RICHMOND, Va. -- Eager to add a NASCAR Xfinity Series championship to his resume in perhaps his final season in the series, Christopher Bell made an emphatic statement in Friday night's Go Bowling 250 at Richmond Raceway.
Mike Foltynewicz pitched eight shutout innings to help the Atlanta Braves to a 6-0 win over the visiting San Francisco Giants, which clinched the organization's second straight National League East division title.
RICHMOND, Va. -- In a battle of late qualifiers at Richmond Raceway, Brad Keselowski knocked Kevin Harvick off the provisional pole for Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 to claim the top starting spot for the second race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
Second-year Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver William Byron shared the news this week that his longtime sponsor and current learning institution, Liberty University, will back him for at least another two years in NASCAR's premier series. And it seemed fitting, as Byron has been a stellar student in his first version of stock car racing's ultimate final exam -- the playoffs.
Josef Martinez will try to extend his MLS-record consecutive goals streak to 16 games on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium when he and Atlanta United host a San Jose Earthquakes' side that plays one of league's most unique defensive schemes.
Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa reportedly has agreed to remain with the Boston Red Sox organization as an adviser despite the recent firing of Dave Dombrowski as president of baseball operations.
Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez will return to the dugout Friday after missing three games to undergo a heart procedure, the team announced.
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick abruptly left his press conference Friday after being asked repeated questions concerning embattled receiver Antonio Brown.
The female artist who leveled claims earlier this week that New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown made unwanted sexual advances before firing her contacted the NFL Thursday saying that Brown sent her "intimidating and threatening" texts, Sports Illustrated reported.
Don Mattingly will return to manage the Miami Marlins in the 2020 season after agreeing to a contract extension, according to multiple reports Thursday night.
A day after head coach Brian Flores affirmed veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Miami Dolphins reversed course and made Josh Rosen the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at the heavily favored Dallas Cowboys, according to multiple reports Thursday.
Earlier this summer, the Oklahoma City Thunder sent the Los Angeles Clippers a list of players available in a trade. And the list proved to be the key to landing marquee free agent Kawhi Leonard, coach Doc Rivers said.
Despite being active Thursday night for the Jacksonville Jaguars, cornerback Jalen Ramsey does not plan on being with the team for a Week 4 matchup at the Denver Broncos, ESPN reported.
In his first public comments since joining the New England Patriots on Sept. 7, wide receiver Antonio Brown declined to address his status amid the league's investigation into sexual assault allegations against him.
Certainly last week’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff opener at Las Vegas proved to be a compelling 400 miles of competition and energy with much of the drama involving drivers among the Playoff-eligible 16.
Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his 40th home run, and Freddie Freeman delivered a key two-run single that helped the visiting Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Thursday.
Antonio Brown continues to lose endorsement deals from head to toe as Nike says it no longer represents the New England Patriots wide receiver, according to the Boston Globe.
Carolina quarterback Cam Newton missed practice with a foot injury again on Thursday, increasing the likelihood that the Panthers will start Kyle Allen on Sunday in Arizona.
Washington Mystics forward-guard Elena Delle Donne is the 2019 WNBA Most Valuable Player, making her the first player to win the league's top individual honor with two different teams.
Philadelphia right-hander Zach Eflin finally found a way to beat Atlanta, pitching the visiting Phillies to a 4-1 victory over the Braves on Wednesday.
Josef Martinez scored twice to extend his MLS-record goal-scoring streak to 15 games as visiting Atlanta United defeated FC Cincinnati 2-0 on Wednesday to tighten the Eastern Conference race.
The Carolina Panthers practiced a second straight day on Wednesday without Cam Newton taking any snaps, but coach Ron Rivera said he isn't ready to declare his starting quarterback out for Sunday's road game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez told police he made sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl and now faces additional charges in Pennsylvania, authorities said.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- There was certainly no shortage of drama -- both on and off the track -- in the opening race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs last weekend and that high energy will undoubtedly carry over to the second race of the 10-race Playoff this Saturday night in the Federated Auto Parts 400 (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Richmond Raceway.
Xfinity Series crew chief Nick Harrison had cocaine, opioids and alcohol in his system when he died on July 21, Fox Sports reported on Wednesday.
New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown won't be prosecuted on sexual assault accusations because of the statute of limitations, according to Pittsburgh-area law enforcement.
Saints head coach Sean Payton is not tipping his hand at quarterback, refusing to name backup Teddy Bridgewater as the starter Sunday when New Orleans visits the Seattle Seahawks.
The NBA Board of Governors officially signed off on the sale of the Brooklyn Nets and full ownership of Barclays Center to Joe Tsai for an American sports record $2.35 billion.
Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vazquez is in police custody on multiple charges, including solicitation of a child, authorities said Tuesday.
New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur named Daniel Jones as the team's starting quarterback for Week 3, sending Eli Manning to the backup role after an 0-2 start to the 2019 season.
Minkah Fitzpatrick got his wish, and the Miami Dolphins landed another first-round pick in a trade with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday.
The ongoing cat-and-mouse game between the NFL and Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. reached new heights on Monday night ... in terms of money and playing time.
Nationals manager Dave Martinez underwent a heart procedure Monday in Washington, and it is uncertain when he will be able to rejoin the team.