Baseball / Softball Recap 4/15/14
Making A's along with the big plays, Kevin Guzman is you Athlete of the Week the 14th of April.
Midland Christian Lady Mustang standout basketball player Morgan Ashton will be playing close to home next year, as she signed her letter of intent to Midland College.
2-5A Baseball / Softball Recap 4/8/14
Four year starting catcher Courtney Warren is as dependable as it gets for Midland High Lady Bulldogs squad, and is leaned on as much as ever this final season.
Midland aims to avenge its season opening 20-7 loss against the Arkansas Travelers in game two of the series.
The Rockhounds 2014 season kicks off against the Arkansas Travelers.
Two OHS softball players are headed to continue their playing careers close to home, and two Permian baseball players ink with NAIA programs.
Texas Tech takes on New Mexico in a non-conference game from Security Bank Ballpark.
New faces will put on RockHounds uniforms this season, and it should be an electrifying atmosphere to start the 2014 campaign in Midland.
The definition of a student-athlete, Andrews Mustangs senior baseball stud Gunnar Rogers is delivering for his team one last season before heading on to College Station.
The rubber match ball game between Texas Tech and Texas plus some spring football between the West Texas Drillers and the Texas Skyforce
Thousands gathered at the Grande Communications Stadium for the second annual Texas Tech Permian Basin Scrimmage.
2-5A Baseball / Softball Recap 3/25/14
Midland Christian Baseball holds a "pink out" game against Lubbock Christian for Cancer awareness.
A starter on the softball team since her freshman year, senior Ciara Sheppard is spearheading Midland Lee towards a playoff berth and more in her final year as a Lady Rebel.
Playoff Schedule for 2-5A Soccer Teams
The Odessa Jackalopes took on the Texas Brahmas while Odessa College and Midland College squared off against Howard College and Western Texas College, respectively.
Wednesday Sportscast 3/19/14 - MHS Baseball, Lee Softball, and Texas Tech Baseball
OHS Baseball Routes Permian; 2-5A Baseball, Softball, and Soccer Scores
Area softball/baseball scores from 3/17/14.
Sam Vestal is not your average sophomore soccer player. She's leading scorer for District 2-5A which has helped fuel the Permian Lady Panthers lock up district with two matches remaining in the season. Sam Vestal is your Athlete of the Week.
Sportscast 3/14/14 - Football, Soccer, Baseball, and Hockey
Permian takes on Lee in 2-5A Softball; MHS hosts S.A. Central
While many students are on Spring Break, district 2-5A baseball, softball, and soccer players are competing for a spot in the playoffs.
She's the most dependable batter on her team as well as the fifth ranked GPA-wise in her class. Lindsey Wagner is the definition of the student-athlete.
Softball highlights and scores from your 2-5A Permian Basin teams
Three days after resigning his athletic director/head football coach titles from Seminole, Chris Burtch has found a new job and home in Frisco where he'll be head coach of Liberty.
Here are your Day 2 highlights and scores of the 2014 West Texas March Classic:
Heartland Men & Women's All Conference Selections
Chris Johnson officially now has a new home, with the former 2,000-yard rusher agreeing to terms with the New York Jets Wednesday on a reported two-year contract.
The New York Jets and running back Chris Johnson have reportedly agreed to terms.
If you were thinking the Denver Broncos' 43-8 thumping at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII would cause Peyton Manning to ponder his football mortality, think again.
The Houston Texans signed nose tackle Ricardo Mathews to an undisclosed contract on Tuesday.
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the signing of punter Adam Podlesh to a one-year contract on Tuesday.
The San Francisco 49ers signed veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract on Tuesday.
When talking about the NFL Draft, "can't miss" can turn into "never was" in a matter of months.
The Cleveland Browns on Monday signed fullback Chris Pressley, who missed all of last season with a knee injury.
The Detroit Lions have brought back veteran cornerback Rashean Mathis on a new one-year deal, according to the team's website.
A person's actions will generally tell you everything you need to know about them, but some young men need a wake-up call to mature and head down the right path in life.
(Sports Network) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has reportedly been detained by police at Los Angles International Airport, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
Carlos Ortiz and Ernest Wallace, two associates of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, were both charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd Friday.
The Carolina Panthers have signed Canadian Football League pass rusher Alex Hall.
Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Browns will match the Jacksonville Jaguars' offer sheet for Pro Bowl center Alex Mack that he signed Friday.
The Miami Dolphins have signed wide receiver Damian Williams to a one-year contract.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack to an offer sheet.
(SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick responded to allegations concerning an incident at a Miami hotel last week and called the story written by TMZ on Thursday "completely wrong."
The Cincinnati Bengals have signed defensive end Sam Montgomery.
The Carolina Panthers have signed former Atlanta Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud to a two-year contract.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and two NFL wide receivers are being investigated in connection with a "suspicious incident" reported last week to the Miami police in which a woman says she woke up in a hospital bed after spending time with the players and doesn't remember how she got there.
The Carolina Panthers have signed former Baltimore Ravens tight end Ed Dickson.
Former Michigan wide receiver Jeremy Gallon's name is a little ironic.
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning had successful arthroscopic surgery on Thursday to clean out his left ankle.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is reportedly being investigated for a possible sexual assault in Miami.
The NFL's 2014 preseason schedule includes eight nationally televised games featuring eight playoff teams from this past season.
The San Diego Chargers re-signed offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger to a one-year contract on Wednesday.
The NFL announced Wednesday that the 2015 Pro Bowl will be played in Arizona.
The Carolina Panthers re-signed defensive tackle Colin Cole to a one-year contract on Wednesday.
The Atlanta Falcons brought a pair of veterans into their defensive backfield mix Tuesday, signing cornerback Josh Wilson and safety Dwight Lowery to undisclosed contracts.
The Cincinnati Bengals re-signed restricted free agent wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher on Tuesday.
The Buffalo Bills signed defensive lineman Jarius Wynn to an undisclosed contract on Tuesday.
The St. Louis Rams have signed wide receiver Kenny Britt.
The Houston Texans signed running back Andre Brown on Monday.
The Carolina Panthers signed wide receiver Jason Avant to a one-year contract on Monday.
Left tackles remain the A-listers in the world of the big uglies, but interior offensive linemen are often just as important to the success of any NFL offense.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed safety Major Wright and wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins on Monday.
Berea, OH (Sports Network) - The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson on Sunday.
The Chicago Bears made a move towards bolstering depth along their offensive line on Sunday, agreeing to terms with former New Orleans Saints center Brian De La Puente on a one-year contract.
The Washington Redskins released a pair of veteran players Saturday, severing ties with linebacker Josh Hull and cornerback Ryan Mouton.
Denver Broncos head coach John Fox reportedly received a new three-year contract with the team.
The New Orleans Saints agreed to terms with free agent Champ Bailey on a two-year contract Friday.
The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks have rewarded head coach Pete Carroll with a three-year contract extension.
The Baltimore Ravens have signed veteran running back Justin Forsett to a one-year deal.
The Tennessee Titans have released running back Chris Johnson.
Mike Williams has been traded from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the Buffalo Bills, whose second-year head coach Doug Marrone once suspended the wide receiver for an entire season in college.
The Tennessee Titans will reportedly release running back Chris Johnson on Friday.
The reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks have reportedly agreed to a contract extension with head coach Pete Carroll.
The Green Bay Packers have re-signed fullback John Kuhn.
Jorgen Hus, who is known for his YouTube video showing his long snapping trick shots, was signed by the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday.
The Baltimore Ravens agreed to terms on a one-year contract with veteran tight end Owen Daniels on Thursday.
Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez left Wednesday's game against the Giants after being hit on the hand by a pitch.
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig issued a statement Wednesday about a magazine article describing his escape from Cuba to Mexico in 2012.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim placed Kole Calhoun on the 15-day disabled list prior to Wednesday's game with the Oakland Athletics, becoming the team's second starting outfielder to be sidelined in the past week.
The San Francisco Giants activated pitcher Jeremy Affeldt from the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday.
The Seattle Mariners placed pitcher Blake Beavan on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, less than 24 hours after he was forced to exit a start against the Texas Rangers.
Seattle Mariners outfielder Logan Morrison was placed on the 15-day disabled list prior to Wednesday's game against the Texas Rangers due to a hamstring strain he sustained earlier in the series.
The Oakland Athletics announced Wednesday that their postponed contest against the Seattle Mariners from earlier in the season has been rescheduled.
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Joe Kelly left his start against the Milwaukee Brewers with an apparent leg injury on Wednesday.
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Jose Tabata left Wednesday's game against the Cincinnati Reds after crashing into the wall while making a catch.
The New York Mets selected the contract of pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka from Triple-A Las Vegas and outrighted pitcher John Lannan to Las Vegas on Wednesday.
Kudos to the Houston Astros.
The Houston Astros have designated pitcher Lucas Harrell for assignment and are ready to bring up top prospect George Springer.
Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli suffered a dislocated finger in the ninth inning of Tuesday's game against the Chicago White Sox.
The New York Mets placed outfielder Juan Lagares on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a pulled right hamstring.
The Los Angeles Dodgers activated pitcher Brian Wilson from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and optioned pitcher Paco Rodriguez to Triple-A Albuquerque.
The Cleveland Indians activated outfielder Michael Bourn from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and optioned outfielder Nyjer Morgan to Triple-A Columbus.
The Toronto Blue Jays placed infielder Maicer Izturis on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a torn lateral collateral ligament in his left knee.
The Seattle Mariners have recalled right- handed pitcher Blake Beavan from Triple-A Tacoma and named him the starter for Tuesday's road test against the Texas Rangers.
Chicago White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia underwent successful surgery Tuesday morning to repair a torn labrum and avulsion fracture in his left shoulder.
The New York Yankees placed catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 60-day disabled list Tuesday with a Grade 2 right hamstring strain.
The St. Louis Cardinals have activated infielder Mark Ellis off the 15-day disabled list.
The Tampa Bay Rays have lost Matt Moore for the season.
Colorado Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer left Monday's game against San Diego with a right elbow injury.
The Colorado Rockies placed pitcher Brett Anderson on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a fractured left index finger.
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher A.J. Burnett plans to pitch the rest of the season with an inguinal hernia, according to MLB.com.
Toronto Blue Jays infielder Maicer Izturis could miss the remainder of the season after an MRI revealed a complete tear of the lateral collateral ligament in his left knee.
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia will apparently avoid a trip to the disabled list after an MRI taken on his ailing left wrist revealed no fractures or structural damage, MLB.com reported Monday.
New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli is headed to the disabled list with Grade 2 right hamstring strain, the team announced on Monday.
The San Diego Padres have agreed on a six- year extension with second baseman Jedd Gyorko.
The Texas Rangers have placed third baseman Adrian Beltre on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quadriceps muscle.
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mat Latos will not throw for the next 10-to-14 days after an MRI taken Saturday revealed a mass flexor strain in his right elbow.
The Washington Nationals officially placed third baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list prior to Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves, one day after he fractured his right thumb.
Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) - The Tampa Bay Rays placed pitcher Alex Cobb on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, less than 24 hours after he earned his first win of the season.
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams announced after Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves that third baseman Ryan Zimmerman suffered a fractured right thumb and is expected to miss 4-to-6 weeks.
Colorado Rockies left-hander Brett Anderson left Saturday's start against the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the fourth inning with a left index finger contusion.
The Oakland Athletics activated outfielder Craig Gentry from the 15-day disabled list Saturday and designated outfielder Sam Fuld for assignment.
The Texas Rangers have acquired pitcher Hector Noesi from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
The Minnesota Twins placed outfielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the Kansas City Royals.
The St. Louis Cardinals announced Saturday that senior vice president and general manager John Mozeliak has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the team through the 2018 season.
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire will miss the team's games Friday and Saturday against the Kansas City Royals so he can attend the funeral of Michael Hirschbeck.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with veteran pitcher Randy Wolf on a minor-league contract.
Freddy Galvis, who went on the 15-day disabled list last month after he was diagnosed with the staph infection MRSA, was activated Friday by the Philadelphia Phillies.
Yes, New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda had something on his wrist Thursday night.
A second MRI taken on Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Moore's ailing left elbow revealed a partial tear of his ulnar collateral ligament, an injury that could sideline the 2013 All-Star for the remainder of the season.
Chicago White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia will have season-ending surgery on his left shoulder to repair a torn labrum, the team said Thursday.
Jim Johnson's role as closer for the Oakland Athletics lasted eight games.
The Cleveland Indians have placed infielder Lonnie Chisenhall on the paternity list and recalled infielder Justin Sellers from Triple-A Columbus.
Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - The Los Angeles Dodgers activated starting pitcher Josh Beckett from the 15-day disabled list and the right- hander will make his 2014 debut against Detroit on Wednesday.
Josh Hamilton's head-first slide into first base will sideline the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim slugger the next 6-to-8 weeks.
A wrist injury has landed Minnesota Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list.
New York, NY (Sports Network) - The Miami Heat's quest for a three-peat begins Sunday.
Lamar Odom signed with the New York Knicks Wednesday, in time to play the regular-season finale against the Toronto Raptors.
Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl has sold the team to investors Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for approximately $550 million.
The Milwaukee Bucks have announced a major news conference for Wednesday regarding ownership of the franchise and reports have indicated that Herb Kohl is set to sell the team with the NBA's worst record.
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will miss the team's final two games of the season after an MRI revealed a small tear to the labrum in his right shoulder.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Luol Deng has been named the recipient of the NBA's J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award.
The Golden State Warriors announced that center Andrew Bogut will be sidelined indefinitely after being diagnosed with a rib fracture.
Miami Heat stars LeBron James and Chris Bosh will not suit up for Monday's game against the Washington Wizards to give both players some rest prior to the upcoming NBA Playoffs.
The NBA announced Monday that Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended one game for receiving his 16th technical foul of the 2013-14 season.
Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis and Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague have been named Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for the period ending April 13.
The Atlanta Hawks have named Steve Koonin as the organization's Chief Executive Officer on Monday.
The New Orleans Pelicans waived center Greg Stiemsma and signed center Melvin Ely for the remainder of the season, the team announced on Monday.
The Chicago Bulls released forward Tornike Shengelia on Monday and added forward Greg Smith to their roster just prior to the postseason.
Wednesday will mark the end of the NBA regular season and thus the end of some head-coaching tenures.
Joe Dumars has resigned as the president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons.
The Detroit Pistons have reportedly decided not to renew the contract of president of basketball operations Joe Dumars.
The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that guard Xavier Henry underwent successful surgeries to repair both a torn ligament in his left wrist and a cartilage abnormality in his right knee.
Friday night's epic encounter between the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat from South Beach is no longer about Eastern Conference supremacy.
Former Atlanta Hawks star Lou Hudson has died, the team announced Friday. He was 69.
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and center Greg Oden will miss Friday's Eastern Conference showdown against the Indiana Pacers.
The New Orleans Pelicans will play the final week of the season without forward Anthony Davis and guard Eric Gordon.
The Chicago Bulls have signed guard Mike James and forward Lou Amundson for the remainder of the season.
The NBA will play preseason games in five cities around the world next October.
With a huge showdown against the Miami Heat on the horizon, Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel will sit his entire starting five for Wednesday's game at Milwaukee.
If Mitch Richmond, Sarunas Marciulionis and Alonzo Mourning can live in basketball immortality, then Paul Pierce deserves to be right behind them when it's his time.
Utah Jazz forward Marvin Williams is suffering from a bone bruise in his left knee.
Detroit Pistons general manager Joe Dumars will reportedly not return to his position next season.
The Oklahoma City Thunder signed forward Grant Jerrett to a contract Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker will not accompany the club on their upcoming road trip due to a back sprain.
Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson and Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki have been named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for the period ending April 6.
NBA All-Stars Alonzo Mourning and Mitch Richmond, along with NCAA championship coaches Nolan Richardson and Gary Williams are among this year's inductees for the Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Philadelphia 76ers signed guard/forward Adonis Thomas to a 10-day contract on Monday.
Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson left Friday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies with a left ankle injury.
The Toronto Raptors were down two starters for Friday's game against Indiana.
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and center Greg Oden will miss Friday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves due to various ailments.
The Phoenix Suns are immersed in a classic battle for a postseason spot in the Western Conference, but whatever happens, this season has been a massive success.
Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended five games without pay for violating the terms of the NBA/NBAPA Anti-Drug Program.
The Philadelphia 76ers have signed guard Casper Ware to a second 10-day contract.
Minnesota Timberwolves backup forward Dante Cunningham was arrested early Thursday morning on allegations of domestic assault.
The San Antonio Spurs signed forward Damion James to a 10-day contract on Thursday.
New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis left Wednesday's game against the Denver Nuggets in the first half with back spasms.
New York, NY (Sports Network) - Stephen Curry's game-winning shot for Golden State in overtime Tuesday night against Dallas should have been a game-tying shot.
The Charlotte Bobcats had a grand total of 28 wins over the two seasons before landing center Al Jefferson last summer.
Sacramento Kings forward Reggie Evans was fined $15,000 by the NBA for elbowing New Orleans' Anthony Davis in the face.
The NBA fined Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings $5,000 Tuesday for a second violation of the league's anti-flopping rule during the previous night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
San Antonio's Gregg Popovich and Brooklyn's Jason Kidd have been named the NBA's Coaches of the Month for March, the league announced Tuesday.
Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving has been cleared to resume full contact practice.
Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic and San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan have been named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for the period ending March 30.
The Philadelphia 76ers won a basketball game.
The Sacramento Kings signed guard Jared Cunningham to a 10-day contract on Monday.
Anaheim Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau declared rookie Frederik Andersen as the starter for Wednesday's Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal against the Dallas Stars.
The Tampa Bay Lightning announced on Wednesday that goaltender Ben Bishop will not play in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Montreal Canadiens.
The Philadelphia Flyers will go with Ray Emery in net for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series against the New York Rangers on Thursday as Steve Mason continues to recover from an upper-body injury.
The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms of a four-year contract extension with head coach Paul Maurice.
The Florida Panthers will have the top overall selection in the 2014 NHL Draft, after winning the league's lottery which was held on Tuesday.
St. Louis Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock said on Tuesday that he expects all of his currently injured players to return to action by the end of the first round of the playoffs.
The Stanley Cup playoffs have a different look in 2014 and the NHL hopes the new formula can make the most exciting part of the season even better.
The Philadelphia Flyers have signed defenseman Andrew MacDonald to a multi-year contract extension.
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that goaltender Jonathan Bernier will undergo surgery to repair a sports hernia on Wednesday.
Carolina Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin will undergo surgery to repair an injury to his wrist, team general manager Jim Rutherford announced during Monday's end-of-the-season media session.
Goaltender Tomas Vokoun, sidelined the entire 2013-14 regular season while recovering from a career-threatening blood clot in his leg, was recalled by the Pittsburgh Penguins from a minor league conditioning assignment on Monday.
The NHL has fined Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell $5,000 for spearing Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Bellemore during Sunday's game.
Tampa Bay goaltender Anders Lindback, Anaheim netminder John Gibson and Columbus center Ryan Johansen have been selected as the NHL's top players for the final week of the regular season.
Brendan Shanahan was introduced as the new president of the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday and said much work needs to be done for a team that missed the playoffs for the eighth time in the past nine seasons.
The Nashville Predators will have a new coach next season, as the club on Monday announced that Barry Trotz will not return behind the bench.
The NHL playoff schedule is out and the grueling battle for the Stanley Cup begins Wednesday.
Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason left Saturday's 4-3 overtime victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the second intermission with an upper-body injury and did not return.
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Matt Hackett left the ice on a stretcher during the third period of Saturday's 4-1 loss against the Boston Bruins.
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Malone was arrested early Saturday morning and faces charges of possession of cocaine and driving under the influence.
The Montreal Canadiens have signed goaltender Dustin Tokarski to a two-year contract extension through the 2015-16 season.
The Carolina Hurricanes announced Friday that defenseman Andrej Sekera underwent abdominal surgery.
Longtime Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth announced Friday that he will end his 19-year NHL career following Saturday's season finale against the Vancouver Canucks.
Minnesota Wild forward Mike Rupp has been suspended four games by the NHL for a late illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie on Thursday.
The San Jose Sharks will have rookie forward Tomas Hertl back in the lineup for Friday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.
Stephane Quintal has been selected as the new NHL disciplinarian, taking over after Brendan Shanahan relinquished his role to become president of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton underwent abdominal surgery on Friday and is expected to be sidelined for at least six weeks.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have turned over the reins of the organization to Brendan Shanahan, naming the Hall of Famer as the club's president.
Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk will miss the first round of the playoffs because of a lower body injury.
NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan is reportedly set to become the next president of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
It's a matter of days before the regular season comes to a close, so that means once again it's time to hand out the NHL Awards.
The Tampa Bay Lightning announced on Wednesday that goaltender Ben Bishop will miss the remaining three games of the regular season after suffering an apparent wrist injury Tuesday night.
The Vancouver Canucks named former captain Trevor Linden president of hockey operations and alternate governor on Wednesday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that defenseman Kris Letang will return to the lineup Wednesday against the Detroit Red Wings.
Veteran goaltender Tomas Vokoun is heading to the American Hockey League on a conditioning assignment, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced Wednesday.
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop exited Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs with an upper-body injury less than six minutes into the contest.
The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Trevor Lewis to a two-year contract extension.
It's been clear for a while now the New York Rangers were on the winning end of last summer's head coaching switch with the Vancouver Canucks.
With only three games remaining in the regular season, the Vancouver Canucks made a bold move on Tuesday, firing team president and general manager Mike Gillis.
Buffalo, NY (Sports Network) - After announcing that goaltender Nathan Lieuwen and defenseman Chad Ruhwedel will miss the remainder of the season with concussions, the Buffalo Sabres recalled defenseman Mark Pysyk and goaltender Andrey Makarov from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
The Tampa Bay Lightning signed vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman to a four-year contract extension on Monday.
The New York Rangers clinched a playoff berth in the upcoming NHL postseason due to New Jersey losing to Calgary on Monday.
Toronto forward Joffrey Lupul will endure yet another surgery, this one on his knee that will cost him the rest of the regular season and at least the first round of the playoffs should the Leafs advance that far.
The National Hockey League issued a four-game suspension -- the balance of the regular season -- to Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo on Monday.
Edmonton's Taylor Hall, Colorado's Semyon Varlamov and Montreal's Max Pacioretty have been selected as the NHL's top players for the period ending April 6.
The Florida Panthers recalled forward Drew Shore from San Antonio of the American Hockey League on Monday.
The Columbus Blue Jackets recalled forward Jack Skille from Springfield of the American Hockey League on Monday.
The Anaheim Ducks inked Orange County native and forward Nic Kerdiles to a three-year, entry-level contract on Saturday.
The Detroit Red Wings signed center Luke Glendening to a three-year contract extension on Saturday.
After seeing the former face of their franchise bolt for a better situation last summer, the Ottawa Senators had to be pleased with the words spoken by forward Bobby Ryan on Thursday.
Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk is expected to return to the lineup for Friday's game against Buffalo after recovering from a knee injury.
There has been a major breakthrough in terms of compensating college athletes. But it has nothing to do with the Northwestern University football team's pursuit of unionization and more to do with how much deep-dish pizza the Wildcats can scarf down when their bellies are feeling empty.
USC guard Byron Wesley, the Trojans' leading scorer this past season, says he will use his final year of eligibility to play for another program.
Kansas State rewarded head men's basketball coach Bruce Weber with a one-year contract extension through the 2019 academic year.
Arizona State guard Jahii Carson announced Wednesday his intentions to forgo his final two seasons of eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
UCLA sophomore guard Kyle Anderson and freshman guard Zach LaVine have elected to forego their remaining collegiate eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
Michigan sophomores Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III have declared for the NBA Draft.
Michigan State junior swingman Branden Dawson announced Tuesday his decision to return to school for his senior season.
Arizona forward Aaron Gordon and guard Nick Johnson announced their decisions to enter the 2014 NBA Draft on Tuesday.
The University of California named Cuonzo Martin head men's basketball coach on Tuesday.
Since the end of the NCAA Tournament, and even while the event was still taking place, there have been a flurry of announcements by underclassmen stating their intentions to enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
Michigan State sophomore guard Gary Harris will skip his final two seasons of college eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
Syracuse forward Jerami Grant has opted to forgo his final two years of collegiate eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
Louisville head coach Rick Pitino received some "great news" Monday when forward Montrezl Harrell announced he will return to school for his junior season.
Kevin Ware, the Louisville guard who suffered one of the most gruesome on-court injuries in memory, has decided to transfer to Georgia State.
New Mexico center Alex Kirk announced Friday that he will forego his senior season and enter the NBA Draft.
Tennessee forward Jarnell Stokes said Friday he will skip his senior season to enter the NBA Draft.
Iowa State announced Friday it will raise the salary of men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg to $2.2 million a year after he led the Cyclones to their first Big 12 Tournament title in 14 years.
Michigan will be without the services of center Jon Horford next season.
The announcements to this point have been few, but maybe society is finally concluding that an athlete coming out publicly about being gay is no longer a news story that has to transcend all else that is occurring in the world and bring newscasts and blogs to their knees.
Jacksonville, FL (Sports Network) - Jacksonville University named Tony Jasick its next head men's basketball on Wednesday.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men's basketball team has been banned from the postseason for the 2014-15 season after the NCAA denied the school's final appeal over low academic scores.
Seven-foot Kansas freshman Joel Embiid has declared for the NBA Draft.
UMass guard Derrick Gordon has come out as the first openly gay player in Division I men's college basketball.
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore has hired Bobby Collins as head men's basketball coach.
Longtime assistant David Richman was named head men's basketball coach at North Dakota State on Tuesday.
Appalachian State has named Jim Fox its new head men's basketball coach, the school announced Tuesday.
As expected, Oklahoma State All-American guard Marcus Smart has formally announced his intention to enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
North Carolina State sophomore forward T.J. Warren is foregoing his final two seasons of eligibility and will enter the NBA Draft.
Shabazz Napier took a dribble or two from behind the 3-point arc and then lifted up for a 3-pointer many times on Monday night.
Shabazz Napier wanted everyone's attention -- no small feat in AT&T Stadium, cavernous home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.
Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut finished an improbable run through the NCAA Tournament by beating Kentucky 60-54 on Monday night to win the fourth national title in program history, all in the last 16 years. The Huskies, the first No. 7 seed ever to play in the national final, never trailed and survived a 19-5 Kentucky run spanning the first and second half. Ryan Boatright, who stayed in the game despite rolling his left ankle late in the second half, added 14 points for the Huskies (32-8) and Niels Giffey scored 10. James Young had 20 points to lead Kentucky (29-11) and leading scorer Julius Randle contributed 10. The Wildcats, who came out of the Midwest Region as a No. 8 seed, trailed 30-15 with six minutes left in the first half and were only able to pull within one point several times in the second half, never tying the game. The Wildcats were trying to win their second title in three years and ninth overall.
A 15-point Connecticut lead was whittled to four points by a 16-5 Kentucky run to end the first half of Monday's NCAA title game.
Manhattan College says Steve Masiello can return as head men's basketball coach after he completes his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky.
NBA All-Stars Alonzo Mourning and Mitch Richmond, along with NCAA championship coaches Nolan Richardson and Gary Williams are among this year's inductees for the Basketball Hall of Fame.
The 2014 national championship game comprises the two lowest seeded teams in NCAA Tournament history, as the Kentucky Wildcats tangle with the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on Monday night.
Creighton sharpshooter Doug McDermott was named the winner of the 2014 Naismith Trophy, given to the college basketball player of the year.
Saul Phillips has been named the new men's basketball coach at Ohio University.
After each team began the championship series with a win to force a decisive Game Three, the Fresno State Bulldogs and the Siena Saints square off on Saturday with the College Basketball Invitational title on the line.
UNLV forward Roscoe Smith will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Creighton sharpshooter Doug McDermott was named the winner of the John R. Wooden Award and Oscar Robertson Trophy on Friday.
The Kentucky Wildcats have made an improbable run to their 16th Final Four, and they will tangle with the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday night for the right to play for the national championship.
Two teams familiar with long runs in the NCAA Tournament face off in the Final Four on Saturday, as the Connecticut Huskies do battle with the Florida Gators at AT&T Stadium, for the right to play in the national championship game on Monday against either Kentucky or Wisconsin.
Danny Manning has been named the new men's basketball coach at Wake Forest.
The top four men's college basketball teams for 2013-14 will converge at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, this weekend, and only a very small percentage of people could have even imagined this quartet being the last ones standing.
Following a 29-8 debut season in Conference USA, Louisiana Tech and head men's basketball coach Mike White have agreed in principle to a six-year, $3.6 million contract extension.
Boston College announced the hiring of Jim Christian as its new head men's basketball coach on Thursday.
North Carolina forward James Michael McAdoo announced Thursday that he will forgo his final season of eligibility and declare for the 2014 NBA Draft.
One team will finish the 2013-14 campaign on a winning note, as the Yale Bulldogs tangle with the Murray State Racers in the title game of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament at the CFSB Center in Kentucky on Thursday night.
A pair of top seeds get together in the World's Most Famous Arena, as the SMU Mustangs take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the title game of the 2014 National Invitation Tournament.
Of the teams that earned their way to the Final Four this weekend, none has as many story lines surrounding it as Connecticut.
The purses for the PGA Championship and Players Championship will reach $10 million next year, making them the richest tournaments in golf.
Rickie Fowler, Morgan Hoffmann and defending champion Webb Simpson are among the few players in the field that have played Merion in tournament conditions. Fowler and Hoffmann were teammates at the 2009 Walker Cup and Simpson played in the 2005 U.S. Amateur.
Players like Sergio Garcia, who teed off early, played in near perfect conditions. Then players near the lead, like Tiger Woods, battled wind and rain that sent scores soaring.
The 2013 season was marked by dominating stretches of golf, and crazy shots that defined several tournaments.
The 2013 PGA Tour season seemed to have a weather issue every week. Actually, only about half of the tournaments were effected by weather, but it sure seemed like there were storms every week.
This year's host course, Muirfield Village, is the yearly PGA Tour stop for the Memorial. When you talk about that tournament, you start with Tiger Woods and his five victories there.
Henrik Stenson, the third-ranked player in the world, continues to play with wrist pain that he has been dealing with since last year. No. 4 Jason Day hasn't played since winning the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, while No. 5 Phil Mickelson is battling the newest injury.
At the 2003 PGA Championship, virtual unknown Shaun Micheel hit one of the most iconic shots in event history. Micheel was battling Chad Campbell throughout the round, and had a 1-stroke lead heading to the final hole.
As one gets older, we develop goals for our life. Whether it be a target of wealth, mission of health, an idea of family, thoughts of ambition or climbing Mount Everest, we all have our checklist.
Alabama won the NCAA Men's Golf Championship on Sunday with a convincing 4-1 win over Illinois.
Woody Austin was assessed a 4-stroke penalty at the PGA Championship Friday for having 15 clubs in his bag.
Billy Joe Tolliver 2-putted from 25 feet on the third playoff hole to win his fourth title at the American Century Championship played at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
Thomas Bjorn earned his 14th career European Tour victory with a playoff win at the European Masters on Sunday, and that moved him inside the top 50 in this week's world golf rankings.
Ryan Blaum closed with his second straight 4-under 68 on Saturday to win the Dominican Republic Open by two strokes.
Ryan Blaum birdied the first playoff hole on Sunday to top Alan Wagner and win the Brazil Open.
Steven Bowditch earned his first PGA Tour title on Sunday, and that helped the Australian make a huge jump in this week's world golf rankings.
Angel Cabrera defeated Rafael Gomez on the first playoff hole Sunday to win the 82 Abierto OSDE del Centro event.
Angel Cabrera withdrew during his second round at the PGA Championship on Friday with a left wrist injury.
California's Max Homa carded a 4-under 66 on Thursday to win the individual title at the NCAA Men's Golf Championship.
The CIMB Classic 2013, the first official PGA Tour FedExCup event in Asia, will move to the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, organizers announced Thursday.
When the term horses for courses is used in golf, Fred Couples at Augusta National is one of the first thoughts that comes to mind.
United States President Cup captain Fred Couples named former Ryder Cup captain and close friend Davis Love III as one of his assistants for this year's competition on Wednesday.
Fred Couples and Colin Montgomerie headlined the 2013 World Golf Hall of Fame class that was inducted on Monday evening.
Two-time Masters champion Ben Crenshaw will play Augusta National just one more time competitively.
Two of basketball's brightest young stars hope their sweet strokes on the hardwood translate to the golf course when they tee off at the 24th annual American Century Championship here in beautiful Lake Tahoe.
Only four different golfers have won the American Century Championship in its 23 years. However, the most consistent player over the last five years is not in the running for his first title.
Jason Day collected his first World Golf Championships title on Sunday, which helped him jump seven places in this week's world golf rankings.
Jason Day posted a 2-stroke victory at the World Cup of Golf on Sunday, which allowed the Australian to climb to 11th in this week's world golf rankings.
World No. 4 Jason Day withdrew from the WGC- Cadillac Championship before teeing off on Thursday due to a thumb injury.
The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced Tuesday that 26 players, including 2011 U.S. Open runner-up Jason Day and last week's Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial winner Boo Weekley, earned full exemptions to the 2013 U.S. Open Championship.
Luke Donald bogeyed two of his last three holes on Friday morning as he closed out a round of 2-under 68 at the U.S. Open Championship.
Jamie Donaldson withdrew from the PGA Championship on Friday with a back injury.
Victor Dubuisson held off several competitors to win the Turkish Airlines Open on Sunday, an accomplishment that vaulted him into the top 40 in this week's world golf rankings.
Hours after Webb Simpson matched the course record at Oak Hill's East Course, Jason Dufner went one lower to set a new record at the famed venue.
Jason Dufner closed with a 68 on Sunday to overtake Jim Furyk and win the PGA Championship. The victory was Dufner's first in a major and helped him move into the top 10 in this week's world golf rankings.
Ernie Els moved up six spots to No. 14 in this week's world golf rankings courtesy of his wire-to-wire victory at the BMW International Open.
Ernie Els opted to withdraw from Tiger Woods' World Challenge on Monday and will instead play the Nedbank Challenge.
Harris English collected his first PGA Tour title on Sunday at the St. Jude Classic and that helped him soar 55 spots in this week's world golf rankings.
Harris English collected his first PGA Tour title on Sunday at the St. Jude Classic and that helped him soar 55 spots in this week's world golf rankings.
Derek Ernst beat David Lynn in a playoff Sunday to win the Well Fargo Championship for his first PGA Tour victory, and that helped Ernst soar over 1,000 spots into the top 125 in this week's world golf rankings.
Julian Etulain carded a 2-under 70 on Sunday to claim a 1-stroke victory at the Peru Open.
Matt Every rallied for his first PGA Tour title on Sunday, and that helped him make a big jump in this week's world golf rankings.
Farmers Insurance has extended its title sponsorship of the Farmers Insurance Open by five years, through 2019, the PGA Tour, Farmers and the Century Club of San Diego announced Tuesday.
Armando Favela birdied his final hole Sunday to close out a 1-under 71 and win the Stella Artois Open by a stroke.
Jorge Fernandez-Valdes stumbled to a 1-over 73 on Sunday, but it was enough for him to win the Mundo Maya Open.
The first round of the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club was suspended due to threatening weather on Thursday at 8:36 a.m. (ET).
Brookfield, WI (Sports Network) - Former president and fellow of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, Larry Packard, has died.
Jack Fleck, who defeated Ben Hogan in a playoff to win the 1955 U.S. Open Championship, passed away on Friday at the age of 92.
When he left the course on Friday, Sergio Garcia wasn't sure if he'd even be around for the weekend. After making the cut by two, Garcia moved into contention with a solid early round at the British Open.
Sergio Garcia defeated Mikko Ilonen with a birdie on the third playoff hole Saturday to claim the title of the Qatar Masters and move back into the top 10 in this week's world golf ranking.
Carli Lloyd scored a pair of first-half goals to help the United States women's national team to a 3-0 friendly win over China at Qualcomm Stadium on Thursday.
U.S. Soccer announced late Sunday that Tom Sermanni has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the U.S. women's national team.
Goals from Lauren Holiday and Megan Rapinoe helped the United States women's national team to a 2-0 win over China in a friendly on Sunday.
The United States men's national team surrendered a pair of second-half goals on Wednesday and settled for a 2-2 draw with Mexico in an international friendly at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Tuesday was about as monumental of a day as possible for United States national team fans.
U.S. national team and Hannover 96 defender Steve Cherundolo announced his retirement from professional football on Wednesday.
Jurgen Klinsmann announced Tuesday that Bayern Munich striker Julian Green has officially decided to represent the United States men's national team.
The United States women's national team stumbled to a second straight defeat at the Algarve Cup on Monday as Nadia Nadim scored a pair of first-half goals in a 5-3 Denmark victory to close out Group B play.
The United States women's national team saw its 42-game unbeaten streak come to an end on Friday with a 1-0 defeat to Sweden in the Algarve Cup.
The United States men's national team sustained a 2-0 defeat to Ukraine on Wednesday in a friendly that was played in Cyprus.
Aya Miyama scored on a free kick in the 83rd minute to help Japan claim a 1-1 draw with the United States women's national team in the opening match of the Algarve Cup for both sides on Wednesday.
The United States women's national team cruised to a 7-0 win over Russia in a friendly match at FAU Stadium on Saturday.
Chris Wondolowski strengthened his case for a spot on Jurgen Klinsmann's World Cup roster on Saturday by netting a pair of goals in the United States men's national team's 2-0 defeat of South Korea at the StubHub Center.
Sydney Leroux netted the only goal of the match on Friday as the U.S. women's national team opened its 2014 schedule with a 1-0 win over Canada in an international friendly at Toyota Stadium.
Jurgen Klinsmann has agreed to a four-year contract extension as head coach of the United States men's national team, it was announced Thursday.
The U.S. men's national team will kick off its 2014 World Cup preparations with a friendly against the Korea Republic at the StubHub Center on Feb. 1., U.S. Soccer announced on Monday.
Marc Janko scored the only goal of the match on Tuesday as Austria held on for a 1-0 victory over the United States in an international friendly at the Ernst Happel Stadium.
The United States men's national team was held to a 0-0 draw by Scotland at Hampden Park on Friday.
Sydney Leroux netted a first-half brace on Sunday as the U.S. women's national team earned a 4-1 victory over Brazil in an international friendly at the Citrus Bowl.
Hannah Wilkinson's goal in the 87th minute allowed New Zealand to claim a 1-1 draw with the United States women's national team on Wednesday at Crew Stadium in a friendly.
The United States women's national team struck twice in the opening 12 minutes on Sunday en route to a 4-1 victory over New Zealand in a friendly encounter at Candlestick Park.
The United States women's national team rolled to a 4-0 friendly win over Australia on Sunday as head coach Tom Sermanni faced his former side for the first time.
On a dramatic final night in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying the United States scored two goals in stoppage time for a 3-2 win at Panama, keeping Mexico from being eliminated.
Second-half goals from Graham Zusi and Jozy Altidore helped the United States secure a 2-0 win over Jamaica at Sporting Park on Friday in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
United States national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann was forced to replace injured defender Omar Gonzalez with Michael Orozco on his team's roster for the final two CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers.
The United States will be heading to Brazil next summer after clinching a berth in the World Cup with a 2-0 win over Mexico on Tuesday in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
The United States piled more misery on Mexico on Tuesday with a 2-0 triumph over El Tri at Crew Stadium in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
The United States men's national team conceded two goals in the first 10 minutes en route to a 3-1 World Cup qualifying defeat at Costa Rica on Friday, dropping the team into second place in the CONCACAF table.
Sydney Leroux tallied four goals to lead the United States women's national team to a comfortable 7-0 win over Mexico in a friendly at RFK Stadium.
Jozy Altidore netted a second-half hat trick on Wednesday as the United States battled back from a two-goal deficit to claim a 4-3 victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina in an international friendly.
It was only one year ago that Clint Dempsey was trying to negotiate a move from Fulham to a team with Champions League ambitions.
Two years ago at this time Jurgen Klinsmann was named the head coach of the United States men's national team, breathing life into a side that had gone stale under previous boss Bob Bradley.
Brek Shea came off the bench to net the lone goal in a 1-0 United States win over Panama on Sunday in the final of the Gold Cup at Soldier Field.
Landon Donovan continued his impressive run in the Gold Cup on Wednesday as he sparked the United States to a 3-1 semifinal win over Honduras with two goals and one assist, leading the Americans to a place in the final.
Brek Shea's late second half tally was enough to lift the United States to a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in Group C Gold Cup action on Tuesday at Rentschler Field.
Chris Wondolowski scored a first-half hat trick to help the United States to a comfortable 6-1 win over Belize at Jeld- Web Field on Tuesday in the Gold Cup opener for both sides in Group C.
After spending the past 11 months away from the national team, Landon Donovan returned in style on Friday as he scored twice to lead the United States to a 6-0 friendly win over Guatemala.
United States men's national team manager Jurgen Klinsmann named his final 23-man roster on Thursday for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Abby Wambach scored four first-half goals to break Mia Hamm's world record and lead the U.S. women's national team to a 5-0 rout of Korea Republic at Red Bull Arena on Thursday.
Jozy Altidore found the back of the net for the fourth consecutive match on Tuesday as the United States hung on to top Honduras, 1-0, in 2014 World Cup qualifying at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Abby Wambach scored a late penalty kick to cap a 4-1 friendly win for the United States women's national team over Korea Republic on Saturday, moving Wambach to within two goals of the all-time leader, Mia Hamm.
Chants of "We are going to Brazil!" rang out around CenturyLink Field in Seattle Tuesday night from American soccer fans shortly after Eddie Johnson's 53rd-minute goal.
Jozy Altidore and Eddie Johnson scored on either side of the intermission on Tuesday as the United States cruised to a 2-0 victory over Panama in 2014 World Cup qualifying at CenturyLink Field.
Defender Brad Evans played hero for the United States men's national team on Friday as his goal in stoppage time lifted the Americans to a 2-1 victory over Jamaica in 2014 World Cup Qualifying at Kingston National Stadium.
Alex Morgan scored twice in the second half and Sydney Leroux added a third goal as the United States women's national team rolled to a 3-0 victory over Canada on Sunday at BMO Field.
Clint Dempsey scored a second-half brace and Jozy Altidore added a goal as the United States men's national team hung on for a 4-3 victory over Germany on Sunday at RFK Stadium.
The United States men's national team kicked off a busy next month on Wednesday with a 4-2 friendly defeat against a strong Belgium side.
The United States men's national team will be without three key players for its upcoming slate after it was revealed that Maurice Edu, Corey Ashe and Brek Shea have picked up injuries.
Jurgen Klinsmann has named his roster for the U.S. national team's training camp ahead of the nation's upcoming five-game stretch.
Ryan Hunter-Reay won the pole position while his teammate, James Hinchcliffe, finished second in Saturday's IndyCar Series qualifying to give Andretti Autosport a front row speed for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Starting fourth, Sato overtook Ryan Hunter-Reay, the 2012 IndyCar champion, for second on lap 23 and then grabbed the lead seven laps later when then leader Will Power made his pit stop. Sato dominated the remainder of the 80- lap race. He held off Graham Rahal before a caution came on the penultimate lap for an incident involving Tony Kanaan. The race ended under caution.
Takuma Sato will start of the pole for the Verizon IndyCar Series season-opening race on the streets of St. Petersburg after winning Saturday's qualifying, which was delayed more than three hours due to severe thunderstorms.
After spending the past 12 years in Formula One and NASCAR, Montoya is racing Indy cars again. The 2000 Indianapolis 500 winner and 1999 CART champion is driving for team owner Roger Penske, rather than Chip Ganassi, for whom he raced in CART and NASCAR.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti has a new role in the IndyCar Series' biggest race of the season -- pace car driver.
Gary Bettenhausen, who competed in 21 Indianapolis 500s between 1968 and 1993 and was a member of one of open-wheel racing's most well-known families, passed away on Sunday at his Indiana home. He was 72.
The IndyCar Series will now be known as the Verizon IndyCar Series.
This year's Indianapolis 500 will feature a new qualifying format to set the 33-car starting field.
Chip Ganassi Racing revealed on Friday its four-car driver lineup for the 2014 IndyCar Series season, with Ryan Briscoe joining the team and Tony Kanaan replacing Dario Franchitti in the No. 10 car.
Seven weeks after his near-fatal crash during a race in Houston, Dario Franchitti, a four-time IndyCar Series champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, announced his retirement from racing, effectively immediately.
Team Penske drivers Will Power, Helio Castroneves and A.J. Allmendinger swept the front row in Friday's qualifying for the IndyCar Series season-ending race at Auto Club Speedway.
Two weeks ago, Castroneves came to Houston for IndyCar's doubleheader weekend with a season-high 49-point advantage over Dixon. Castroneves had scored 12 straight top-10 finishes, including a victory in June at Texas Motor Speedway, but the Team Penske driver had a frustrating weekend in Houston, finishing 18th in the first race and 23rd in the second event. He experienced a gearbox problem in the early going of each race.
IndyCar announced its 2014 schedule on Thursday, with 18 races to be contested within a five-month period.
IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti underwent a second surgical procedure on Monday in Indianapolis to repair the talus bone in his broken right ankle.
Safety concerns for both race car drivers and race fans are once again in the spotlight following Dario Franchitti's horrific crash in Sunday's IndyCar Series event in Houston.
One day after winning the first race in the Grand Prix of Houston weekend doubleheader, Scott Dixon got a gift from Mother Nature.
While team owner A.J. Foyt returned to the racetrack for the first time in a while, his driver, Takuma Sato, will start on the pole for the IndyCar Series' first race in a weekend doubleheader at Reliant Park.
Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Chip Ganassi Racing made two major announcements on Friday, with driver Tony Kanaan joining the team and the organization switching from Honda to Chevrolet for the 2014 IndyCar Series season.
After finishing ninth in the most recent IndyCar race, the Sept. 1 Grand Prix of Baltimore, Helio Castroneves increased his lead in the championship standings to a season-high 49 points over Scott Dixon, who finished 19th. Dixon started on the pole but was involved in a wreck with Will Power following a restart late in the event.
Juan Pablo Montoya is leaving NASCAR at the end of this season and returning to the IndyCar Series to drive for Team Penske in 2014.
IndyCar placed Chip Ganassi Racing driver Scott Dixon on probation for the remainder of the year and fined him $30,000 for making disparaging remarks toward race officials and other competitors following the Sept. 1 Grand Prix of Baltimore.
Scott Dixon will start on the pole for the Grand Prix of Baltimore after topping Will Power in Saturday's qualifying.
Dixon had led the most laps with 27 and was in front of the field when he was penalized for a pit-lane safety violation. The penalty cost Dixon a chance to win the race and trim Castroneves' lead in the championship standings. Castroneves came to Sonoma with a 31-point advantage.
Dario Franchitti won the pole while his teammate, Scott Dixon, secured the second starting position to give Chip Ganassi Racing a front row sweep for Sunday's IndyCar Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
All 25 teams entered in Sunday's race participated in a test session at Sonoma. Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Dario Franchitti and Dixon topped the time sheets. Franchitti, the four-time series champion, made a lap around this 2.385-mile, 12-turn road course in 1 minute, 18.2945 seconds. Dixon's best lap came in at 1:18.3694.
Ryan Hunter-Reay will start on the pole for Sunday's IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course after edging Will Power in qualifying.
Dixon's winning-momentum could very well continue this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. He has won four of the six IndyCar-sanctioned races at Mid- Ohio, including victories in 2011 and '12.
Scott Dixon scored a weekend sweep in the IndyCar Series doubleheader on the streets of Toronto with a dominating performance in the second race on Sunday.
Scott Dixon won Saturday's qualifying, while his teammate, Dario Franchitti, finished second to give Chip Ganassi Racing the front starting row for race 2 in the IndyCar Series' doubleheader this weekend on the streets of Toronto.
Dario Franchitti won Friday's qualifying for the first of two IndyCar Series races this weekend on the streets of Toronto.
The third and final doubleheader in 2013 will occur at Houston's Reliant Park, which is a new venue on the series schedule this season, on Oct. 5-6.
Andretti Autosport dominated Saturday's qualifying for the 400-mile IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway with three of its drivers securing all the positions on the front starting row.
After seeking feedback from drivers, engineers and teams during previous testing at Pocono, IndyCar officials made slight changes to the aerodynamic specifications for the cars in this race.
Helio Castroneves won Saturday's third and final qualifying heat race to claim the pole position for the IndyCar Series event on Sunday at Iowa Speedway.
Hunter-Reay won last year's race at Iowa, which was his second of three straight victories. His winning streak continued in Toronto.
Andretti Autosport dominated Friday's qualifying for the IndyCar Series race at The Milwaukee Mile, with all four of its drivers finishing in the top-five.
Last Saturday, Hunter-Reay gave his season a much-needed boost with a second- place finish at Texas. Right now, Helio Castroneves holds a 22-point lead over Marco Andretti, while Hunter-Reay trails by 27.
IndyCar announced on Tuesday that Helio Castroneves' team received penalties due to an issue with the underwing on his race-winning car last Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Will Power will start on the pole for the Firestone 550 IndyCar Series race after winning Friday's qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway.
One year ago, Justin Wilson scored the victory at Texas after starting 17th in his Dale Coyne Racing car. It marked the lowest starting position for an IndyCar race winner at this 1.5-mile racetrack.
Mike Conway will start on the pole for the second race in the IndyCar Series doubleheader this weekend at Detroit's Belle Isle Park.
Dario Franchitti won Friday's qualifying for the for the first of two IndyCar Series races this weekend at Detroit's Belle Isle Park.
The first 70-race at Belle Isle Park is scheduled for Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET, and the second is slated for Sunday at the same time. If a driver wins both events here, that person will collect a $50,000 bonus.
Tony Kanaan's victory in Sunday's 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 netted him a payday of $2,353,355.
Tony Kanaan's first Indianapolis 500 victory in his 12th attempt came with a couple good luck charms.
Simon Pagenaud drove his Honda-powered Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports car to the top of the charts in Friday's final practice session for the Indianapolis 500.
Helio Castroneves from Team Penske and Dario Franchitti from Chip Ganassi Racing have three victories each at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
What a turnaround it has been for A.J. Allmendinger during the past 10 months.
The nine starting positions that remained for the May 26 Indianapolis 500 were determined during Sunday's "Bump Day" at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Ed Carpenter will start on the pole position for the first time in the Indianapolis 500 after pulling off a stunning victory in Saturday's time trials at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.