At 12:14 on a recent Wednesday afternoon, Tevis Bartlett makes a left turn in Nathan Hale High School’s spacious second-floor hallway and arrives at Room 2139.
Something, or someone, will save NASCAR. We aren’t sure who, or when, but it will happen. Because it has to.
BALTIMORE — It has been 35 years since Cal Ripken squeezed that last out in Philadelphia and the Orioles became world champions for the third time in the history of the Baltimore franchise, which makes some members of that 1983 team shake their heads in disbelief.
NASCAR’s championship will be crowned Sunday in Homestead, Fla., as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series wraps up the postseason with the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Four drivers are in contention, including the sport’s so-called “Big Three” of Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick an…
COFFS HARBOUR, Australia (AP) — Thierry Neuville finished the sixth stage of Rally Australia on Friday without a rear left tire, damaging his chances of catching five-time defending champion Sebastien Ogier for the World Rally Championship title.
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The Paradise Jam tournament begins play Friday with Oregon State facing Old Dominion in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Myrtle Beach Invitational resumes Friday with four games, including two to determine who will play for the championship.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — No. 16 Virginia Tech and No. 23 Purdue both go into Friday looking for berths in the Charleston Classic championship game.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's offense has generated more than 450 yards in seven straight games, something not even the powerhouse Tom Osborne teams of the 1990s did.
LOS ANGELES—A national television audience tuning in Thursday witnessed the kind of Los Angeles Clippers performance locals have become used to during the past week.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With a spot in the Big Ten championship game secured, Northwestern has entered a strange pressure-free stretch of this already memorable season.
NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — Coming off a strong showing against a team of Major League Baseball All-Stars, Japan manager Atsunori Inaba has every reason to be confident about his team's chances of winning a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Matt Rhule is more interested in what his team and the seniors who stuck around can accomplish, and not what the Bears could do to Big 12 rival TCU in the process.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 4 Michigan has one last chance to fine tune its team against a lesser opponent before playing championship-caliber teams.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Sixty-five members of the 1968 Harvard football team are expected back in Boston this weekend for the 50th anniversary of the most memorable entry in the 143-year-old history of The Game. A luncheon for returning Yale players was canceled for lack of interest.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — DeAndre Torrey had 17 carries for a career-high 187 yards, including a 92-yard touchdown run with 4:06 to play, and North Texas beat UNT 41-38 on Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Williams hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 40 seconds remaining and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-111 on Thursday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Kasperi Kapanen scored his second goal of the game with Toronto short-handed and the Maple Leafs won for the fifth time in six games, beating the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Thursday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — Aaron Rodgers did what he liked for the first 30 minutes. He threw a pair of touchdowns, including a 54-yarder on the run to an unknown tight end for his first NFL catch. His passer rating was nearly perfect. Green Bay looked like it could score on every drive.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Collin Welp scored 12, Eyassu Worku and Max Hazzard added 11 points each, and UC Irvine used a second-half surge to beat Santa Clara 61-49 on Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES—With his broken right hand dressed in a splint, Rajon Rondo was on the practice court Thursday offering instructions and advice to the Los Angeles Lakers’ second unit even though he knew he was going to be having surgery to repair the third metacarpal of his right hand.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Carey Price made 43 saves and Artturi Lehkonen broke a tie midway through the third period to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Thursday night.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead BYU to an 85-65 victory over Oral Roberts on Thursday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 27 points and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday night in a rematch of last season's Western Conference finals.
THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville Bulldogs will meet the Dublin Fighting Irish for the second straight year in the Class AA state football playoffs, and it didn’t take long for Bulldogs coach Zach Grage to notice a difference.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Beatrice Mompremier set career highs with 24 points and 21 rebounds to help the No. 24 Miami women beat No. 19 Marquette 63-55 on Thursday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Olin Carter III and Tyler Williams both sank 5 of 8 from 3-point range with Carter scoring 21 and Williams adding 17 to power San Diego to a 95-47 romp over NAIA-member San Diego Christian on Thursday night.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Kiana Williams scored 11 of her 21 points in the third quarter and No. 7 Stanford beat visiting San Francisco 96-62 on Thursday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Patrick Carr ran for a career-high 139 yards and two touchdowns as Houston rolled to a 48-17 victory over Tulane on Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus had 21 points, Devin Gage added a career-high 14 points and DePaul bounced back after struggling down the stretch in regulation for a 72-70 overtime victory against Penn State on Thursday night.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Darcy Kuemper had a career high 44 saves and the Arizona Coyotes held off the Western Conference-leading Nashville Predators 2-1 on Thursday night.
DENVER (AP) — Payten Ricks had a career-high 23 points and Jaren Lewis added 19 as Abilene Christian remained undefeated, beating Denver 67-61 on Thursday night.
DENVER (AP) — Juancho Hernangomez scored a season-high 25 points to lead seven Nuggets in double figures and Denver set the tone for a runaway victory with a big first quarter Thursday night, beating the Atlanta Hawks 138-93.
FORT WORTH, Texas — An early second-half run helped TCU overcome a halftime deficit and stay undefeated in this young college basketball season.
What some are calling the NFL's Game of the Year already has made huge headlines by being moved out of Mexico City because of poor playing conditions. Chiefs-Rams is back in Los Angeles, in prime time and, if it lives up to its billing, could be a wild, high-scoring affair.
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