Sports

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

NASCAR returns to Brickyard

Dale Jarrett loved his win so much he had to celebrate it with a kiss.His impromptu smooch with the bricks in 1996 has blossomed into a tradition for drivers of all series when they win at the famed Brickyard. It's time to pucker up again: NASCAR runs its 21st Sprint Cup race Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

English star Lampard joins new MLS team

The newest team in Major League Soccer is doing its part to fill Yankee Stadium with stars. New York City FC introduced Frank Lampard in Brooklyn on Thursday after signing the 36-year-old former Chelsea midfielder to a two-year contract.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:46 PM

UNC inviting ex-athletes back to complete degrees

North Carolina is inviting former scholarship athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:40 PM

Rice receives two-game suspension from NFL

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on Thursday following his offseason arrest for domestic violence.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:34 PM

Brown, Davis to serve as studio analysts

Former Texas coach Mack Brown will serve as a studio analyst for college football games on ABC.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 07:14 PM

Timberwolves weighing options with Kevin Love

The summer of LeBron has quickly turned into the summer of Love. When it ends is anybody's guess.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 06:55 PM

Mavericks' Felton pleads guilty in NYC gun case

Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 06:49 PM

Can Redskins' RG3 develop chemistry with Gruden?

It didn't take long for Jay Gruden to figure out Robert Griffin III.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 06:41 PM

Nine Seminoles picked to preseason all-ACC team

Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston is one of nine Florida State players on the preseason all-Atlantic Coast Conference team.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

Around the Track: Stewart opposed stock cars at Indy

Drivers always say there's something magical about Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the opportunity for NASCAR to race there opened the door for one of Jeff Gordon's most treasured victories.It was a race Tony Stewart initially opposed.