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  • NASCAR-Sprint Cup-Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Lineup

    After Friday qualifying; race Sunday At Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton, Ga. Lap length: 1.54 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 194.683. 2. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 193.792. 3. (1) Jamie McMurray,…

  • Lydia Ko shoots 61 in New Zealand Women’s Open

    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Top-ranked Lydia Ko shot a course-record 11-under 61 on Saturday to take the early second-round lead in the New Zealand Women’s Open. The 17-year-old New Zealander, coming off a victory…

  • Maria Sharapova withdraws because of stomach virus

    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia withdrew Friday before her Mexico Open semifinal against Caroline Garcia because of a stomach virus. The third-seeded Garcia will face fifth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in…

  • Joey Logano follows Daytona win by taking pole in Atlanta

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after a qualifying session in which 13 drivers didn’t get on the track…

  • Golf Capsules

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy’s first PGA Tour event in five months lasted only two days. His road to the Masters hit a speed bump Friday in the Honda Classic when the…

  • Azarenka beats Venus Williams for 1st time at Qatar Open

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Victoria Azarenka defeated Venus Williams for the first time on Friday, rallying for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory to reach the final at the Qatar Open. A two-time champion in Doha,…

  • UFC champion Ronda Rousey leads big surge in women’s MMA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey spent a year as a bartender after she turned 21, partying every night and wondering what to do with her Olympic bronze medal in judo. When she first saw…

  • McIlroy to miss cut at Honda Classic

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy’s first PGA Tour event in five months lasted only two days. His road to the Masters hit a speed bump Friday in the Honda Classic when the…

  • Vanderbilt AD says Stallings’ outburst handled internally

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams said Kevin Stallings’ outburst after the Commodores’ win at Tennessee was “unfortunate” and he will handle the issue internally. The men’s basketball coach said he’s fine…

  • Middle Tennessee women dismiss star forward Parker from team

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee has dismissed forward Cheyenne Parker from its team for what the school described as violations of athletic department policy. No details were given about the violations. Parker was averaging…

  • The Honda Classic Scores

    Friday At PGA National (Champion Course) Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Purse: $6.1 million Yardage: 7,140; Par: 70 Partial Second Round Play suspended by darkness Patrick Reed 67-67—134 Luke Donald 69-67—136 Russell Knox 69-68—137 Daniel Summerhays…

  • The Honda Classic Par Scores

    Friday At PGA National (Champion Course) Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Purse: $6.1 million Yardage: 7,140; Par: 70 Partial Second Round Play suspended by darkness Patrick Reed 67-67—134 -6 Luke Donald 69-67—136 -4 Russell Knox 69-68—137…

  • Dude, where’s my car: NASCAR machine stolen before race

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — When Travis Kvapil got the call Friday, he figured someone on his race team was playing a joke. “They said there was trouble with the car,” Kvapil said. “I thought we…

  • Over Cooking? No such thing for 4th-ranked Duke Blue Devils

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — As hot as Quinn Cook has been shooting lately, No. 4 Duke can’t afford to not have him on the court. Good thing he almost never gets tired. The short-handed Blue…

  • Northern Iowa, Wichita St in winner-take-league matchup

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The most famous player ever to lace up his sneakers in the Missouri Valley Conference has been watching Northern Iowa and Wichita State for most of the season. He watched them…