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An eclectic, and bunched, leaderboard coupled with the will-they-or-won't-they drama of players trying to keep their jobs surprisingly turned the Wyndham Championship into compelling theater, but it still paled in comparison with the Solheim Cup, whi

2017-08-20 14:26:10.823

An eclectic, and bunched, leaderboard coupled with the will-they-or-won't-they drama of players trying to keep their jobs surprisingly turned the Wyndham Championship into compelling theater, but it still paled in comparison with the Solheim Cup, whi



BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Kyle Busch put his fingers in his ears. He didn't need to hear the boos as they showered down on him more than the confetti in the makeshift Bristol Motor Speedway Victory Lane. He heard those boos earlier Saturday in driver intro

2017-08-19 21:35:32.593

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Kyle Busch put his fingers in his ears. He didn't need to hear the boos as they showered down on him more than the confetti in the makeshift Bristol Motor Speedway Victory Lane. He heard those boos earlier Saturday in driver intro



BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Three races left in the NASCAR regular season. Three playoff spots remain. For all intents and purposes, there are four drivers competing for three playoff spots on points as 13 drivers have qualified for the postseason thanks to

2017-08-19 07:31:54.317

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Three races left in the NASCAR regular season. Three playoff spots remain. For all intents and purposes, there are four drivers competing for three playoff spots on points as 13 drivers have qualified for the postseason thanks to



BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Danica Patrick enjoyed one of her best days as a NASCAR Cup driver when she finished ninth at Bristol Motor Speedway in April 2015. That doesn't mean she enjoys Bristol all that much. She has only one other top-20 finish in her 10 c

2017-08-17 12:49:26.307

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Danica Patrick enjoyed one of her best days as a NASCAR Cup driver when she finished ninth at Bristol Motor Speedway in April 2015. That doesn't mean she enjoys Bristol all that much. She has only one other top-20 finish in her 10 c



"Just don't go on about me never winning the big one," said John Sadler, adding a grin that told you he was in on the plot. And I won't. There is no good reason to point out that Sadler is to racing what Sergio Garcia was to golf, at least until the

2017-08-17 11:42:43.703

"Just don't go on about me never winning the big one," said John Sadler, adding a grin that told you he was in on the plot. And I won't. There is no good reason to point out that Sadler is to racing what Sergio Garcia was to golf, at least until the



COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -- In the northwest crevice of Idaho, among swaths of national forests and lakes encircled by lanky pine trees, there is only one indoor hockey rink. Until 2008, it was called the Kyro Ice Facility, part of the Kootenai Yout

2017-08-17 10:58:33.480

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -- In the northwest crevice of Idaho, among swaths of national forests and lakes encircled by lanky pine trees, there is only one indoor hockey rink. Until 2008, it was called the Kyro Ice Facility, part of the Kootenai Yout



WHITEFISH, Montana -- A thousand miles north of Las Vegas, the NHL's newest owner, Bill Foley, sits in a conference room overlooking powder blue mountains. While many associate the Vegas Golden Knights with a flashy arena, glittery attracti

2017-08-17 07:05:16.197

WHITEFISH, Montana -- A thousand miles north of Las Vegas, the NHL's newest owner, Bill Foley, sits in a conference room overlooking powder blue mountains. While many associate the Vegas Golden Knights with a flashy arena, glittery attracti



The Portsmouth High Patriots, like almost every high school baseball team, kept a trick play in their pocket. Theirs was called the "phantom pickoff throw": The pitcher would spin as if making a pickoff attempt but keep the ball tucked in his glove.

2017-08-09 12:43:01.370

The Portsmouth High Patriots, like almost every high school baseball team, kept a trick play in their pocket. Theirs was called the "phantom pickoff throw": The pitcher would spin as if making a pickoff attempt but keep the ball tucked in his glove.



KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- Robert Yates was meticulous as an engine builder and pretty feisty as a car owner. If people bet against him, they did so at their own risk. He is taking that same attitude as he battles liver cancer. "It's tough," the 74-year

2017-08-15 19:36:04.510

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- Robert Yates was meticulous as an engine builder and pretty feisty as a car owner. If people bet against him, they did so at their own risk. He is taking that same attitude as he battles liver cancer. "It's tough," the 74-year



1. The best of the best Sergio Garcia, Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas won the four major championships in 2017. A victory in a major by itself makes it a great year, and any other wins -- Spieth has two others, Thomas three -- turns

2017-08-16 11:17:10.837

1. The best of the best Sergio Garcia, Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas won the four major championships in 2017. A victory in a major by itself makes it a great year, and any other wins -- Spieth has two others, Thomas three -- turns



LARAMIE, Wyo. -- On Nov. 20, 2014, near the end of Josh Allen's first season at junior college, he sent emails imploring someone -- anyone, really -- to give him a chance to be a Division I quarterback. The recipient list included not only every FBS

2017-07-20 15:23:16.883

LARAMIE, Wyo. -- On Nov. 20, 2014, near the end of Josh Allen's first season at junior college, he sent emails imploring someone -- anyone, really -- to give him a chance to be a Division I quarterback. The recipient list included not only every FBS



I have always enjoyed a mixture of music. A quick peek inside my iPhone reveals everything from Chris Stapleton to U2; I enjoy Stevie Nicks as well as Lord Huron. As I grow older, I appreciate more of the words and meaning from the music I&n

2017-08-15 11:08:40.267

I have always enjoyed a mixture of music. A quick peek inside my iPhone reveals everything from Chris Stapleton to U2; I enjoy Stevie Nicks as well as Lord Huron. As I grow older, I appreciate more of the words and meaning from the music I&n



Partway through a long June day during a week of hopping from one satellite camp to the next, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh pulled out his Sharpie and started to scribble. He turned with a mischievous grin to share his message with the well-traveled me

2017-08-14 07:30:54.263

Partway through a long June day during a week of hopping from one satellite camp to the next, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh pulled out his Sharpie and started to scribble. He turned with a mischievous grin to share his message with the well-traveled me



Baseball commissioning must have seemed so easy at first. Rob Manfred took over in January 2015, announced his intention to speed up the game and immediately got results. A nine-inning game shrank by six minutes from 2014 to 2015, matching the larges

2017-08-11 07:58:27.700

Baseball commissioning must have seemed so easy at first. Rob Manfred took over in January 2015, announced his intention to speed up the game and immediately got results. A nine-inning game shrank by six minutes from 2014 to 2015, matching the larges



There are only three positions in baseball that have the force of law behind them. The pitcher really is the pitcher; once he comes into a game, he must face at least one batter before he can be replaced by another pitcher. The catcher really is the

2017-08-14 21:53:21.177

There are only three positions in baseball that have the force of law behind them. The pitcher really is the pitcher; once he comes into a game, he must face at least one batter before he can be replaced by another pitcher. The catcher really is the



It was two years ago that a scathing article was written after the Toronto Maple Leafs traded Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The column penned by Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun purported that the Leafs had to deal Kessel because

2017-08-14 17:34:37.040

It was two years ago that a scathing article was written after the Toronto Maple Leafs traded Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The column penned by Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun purported that the Leafs had to deal Kessel because