Sports: Professional

Nov. 20, 2014 @ 08:47 PM

Kahne receives 3-year contract extension from Hendrick

Hendrick Motorsports announced a three-year contract extension Thursday that keeps Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Chevrolet through the 2018 Sprint Cup season.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:50 PM

Ireland picks up 4-1 win over US

Robbie Brady scored twice to lead a second-string Ireland side to a 4-1 win over the United States in a friendly on Tuesday.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:41 PM

Steelers waive LeGarrette Blount

LeGarrette Blount's early exit Monday night cost the volatile running back his job.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Peterson suspended rest of season by NFL

Adrian Peterson's dispute with the NFL reached another level when the league suspended Minnesota's star running back without pay for at least the rest of the season.


Nov. 14, 2014 @ 10:16 PM

NASCAR holds off to act on Busch

NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday no disciplinary action will be taken against Kurt Busch while police in Delaware investigate a claim of domestic assault made by the driver's former girlfriend.


Nov. 13, 2014 @ 08:13 PM

Kevin Harvick close to capturing first NASCAR championship

Long after the checkered flag fell at Phoenix last weekend, where Kevin Harvick's win earned him his first real shot at a NASCAR championship, he found a surprise visitor waiting in his motorhome.


Nov. 12, 2014 @ 11:21 PM

Rivera states Newton is fine

Panthers coach Ron Rivera walked into his news conference Tuesday and, before taking any questions, looked directly at reporters and said "No, he's not injured."


Nov. 11, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

DA not filing charges against 49ers' Ray McDonald

Ray McDonald can continue playing for the San Francisco 49ers without the burden of a domestic violence case that has followed him all season.


Nov. 08, 2014 @ 10:19 PM

Stephenson's buzzer-beater 3 carries Hornets past Hawks in 2OT

With 2.7 seconds left in the second overtime and the game tied, an exhausted Lance Stephenson looked at Steve Clifford and said, "C'mon Coach, draw me up a play."


Nov. 06, 2014 @ 11:01 PM

Panthers need Newton to rebound versus Eagles

Panthers coach Ron Rivera hopes the return of two starting offensive linemen will give Cam Newton more time to make plays in the passing game.