Sports: Professional

Sep. 22, 2014 @ 12:40 AM

Logano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase race

Raised in Connecticut, Joey Logano always considered New Hampshire his home track, the one where he dreamed of being bathed in confetti in Victory Lane and flocked by family and friends.


Sep. 22, 2014 @ 12:49 AM

Steelers spoil Panthers' bid for 3-0 start

Once the Pittsburgh Steelers found the end zone, they didn't seem to want to leave.

Ben Roethlisberger threw two 7-yard touchdown passes to Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell ran for 147 yards and the Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 37-19 on Sunday night.

The Steelers had gone eight quarters without a touchdown before Roethlisberger's two scoring strikes in the third. They were set up by Cam Newton's fumble and Bell's 81-yard run.


Sep. 22, 2014 @ 12:28 AM

NFL Roundup: Seahawks hold off Broncos 26-20 in OT

Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard run on the first possession of overtime and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a Super Bowl rematch that lived up to expectations.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 12:10 AM

Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL's handling of players accused of crimes.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 12:05 AM

Hester now stands alone as NFL's greatest returner

Devin Hester gets a text every morning from Deion Sanders, usually with some sort of inspirational message.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:56 PM

Hurricanes begin Peters' 1st training camp

It didn't take long during Carolina's first practice of training camp for the Hurricanes to figure out what new coach Bill Peters wants.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:52 PM

Kershaw gets 20th win as Dodgers pound Cubs 14-5

Clayton Kershaw had his usual velocity, and that was about it. The rest of his considerable repertoire appeared in brief flashes during one of the shortest outings of his brilliant year.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 01:59 AM

MLB Roundup: A's out of top wild-card spot, Texas sweeps

Sonny Gray and the Oakland Athletics fell out of the top AL wild-card spot with a 7-2 loss to Texas on Thursday that gave the Rangers a three-game sweep.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 01:33 AM

Humiliating night for Bucs, lose to Falcons 56-14

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers know a thing or two about humiliating losses. After all, this is the franchise that dropped its first 26 games.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:24 PM

Krzyzewski: Coaching US is no unfair edge at Duke

Mike Krzyzewski says his side job as coach of U.S. national team does not give him an unfair advantage at Duke.