DIVISION II TEAM WINS BY 119: Jasmine McCall scored 23 points in Wayne, Michigan's 132-13 rout of Temple Baptist on Saturday in Detroit.
The 119-point margin of victory was three points shy of the NCAA Division II record. West Texas A&M defeated National Christian 155-33 on Nov. 29, 2001.
The Warriors made 58 field goals, four shy of the NCAA mark of 62 set by Norfolk State on Nov. 20, 1990, against Fayetteville State.
The Runnin' Rams dressed only five players for the game and committed 54 turnovers, which resulted in 92 points for Wayne.Forward Ansley Davenport's three-pointer finally got Temple Baptist on the scoreboard with 10:28 left in the first half, halting a 38-0 game-opening Warriors rally. Wayne then scored 33 unanswered points, a scoring surge that ended just before the half when guard Bea Mason hit two free throws and a three-pointer. Wayne led 76-8 at halftime.
SCOTTISH PLAYER COLLAPSES, DIES: The captain of a Scottish Premier League soccer team died Saturday, collapsing during a game just as he was about to leave the field for a substitute.
Phil O'Donnell, a 35-year-old midfielder for Motherwell, fell to the ground at Fir Park and was carried off on a stretcher and taken by ambulance to a hospital.Motherwell said its medical staff and that of Dundee United believed O'Donnell had a seizure but did not elaborate. Club chairman Bill Dickie said there will be an autopsy.
ARSENAL BACK ON TOP: Arsenal won 4-1 at Everton on Saturday behind Eduardo Silva's two goals, moving into first place in the Premier League ahead of Manchester United.Defending champion United slipped from top spot after it lost 2-1 at West Ham, with Cristiano Ronaldo missing a penalty kick to give West Ham a chance to rally.Ronaldo had put United in front with his 18th goal of the season before Anton Ferdinand and Matthew Upson scored for the Hammers.
U.S. WINS HOPMAN CUP MATCHES: Meghann Shaughnessy, filling in for Serena Williams, got the United States off to a winning start Saturday and Mardy Fish clinched the win over India at the opener of the 20th Hopman Cup at Perth, Austraila.
Shaughnessy won the last five games against an ailing Sania Mirza for a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 victory and Fish secured the U.S. lead with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Rohan Bopanna. Mirza and Bopanna won the doubles 6-4, 6-4.Australia upset the third-seeded Czech Republic 2-1 when Alicia Molik and Peter Luczak beat Lucie Safarova and Tomas Berdych 7-5, 6-3 in the decisive mixed doubles match.
MOREAU COMES BACK FOR OILERS: Edmonton captain Ethan Moreau was in the Oilers' starting lineup for Saturday's game at Minnesota, marking his long-awaited return from an injury absence that lasted more than 14 months.The 32-year-old left wing, who helped the Oilers reach the Stanley Cup finals in 2006, dislocated his right shoulder just eight games into last season and didn't play again. He had recently signed a four-year contract extension through 2011, before getting hurt.
CUNNINGHAM RETAINS IBF TITLE: American Steve Cunningham successfully defended his IBF cruiserweight title Saturday, stopping Germany's Marco Huck late in the 12th round in Bielefeld, Germany.
Cunningham survived some good shots early from the 23-year-old former kickbox world champion and dominated the later rounds, reducing Huck to attempting knockout punches.