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'I don’t believe in luck': NASCAR champion Joey Logano gets real on racing

(CONCORD, N.C.) -- The first time reigning NASCAR champion Joey Logano got behind the wheel was when he was 6 years old. He tore up his Connecticut neighborhood in a go-kart, a Christmas present given to him by his parents. That go-kart changed his life. Logano, who drives the No.…... Read More

Warriors: Durant won't play at outset of NBA Finals, Cousins expected to return 'at some point'

(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The Golden State Warriors announced on Thursday that Kevin Durant is "unlikely" to play in the first game of the NBA Finals with a calf strain.Durant suffered the injury in Game Five of the team's second round playoff series against the Houston Rockets. The Warriors went on…... Read More

MVP candidates Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden unanimously chosen to All-NBA first team

(NEW YORK) -- Two of the three finalists for this year's NBA MVP award -- Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and James Harden of the Houston Rockets -- were unanimous selections for the league's All-NBA First Team, the NBA announced Thursday. Joining the pair on the first team were…... Read More

Tiger Woods announces next tournament he'll play in

(DUBLIN, Ohio) -- After missing the cut at the PGA Championship last week, Tiger Woods says he will take part in next week's Memorial Tournament hosted by golf legend Jack Nicklaus.Woods has won The Memorial five times. Last year he finished 23rd in the tournament.Since winning The Masters on April…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/22/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEKansas City 8 St. Louis 2Tampa Bay 8 LA Dodgers 1Miami 6 Detroit 3St. Louis 10 Kansas City 3AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 7 Cleveland 2Texas 2 Seattle 1NY Yankees 7 Baltimore 5Boston 6 Toronto 5, 13 InningsChi White Sox 9…... Read More

FIFA scraps plans for 48-team World Cup in 2022

(NEW YORK) -- The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will now only include 32 teams after FIFA gave up its efforts to expand the field to 48 teams. Soccer's international governing body had been exploring the possible ways it could expand the field, either by involving neighboring countries or lowering…... Read More

ESPN: Michigan in talks with former star Juwan Howard to become next men's basketball coach

(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) -- Former basketball star Juwan Howard is in talks to become the next head coach of his alma mater's men's basketball team, ESPN reports.Howard, a member of the University of Michigan's Fab Five recruiting class in 1991, helped the team reach two national championship games an an…... Read More

Star pitcher David Cone discusses new book, New York Yankees

(NEW YORK) -- Former MLB pitcher David Cone was known as one of the most impassioned and intelligent players of his era. The architect of one of the greatest games ever pitched, Cone's reputation as a pitcher has followed him into the broadcast booth, where he serves as a television…... Read More

Family member tried to extort NFL star for $5 million, court documents show

(NEW YORK) -- A relative of NFL star Tyrann Mathieu allegedly tried to extort him for $5 million, according to federal court documents unsealed on Tuesday. Mathieu, who now plays for the Kansas City Chiefs after stints with Houston and Arizona, was allegedly blackmailed over private information, with the relative…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/21/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEMiami 5 Detroit 4, 11 InningsLA Dodgers 7 Tampa Bay 3Kansas City at St. Louis 8:15 p.m., postponedAMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 5 Cleveland 3NY Yankees 11 Baltimore 4Toronto 10 Boston 3Texas 5 Seattle 3Houston 5 Chi White Sox 1Minnesota 8…... Read More

NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. talks retirement, family and honoring his dad

(NEW YORK) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. may be retired from NASCAR but that's not keeping him out of the driver's seat.At home he's pulling full-time dad duties alongside his wife Amy.He said he is blown away experiencing his daughter Isla's first milestones as she starts to make some speedy moves."When…... Read More