September 25, 2017

ATLANTA — Justin Thomas is the FedEx Cup champion, a surprise to no one who saw him power his way to scoring records, his first major at the PGA Championship and more PGA Tour victories than anyone this season.

Standing next to him at the trophy ceremony was Xander Schauffele, who never…

Kyle Busch gets NASCAR playoff win in New Hampshire

September 25, 2017

LOUDON, N.H. — Kyle Busch earned a berth in the second round of NASCAR’s playoffs with a dominant victory Sunday at New Hampshire Motorspeedway.

Busch slipped through smoke from a multi-car crash on the backstretch that knocked out Martin Truex Jr.‘s run at a second straight win…

Brees throws 3 TDs, Saints dominate Panthers 34-13

September 25, 2017

CHARLOTTE — Drew Brees did not want to head across the Atlantic Ocean three games behind the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers in the NFC South.

The veteran quarterback made sure the Saints could rest a little easier on their eight-hour flight to London for next week’s game against…

Cougars take care of business; Warriors pick up first win; Tarboro rolls

September 25, 2017

SouthWest Edgecombe got its running game going in a big way in its 48-35 win over Northern Nash on Friday night.

The Cougars gained 482 yards on the ground, compiled by five rushers who each scored at least one touchdown. SWE’s Darntrell Council led the way with 158 yards, with Dashon Bandy…