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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is appealing his two-race suspension Thursday, but NASCAR apparently will contend he altered the outcome of a race by intentionally wrecking Joey Logano. Kenseth delivered payback after being spun by Logano three races ago. On Sunday, he deliberately crashed...
Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas (4) loses control of the basketball against Indiana Pacers' Lavoy Allen, left, and Jordan Hill during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, in Indianapolis. The Pacers won the game 100-98. AP Photo/Darron Cummings
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George Hill said the difference during the Pacers’ last two games was obvious. “Playing together more, not just on the offensive end but on the defensive end,” said Hill, who scored 10 points. “We have been helping each other and communicating a lot better and being there for...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The world champion Kansas City Royals basked in the adulation of hundreds of thousands of ecstatic fans in a parade and rally Tuesday that nearly shut down downtown for hours. After driving a 2.3-mile route in a caravan, team owner David Glass, manager Ned Yost and...
Boston Bruins' Torey Krug (47) and Dallas Stars' Colton Sceviour (22) battle for the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday. The Stars won 5-3. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
BOSTON (AP) — Although Tyler Seguin insisted it’s no longer personal when he returns to Boston, he certainly played like it was. Seguin scored three goals against his former club as the Dallas Stars beat the Bruins 5-3 on Tuesday night. “It felt like it’s been a long enough time,” said Seguin...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots are experienced with not overlooking any opponent regardless of the records coming into a game. “That’s for sure. I’m sure (coach) Bill (Belichick) will put you in the right place if he catches you slipping up and looking past them,” defensive...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The only action at the NFL’s trade deadline Tuesday came in Denver, where tight end Vernon Davis arrived to take his physical and begin learning the language of Peyton Manning’s suddenly revved-up offense. Joe Thomas won’t be joining them. Switching teams in pro football...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A confounding start prompted Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano to fire his offensive coordinator on Tuesday. Less than 24 hours after a third consecutive loss, Pagano announced he had replaced Pep Hamilton with associate head coach Rob Chudzinski. “As head coach of this...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Looking to squash any notion that the drivers are running amok on the track, NASCAR suspended Matt Kenseth for two races Tuesday for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano in an act of retaliation that dramatically changed the lineup of drivers in the running for the...
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have exercised their $13 million option on right-hander Clay Buchholz. The 31-year-old was 7-7 with a 3.26 ERA in 18 starts this year, striking out 107 and walking 23 in 113 1-3 innings. His season was cut short by a strained right elbow that caused him to go on the...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A lawmaker plans to introduce a bill that would regulate daily fantasy sports in the state, putting an agency widely considered the toughest gambling regulator in the country in charge of it. Sen. Jim Whelan, a Democrat and former Atlantic City mayor, said Monday he’ll...

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