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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after 2017 season

Jared C. Tilton/iStock/Thinkstock(CONCORD, N.C.) -- The 2017 racing season will be Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s last behind the wheel.

A press release from Hendrick Motorsports said Earnhardt first met with team owner Rick Hendrick on March 29 about his decision   ... Read More

Rockets’ Harden will play in Game 5 despite sore ankle

J Pat Carter/iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) – Houston Rockets guard James Harden says he’ll be able to play in Tuesday night’s Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder despite a sore ankle.

"Got some treatment, and I'll be ready to go tomorrow,"   ... Read More

Jabril Peppers tests positive for dilute sample at combine

Joe Robbins/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) – Michigan defensive end Jabril Peppers tested positive for a dilute sample at the NFL scouting combine, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Schefter says the NFL has notified teams of the positive test, which may have   ... Read More

Basketball legend Lisa Leslie shares tips on how to keep your family eating healthy

Scott Clarke/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Four-time Olympic gold medalist and Basketball Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie was one of the most recognizable figures in the sport across two decades. Since her playing days, she has enjoyed a successful modeling   ... Read More

Aaron Hernandez’s family attends private funeral in Connecticut

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images(BRISTOL, Conn.) -- Family members of former New England Patriots star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez are saying goodbye at a private funeral Monday afternoon in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut.

Hernandez died on April 19, found   ... Read More

Kobe Bryant doesn’t miss basketball: ‘No, I don’t. It’s crazy’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Kobe Bryant said he doesn’t miss basketball.

“No, I don’t. It’s crazy,” the former Los Angeles Laker said on ABC News' Good Morning America. “I started playing when I was 2. After playing for   ... Read More

World record leaves a mess at South Carolina ballpark

Charleston RiverDogs(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- A night out at the ballpark turned silly for fans of the minor league RiverDogs in Charleston, South Carolina.

Nearly 5,000 people gathered at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park Saturday night to watch some baseball   ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup — 4/23/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
Pittsburgh 2, N.Y. Yankees 1

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Houston 6, Tampa Bay 4, 10 Innings
Boston 6, Baltimore 2
Detroit 13, Minnesota 4
Chicago White Sox 6, Cleveland 2   ... Read More

Sunday’s NASCAR race rained out; moved to Monday

iStock/Thinkstock(BRISTOL, Tenn.) -- The Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway was a washout Sunday, with the weather forecast calling for a 75-100 percent chance of rain all afternoon and into the evening. Officials plan to run the race   ... Read More

New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers advance to second round of playoffs

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers won their series-clinching games on Saturday night to advance to the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.

The Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 at home and   ... Read More

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after 2017 season

Jared C. Tilton/iStock/Thinkstock(CONCORD, N.C.) -- The 2017 racing season will be Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s last behind the wheel.

A press release from Hendrick Motorsports said Earnhardt first met with team owner Rick Hendrick on March 29 about his decision   ... Read More

Rockets’ Harden will play in Game 5 despite sore ankle

J Pat Carter/iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) – Houston Rockets guard James Harden says he’ll be able to play in Tuesday night’s Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder despite a sore ankle.

"Got some treatment, and I'll be ready to go tomorrow,"   ... Read More

Jabril Peppers tests positive for dilute sample at combine

Joe Robbins/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) – Michigan defensive end Jabril Peppers tested positive for a dilute sample at the NFL scouting combine, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Schefter says the NFL has notified teams of the positive test, which may have   ... Read More

Basketball legend Lisa Leslie shares tips on how to keep your family eating healthy

Scott Clarke/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Four-time Olympic gold medalist and Basketball Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie was one of the most recognizable figures in the sport across two decades. Since her playing days, she has enjoyed a successful modeling   ... Read More

Aaron Hernandez’s family attends private funeral in Connecticut

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images(BRISTOL, Conn.) -- Family members of former New England Patriots star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez are saying goodbye at a private funeral Monday afternoon in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut.

Hernandez died on April 19, found   ... Read More

Kobe Bryant doesn’t miss basketball: ‘No, I don’t. It’s crazy’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Kobe Bryant said he doesn’t miss basketball.

“No, I don’t. It’s crazy,” the former Los Angeles Laker said on ABC News' Good Morning America. “I started playing when I was 2. After playing for   ... Read More

World record leaves a mess at South Carolina ballpark

Charleston RiverDogs(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- A night out at the ballpark turned silly for fans of the minor league RiverDogs in Charleston, South Carolina.

Nearly 5,000 people gathered at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park Saturday night to watch some baseball   ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup — 4/23/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
Pittsburgh 2, N.Y. Yankees 1

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Houston 6, Tampa Bay 4, 10 Innings
Boston 6, Baltimore 2
Detroit 13, Minnesota 4
Chicago White Sox 6, Cleveland 2   ... Read More

Sunday’s NASCAR race rained out; moved to Monday

iStock/Thinkstock(BRISTOL, Tenn.) -- The Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway was a washout Sunday, with the weather forecast calling for a 75-100 percent chance of rain all afternoon and into the evening. Officials plan to run the race   ... Read More

New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers advance to second round of playoffs

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers won their series-clinching games on Saturday night to advance to the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.

The Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 at home and   ... Read More

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