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  • Newgarden claims first IndyCar win close to home

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Josef Newgarden’s wait is over. To his relief, so is the race.The 24-year-ol ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Kurt Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR’s sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Royals’ outfielder Lorenzo Cain thinks bad blood with White Sox is over

    CHICAGO (AP) — KansasCity outfielder Lorenzo Cain is ready to move on after the Royals brawled with the Chicago White Sox in the series opener on Thur ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Reds’ Price apologizes for bad words, sticks by sentiment during rant

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cincinnati manager Bryan Price is sorry for using foul language in a pregame tirade. Everything in between the bad words remains fair ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • New format means injured drivers no longer must race

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — There was a time in NASCAR when skipping a race because of illness or injury was simply not considered. Rather than sit out with ...
    April 21, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Bryant’s three RBIs lead Cubs over rival Pirates

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Bryant had so much fun rounding the bases that the star rookie felt like he was a kid again.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Matt Kenseth ends 51-race drought with win at Bristol

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesd ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • NHL playoffs get underway

    WASHINGTON — Brock Nelson scored twice, Josh Bailey and Ryan Strome added goals, Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Was ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Frantic closing night awaits in the NBA, with much to decide

    Take a bow, NBA schedule-makers.The last day of the 2014-15 regular season has arrived. And it’s loa ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Royals are only unbeaten team in MLB

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kansas City has picked up right where it left off. Behind some torrid hitting and an impenetrable bullpen, the Royals are the only ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Johnson claims Sprint Cup win

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jimmie Johnson was still chasing Jamie McMurray and Kevin Harvick, trying to get back in front as the laps wound down at Texa ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Spieth wins Masters for the ages

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth tapped in his final putt to cap off a record performance and bent over in relief. He just as easily could have been ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Hinchcliffe cruises to IndyCar win

    AVONDALE, La. (AP) — James Hinchcliffe cruised to what may go down as the easiest victory of his IndyCar career Sunday at the inaugural Indy Grand Pri ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Spieth takes early lead at Masters

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — With six birdies in a seven-hole stretch, Jordan Spieth flirted with a major championship record he didn’t know existed and atoned ...
    April 10, 2015 - 10:58 am
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