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FILE - In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps walks away from the starting block after winning the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Michael Phelps had .14 blood alcohol level when stopped by police

- Associated Press

The 29-year-old Phelps was charged Tuesday with driving under the influence, excessive speed and crossing double lane lines in the Fort McHenry Tunnel on Interstate 95 in his native Baltimore, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.

Washington Wizards center DeJuan Blair poses for a photograph during NBA basketball media day at the Verizon Center in Washington, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

DeJuan Blair a big upgrade for Wizards’ frontcourt

- The Washington Times

“[Blair is] only 6-foot-6, but he does everything like he’s 6-10,” John Wall said. “He can rebound. He screens. He can make floaters. He does the dirty work — the stuff that you need. And that’s a great player to add to our team to make our big men even deeper.”

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Kansas City Royals' Greg Holland celebrates after the Royals' 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics in 12 innings in the AL wild-card playoff baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Royals return to playoffs in dramatic fashion

- Associated Press

It had been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals had last been to the postseason - nearly three decades spent mostly in baseball's backwater, a small-market organization on a shoe-string budget trying in vain to compete with the big boys.

Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer hits an RBI single during the third inning of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

- Associated Press

Rain had started to fall at Kauffman Stadium as the echoing roars finally faded into the night. Eric Hosmer popped out of the dugout one last time, looked to the sky and let it soak in.

Oakland Athletics' Eric Sogard, left, and Brandon Moss sit in the dugout after the Athletics lost 9-8 to the Kansas City Royals in 12 innings in the AL wild-card playoff baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

A's lose 9-8 in 12-inning AL wild-card thriller

- Associated Press

The Oakland Athletics stumbled their way through a late-season swoon, the club that once boasted baseball's best record scratching its way into the final playoff spot on the last day of the regular season.

FILE - In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps walks away from the starting block after winning the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Charging documents: Phelps' breath test was .14

- Associated Press

Police documents indicate that Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a breathalyzer test after he was stopped on a speeding violation.

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema argues with an official after a Texas A&M touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Bielema expects Arkansas to bounce back

- Associated Press

Bret Bielema isn't sure if last year's Arkansas team could have bounced back emotionally from a disheartening overtime loss to Texas A&M.

Colorado Avalanche's Jan Hejda, center, from the Czech Republic, keeps Calgary Flames' Joe Colborne, right, away from goalie Reto Berra during third period NHL pre-season hockey action in Calgary,  Alberta, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Hiller, Flames beat Avalanche 2-0

Associated Press

Jonas Hiller made 28 saves, and the Calgary Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 in a preseason game on Tuesday night.

Serena Williams of the United States return a shots to Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain during the first round of China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Serena Williams headlines Hopman Cup field

Associated Press

Top-ranked Serena Williams will combine with Wimbledon doubles champion Jack Sock in the United States team which will compete in a star-studded Hopman Cup tournament in January.

Los Angeles Kings goalie Martin Jones defends a shot on goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The Kings won 4-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Brown nets go-ahead goal, Kings top Sharks 4-1

Associated Press

Dustin Brown snapped a tie 44 seconds into the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 in an NHL preseason game on Tuesday night.