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  • Barber, Morris take top individual honors at Capital Square vault

    DES MOINES — Shawn Barber, the 2015 the men’s pole vault World Champion, and Sandi Morris, the current women’s world leader, were the top individuals ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • L.A. Rams have the No. 1 overall selection in 2016 NFL draft

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams are on the clock. Jared Goff and Carson Wentz are on top of their board.
    April 28, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Column: Not even bump-and-run generates good vibes in NASCAR

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Racing doesn’t get much better than a bump-and-run on the final lap for the victory. It’s what Carl Edwards did to teammate Kyle Bus ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • Appeals court: Quarterback Tom Brady must serve ‘Deflategate’ penalty

    NEW YORK (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game “Deflategate” suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Johnny Manziel faces assault charges in Texas

    DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel is expected to be indicted Tuesday on allegations that he attacked his ex-girlfriend in January, an attorney for the trou ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Arizona drills St. Louis

    PHOENIX (AP) — Jean Segura is batting a cool .400 in his home ballpark after the four hits he registered Monday night in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 12- ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • NASCAR adds penalties for teams that ignore lug nuts

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR has added mandatory fines and other penalties for teams caught without five lug nuts on each wheel.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Edwards passes Kyle Busch on final lap to win at Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Pagenaud overcomes contact in Alabama

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Simon Pagenaud again won after getting a favorable ruling from race officials. This time, the runner-up didn’t protest the no- ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Cubs’ Arrieta throws no-hitter against Reds

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched his second no-hitter in a span of 11 regular-season starts for the Chicago Cubs, shutting down the Cincinnati R ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Lackey strikes out 11 against old team as Cubs top Cards to open series

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Lackey had a little extra something in the tank for his old team.The 37-year-o ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Pagenaud notches first victory driving for Penske

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Simon Pagenaud finally got his first win for Team Penske. Scott Dixon isn’t sure Pagenaud should have been in victory lane.
    April 19, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Edwards wins Sprint Cup race at Bristol

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Carl Edwards took his first celebratory back flip of the season and easily stuck the landing.
    April 18, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • Cubs sweep Reds for best start since 1969

    CHICAGO (AP) — Some longtime Chicago Cubs fans still haven’t gotten over the epic collapse of 1969, but their team isn’t into black cats or goats or a ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Warriors break NBA wins record

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it — for 73.
    April 14, 2016 - 12:22 pm