DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that Brian Vickers will replace injured driver Tony Stewart at Daytona International Speedway….
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rachel Banham was two days removed from her 60-point performance for Minnesota when the real highlight happened….
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's long-running academic fraud scandal case seems stuck in procedural limbo….
The NHL's "great expansion" of 1967 delivered hockey to California, led to the "Broad Street Bullies" and legitimized the league as a major force in North American professional sports….
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Adam Woodbury is often viewed as the blue-chip recruit who never lived up to expectations….
MIAMI (AP) — San Antonio's first play of the 2008-09 season was designed and executed perfectly. Spurs' center Tim Duncan didn't bother jumping for the opening tap, conceding it to Phoenix's Shaquille O'Neal. Five seconds later, Michael Finley wrapped his arms around O'Neal for an intentional foul….
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Outgoing Southern California athletic director Pat Haden became faint on campus Wednesday and went to visit his doctor….
PHOENIX (AP) — First baseman Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $6.2 million, one-year contract….
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have started to restructure their roster for their first season under coach Ben McAdoo….
DETROIT (AP) — J.D. Martinez and the Detroit Tigers finalized their $18.5 million, two-year contract Wednesday, a deal that avoided salary arbitration….