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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson might have had an easier time had his 6-year-old daughter asked for help with a school art project. Genevieve Johnson instead left dad briefly bewildered with a messier question: What does famous mean? "At school, the kids are asking her...
MIAMI (AP) — There are 27 games remaining on Cleveland's regular-season schedule, and perhaps only one person over that stretch will be able to stop LeBron James. That would be Cavs coach Tyronn Lue. He has to protect James from himself. Finding the right time to rest players is...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Free-agent catcher Matt Wieters and the Washington Nationals have an agreement in principle on a $10.5 million contract for 2017, pending a physical, according to a person familiar with the deal. The contract also includes a player option for 2018...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Free-agent catcher Matt Wieters and the Washington Nationals have an agreement in principle on a $10.5 million contract for 2017, pending a physical, according to a person familiar with the deal. The contract also includes a player option for 2018...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office. Lakers owner Jeanie Buss also removed her brother, Jim, from his job...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — General manager Doug Armstrong's difficult decision is paying off. Armstrong fired his friend, Ken Hitchcock, as the Blues' head coach on Feb. 1. He replaced him with Mike Yeo, the former Minnesota Wild boss who was brought in as the coach-in-waiting last...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Boris Diaw arrived at his favorite Salt Lake City coffeehouse expecting to meet fellow Frenchman Rudy Gobert, and just smirked when told Gobert was running late. The two have a big brother-little brother relationship, a bond many international players seek...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Jace Peterson starts out the day shagging fly balls in the outfield. Then, he changes gloves and heads to the infield to take some grounders. Don't try to label this guy with a position. He can play just about all of them. "Man, it's fun," Peterson said. "...
Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach has announced her engagement to Christian writer Glennon Doyle Melton. Melton posted a photo of two hands flashing diamond rings on Facebook Saturday with the note, "Abby and I decided to hold hands forever. Love Wins." Wambach posted the...