee Tony Weeks stopped…

Kenseth wins Nationwide season-finale at Homestead

Posted On November 15, 2014

Homestead, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Kenseth won Saturday's season-ending race and the final one for Nationwide Insurance as title sponsor of NASCAR's second-tier series after passing Kyle Larson for the lead with two laps to go at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead featured a green-white-checkered finish due to a multi-car crash in…

No. 5 Alabama holds off No. 1 Mississippi State

Posted On November 15, 2014

Tuscaloosa, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Alabama defense picked off Dak Prescott three times and the 5th-ranked Crimson Tide took down the top-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs, 25-20, in a key SEC West showdown. With the victory, Alabama (9-1, 6-1 SEC) is virtually guaranteed to move up in the College Football Playoff rankings. They were fifth coming…

Gordon sets FBS single-game rushing record

Posted On November 15, 2014

Madison, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon set the FBS single-game record with 408 yards rushing against Nebraska on Saturday. Gordon ripped off seven runs of at least 26 yards, including six of 39 yards or more to break LaDainian Tomlinson's old FBS record of 406 yards for TCU against UTEP on Nov.…

Jose Canseco Loses Finger During Poker Tournament

Posted On November 15, 2014

(Undated) -- A month after accidentally shooting himself in the hand, former Major League Baseball slugger Jose Canseco is down one finger. Canseco took to Twitter Friday to announce that the finger that had been surgically re-attached after the gun mishap had fallen off -- while he was playing in a poker tournament in Las…