Sports: Professional

Aug. 11, 2014 @ 07:58 PM

Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death

Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear.

Aug. 10, 2014 @ 11:32 PM

Alex Wood fans 12, Braves edge Nationals 3-1

Alex Wood set a career high with 12 strikeouts in 7 1-3 innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 3-1 on Sunday night to continue their recent success against the Nationals.

Aug. 10, 2014 @ 10:44 PM

Allmendinger wins at Watkins Glen

AJ Allmendinger's journey is almost complete.

Aug. 11, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

McIlroy wins PGA in thrilling show on soggy turf

The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever Sunday to win the PGA Championship.

Aug. 10, 2014 @ 10:40 PM

Tony Stewart pulls out of race after fatal crash

Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart during a race in upstate New York.

Aug. 09, 2014 @ 11:33 PM

Manziel solid in debut, Browns fall to Lions 13-12

Johnny Manziel showed off some of his fancy footwork, and the Cleveland rookie looked sharp with his arm too in his preseason debut, although the Browns lost to the Detroit Lions 13-12 on Saturday night.

Aug. 10, 2014 @ 03:02 PM

McIlroy hanging on to lead at PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy played the kind of golf Saturday that typically would put him in control at a major championship. Staked to a one-shot lead in the PGA Championship, he made three birdies over his last four holes for a 4-under 67.

Aug. 09, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Former East Carolina player shot in calf in Minneapolis

Minneapolis police were investigating a shooting inside a downtown nightclub that injured 9 people early Saturday, including a Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle.

Aug. 09, 2014 @ 05:24 PM

Ambrose wins Nationwide race at Watkins Glen

Marcos Ambrose has won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International.

Aug. 09, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

Venus Williams tops Serena, reaches Montreal final

Venus Williams defeated Serena 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-3 Saturday for the first win against her sister in more than five years and advanced to the final of the Rogers Cup.