ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Aaron Rodgers has turned the Green Bay Packers into Super Bowl champions once again. Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and Nick Collins returned an interception for another score, leading the Packers to a 31-25 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. This was Green Bay's fourth Super Bowl title. The Packers won the first two Super Bowls with Vince Lombardi coaching Bart Starr, and captured another with Brett Favre in January 1997. The Steelers trailed 21-3 before halftime. ...Read more
ATLANTA (AP) - Less than 48 hours after Bobby Cox wrapped up his managing career, the Atlanta Braves introduced former Florida manager Fredi Gonzalez as his replacement. The announcement Wednesday was widely expected since Gonzalez was fired in June by the Marlins. Cox had said more than a year ago this would be his final season. ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - David Pearson has been selected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The Silver Fox was controversially left out of last year's inaugural class despite 105 career wins. There was an outcry among race fans at his exclusion in favor of longtime NASCAR chairman Bill France Jr. ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Roy Halladay has thrown the second no-hitter in postseason history in the Philadelphia Phillies' dominating 4-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the opener of the NL division series. Halladay, who threw a perfect game at Florida on May 29, dominated the Reds with a sharp fastball and a devastating slow curve in his postseason debut. ...Read more
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson is taking a break from his chase for a fifth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup championship to visit a middle school in his hometown. Johnson dazzled several hundred students at Emerald STEM Magnet Middle School when he pulled up in a replica of his No. 48 car. ...Read more
Tampa Bay vs. Texas
Wednesday, Oct. 6
Texas (Lee 12-9) at Tampa Bay (Price 19-6), 1:37 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 7
Texas (Wilson 15-8) at Tampa Bay (Shields 13-15), 2:37 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. ...Read more