Sports: Professional

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 08:16 PM

Johnson's big day propels Detroit to 34-17 win over Chicago

After a week of questions about his limited production of late, Calvin Johnson lifted Detroit's offense with an emphatic reminder that he's still one of the game's most dynamic players.

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 08:10 PM

McIlroy, Scott have opposite starts to Australian Open

Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 08:23 AM

Peterson feels 'fresh start' might be best

Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 08:18 AM

Peralta joins Dodgers

Reliever Joel Peralta was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers from the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a four-player trade.

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.