Month: April 2019

6:02 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — Rod Brind’Amour considers himself lucky to have two goalies he trusts. It looks like he is turning to the second one. The first legitimate goalie dilemma of the playoffs belongs to the Carolina Hurricanes, now that starter Petr Mrazek is dealing with a lower body injury that
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5:45 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump welcomed NASCAR champion Joey Logano — and his race car — to the White House. Trump celebrated the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Tuesday on the South Lawn, along with team owner Roger Penske. With Logano’s car parked nearby, Trump praised the driver and called
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5:13 PM ET OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant doesn’t think Houston Rockets guard James Harden is “cheating” the game by playing the way he does. “I wouldn’t say that he has an advantage,” Durant said after the morning shootaround before Game 2 on Tuesday night. “I think everybody, once they
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1:38 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Austin Wayne Self has been reinstated by NASCAR following a violation of the substance abuse policy. The Truck Series driver completed a mandatory recovery program before he was approved Tuesday to race again. Self can compete as early as Friday at Dover International Speedway. NASCAR also on
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12:31 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Omaha Beach is the 4-1 early favorite for the Kentucky Derby after drawing the No. 12 post position. Bob Baffert-trained Game Winner is the 5-1 second choice from the No. 16 post in the 20-horse field that was drawn Tuesday for Saturday’s first leg of the Triple
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11:21 AM ET Hall of Fame defensive end Gino Marchetti has died at 92, his wife told the Baltimore Sun. “I kissed him and he knew me and smiled,” Joan Marchetti told the paper. “That was Gino’s way of saying goodbye.” Gino Marchetti played 13 seasons with the Baltimore Colts, winning two championships (1958 and
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10:12 AM ET Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson is getting a new eight-year contract with the school, it was announced Tuesday. The new agreement will take Clawson through the 2026 season and will include a larger salary pool for Clawson’s assistant coaches. Clawson had been under contract through the 2024 season after agreeing to a
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10:02 AM ET Scott Foster, the referee most reviled by the Houston Rockets, has been assigned to call Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors Tuesday. Foster, a 25-year NBA veteran, has not worked a Rockets game since James Harden publicly criticized him after the superstar fouled out of Houston’s
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9:55 AM ET Wimbledon prize money will see an increase of 11.8 percent and total £38 million ($49 million) for this year’s championships, the All England Club announced on Tuesday. The men’s and women’s singles champions will receive £2.35 million ($3.06 million) each — £100,000 more than in the previous year. Continuing a theme of
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