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UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 6:41 p.m.

Kyle Busch leads title contenders in qualifying for finale

Kyle Busch will lead NASCAR’s title contenders at the start of Sunday’s championship finale. Busch was the highest qualifying driver of the four championship contenders at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He was …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 10:32 p.m.

Women’s Top 25 Capsules: No. 4 Baylor routs Southern

Freshman guard Honesty Scott-Grayson scored 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting to lead seven Baylor players in double figures as the fourth-ranked Lady Bears easily got past Southern University 94-49 on …


Charles Howell opens with 64 for lead at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – Charles Howell III had an advantage of playing the right course for the cold, windy conditions Thursday at the RSM Classic. He made the most …


Amy Olson’s 63 gives her 1st-round lead at 2018 LPGA finale

Amy Olson had a simple explanation for her brilliant start at the CME Group Tour Championship.


College basketball Top 25 Capsules: No. 4 Duke pulls away from Army

Zion Williamson had 27 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke pulled away to beat Army 94-72 on Sunday at Durham, N.C. Cameron Reddish finished with 25 points and …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 11:45 p.m.

Kevin Harvick on mission to silence his critics after penalty

Kevin Harvick was penalized by NASCAR this week for using an illegal car to win at Texas. The punishment cost him a berth in the championship race. But Harvick is …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 9:45 a.m.

NASCAR champion Martin Truex moving to Joe Gibbs Racing with crew chief

NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. and his crew chief will move to Joe Gibbs Racing next season to remain in the Toyota organization after their race team folds in two …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 5:46 p.m.

Kevin Harvick’s championship berth spoiled by NASCAR inspectors

Kevin Harvick has been stripped of his berth in NASCAR’s championship race because his winning car failed inspection after Texas Motor Speedway. The No. 4 Ford had an illegally modified …


Commentary: Wrong call on Jimmie Johnson on NASCAR’s bad day in Texas

NASCAR did not have its finest day at Texas Motor Speedway, where things first went awry with an erroneous penalty even before the race.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 11:05 p.m.

Accelerate wins $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs

Accelerate came on at the top of the stretch and outraced Gunnevera to win the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic by one length, strengthening his bid for Horse of the …


After knockout chaos, MLS teams set for conference semifinals

Major League Soccer’s conference semifinals are set. All of the first-leg matches will be played this Sunday, with the second-leg games set for next week.


Kurt Busch vying for 2nd Cup title amid uncertain future

Kurt Busch knows he would appreciate winning a second NASCAR Cup championship 14 years later. Busch won his title in 2004. He is now 40 years old and has an …


John Hunter Nemechek drives away from Hemric for first Xfinity win

John Hunter Nemechek’s father first brought him to victory lane at Kansas Speedway almost 15 years ago, when “Front Row” Joe Nemechek swept the weekend Xfinity and Cup series races. …


64-year-old Jay Haas leads Champions playoff opener

Jay Haas shot a 7-under 65 – missing his age by a stroke – to take a two-shot lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions’ playoff-opening Dominion Energy Charity Classic.


Brooks Koepka keeps alive chance for top spot, leads by 4 in SKorea

Brooks Koepka has improved his chances of taking over as No. 1 golfer in the world, shooting a bogey-free 5-under 67 Saturday for a four-stroke lead after three rounds of …


Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov win Skate America pairs short program

Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morosov of Russia won the pairs short program by a wide margin at Skate America. Performing to “I Got You” by James Brown, the Russian pair …


Joey Logano earns pole for elimination race at Kansas Speedway

Joey Logano won the pole for the Cup Series elimination race at Kansas Speedway. He heads into Sunday’s event in solid position to advance to the round of eight, but …


Kyle Larson facing playoff elimination after NASCAR penalty

Kyle Larson has been docked 10 points by NASCAR for a rules violation that could bring an end to his championship chances. Chip Ganassi Racing was penalized for breaking NASCAR’s …


U.S. headed to Women’s World Cup with 6-0 win over Jamaica

FRISCO, Texas – Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan each scored twice in the first half and United States earned a spot in the World Cup next summer in France with …


Biles bothered by new USA Gymnastics CEO’s anti-Nike tweet

Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono. Bono was appointed Friday to hold the position while USA Gymnastics …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 4:29 p.m.

Kurt Busch leads Stewart-Haas Racing sweep at Talladega

Kurt Busch led a Stewart-Haas Racing sweep to put all four of the company cars up front at Talladega Superspeedway. Busch turned a lap at 195.804 mph to qualify in …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 2:08 p.m.

NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus to split after 17 years

There will be no eighth NASCAR title for Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus. Hendrick Motorsports will split the driver and crew chief at the end of this season. Johnson and …


Melee breaks out at UFC 229 after Khabib Nurmagomedov chokes out Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor tapped out in the fourth round of his comeback fight at UFC 229 against Khabib Nurmagomedov, who then climbed over the cage and set off a brawl by …


MLS Capsules: 16-year-old George Bello scores, Atlanta tops New England

Sixteen-year-old George Bello scored his first professional goal and Atlanta United stayed in front of the Supporters’ Shield race with a 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday.


Brandt Snedeker leads PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open

Brandt Snedeker birdied the final three holes Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open.


Christopher Bell sets Xfinity rookie record at Dover with 6th victory

Christopher Bell has a second straight NASCAR championship in sight.


Brandt Snedeker leads at Silverado; Phil Mickelson 3 strokes back

Brandt Snedeker birdied the final two holes for a 7-under 65 and a three-stroke lead over Phil Mickelson and two others in the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open in Napa, …


Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick start 1-2 in playoff race at Dover

Rain has washed out NASCAR Cup qualifying at Dover International Speedway. Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick will start 1-2 to kick off the round-of-12 playoff race on the mile concrete …


NASCAR to remove restrictor plates at Daytona and Talladega

NASCAR will use two primary rules packages next season and race at Daytona and Talladega without restrictor plates for the first time since 1987. The rules packages revealed Tuesday will …


MLS Capsules: Minnesota United tops New York City

MINNEAPOLIS – Angelo Rodriguez scored two first-half goals and Minnesota held on to beat New York City FC 2-1 after going a man down Saturday night. Rodriguez headed home a …