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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones was in the starting lineup Friday night, a day after he ran into a wall and exited early. Jones was examined before the game at Texas by Rangers team doctor Keith Meister. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Jones...
Justin Wilson. Dan Wheldon. Paul Dana. Dead. Tony Renna. Greg Moore. Scott Brayton. Dead. Alex Zanardi. Sam Schmidt. Davey Hamilton. Maimed for life. Dario Franchitti. Cristiano da Matta. Kenny Brack. Careers cut short. James Hinchcliffe. Mikhail Aleshin. Mike Conway. Lucky to...
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Kaden Peifer and his Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, teammates use the same word over and over when describing what it's like to be playing two hours from home in front of 35,000 fans at the Little League World Series. "Crazy," the 12-year-old catcher...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois abruptly fired coach Tim Beckman one week before the start of the season Friday after an investigation of player mistreatment allegations revealed he had meddled in medical issues and inappropriately treated athletes who remained on scholarship...
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Horse racing hasn't had it this good in years. It isn't hard to figure out why. "People like to see greatness and they know American Pharoah's got the goods," said Howard Sudberry, the marketing director at Arlington Park. "They also know they won'...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has fired football coach Tim Beckman one week before the start of the season, citing preliminary results of an investigation into allegations of player mistreatment and inappropriate behavior. Athletic director Mike Thomas said Friday that the...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Open spectators must wait out rain delays at Arthur Ashe Stadium for one more year. In the meantime, they're getting a break from Mother Nature in a very different way: shade from the blazing sun. A framework of more than 6,500 tons of steel now sits atop...
Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. He was 82. The Islanders confirmed Arbour's death in a release issued Friday...
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — With a crowd of about 15,000 cheering him all the way, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah went for a glorious gallop around Saratoga Race Course the day before he runs in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes. The sun was shining and temperatures were...