Low snow causes havoc for Iditarod

By MARK THIESSEN Associated Press WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Another low snow year in Alaska is playing havoc with the world’s most famous sled dog race,...

NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system...

George’s big finish leads Pacers past Lakers 89-87

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kobe Bryant gave Indiana Pacers fans one last thrill Monday night. Paul George made sure there was no...

Knicks fire Fisher; Rambis gets interim job

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach...

Dominant D carries Denver to 24-10 Super Bowl win

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With his prolific passing and complete control of the game at the line of scrimmage, Peyton Manning helped usher...

Louisville announces postseason ban for men’s basketball

By GARY B. GRAVESAP Sports WriterLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball...

Injured Tony Stewart to miss start of final NASCAR season

By JENNA FRYERAP Auto Racing WriterCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back...

Miles helps guide Pacers over Nets

By MICHAEL SCOTTO Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Once the Indiana Pacers starting pushing the tempo in the second quarter, the Brooklyn Nets ended up...

NASCAR’s Tony Stewart hospitalized with back injury

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart was hospitalized Tuesday with a back injury and Stewart-Haas Racing...

Indiana rides 25-point run to beat Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Facing an early double-digit deficit in a tough environment, Indiana coach Tom Crean still felt fairly confident. “I didn’t have...