Racing News: 11-15-18

NASCAR FORD ECOBOOST 400 Site: Homestead, Florida. Schedule: Friday, practice, 1 p.m. (NBCSN), qualifying, 6:10 p.m. (NBCSN); Saturday, practice, 11:35 a.m. & 2 p.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, race,...

On Basketball: Butler, 76ers have time to figure things out

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Time, right now, is Jimmy Butler’s best friend. That’s all that the Philadelphia 76ers and their newest...

Oakland’s Melvin, Atlanta’s Snitker voted top managers

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Oakland’s Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American...

Steelers Le’Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, out for all 2018

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell won’t play in 2018. The star running back declined to sign his one-year $14.4 million...

Ohtani, Acuna win Rookie of the Year Awards

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani was rewarded for a Ruthian season at the plate — and on the mound. Baseball’s...

Manning’s late TD leads Giants past 49ers

By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eli Manning showed he still has what it takes to lead the kind of...

Aho lifts Hurricanes over Blackhawks in OT

By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes grew accustomed over the years to seeing Cam Ward in goal and winning...

Former Browns coach Hue Jackson returning to Bengals

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Hue Jackson’s timeout from coaching didn’t last long. Fired last month after a brutal run with the Browns,...

Indiana, Purdue keep focus on football during home stretch

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Indiana coach Tom Allen understands the challenges his team faces this weekend. No. 4 Michigan is the Big Ten’s highest-ranked team...

3-game winning streak helping Indianapolis build momentum

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts’ season looked lost in early October. At 1-5, they were better positioned for the draft...