• Associated Press

    Zardes scores twice, Crew tops Montreal 2-1

    Gyasi Zardes scored twice and the Columbus Crew kept its playoff hopes alive by defeating Montreal 2-1 on Saturday night. Zardes initial goal, the 50th of his career with the Crew, came in the 44th minute. It marked the first time Columbus had a first half lead since July 17 and only their fifth lead at the break this season.

  • USA TODAY Sports

    Opinion: Why No. 18 Arkansas and Sam Pittman may surprise as feel-good story of the season

    What Sam Pittman has done in less than two seasons with the Razorbacks is a great template for the administrators who have to make coaching hires.

  • Associated Press

    NY police hold funeral for slain twin boys, continue probe

    Newborn twins were finally laid to rest on Saturday following a funeral service organized by the New York City police officers who are still working to find the person who killed the boys nearly a year ago. About 20 NYPD officers attended the services at a Bronx funeral home for the unidentified twins, named Zeke and Zane by the police. The boys were placed in a single white casket that was decorated with white flowers and a blue bow.