Dario Franchitti Forced to Retire from Racing

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_523faf1be3.jpgChris Graythen/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- One of the most successful IndyCar drivers in recent memory, Dario Franchitti, will retire from racing on the advice of his doctors. A three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, Franchitti was advised to walk away from racing as a result of injuries he suffered in a crash last month. Franchitti fractured his spine, broke his right ankle, and suffered a concussion back on Oct. 6 at the IndyCar race in Houston. He needed to undergo two surgeries to help repair the injuries.

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DeMarco Murray: Cowboys Are Taking It 'One Game at a Time'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_5f34aa37a7.jpgNFL via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Before Dallas (5-5) takes on the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium next Sunday, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray, who has rushed for 548 yards and four touchdowns this season, spoke with ABC Sports Radio on Wednesday about the current state of the team. "We're taking it one game at a time," Murray said of the Cowboys, who are 1-4 on the road this season.

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Jameis Winston Tied to Sexual Assault Case

1-1-12 Generic Football.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1384441312168Banana Stock (TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston is part of an ongoing sexual assault investigation dating back to Dec. 2012. The Tallahassee Police Department says the complaint was filed last December, but Winston's attorney, Tim Jansen, said police contacted him in February 2013. Still, no charges were filed and Winston has never been interviewed by police.

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Scherzer, Kershaw Win Cy Young Awards

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_fbffca616a.jpgMike McGinnis/Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  Even though he's only 25 years old, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is already piling up the hardware. For the second time in three seasons, Kershaw was voted the NL Cy Young Award winner.  He came within one vote of a unanimous selection after posting a 16-9 record and baseball's lowest ERA in 13 years.  Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals received one first place vote.

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Clippers Top Rockets 111-103

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_8f3d127384.jpgJeff Gross/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) --  Blake Griffin had 22 points and 12 rebounds as the Los Angeles Clippers rallied for a 111-103 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Griffin was also involved in a first-half scuffle which resulted in two ejections.  Teammate Matt Barnes was ejected along with Serge Ibaka of the Thunder.  Griffin received a technical foul for his role in the altercation.

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