Dale Jr. farewell tour begins, but it isn’t goodbye

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer  SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just completed a satisfying sixth-place finish at Sonoma Raceway when he...

Scott Dixon spoils Penske party to win at Road America

By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Scott Dixon spoiled Team Penske’s party at Road America. First, his Chip Ganassi Racing team...

Pitino outraged at NCAA penalties

By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA didn’t feel Louisville went far enough with its self-imposed sanctions following a sex...

Clemens’ son among familiar names on Day 2 of MLB draft

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Another Rocket is headed to Toronto. The Blue Jays selected University of Texas first baseman Kacy...

Richard, Cordero lead Padres past slumping Reds 6-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When manager Andy Green came to the mound in the eighth inning, Clayton Richard thought his outing was over. Richard stayed...

Sabathia leaves with injury; Young rallies Angels past Yanks

By STEVE DILBECK Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Just when CC Sabathia was pitching like an ace again, the big left-hander got hurt. Sabathia exited early...

Penguins crush Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup Final

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The night started with a catfish throw. It ended with haymaker after haymaker — both literal and proverbial...

Josh VanMeter earns all-star team honors

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Norwell High School graduate Josh VanMeter and five other members of the Double A Pensacola Blue Wahoos were selected for the...

Peyton Manning to advise Riddell

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Peyton Manning will be advising helmet manufacturer Riddell on product development. The five-time NFL MVP, who retired after the 2015 season,...

Rockies pound Indians 11-3

By DENNIS GEORGATOS Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Rookie pitcher Antonio Senzatela got things rolling for the Colorado Rockies with both his arm and bat. Senzatela hit...