Sunday, February 17, 2019

On the Fringe: Majors can have impact on others in different ways

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Major champions today create memories for tomorrow. Some of them, anyway. Still to be determined is whether the grit Patrick Reed showed...

Jack Nicklaus cautions from experience against a Masters letdown

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Tiger Woods built his comeback around the Masters, as was the case even in healthier years. He took a step...

Busch passes Larson to win rain-delayed race at Bristol

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch was all smiles and Kyle Larson was all scowls. Busch passed Larson with five laps...

Pacers open eyes with blowout of Cavs

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — They’ve spent the entire season on the fringe, virtually ignored by all but the most savvy fans...

NFL to prohibit use of certain helmets for first time

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL for the first time is prohibiting certain helmets from being worn by players. In...

Rays’ Kevin Kiermaier out 2 to 3 months with torn thumb ligament

ST.PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay center fielder Kevin Kiermaier has a torn ligament in his right thumb that requires surgery and could be...

Linden wins Boston Marathon, 1st U.S. woman since ’85

By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her...

Cardinals sweep four-game series from lifeless Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Carlos Martinez’s changeup was too much for the reeling Reds. The St. Louis right-hander struck out a season-high 11 in seven shutout...

Oladipo, Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James figured he had experienced everything in 12 postseasons. Turns out, there was something new. Victor Oladipo scored...

Harden scores 44 points, Rockets beat Timberwolves 104-101

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Trailing by 1 in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Houston Rockets needed someone to...