The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), which regulates overtime
, currently imposes no limits on overtime
hours, nor does it prohibit dismissal or any other sanction for declining overtime
Then, after the second overtime
yielded no scoring, both squads scored eight points in the third extra session.
The Lakers came too far on this Christmas road trip, with sixgames in 12 days, to lose to the Charlotte Bobcats with Kwame Brown's hands betraying him in a third overtime
and Kobe Bryant fouling out on a night he scored 58 points.
Instead, they got a raggedy, dog-eat-dog type of game that went to double overtime
Bryant scored five points in a row, the last two on a lob-dunk from O'Neal, and Payton added a 3-point play to give the Lakers a 117-112 edge in the second overtime
Ducks won Game 1 on Petr Sykora's goal in the fifth overtime
after nearly 141 minutes of hockey.
And it earned that right in remarkable fashion, beating Crossroads of Santa Monica 70-67 in double overtime
at Loyola Marymount.
Jeff McInnis scored seven points in the second overtime
as the Clippers, who blew an 18-point fourth-quarter lead, hung on to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-120 Saturday night before 20,001 at Staples Center for their first four-game winning streak since 1997.
But imagine what a mess the conference would be in if it were not playing overtime
periods, which were adopted by the NCAA in 1996.
Brett Hull scored on a controversial rebound at 14:51 of the third overtime
, putting a rebound over weary Dominik Hasek as the Dallas Stars won hockey's biggest prize as much by exhaustion as execution, beating the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 Saturday night.
It doesn't matter if it's overtime
or quadruple overtime
, it's 1-2,'' CSUN forward Jeff Parris said.
10-ranked Notre Dame 27-20 in overtime
before a raucous crowd of 90,296, USC's first victory over the Irish since 1982.