Dustin Johnson shares lead in a U.S. Open that plays like one

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Open lived up to its reputation in the return to Shinnecock Hills. So did Dustin...

Caps’ Ovechkin and Kuznetsov inspire Russian players, fans

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin knows the Washington Capitals have plenty of fans back in Russia. “Over there lots of friends,...

Final regular season NASCAR race postponed by rain at Indy

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Persistent rain washed out the Brickyard 400 and delayed the conclusion of NASCAR’s regular season....

Team starts three female drivers in ARCA competition

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Stock car racing team Venturini Motorsports has had a tradition of employing women that stretches back...

1972 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Hiss Dies at 77

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 – Mike Hiss, the 1972 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year, passed away Dec. 19 in Evansville, Indiana, following...

Happ nets 28 points to leads Wisconsin over Indiana 71-61

By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Greg Gard looked down at the stat sheet to find something to harp on about...

Federer shows new look, familiar dominance

By MATTIAS KAREN Associated Press LONDON (AP) — New look, same old dominance for Roger Federer at Wimbledon. The eight-time champion began his title defense in...

Colts use balanced attack to down Texans 21-7 in wild card

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have won all season thanks in large part to big games from quarterback Andrew...

Alexander Rossi runs away at Mid-Ohio with 2nd IndyCar win

By CRAIG MERZ Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Alexander Rossi took a gamble Sunday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course that paid off with his second...

Patriots get sparkplug receiver Edelman back from suspension

By MIKE SHALIN Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots got their sparkplug back Monday. A matter of hours after a 38-7 thrashing of...