"He has helped me mostly in believing in myself" -- Mustangs Track, 800 Meters, Karen Torres
"She cares a lot, she treats us like us if we were literally her own daughters" -- Panthers 2nd Baseman, Destinee Moreno
How one devastating event impacted his life forever.
Mojo guard extending his basketball career.
"With the scooter I think she has that independence back and can be more like Nicole" -- Lady Chaps Pitcher, Tyneesha Houkamau.
"The highlight though is going to be our brand new H-E-B splashpad out here in left center field" -- RockHounds Executive Director of Communications, Brian Smith
Just a junior, looking to have an even better senior season next year.
Lady Bulldogs went three rounds deep.
Best sports plays in the Permian Basin.
It only took one goal to beat Amarillo High.
"She shows everyone what a good competitor is, who you should be and what it takes to become better and what it takes to become a winner" -- Odessa College Rider, Jessie Morriss
"He's a really good coach just shows you how to play the game the right way and he just shows you how to have fun out there" -- Chaps Shortstop, Josh Narvaiz
"Jared's been doing an outstanding job, he's made tons of improvement. he works hard, his work ethic is tremendous" -- Lee Golf Head Coach, Blain Hud
Baseball, Softball, and Red Raider Football!
"Aubree has a good attitude towards everything, she's always uplifting" - Bulldogs Senior Catcher, Aubree Rowley
"Coach Cottle said to beat Arlington Lemar, we have to keep on moving, make sure we finish our opportunities and play defense as a unit" - Bulldogs Junior MF, Alex Bonholle
The Head Coach talks QB situation, new Defensive Coordinator, and coming to Midland.
"These guys need a place to stay and they've come in they were all respectful of our house and our family and we respected them as well". - Rockhounds Host-Home Member, Kyle Tollefson
"She takes charge and people look up to her, like we could be down and give us like motivation to get up" -- Lady Chaps Catcher, Roblynn Kami
"Peterson is probably one of the best coaches I've ever encountered" - Panther's Goalkeeper, Hope Koym
The Tornadoes' size was too much for the Wildcats, they lose 76-55 in the UIL State Championship game.
Jackalopes Forward Matt Beranek and his dad, Mike, shared a love for hockey.
OT Thriller in San Antonio!
"The most important skill he's taught me is for sure full court defense" -- Grady Wildcats SG, Bradden Jones
"I got these two kids here that played for us the last three years and got a great deal of respect for them right now" -- Garden City Girls Head Coach, Chris Sumrall
Rodriquez scored 24 points in the 68-41 win over Borden County.
"He's a great person, he is a great supporter, also he's always been there to back us up" -- Garden City PF, Holly Halfmann
Wildcats pulled away in the 2nd half.
Falcons lose in the semi-finals of the Heartland Conference tournament.
Wildcats advance to the regional semi-final.
The National Football League released its 2015 regular-season schedule on Tuesday.
Nearly everyone understands the road to steady and consistent success in the NFL runs through the draft.
The Baltimore Ravens signed cornerback Jimmy Smith to a contract extension on Tuesday.
Hall of Famer Bob St. Clair, a 6-foot-9 offensive tackle who played all 11 of his NFL seasons for the San Francisco 49ers, died Monday at the age of 84.
The Arizona Cardinals announced Monday that safety Adrian Wilson has signed a contract and is officially retiring from the NFL.
Longtime Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone has died at the age of 70, the team confirmed.
Yes, the Philadelphia Eagles have signed Tim Tebow.
From a pure football sense, Tim Tebow's arrival in Philadelphia means virtually nothing.
The Philadelphia Eagles have made some unexpected offseason moves.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.
A lawsuit has been filed against Jameis Winston by Erica Kinsman, a former Florida State student who accused the quarterback of raping her in December 2012, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
April 15 means many things to many people.
The Jacksonville Jaguars and middle linebacker Paul Posluszny agreed to a contract extension on Thursday.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be reinstated effective Friday, the NFL announced Thursday.
The Detroit Lions traded defensive end George Johnson and a seventh-round pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft.
Hyperbole can be a powerful device whether it's in print or the spoken word, but those making exaggerated claims should temper themselves.
The New York Giants signed defensive back Josh Gordy on Wednesday.
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the June 2013 killing of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd.
The Detroit Lions have decided to trade defensive end George Johnson to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rather than try to meet the terms of their offer sheet, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor has decided to retire after 12 seasons.
The Oakland Raiders signed veteran wide receiver Michael Crabtree to an undisclosed contract on Monday.
The Green Bay Packers re-signed fullback John Kuhn and safety Sean Richardson on Monday.
The New York Jets signed former New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley on Monday.
The Miami Dolphins signed veteran cornerback Zack Bowman to a one-year contract on Monday.
Legendary former Yankees pitcher Lefty Gomez once mused he would "rather be lucky than good."
The Miami Dolphins made it official Monday and signed offensive lineman Mike Pouncey to a contract extension through the 2020 season.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed safety Will Allen to a one-year contract.
The Denver Broncos agreed to terms on a one-year contract Saturday with veteran tight end James Casey.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has been released from a treatment facility after more than two months, according to multiple reports.
The Miami Dolphins have reportedly made Mike Pouncey the highest-paid center in the NFL with a 5-year contract extension.
New York Giants linebacker Victor Butler has been suspended for the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances, according to multiple media reports.
Nick O'Leary probably doesn't fit in a world where Jimmy Graham and Julius Thomas are the prototypes, but the former Florida State tight end will carve out his own niche in the NFL.
The New Orleans Saints have signed linebacker Anthony Spencer to a one-year contract.
Pittsburgh Steelers great Troy Polamalu has decided to retire after 12 seasons.
Pittsburgh Steelers great Troy Polamalu has apparently decided to retire after 12 seasons as one of the premier safeties in the NFL.
The Carolina Panthers signed longtime Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman to a one-year contract on Thursday.
The Indianapolis Colts exercised the fifth-year option on quarterback Andrew Luck's rookie contract on Thursday.
The Cleveland Browns signed tight end Rob Housler on Thursday.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is reportedly facing a three-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance- abuse policy.
The Dallas Cowboys released defensive tackle Amobi Okoye on Wednesday.
Odell Beckham Jr. was the NFL's Rookie of the Year last season and the Giants receiver was certainly the most spectacular freshman by a wide margin.
The NFL made it official Wednesday, confirming that Sarah Thomas has been named as its first permanent female official.
The Minnesota Vikings have added an additional year to the contract of John Sullivan, extending the stalwart center's deal through 2018.
New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount has been suspended without pay for the first game of the 2015 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.
The 2014 draft class at wide receiver was supposed to be a once-in-a-generation group.
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu and defensive back E.J. Biggers to one-year contracts.
The murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will head to the jury after the prosecution and defense presented closing arguments on Tuesday.
At its core, the NFL Draft is nothing more than a risk/reward ratio involving human commodities rather than inanimate ones.
The Cincinnati Bengals signed wide receiver Denarius Moore on Monday.
The Indianapolis Colts agreed to terms with free safety Dwight Lowery on Friday.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed third baseman Jake Lamb on the 15-day disabled list with a left foot stress reaction.
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for making contact with an umpire in Sunday's game against Baltimore.
The Chicago Cubs called up infielder Addison Russell from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday.
Major League Baseball has suspended Kansas City Royals pitcher Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined pitcher Yordano Ventura for retaliating against Oakland's Brett Lawrie over the weekend.
Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday with a lacerated finger.
Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price issued an apology Tuesday for Monday's profanity laced tirade toward media members covering the team.
The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder Peter Bourjos on the paternity leave list and purchased the contract of right- handed pitcher Mitch Harris from Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday.
Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price turned back the clock on Monday.
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy suffered a fractured toe during Monday's game against Cincinnati and on Tuesday was placed on the 15-day disabled list.
The Colorado Rockies activated pitcher Jorge De La Rose from the 15-day disabled list to start against the Padres in Monday's opener of a four-game set.
The Chicago White Sox have promoted top pitching prospect Carlos Rodon from Triple-A Charlotte.
New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud and pitcher Jerry Blevins are headed to the 15-day disabled list after both players were injured Sunday.
Atlanta Braves pitcher Andrew McKirahan was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Monday for violating the drug policy.
The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder Randal Grichuk on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to a lower back strain.
New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud and pitcher Jerry Blevins both suffered fractures in Sunday's 7-6 win over the Miami Marlins.
The Tampa Bay Rays have designated pitcher Grant Balfour for assignment.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim activated pitcher Garrett Richards from the 15-day disabled list to start in Sunday's rubber match against the Houston Astros.
The Washington Nationals activated center fielder Denard Span from the 15-day disabled list prior to Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Jake Peavy's lingering back issues forced the struggling San Francisco Giants to place the veteran pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.
The Baltimore Orioles placed infielder Jonathan Schoop on the 15-day disabled list with a sprain and partially torn ligament in his right knee.
The Kansas City Royals have placed All- Star closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list due to a right pectoral strain.
The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.
The Minnesota Twins have placed pitcher Brian Duensing on the 15-day disabled list with a right intercostal strain.
Houston Astros pitcher Brad Peacock landed back on the 15-day disabled list Friday after making just one start in his return from offseason hip surgery.
The Pittsburgh Pirates activated catcher Chris Stewart from the 15-day disabled list and optioned catcher Tony Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis.
The Milwaukee Brewers have placed outfielder Carlos Gomez on the 15-day disabled list because of a right hamstring strain.
As expected, the Chicago Cubs recalled third baseman Kris Bryant from Triple-A Iowa on Friday.
Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes will likely miss the weekend series against Atlanta because of an oblique injury.
Washington Nationals reliever Craig Stammen has a torn flexor in his right forearm and will require surgery, manager Matt Williams announced Thursday.
The Tampa Bay Rays signed catcher J.P. Arencibia to a minor league contract on Thursday.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled heralded Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas from Triple-A Reno prior to Wednesday's game against the San Diego Padres.
Don't the Cleveland Indians have enough to deal with?
Flushing, NY (Sports Network) - The New York Mets placed third baseman David Wright on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday with a mild right hamstring strain.
The Washington Nationals placed pitcher Craig Stammen on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with stiffness in his right forearm.
The baseball bat wars heated up this week when Marucci Sports announced the hiring of prominent former Louisville Slugger player relations representative Chuck Schupp to put its lumber in the hands of Major League Baseball players as the new season shifts into high gear.
The baseball bat wars heated up this week when Marucci Sports announced the hiring of prominent former Louisville Slugger player relations representative Chuck Schupp to put its lumber in the hands of Major League Baseball players as the new season shifts into high gear.
Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Philips left Tuesday's game against the Chicago Cubs in the fifth inning.
New York Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer exited early in Tuesday's game against Philadelphia after getting hit in the hand by a pitch.
Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco was hit in the face by a line drive Tuesday night and was carted off the field.
The Chicago Cubs placed infielder Tommy La Stella on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday due to right rib cage inflammation.
The Cleveland Indians designated pitcher Shaun Marcum for assignment, signed pitcher Jhoulys Chacin to a minor league contract and purchased the contract of catcher Brett Hayes from Columbus on Tuesday.
Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Rios is sidelined indefinitely with a fracture in his left hand.
The Miami Marlins placed pitcher Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list Monday with right shoulder inflammation.
The Washington Nationals activated outfielder Jayson Werth from the 15-day disabled list prior to Monday's game against the Boston Red Sox.
Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara was activated off the 15-day disabled list Monday.
The Cleveland Indians placed catcher Yan Gomes on the 15-day disabled list Sunday and said he could miss between six and eight weeks with a sprained knee ligament.
The Oakland Athletics activated outfielder Josh Reddick from the 15-day disabled list on Sunday.
The Chicago White Sox activated starting pitcher Chris Sale from the 15-day disabled list prior to Sunday's home game against the Minnesota Twins.
The Cleveland Indians placed catcher Yan Gomes on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a sprained right knee.
The Baltimore Orioles placed left-handed pitcher Wesley Wright on the 15-day disabled list Saturday due to a left trapezius strain.
Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks has been named the NBA's top coach for the 2014-15 season.
Watching the NBA playoffs from the cozy cushions of my couch this weekend got me thinking.
Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams was named the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year for the 2014-15 season.
Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri is making a habit of cursing out his team's playoff opponents.
For the third straight month, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was named Western Conference Player of the Month.
Brooklyn Nets guard/forward Bojan Bogdanovic and Utah guard Rodney Hood were named Rookies of the Month for April.
NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is currently recovering from major open heart surgery performed Thursday in Los Angeles.
Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic has been cleared to resume basketball-related activities, the team announced Friday.
Full disclosure - as my fingers strike the keyboard for this sentence, I still haven't decided on who will represent the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals.
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association announced Thursday that blood testing for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) will start during training camp next fall.
Boston's Brad Stevens and the Los Angeles Clippers' Doc Rivers have been named the NBA's coaches of the month for April.
There was one last shuffle of the NBA Playoff seeds Wednesday, with the New Orleans Pelicans and Brooklyn Nets clinching the final two spots.
Atlanta Hawks reserve forward Thabo Sefolosha issued a statement on Tuesday, saying that the New York City police caused an injury he suffered in an altercation last week.
The Boston Celtics and Sacramento Kings will play a regular-season game in Mexico City next December.
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio had surgery on his left ankle Monday.
Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs and Isaiah Thomas of Boston Celtics were named the NBA Players of the Week on Monday.
The NBA has rescinded the technical foul called against Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook on Sunday, enabling the star guard to play Monday against Portland.
With the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference already wrapped up, the Cleveland Cavaliers will rest four starters for Sunday's game against the Boston Celtics.
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will have surgery on his left ankle Monday, the team announced Saturday.
The Los Angeles Clippers have signed guard Lester Hudson to a multi-year contract.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins and forward Rudy Gay, the team's top two scorers, will miss the final three games of the season.
Portland Trail Blazers guard Arron Afflalo will be sidelined 1-to-2 weeks due to a right shoulder strain.
The NBA playoffs begin in eight days and very few things are certain.
Journalists across the globe have deadlines to meet.
The Houston Rockets have officially ruled out forward Donatas Motiejunas for the remainder of the season.
The Atlanta Hawks will enter postseason play without key reserve Thabo Sefolosha, who suffered a broken leg during an altercation in New York City, the team said Thursday.
The Houston Rockets will reportedly be without another key contributor for the upcoming NBA playoffs, with the Houston Chronicle stating Wednesday that forward Donatas Motiejunas has been ruled out for the remainder of the season.
Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland was stabbed and his wife slashed by a knife in a New York City nightclub incident early Wednesday morning.
The New York Knicks signed guard Ricky Ledo for the remainder of the season on Wednesday.
Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland was stabbed and his wife slashed by a knife in a New York City nightclub incident early Wednesday morning, according to the New York Daily News.
Philadelphia 76ers guard Isaiah Canaan will miss the remaining four games of the season with a right foot sprain, coach Brett Brown announced Tuesday.
Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez and Houston Rockets guard James Harden were named NBA Players of the Week on Monday.
John Calipari, Dikembe Mutombo and Lisa Leslie are among this year's inductees for the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap will miss at least the next two games due to a right shoulder sprain.
The Brooklyn Nets have signed forward Earl Clark to a multi-year contract.
The NBA suspended Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston one game without pay after hitting Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki in the groin during Saturday's win over the Mavericks.
The Indiana Pacers, who are trying to make the playoffs, announced Saturday that All-Star guard Paul George would be available to play Sunday against the Miami Heat.
The Atlanta Hawks have signed forward Austin Daye to a multi-year contract.
Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic and Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson were named Friday as the Rookies of the Month for March.
LeBron James and Russell Westbrook were named the NBA Players of the Month on Friday for the second month in a row.
The chicken or the egg?
So much for Jared Sullinger missing the remainder of the season.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Thursday that center Nikola Pekovic will undergo a debridement and repair of his right Achilles.
Cleveland's David Blatt and Golden State's Steve Kerr have been named the NBA's coaches of the month for March.
Miami Heat rookie guard Shabazz Napier will miss the remainder of the regular season after undergoing surgery to repair a sports hernia.
The Cleveland Cavaliers recalled guard Joe Harris from the Canton Charge of the D-League on Wednesday.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for kicking a seat cushion into the stands during Sunday's game against Boston.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant underwent bone graft surgery Tuesday on his right foot.
Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders announced that center Nikola Pekovic would miss the remainder of the season after sustaining an ankle injury in March.
Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will undergo surgery on his injured left wrist and will miss the remainder of the season, the team announced Monday.
The Boston Bruins revealed on Tuesday that defenseman Zdeno Chara suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fibula in his left leg.
Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows was taken to the hospital with an unspecified upper-body issue and will miss Tuesday's Game 4 of the Western quarterfinals as a result.
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Nathan Beaulieu will miss the remainder of the first-round playoff series against Ottawa because of an upper body injury.
Washington Capitals forward Eric Fehr will miss the next two games of their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders after being injured on a check, his coach said.
The NHL has rescinded a one-game suspension issued to Canucks forward Alex Burrows.
The San Jose Sharks and head coach Todd McLellan have mutually agreed to part ways after seven seasons.
The San Jose Sharks and head coach Todd MacLellan have mutually agreed to part ways after seven seasons.
The Ottawa Senators have decided to make a goaltender change for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against Montreal, as Craig Anderson will get the start Sunday night instead of Andrew Hammond after the Canadiens won the first two games at home.
New York, NY (Sports Network) - The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday and will have the No. 1 pick for the fourth time in six years.
Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley was fined $50,000 by the NHL for the post-whistle melee that occurred late in Game 2 of Friday's Western Conference quarterfinal game against the Vancouver Canucks.
Rookie Scott Darling will start in net for the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday in Game 3 of their Western Conference quarterfinal matchup with the Nashville Predators.
Predators defenseman Shea Weber will not travel to Chicago for the next two games of his team's Western Conference quarterfinal series due to a lower-body injury.
Los Angeles Kings forward Jarret Stoll was reportedly arrested Friday on suspicion of drug possession in Las Vegas.
Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone is in the lineup for Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Montreal Canadiens.
Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty is on the ice for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators on Friday night.
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby will not start Game 2 of the team's Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the New York Islanders due to an illness.
The people of Manitoba are hardy, to say the least.
Prior to meeting in the 2013 playoffs, there wasn't much of a rivalry between the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators.
The Dallas Stars signed defenseman John Klingberg to a seven-year contract extension on Friday.
The Philadelphia Flyers have fired head coach Craig Berube after two seasons.
Anaheim Ducks defenseman James Wisniewski will be a healthy scratch for Thursday's Western Conference quarterfinal opener against the Winnipeg Jets.
Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Corey Crawford will be back in net Friday for Game 2 of the Western Conference quarterfinal series against Nashville after the goaltender was pulled in Game 1.
Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone has a microfracture in his right wrist after taking a vicious slash from Montreal's P.K. Subban in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday.
The Montreal Canadiens will be without leading scorer Max Pacioretty for the opening game of their first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.
The Boston Bruins fired general manager Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday.
New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic will not be in the lineup as his club begins their first-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals.
Defenseman Kevin Klein is not expected to return to the New York Rangers' lineup for Thursday's Game 1 of the team's Eastern Conference quarterfinals series against Pittsburgh.
Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane will return for the club's playoff opener against Nashville on Wednesday after an early recovery from a fractured collarbone.
The New Jersey Devils have signed goaltender Keith Kinkaid to a two-year contract.
San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan and Columbus Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards will coach in the upcoming IIHF World Hockey Championship.
Ottawa Senators assistant coach Mark Reeds died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. He was 55 years old.
The Edmonton Oilers have extended the contract of former top overall draft pick Nail Yakupov.
Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec and Ottawa Senators right wing Mark Stone have been selected as the NHL's top players for the week ending April 12.
The Buffalo Sabres fired head coach Ted Nolan and all of his top assistants on Sunday.
Veteran forward Jaromir Jagr agreed Sunday to a one-year contract to remain with the Florida Panthers and play a 22nd NHL season.
The Toronto Maple Leafs made sweeping changes a day after the end of a disastrous season, firing general manager David Nonis and interim head coach Peter Horachek on Sunday.
The Stanley Cup playoffs will open next week with a new NHL champion to be crowned after the annual two-month odyssey.
The Stanley Cup playoffs will open this week with a new NHL champion to be crowned after the annual two-month odyssey.
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr announced his intentions to retire following a season-ending 4-1 win over the San Jose Sharks Saturday.
St. Louis Blues forwards Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen will return to the lineup for the team's regular-season finale against Minnesota on Saturday.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw was fined by the NHL on Friday for diving.
Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr moved into fourth place on the NHL all-time points list on Thursday.
Due to Boston's loss to Florida on Thursday, the New York Islanders clinched a playoff spot.
The Los Angeles Kings became the Harry Houdini of hockey last spring, but even they're going to need a great deal of help to escape their current predicament.
Detroit Red Wings forward Erik Cole will miss at least the rest of the season after suffering a spine contusion last month.
The Vancouver Canucks signed forward Derek Dorsett to a four-year contract extension and re-upped defenseman Luca Sbisa for three years, the team announced Wednesday.
Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty will miss the final two games of the regular season but could return to the lineup as early as next week for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, coach Michel Therrien said Wednesday.
The Chicago Blackhawks announced Tuesday that center Brad Richards will miss the final three games of the regular season with an upper-body injury.
The Pittsburgh Penguins were in the midst of a quietly successful season until a few weeks ago, but the situation has changed in a hurry.
Montreal forward Max Pacioretty will miss a game for the first time this season on Thursday when the Canadiens host Detroit.
Michigan guard Caris LeVert announced Tuesday that he will return for his senior season in 2015-16.
Nebraska guard Terran Petteway has decided to enter the NBA Draft.
It was a bit of a shock when the Kentucky men's basketball program - which was 38-0 entering the Final Four - was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament by Wisconsin.
Arkansas guard Michael Qualls announced Wednesday that he will bypass his senior season and declare for the 2015 NBA Draft, the program's second player in as many days to turn pro.
North Carolina State guard Trevor Lacey announced Wednesday that he plans to declare for the 2015 NBA Draft as an early entrant.
Moon Township, PA (Sports Network) - Robert Morris signed head men's baseball coach Andrew Toole to a contract extension through the 2019-20 season.
Duke freshman Tyus Jones will enter the 2015 NBA Draft.
Duke freshman Justise Winslow is entering the NBA Draft, Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Tuesday.
Arkansas star forward Bobby Portis has decided to enter the NBA Draft.
Virginia junior Justin Anderson will forgo his final season of eligibility to enter the NBA Draft.
Anthony Grant has returned to Florida as an assistant basketball coach.
Virginia Military Institute introduced Dan Earl as its new men's basketball coach on Monday.
Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski may tell you his most recent NCAA championship is special because his kids deserved it, and because he loved his 2014-15 team.
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga has named Florida assistant Matt McCall as its new head men's basketball coach.
Buffalo, NY (Sports Network) - Buffalo named top assistant Nate Oats as its new head men's basketball coach on Saturday.
Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky added to his postseason hardware on Friday when he was named the 2014-15 John R. Wooden Award winner.
Iowa State men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg is scheduled to undergo open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve, the school announced Friday.
Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker has decided to skip his senior season to enter the NBA Draft.
Arizona State hired Duke legend Bobby Hurley as its new head men's basketball coach on Thursday.
Duke star Jahlil Okafor, who helped lead the Blue Devils to the national championship on Monday night, announced Thursday that he will forgo his final three seasons of eligibility and declare for the 2015 NBA draft.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams said Thursday the school supports junior J.P. Tokoto's decision to forgo his final season of eligibility to enter the NBA Draft.
Seven members of the Kentucky men's basketball team have decided to enter the NBA Draft.
Arkansas-Little Rock hired former Bobby Knight assistant Chris Beard as its new head men's basketball coach on Wednesday.
Arizona junior Brandon Ashley, the team's second-leading scorer this past season, will leave school early to enter the NBA Draft.
UNLV freshman Rashad Vaughn, the team's leading scorer this past season, announced Wednesday that he will declare for the 2015 NBA Draft.
Arizona sophomore forward Rondae Hollis- Jefferson has declared for the NBA Draft.
Monday's national championship game signified the official end to the 2014-15 men's basketball season, but for a healthy majority of programs across the country, the season came to a close a while ago.
Two members of Illinois State University's athletic department were among seven people killed when a small plane crashed near Bloomington, Illinois early Tuesday morning.
Will Wade has been named the new men's basketball coach at VCU, returning to the Rams after two years as head coach at Chattanooga.
Duke freshman Tyus Jones was named Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four on Monday night after scoring 19 of his 23 points in the second half to lead the Blue Devils to their fifth national championship.
The University of Alabama officially hired Avery Johnson as its next head men's basketball coach on Monday.
Sam Dekker and Nigel Hayes scored eight points apiece and Wisconsin climbed out of a six-point hole to tie Duke 31-31 at halftime of Monday night's national championship game.
Murray State sophomore Cameron Payne, the team's leading scorer the past two seasons, is leaving school to enter the NBA Draft.
UCLA freshman Kevon Looney is entering the NBA Draft, the school announced Monday.
John Calipari, Dikembe Mutombo and Lisa Leslie are among this year's inductees for the Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Duke Blue Devils and Wisconsin Badgers will meet up at Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday night, with the 2015 national championship hanging in the balance.
The University of Alabama has reportedly agreed in principle to hire Avery Johnson as its next head men's basketball coach.
A day after his Kentucky Wildcats were ousted from the NCAA Tournament and lost their undefeated season, John Calipari was named the Naismith Men's Coach of the Year.
Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison issued an apology to Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky for using an insensitive remark into a microphone following the Badgers' 71-64 win over the previously-unbeaten Wildcats in Saturday night's Final Four.
In a rematch of last year's classic Final Four showdown, the Kentucky Wildcats and Wisconsin Badgers will collide at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday night, with a spot in the national championship game on the line.
The Michigan State Spartans hope to continue their magical run in the 2015 NCAA Tournament on Saturday evening, as they tangle with the Duke Blue Devils in the first national semifinal-round matchup at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville has hired former California assistant Jon Harris as its new head men's basketball coach.
The Texas Longhorns made it official Friday and named Shaka Smart their new men's head basketball coach.
The Texas Longhorns have reportedly filled Rick Barnes' shoes by hiring Shaka Smart away from VCU.
Wichita State men's head basketball coach Gregg Marshall may have considered a different address, but he is going to stay with the Shockers.
Bowling Green has terminated the contract of head men's basketball coach Chris Jans following an inquiry regarding his public conduct.
Syracuse freshman forward Chris McCullough will enter the NBA Draft, despite missing a majority of the 2014-15 season with a torn ACL in his right knee.
Villanova guard Dylan Ennis has decided to play his final season at another school.
Ben Jacobson will remain the men's basketball coach at Northern Iowa after signing a 10-year contract on Thursday.
Dan Hurley will remain at Rhode Island with a new contract.
Much of the lead-up to this year's championship will be about this being the 15th anniversary of Payne Stewart's victory at Pinehurst. Stewart was tragically killed just over four months later in a plane crash.
He hit the ball well in his return from back surgery at Congressional, but his short game was rusty and he missed the cut by four strokes. His victory at Royal Liverpool, also referred to as Hoylake, was his second straight Open Championship title, and third overall.
The 2014 golf season got off to roaring start for one player and another player dominated the late part of the schedule, while several others were great throughout.
The 2014 PGA Tour season had different players in starring roles at different points in the season, and that made for some great action.
The PGA of America announced the dates for the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota.
Guys like Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter are virtually unstoppable every two years when the Ryder Cup rolls around. Those two have a combined record of 28-11-4 in their 10 Ryder Cups.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy heads to Augusta as owner of the Open Championship and PGA Championship titles. He would complete the career grand slam with a victory.
Woods beat May by one stroke in that extra session to repeat as champion, but there is a chance neither player will tee it up this week.
There are quite a few stars scheduled for the 25th anniversary of the American Century Championship but only one real hero.
Alabama rolled to a 4-1 win over Oklahoma State on Wednesday claim the NCAA Men's Golf Championship for the second straight year.
Days after being beaten and robbed, Robert Allenby announced on Tuesday that he has withdrawn from this week's Humana Challenge.
Oscar David Alvarez closed with a 3-under 69 on Sunday and he held on for a 1-shot win at the TransAmerican Power Products CRV Abierto Mexicano.
Annika Sorenstam stole the show from some of sports and entertainment's biggest names Friday on the beach of south Lake Tahoe.
The greatest female golfer to ever play the game is coming out of retirement this week. But she's not returning to the LPGA Tour, instead she'll be playing against a group of "washed up athletes", to quote former quarterback Billy Joe Tolliver, in the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship.
The 25th American Century Championship has a different twist when compared to the first 24 versions, as former LPGA superstar Annika Sorenstam makes it a battle of the sexes at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
After days of speculation, Tiger Woods went through his normal warm-up session Thursday morning and has teed off in his first round at the PGA Championship.
Sang-Moon Bae held on to earn his second win on the PGA Tour Sunday at the Frys.com Open and that 2-shot victory propelled him into the top 100 in the world rankings.
Rafael Becker fired a 7-under 62 in Sunday's final round and he won the Aberto do Brasil by three strokes.
Former PGA Tour player and current Golf Channel analyst Notah Begay III is recovering from a heart attack that he suffered last week.
Less than one day after he made insensitive remarks, the PGA of America has relieved president Ted Bishop of his duties.
Thomas Bjorn and Richard Sterne both withdrew from the U.S. Open Championship on Wednesday due to injuries.
Michael Block birdied the second playoff hole Wednesday to beat Jamie Broce and win the PGA Professional National Championship.
The BMW Championship will return to Crooked Stick Golf Club in 2016, tournament officials announced on Tuesday.
The 2018 BMW Championship will be played at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, tournament officials announced on Wednesday.
Jamie Broce carded a 1-under 71 on Tuesday to extend his lead to three strokes at the PGA Professional National Championship.
Jamie Broce managed an even-par 72 on Monday and that gave him the lead after two rounds of the PGA Professional National Championship.
Defending champion Bubba Watson opened with a 1-under 71 in Thursday's opening round at the Masters.
Defending champion Bubba Watson will be paired with 2013 U.S. Open winner Justin Rose and U.S. Amateur champion Gunn Yang for the first two rounds of the Masters.
Michael Buttacavoli parred the third playoff hole on Sunday to defeat Rich Cochran III and win the Dominican Republic Open.
After winning his first regular PGA Tour event on Sunday, Angel Cabrera made a big jump in this week's world rankings.
Ty Capps parred the third playoff hole Sunday to defeat Tommy Cocha and win the Roberto De Vicenzo Invitational Copa NEC.
World Golf Hall of Fame member and golf pioneer Charlie Sifford passed away at the age of 92.
Tim Clark earned his first victory in four years at the Canadian Open on Sunday, and that win moved him inside the top 100 of this week's world rankings.
Tommy Cocha closed with a 3-under 69 on Sunday and he hung on to win the Mazatlan Open.
Tommy Cocha birdied three of the last four holes on Sunday to pull away and win the Abierto OSDE del Centro.
Ben Crane hung on for a 1-shot victory at the St. Jude Classic on Sunday, and that vaulted him to 101st in this week's world rankings.
Jason Day defeated J.B. Holmes, Harris English and 2014 champion Scott Stallings in a playoff to win the Farmers Insurance Open Sunday, and that victory helped vault Day into the No. 4 spot in the world rankings.
Jason Day withdrew from next week's Players Championship on Friday as he is still recovering from a thumb injury.
Defending champion Jason Dufner withdrew from the PGA Championship after 10 holes on Thursday with neck issues.
Matias Dominguez carded a final- round, 1-under 71 on Sunday and he went on to win the Latin America Amateur Championship by one shot.
Dustin Johnson reportedly failed a third drug test and that is apparently the reason he is taking a leave of absence from the PGA Tour.
Dustin Johnson announced on Thursday that he is taking a leave of absence from the PGA Tour.
Rafa Echenique and Emilio Dominguez combined to fire a 9-under 62 on Sunday and they won the Bridgestone America's Golf Cup by one stroke.
Julian Etulain fired a final- round, even-par 72 on Sunday and he was able to hang on and win the Peru Open by three shots.
Julian Etulain closed with a 3-under 69 on Sunday and won the Panama Classic by two strokes.
Matt Every outlasted Henrik Stenson to successfully defend his title at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday and that victory propelled him up to No. 40 in the world rankings.
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem announced on Thursday small tweaks to the FedExCup system.
Jorge Fernandez-Valdes fired a final-round, 2-under 72 and he earned a 2-shot victory at the Abierto de Chile.
Jim Furyk broke a four-and-a-half-year winless drought on Sunday and that helped him move back to No. 5 in the world rankings.
Jim Furyk will be the final competitor in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.
The United States men's national team received goals from youngsters Jordan Morris and Juan Agudelo in a 2-0 defeat of Mexico in a friendly match at the Alamodome on Wednesday.
United States women's national team head coach Jill Ellis announced the 23-player roster for the 2015 women's World Cup in Canada on Tuesday.
The United States women's national team cruised past New Zealand, 4-0, in a friendly match at Busch Stadium on Saturday.
The United States men's national team succumbed to yet another late goal on Tuesday, playing to a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in a friendly match at the Stadion Letzigrund.
Nicklas Bendtner scored a hat trick, including two goals in the final seven minutes, to lift Denmark to a 3-2 friendly win over the United States at Nrgi Park.
Christen Press and Julie Johnston scored first-half goals on Wednesday as the United States women's national team knocked off France, 2-0, at the Algarve Stadium to win the 2015 Algarve Cup.
The United States women's national team made it two wins from two games at the Algarve Cup on Friday as the team scored three times in the second half of a 3-0 win over Switzerland.
Carli Lloyd netted a pair of goals in the second half to lift the United States women's national team to a 2-1 comeback win over Norway in their opening match of the Algarve Cup.
Alex Morgan's first-half strike proved to be the winner on Friday as the U.S. women's national hung on for a 1-0 win over England in an international friendly at the Stadium MK.
The United States men's national team claimed a 2-0 friendly win over Panama on Sunday at the StubHub Center behind first- half goals from Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey.
For the first time in 17 meetings, France notched a win over the United States women's national team, beating the Americans, 2-0, in a friendly behind second-half goals from Eugenie Le Sommer and Jessica Houara.
Mark Gonzalez netted a second-half double on Wednesday as the U.S. men's national team opened its 2015 campaign with a 3-2 defeat against Chile at the Estadio El Teniente.
Wednesday's match between the United States women's national team and Argentina in the Brasilia International Tournament was postponed because of inclement weather and poor field conditions at the Mane Garrincha Stadium.
United States defender DaMarcus Beasley announced his retirement from national team duty on Monday, releasing a statement via his personal Instagram account.
Brazil came from two goals down to notch a 3-2 win over the United States women's national team on Sunday in the Brasilia International Tournament as Marta scored a hat trick to lead the comeback.
The United States men's national closed out the year with a humiliating 4-1 defeat to Ireland in a friendly match at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday.
Teofilo Gutierrez scored in the 87th minute to help Colombia complete a 2-1 comeback win over the United States in a friendly at Craven Cottage on Friday.
Carli Lloyd scored two goals and Christen Press added another to lead the United States to a 3-0 win over Mexico in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Championship, allowing the Americans to clinch a berth in the 2015 Women's World Cup.
The United States women's national team cruised past Haiti, 6-0, at RFK Stadium on Monday to clinch the top seed in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Championship.
Alex Morgan will be unavailable for the remainder of the United States national team's CONCACAF Women's Championship due to a left ankle sprain, it was revealed Saturday.
The United States women's national team rolled a 5-0 victory over Guatemala on Friday in their second CONCACAF Women's Championship group stage match, but suffered a major loss as star forward Alex Morgan was injured in the first half at Toyota Park.
The United States women's national team opened its CONCACAF Women's Championship slate with a 1-0 defeat of Trinidad & Tobago in Group A action at Sporting Park on Wednesday.
For the second time in a week, the United States conceded a late equalizer as Maynor Figueroa scored in the 86th minute for Honduras to help his team to a 1-1 draw in a friendly on Tuesday.
Landon Donovan played 40 minutes and then waved goodbye to international soccer on Friday at Rentschler Field as the United States and Ecuador played to a 1-1 draw in a friendly.
The United States women's national team cruised past Mexico in a friendly match on Saturday by claiming an 8-0 win at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Alejandro Bedoya netted the only goal of the match on Wednesday as the United States men's national team earned a 1-0 victory over the Czech Republic in an international friendly at the Generali Arena.
United States men's national team goalkeeper Tim Howard announced on Thursday he will take an extended hiatus from international competition.
The United States women's national team marked its first-ever meeting with Switzerland with a convincing victory as the Americans marched to a 4-1 win at WakeMed Soccer Park on Wednesday.
The United States did well to emerge from the "Group of Death," but the Americans are keen on making further waves in the World Cup, starting with Tuesday's clash with Belgium at the Arena Fonte Nova.
United States striker Jozy Altidore will dress and be available for selection when the Americans face Belgium in the round of 16 on Tuesday.
They had to do it the hard way, but in the end it was job done for the United States on Thursday as the Americans advanced to the knockout round of the World Cup for the second consecutive tournament despite falling to Germany, 1-0, at the Arena Pernambuco.
Jozy Altidore scored on either side of the intermission on Saturday as the United States completed a sweep of a trio of pre-World Cup matches with a 2-1 win over Nigeria at EverBank Field.
The United States men's national team continued its preparations for the 2014 World Cup on Sunday by notching a 2-1 win over Turkey in a friendly at Red Bull Arena.
The United States broke out in a major way in the 2002 World Cup, ousting Mexico en route to a quarterfinal exit at the hands of Germany, but they took a step back in 2006 by claiming just one point from their three matches in the group stage.
Mix Diskerud and Aron Johannsson scored inside the final 15 minutes on Tuesday as the United States men's national team came away with a 2-0 victory over Azerbaijan in an international friendly at Candlestick Park.
United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has released his 23-man roster for the 2014 World Cup, and the most glaring omission was Landon Donovan.
Jill Ellis was named the head coach of the United States women's national team on Friday as U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati removed the interim tag Ellis has held since April after the departure of Tom Sermanni.
United States national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann released his 30-man preliminary roster for this summer's World Cup, and the most glaring omission was forward Eddie Johnson.
Sydney Leroux scored in the 78th minute at Investors Group Field on Thursday to help the United States women's national team salvage a 1-1 draw in a friendly match with Canada.
Helio Castroneves will start on the pole for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach after setting a new track record in Saturday's IndyCar Series qualifying.
Heading into Sunday's 80-lap race at Long Beach, Montoya holds a 10-point lead over second-place and teammate Helio Castroneves, while Power, a Penske driver and defending IndyCar champion, is 14 points out of the lead. Hinchcliffe is 19 behind.
Severe weather conditions forced IndyCar Series officials to call off qualifying for the inaugural Grand Prix of Louisiana on Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park.
Sunday's 75-lap event at this new 2.74-mile, 13-turn road course will be the first major auto race to be held in Louisiana since a 1955 IMSA GT event in New Orleans.
Reigning IndyCar Series champion Will Power claimed the pole for Sunday's season-opening race, while his teammates, Simon Pagenaud, Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya, qualified second through fourth to give Team Penske a sweep of the first two starting rows.
IndyCar teams have been familiarizing themselves with the new aero kit in preseason testing earlier this month. In Friday's first practice session for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Team Penske driver and reigning series champion Will Power, in his Chevy-powered car, topped the time charts with a lap around this 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit in 1 minute, 1.4709 seconds (105.416 mph). His teammates, Juan Pablo Montoya and Helio Castroneves, were second and third, respectively, on the charts. Jack Hawksworth, driving for A.J. Foyt Enterprises this season, was the quickest Honda driver, placing sixth.
Seven months after running its last race, the Verizon IndyCar Series is back on track with its 2015 season opener this weekend on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida.
IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
The IndyCar schedule for 2015 will feature a total of 17 races, highlighted, as always, by the Indianapolis 500 in May.
Team Penske announced on Monday that Simon Pagenaud will drive a new fourth car for the racing organization in the IndyCar Series, beginning with the 2015 season.
IndyCar Series rookie driver Mikhail Aleshin sustained injuries when he was involved in a serious multi-car accident during Friday night's final practice session at Auto Club Speedway.
Helio Castroneves won the pole position and earned a bonus point, while his Team Penske teammate and championship leader, Will Power, qualified 21st for Saturday night's IndyCar Series season-ending race at Auto Club Speedway.
Power currently holds a 50-point lead over Castroneves, while Pagenaud trails by 81 points. Castroneves earned a bonus point for winning Friday' qualifying at Fontana. Power qualified 21st, and Pagenaud placed 13th.
Will Power added a bonus point to his championship lead in the IndyCar Series by winning the pole for Sunday's race at Sonoma Raceway.
Power, who scored his 24th career IndyCar win but just his third on an oval, increased his points lead from four to 39 over Helio Castroneves, his Team Penske teammate, at Milwaukee.
Will Power will start on the pole for Sunday's IndyCar Series race after topping the charts in qualifying at The Milwaukee Mile.
With the Milwaukee Mile, Sonoma Raceway and Auto Club Speedway left on the 2014 IndyCar schedule, Power holds only a four-point lead over Helio Castroneves, his teammate at Team Penske.
Sebastien Bourdais dealt with wet track conditions and topped Josef Newgarden in the closing seconds of Saturday's qualifying to win the pole for the IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Helio Castroneves from Team Penske currently holds a 13-point lead over second-place and teammate Will Power. Castroneves has one victory this season, which came in the second race of the weekend doubleheader at Detroit in June. The week prior to Detroit, he was the runner-up in the Indianapolis 500, finishing only 0.06 seconds behind race winner Ryan Hunter-Reay.
Persistent rain forced IndyCar Series officials to postpone Saturday's race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto weekend doubleheader until the following day.
Sebastien Bourdais will start on the pole for the first race in the Honda Indy Toronto weekend doubleheader after topping the charts in Saturday morning's qualifying.
Scott Dixon won the pole for Saturday's 300- lap IndyCar Series race, while his teammate, Tony Kanaan, qualified second to give Chip Ganassi Racing a sweep of the front starting row at Iowa Speedway.
Andretti Autosport has won five of the seven races at Iowa, including the last four (Tony Kanaan 2010, Marco Andretti 2011, Ryan Hunter-Reay 2012 and James Hinchcliffe 2013).
Juan Pablo Montoya will start on the pole in an IndyCar Series race for the first time after winning Saturday's qualifying for the Pocono IndyCar 500 at Pocono Raceway.
Helio Castroneves will start on the pole for the second race in the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston weekend doubleheader after posting the fastest lap in Sunday morning's qualifying.
Simon Pagenaud will start on the pole for the first race in the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston weekend doubleheader after topping the charts in Saturday morning's qualifying.
Team Penske driver Helio Castroneves is very happy that changes have been made to that area of the circuit after he was a victim of circumstance there in both races last year. Track workers grinded a bump that was in turn 1. The bump had caused damage to Castroneves' car in the first and second events.
With every passing day, it seems instant gratification is becoming more of a human necessity rather than a luxury.
Will Power won the pole for Saturday night's Firestone 600 and added another point to his lead in the IndyCar Series championship standings by topping the charts in Friday's qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway.
With the win, Castroneves climbed up to second in the IndyCar championship standings, 19 points behind Power.
Takuma Sato will start on the pole for Sunday's second race in the IndyCar Series doubleheader weekend at Detroit's Belle Isle Park after topping Helio Castroneves in qualifying.
Helio Castroneves won the pole position for the first race in the IndyCar Series doubleheader weekend in Detroit, while Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay qualified 21st after brushing the wall in Saturday morning's qualifying session.
After beating Helio Castroneves to the finish line by only 0.060 seconds, Hunter-Reay collected $2.49 million for his victory in the Indy 500. He also took over the lead in the championship point standings. Hunter-Reay holds a 40-point advantage over Will Power. Castroneves trails by 54.
Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon led the way in Friday's final practice session for the Indianapolis 500.
Six drivers in the 33-car field have won the prestigious 500-mile race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the past -- Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Buddy Lazier, Juan Pablo Montoya and Jacques Villeneuve.
Ed Carpenter is an Indianapolis native, a graduate of Butler University and now a two-time Indianapolis 500 pole winner.
Kurt Busch escaped injury during a hard crash into the wall during Monday's practice session for the Indianapolis 500.
Ed Carpenter will start on the pole position for the Indianapolis 500 in consecutive years after topping James Hinchcliffe in the final day of qualifying on Sunday.
Kurt Busch will start on the outside of row 4 in the May 25 Indianapolis 500, as he will attempt to become the first driver in a decade to do the Indy 500/Coca-Cola 600 double on the same day.
Ed Carpenter topped the charts in Saturday's first day of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, as he will attempt to win his second straight pole position for this prestigious race on Sunday.
Kurt Busch has a lot of drive time ahead of him within the next couple of weeks, as he readies himself for an attempt to run in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on May 25.
The start of Saturday's inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis was marred by a horrifying accident involving pole sitter Sebastian Saavedra as well as rookies Carlos Munoz and Mikhail Aleshin.
Sebastian Saavedra claimed his first pole position in the IndyCar Series with a surprise win in Friday's rain- soaked qualifying for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Twenty-five teams are on the entry list for the GP of Indianapolis. Two practice sessions were held on the road course on Thursday and a final session on Friday morning. Teams also had a one-day test here on April 30.
IndyCar officials announced on Monday that they are exploring a prospective Verizon IndyCar Series race at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La., a suburb of New Orleans.
IndyCar officials have a habit of not making the best decisions when it comes to racing after it has rained at a track.
Will Power claimed his third pole at Barber Motorsports Park after topping James Hinchcliffe in Saturday's qualifying for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
Team Penske had been the only team to win an IndyCar race at Barber, with Helio Castroneves taking the checkered flag for the inaugural event in 2010 and then Power scoring the victory here in 2011 and '12.