Defense. Timely hitting. Lights-out relief pitching. The Royals used all three to win Game 3 by the Bay 3-2. K.C. leads Series 2-1 » Key moments »Interviews: Holland Hosmer Armchair manager »
Tim Hudson and Jeremy Guthrie take the ball as the scene shifts to AT&T Park. David Schoenfield »Hudson's stage »Dyson in, Cain to RF »No DH »More »
Cal has its offense rolling early against No. 6 Oregon in a Pac-12 showdown. Royce Freeman beyond his years »Cal turnaround Cincy tops USF
Barcelona and Real Madrid renew their long-running rivalry Saturday. Here's how they stack up. Guide » Expect goals aplenty »Neymar thriving »Suarez's return »Stars' roles »Who wins? »ESPN FC »
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and, after nine seasons as the skipper, is leaving the team immediately. Story »Maddon's future: Cubs? Dodgers?
James Harden scored 25 points in the Rockets' 96-87 preseason victory over the Spurs.
Doug Glanville and Mark Mulder discuss Joe Maddon's future after the manager opted out of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Mark May discusses the struggles of LSU and other top programs across the nation, and Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah's place in the Cornhuskers' record book.
Adam Rittenberg and Trevor Matich look ahead to this weekend's game between West Virginia and Oklahoma State.
SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Emmanuel Sanders had 120 yards receiving and three touchdowns in the Broncos' 35-21 win over the Chargers.
3:00 p.m. The Scott Van Pelt Show
6:00 p.m. Tony Caridi
There are no games scheduled for today.