PRETORIA, South Africa - As the girlfriend he shot in the head lay dead or dying in his home, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and struggled in vain to help her breathe by holding two fingers in her clenched mouth, a witness testified Thursday at the murder trial.
An NCAA panel has approved a change to the targeting foul that would wipe out the 15-penalty when video review overturns the ejection of a player.
A cold rain forced South Carolina into a closed practice in its cramped, outdated indoor facility Thursday, the first day of spring practice.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Kedric Taylor scored 13 points as the Paine men held off Stillman 78-75 Thursday in the men's quarterfinals of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico - Brian Stuard birdied seven of his first 12 holes in windy conditions Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Puerto Rico Open.
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Derek Jeter got two hits that ended an 0 for 10 slide and Masahiro Tanaka gave up a home run to Freddy Galvis in the New York Yankees' 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Mike Richards scored the winner on a Winnipeg Jets' giveaway to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-1 win Thursday night.
SAN ANTONIO - Tim Duncan had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed against the Miami Heat, weathering a sluggish third quarter for an intense and emotional 111-87 victory Thursday.
DULUTH, Ga. - Khaalidah Miller scored 12 points, Krista Donald and Erika Ford each added 10 points as ninth-seeded Georgia beat No. 8 seed Vanderbilt 53-43 in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Thursday.