MASON, Ohio — Two unexpected champions embraced their first Rookwood championship trophies, concluding a week that brought more questions than clarity to the upcoming U.S. Open.
LONG POND, Pa. — Will Power has the won a shortened race at Pocono Raceway, the 13th straight season he’s won an IndyCar race. The race was called with 72 laps left because of lightning and severe weather in the area. Lightning strikes at Pocono after a rain-shortened NASCAR race killed one …
MEDINAH, Ill. — Staked to a six-shot lead, Justin Thomas spent more time Sunday worrying about what could go wrong than ending 12 months without winning.
NEW YORK — The NFL has conditionally reinstated Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon.
PHILADELPHIA — Josh McCown’s retirement lasted two months.
NEW YORK — In a record sale for a U.S. sports franchise, the co-founder of Alibaba agreed to buy the remaining 51 percent of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center for about $3.4 billion, two people with knowledge of the details said Friday.
NEW YORK — The Jets will be without playmaking linebacker Avery Williamson for the season because of a knee injury.
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Investigators say the plane carrying NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family bounced, veered off the runway and ended up on a highway during a crash landing.
NEW YORK — Four minor league pitchers have drawn long suspensions for drug violations that will carry into next season.
LOS ANGELES — Without protest, L.A. Galaxy defender Daniel Steres walked off the field in what would have been a game-changer for any other MLS team.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The winner climbed from his car and immediately apologized for denying an underdog his first career victory.
It has been called basketball on grass.
MEDINAH, Ill. — Winless over the last 12 months, Justin Thomas knew he was playing well and he was due for a low round.
TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have found home runs are better when they happen together.
DETROIT — If only they could play the Tigers more than six or seven times in a season. After a one-night outlier of no offense and a defeat, the Mariners finalized a year’s worth of supremacy over the worst team in baseball with yet another win in the last game of the season series.
MEDINAH, Ill. — Justin Thomas went from some of his worst golf on the range to a share of the course record at Medinah in about five hours Thursday.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — DeMarcus Cousins is facing rehab from another major injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their first big problem of a season with championship expectations.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Matt DiBenedetto has been told by Leavine Family Racing he will not be brought back for a second season with the NASCAR team in 2020.
MASON, Ohio — For Roger Federer, it was one big blur. The seven-time champion was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in barely over an hour, falling in straight sets to a 21-year-old qualifier he’d never faced.
BALTIMORE — Lamar Jackson directed two scoring drives during a limited appearance, had an impressive touchdown run erased by a penalty and sparked the Baltimore Ravens to a 26-13 victory over the Green Bay Packers, who played Thursday night without quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
MASON, Ohio — Nick Kyrgios has been fined $113,000 by the ATP after his second-round match at the Western & Southern Open.
BATON ROUGE, La. — New Orleans’ iconic Superdome, home to the Saints football team and a symbol of the city’s revival after Hurricane Katrina, will undergo a $450 million facelift, under a financing plan approved Thursday that is aimed at keeping the NFL team in Louisiana for decades.
RENTON, Wash. — After a day off and the conclusion of the official portion of training camp, the Seahawks were back on the field Thursday.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate III never hesitated to take a prescribed fertility drug because the doctor who wrote the prescription told him he had given it to other NFL players and it was not banned.
SPOKANE — A knee injury has ended former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk’s stint with the Canadian national team this summer.
PHILADELPHIA — Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta says he’s likely going to have season-ending surgery soon because of a bone spur in his pitching elbow.
AKRON, Ohio — LeBron James has dedicated a basketball court at the school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown.
BESSEMER CITY, N.C. — North Carolina Highway Patrol cited Carolina Panthers defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. for speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on the final day of the team’s training camp.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs Wednesday and set the major league record for career hits by a foreign-born player, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
DETROIT – The Mariners’ run of “dominance” over the worst team in baseball ended Wednesday night at Comerica Park with their best pitcher on the mound.
DETROIT — A perfect storm of an upper body workout, too many pitches while warming up in an inning that wouldn’t end, previous shoulder issues and the Mariners’ desire to have a bullpen start Saturday in Toronto sent right-handed reliever Brandon Brennan back to the 10-day injured list today…
SANDY, Utah — Defensive blunders continue to plague Sounders FC.
RENTON, Wash. — What was officially the last play of Seahawks training camp Tuesday also might have foreshadowed the future.
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies have hired former manager Charlie Manuel to replace John Mallee as hitting coach.
CLEVELAND — Boston Red Sox lefty Chris Sale has reached 2,000 career strikeouts faster than any pitcher in history.