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Jeff Gordon leads Hendrick in pole-winning run at Talladega

May 2, 2015

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — In this farewell season for Jeff Gordon, he continues to seize every moment both on and off the track. more »»

Frank Olivo, Santa pelted with snow at '68 Eagles game, dies

May 2, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fill-in Santa whose downfield jaunt at a Philadelphia Eagles game in 1968 lives on in sports history for the hail of snowballs and shower of boos that rained down on him... more »»

The Latest: That's one big 'jockey' at Churchill Downs

May 2, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — 3:50 p.m.

Two jockeys made an appearance near the paddock and passers-by scrambled to snap photos with them. more »»

The Latest: Weir garners attention with Derby "mohawk" hat

May 2, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — 3 p.m.

Johnny Weir's choice of flashy hats usually grabs as much attention as the Kentucky Derby favorite. more »»

The Latest: Flay fires up winner in Derby undercard race

May 2, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — 2:38 p.m.

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay cooked up a winner in the $300,000 Humana Distaff as Dame Dorothy edged Judy the Beauty by a neck in a rousing battle to the wire. more »»

Former player seeks solution for NFL's concussion problem

May 2, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Former NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington looks at Saturday's sports schedule and doesn't see such a spectacular lineup. more »»

The Latest: New Pat Day Mile a hit on Derby Day

May 2, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — 1:50

The $200,000 Derby Trial for 3-year-olds, the traditional opening day feature at Churchill Downs, has a new name and a new spot on the calenda. more »»

International Star scratched from 141st Kentucky Derby

May 2, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — International Star was scratched from the Kentucky Derby early Saturday, leaving 18 horses to run for the roses. more »»

LEADING OFF: Streaking 'Stros, Kluber goes, Price eyes KC

May 2, 2015

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:



The surprising Houston Astros try for their ninth consecutive victory and 13th in 14 games... more »»

KENTUCKY DERBY: Things to watch at Churchill Downs

May 2, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert jokes that his last Kentucky Derby victory was so long ago, he doesn't remember. more »»

A-Rod hits 660th homer, question of $6 million looms

May 2, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — No. 660 is in the book. more »»

Hawks find their groove in finishing off Nets in first round

May 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks may never duplicate the way they played in January, during the best month in NBA history.

They at least begin May looking better than in April. more »»

What will Mayweather and Pacquiao do the day of the fight?

May 2, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao will get up sometime late Saturday morning in his hotel suite and eat some steamed rice and chicken, washed down with water that his aides make sure is room... more »»

McIlroy rallies to advance in Match Play Championship

May 2, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy ran off three straight birdies to force overtime and outlast an old foe in the Match Play Championship, a performance that could be expected from the N. more »»

NFL DRAFT: Legends of the game, prospects of the future

May 2, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — The NFL draft is all about the future. Except when legends of the game steal the show, as Jim Kelly, Dick Butkus, Ickey Woods and Rick Upchurch did in the second roun. more »»

Could there be a rematch of Mayweather-Pacquiao? Not so fast

May 2, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The ink was barely dry on the contracts signed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao when the question first came up. more »»

Cowboys' Hardy criticized on Twitter over 9/11-related joke

May 2, 2015

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas defensive end Greg Hardy, who is facing a 10-game suspension for his role in a domestic violence case, stirred criticism Friday night with a joking reference on Twitte... more »»

Cowboys grab sliding pass rusher Randy Gregory in 2nd round

May 2, 2015

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Randy Gregory is confident the Dallas Cowboys won't have to worry about off-the-field issues that caused the former Nebraska defensive end with first-round talent to slide to... more »»

A-Rod ties Mays for 4th with 660 HRs; Yanks top Red Sox 3-2

May 2, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — With one sweet swing, Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major league history at 660 home runs. And, by the way, won a game for the New York Yankees. more »»

Kucherov scores in 2OT, Lightning beat Canadiens

May 2, 2015

MONTREAL (AP) — Nikita Kucherov didn't complain about a disallowed goal in the first overtime period. He just went out and scored in the second — and that one shouldn't have counted, either. more »»

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