June 27, 2017

Ty Brice knows the status quo won’t take him where he wants to go.

Instead of sleeping in or simply enjoying the summer entering his senior year, Brice takes a trip twice a week.

He gets in the car and rides to Cary, where he plays against competition that is as good as he is, or in many…

8-time All-Star Dwight Howard: I have a lot left in the tank

June 27, 2017

CHARLOTTE — At 31 and entering his 14th NBA season, eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard says his best basketball is ahead of him.

Wearing a teal suit with black trim, a smiling Howard insisted Monday he can return to being a dominant center with the Charlotte Hornets, where he will be reunited…

Column: Dale Jr. farewell tour begins, but it isn't goodbye

June 27, 2017

SONOMA, Calif. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just completed a satisfying sixth-place finish at Sonoma Raceway when he was stopped by the Fox Sports cameras in what might have been his final post-race interview with the network.

It was 17 years ago that Fox made its debut as NASCAR’s newest…

NHL movement just getting started going into free agency

June 27, 2017

As New York Rangers players cleaned out their lockers after a second-round playoff exit, all the talk was about impending change.

That’s just getting started — for the Rangers and the rest of the NHL.

Big moves leading up to and at the draft by the Rangers, rival New York Islanders,…