July 25, 2017

SOUTHPORT, England — The start was not what anyone expected out of Jordan Spieth. All that mattered to him was how he finished the British Open.

And that might have been the biggest surprise of all.

The record will show that Spieth took a three-shot lead into the final round at Royal Birkdale,…

Earnhardt Jr. headed to NBC broadcast booth in 2018

July 25, 2017

NEW YORK — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have a new way to voice his racing opinions next season — on television.

NASCAR’s most popular driver will join NBC Sports Group’s coverage of stock car racing next year and there may be more options once he climbs out of the car for good.…

Kasey Kahne ends victory drought at marathon Brickyard 400

July 24, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS — Kasey Kahne survived a crash-marred Brickyard 400 on Sunday for his first NASCAR Cup victory in three years.

The Hendrick Motorsports driver won under caution in the race that took more than six hours to complete, finally finishing in fading light after 167 laps and double overtime.…

Jerry Jones backs Elliott, puts on pre-camp show for Cowboys

July 24, 2017

OXNARD, Calif. — Jerry Jones interjected some bad-boy anecdotes from his youth, smiled at the thought of life before social media and even asked a couple of questions himself Sunday at his annual training camp opener with reporters .

When the topic is the multitude of off-field issues…