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Purdue hands No. 8 Michigan State historic loss

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Trevion Williams scored 16 points and Purdue relied on a staunch defense Sunday to upset No. 8 Michigan State 71-42 -- handing the Spartans a historic loss.Michigan State suffered its worst loss ever as a top-10 team. The Spartans, who entered Sunday as the Big Ten's only undefeated team, had never lost as a top-10 team by more than 22 points, according to ESPN Stats &
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Scorekeeper secrets: How Wrigley Field’s historic scoreboard has seen it all

The home team here, the Chicago Cubs, hasn't won a World Series since 1908, before Wrigley Field was built. Throughout the nearly four-and-a-half-hour game, everyone is laser focused on the action happening on the field. Every run scored is met with cheers. Then, eyes flit up to the big green scoreboard. Perched high above the bleachers in center field, the scoreboard sits for all to see. The numbers on it
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NFL MVP stock watch – Lamar Jackson’s historic campaign, and who is still in the race

The NFL's MVP race is in a full-on sprint toward the finish line with the final quarter of the 2019 season underway.Not a whole lot has changed since we last looked at the field of candidates, especially among the front-runners. Lamar Jackson, Russell Wilson and Deshaun Watson spent the past month jockeying for positioning as the recurring favorites, but the second-year Ravens star has undeniably taken a leap ahead of
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Oklahoma rallies from 25 down to stun Baylor, finish historic comeback

WACO, Texas -- Oklahoma kept its College Football Playoff hopes alive by putting together its biggest comeback win in school history.The No. 10 Sooners climbed out of a 25-point deficit against No. 13 Baylor to give the Bears their first loss of the season, escaping McLane Stadium with a 34-31 win.The effort was also the best against a CFP-ranked team in the playoff era. Since 2014, teams were a combined
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WWE Crown Jewel results – Tyson Fury debut, historic first for WWE women and The Fiend is champ

Crown Jewel marked WWE's fourth major show in Saudi Arabia and a pair of unique participants in Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez took the spectacle to new heights as they stepped into the WWE ring for their first matches.Tim Fiorvanti, Matt Wilansky and Marc Raimondi recapped all the action as it happened.Falls count anywhere for the Universal championship: "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt def. Seth Rollins (c)Bray Wyatt is the new
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From the historic to the ugly

8:59 AM ETHuw RichardsClose• FT's rugby writer from 1995 to 2009• Also writes for the International Herald Tribune and the Sunday HeraldThis Saturday's Rugby World Cup final between England and South Africa will be the culmination of a four-year cycle that began as the All Blacks toted the trophy around Twickenham in 2015.2 RelatedA lot has happened since then; England recorded an emphatic 18 game win-streak under the new stewardship of Eddie
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Japan, a day after Typhoon Hagibis, reaches historic rugby World Cup quarterfinal

At least 15 people were left dead and 140 missing after Japan's worst storm in decades battered much of the country with hurricane like winds and incessant, overpowering rain. People had to be airlifted from homes, there was considerable flooding -- especially in and around Tokyo -- and flights were canceled from the capital's two main airports of Narita and Haneda. With three games already canceled this weekend because of
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Enable beaten by Waldgeist to miss historic third Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

The mount of Frankie Dettori was the hot favorite to accomplish the unprecedented feat in Europe's richest race, and with the line in sight it looked as if the roaring crowd would get its fairytale ending in Paris.But jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot and Waldgeist -- beaten three times by Enable in the past -- stormed from fourth and flashed past the green and pink silks of Dettori and Enable on the