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Rice’s wrist slap black eye for NFL

Subscriber onlyI thought the NFL would pay a heavy price last season when evidence that the league suppressed information linking concussions and dementia began to spread. I wasn't thinking so much of the cost of lawsuits -- which are ongoing -- but a more significant slippage in public opinion. Continue reading...

Furyk falls short to Clark by stroke

Subscriber onlyMONTREAL -- Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk. Continue reading...

Howard's home run, overturned call lift Phillies

Subscriber onlyPHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Howard hit a home run in his second game since a three-game benching and scored the go-ahead run on an overturned call at the plate in the Philadelphia Phillies' 4-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Continue reading...

Travelers score 4 in 1st vs. Drillers' ace, coast to victory

Subscriber onlyArkansas roughed up heralded pitching prospect Jon Gray early, then held on for a 6-2 victory over Tulsa in a Texas League North game Sunday night at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. Continue reading...

Nibali wraps up dominating Tour championship

Subscriber onlyVincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains. Continue reading...

Edwards leaving team after end of season

Subscriber onlyCarl Edwards’ 11-year run with Roush-Fenway Racing will end after this NASCAR season. Continue reading...

Rockies dot the i's, forget about 2nd t

Subscriber onlyThe Colorado Rockies gave out 15,000 replica jerseys honoring All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on Saturday night, but the back of them read "Tulowizki" instead -- minus the second "T." Continue reading...

Off the wire

Subscriber onlyBASKETBALL James returning to No. 23 LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland. Continue reading...

Three Naturals combine for 11 strikeouts in shutout

Subscriber onlyThree Northwest Arkansas pitchers combined on a nine-hit shutout while striking out 11 Saturday night as the Naturals defeated Springfield 4-0 in front of 5,522 at Arvest Ballpark in Springfield. Continue reading...

Indy suits Gordon yet again

Subscriber onlyThe reminders that Jeff Gordon won here 20 years ago plaster Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Continue reading...

Jones' low-risk move gives McClain chance

Subscriber onlyRolando McClain says a phone call from Jerry Jones was the last bit of convincing the linebacker needed to come out of retirement. Continue reading...

Nibali can revel in champagne cruise

Subscriber onlyItaly's Vincenzo Nibali decided it was time Saturday to crack a smile after weeks of no-nonsense riding -- his Tour de France victory all but assurred -- after another impressive ride in a dramatic penultimate stage. Continue reading...

Furyk inching toward Canadian title

Subscriber onlyJim Furyk moved into position for his third Canadian Open victory, shooting a 5-under 65 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead at Royal Montreal. Continue reading...

Royals rally, top Indians for 5th consecutive victory

Subscriber onlyKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Billy Butler homered for the second consecutive game and the Kansas City Royals overcame a five-run deficit to beat Cleveland 7-5 Saturday night for their fifth consecutive victory. Continue reading...

Thomas grateful for induction

Subscriber onlyFrank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that served him well. Continue reading...