Liz Brenner had 17 kills and 17 digs Thursday night to help fifth-seeded Oregon sweep the final three sets and upset top-seeded Penn State in the NCAA Division I women's volleyball semifinals in Louisville, Ky.

The Ducks (30-4) won, 21-25, 30-28, 25-22, 25-19, to advance to the title game Saturday night against third-seeded Texas (28-4), a five-set winner over unseeded Michigan (27-12).

Ariel Scott had 18 kills for Penn State (33-3). The Nittany Lions had won four consecutive national titles from 2007-10.

Texas won the first semifinal, 25-11, 21-25, 23-25, 25-12, 15-11.

GOLF: Tom Watson, who was named Ryder Cup captain Thursday, will be the oldest man to fill the role and the first repeat captain for the United States since 1987. He is the last American to lead the team to victory on the road, and he won four of his five British Open titles in Scotland.

The Americans have lost seven of the last nine Ryder Cups and have not won away from home since 1993, when Watson was the captain at the Belfry in England.

Watson, who will be 65 when the tournament is played at Gleneagles, is the first repeat U.S. captain since Jack Nicklaus in 1987.

Australia's Daniel Popovic shot an 8-under-par 64 to take a 2-stroke lead after the first round of the Australian PGA in Coolum, then revealed that his father, Radi, who gave him his start in golf, is battling an incurable form of bone cancer.

HOCKEY: Detroit Red Wings prospect Riley Sheahan, 21, pleaded guilty to drunken driving in Grand Rapids, Mich., after his arrest in a purple Tinky Teletubby costume. He was placed on probation for a year and sentenced to 49 hours on a work crew. Sheahan, who plays for the Grand Rapids Griffins, was 20 at the time of his arrest.

SOCCER: In Yokohama, Japan, Chelsea reached the Club World Cup final by scoring twice in the first three minutes of the second half to beat Monterrey, 3-1.

UEFA imposed heavy sanctions on Serbia for an on-field brawl and its fans' racial abuse of England players at an under-21 match. Two Serbia coaches have been banned from football for two years, and four Serbia players will serve suspensions over the scuffles that broke out at the end of the European Championship qualifier in Krusevac in October.

The New York Red Bulls released defender Rafa Marquez, who was captain of the Mexico national team in the 2010 World Cup.

Delran's Carli Lloyd scored a goal Wednesday night as the United States beat China, 4-0, in an exhibition game in Houston.

CYCLING: Alberto Contador of Spain and the International Cycling Union reached an undisclosed financial agreement after the governing body tried to impose a $3.1 million fine for his positive doping test in the 2010 Tour de France.

Bradley Wiggins of Britain said he wanted to defend his Tour de France title, changing course after previously indicating his focus in 2013 could be on the Giro d'Italia and the Spanish Vuelta.

- Staff and wire reports