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/ Mar 23, 2017

1970 Daytona 500 champion Hamilton passes away

Pete Hamilton, a two-time winner at Daytona, died Wednesday. He was 74. Richard Petty Motorsports and NASCAR both announced Hamilton’s death. Hamilton won four career Cup races, including the Daytona 500 in 1970 and a Daytona 500 qualifying race in 1971. He also won ...

Ladd lifts Islanders over Rangers

/ Mar 23, 2017

Ladd lifts Islanders over Rangers

After getting off to a slow start, the New York Islanders rallied with a strong third period to get a big win in their playoff push. Andrew Ladd scored the tiebreaking goal with about 7½ minutes remaining to lift the Islanders to a 3-2 ...

Tanihara stuns Spieth in WGC Match Play

/ Mar 23, 2017

Tanihara stuns Spieth in WGC Match Play

Debutant Hideto Tanihara, currently 60th in the world rankings, defeated American world No. 6 Jordan Spieth 4 and 2 on the first day of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play on Wednesday. While Tanihara secured a point for the win, compatriots Hideki Matsuyama ...

/ Mar 22, 2017

Jones to advise investment bank Nomura

Former Japan coach Eddie Jones has added another gig to his portfolio, landing a three-year deal with investment bank Nomura. The current England coach will share his insights about coaching successful teams and advise the bank and its clients about leadership, Nomura said Monday. ...

Panthers' Newton to have shoulder surgery

/ Mar 22, 2017

Panthers' Newton to have shoulder surgery

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s offseason “sabbatical” is going to be a little longer than expected. Newton will undergo surgery on March 30 to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder, according to team spokesman Steve Drummond. Drummond said Tuesday that ...

Hall of Famer Sayers has dementia

/ Mar 21, 2017

Hall of Famer Sayers has dementia

Relatives of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers say the Chicago Bears legend has been diagnosed with dementia. His wife, Ardythe Sayers, tells The Kansas City Star that her 73-year-old husband was diagnosed four years ago and she blames Sayers’ football career. He ...

/ Mar 21, 2017

Former 49ers great Dwight Clark diagnosed with ALS

Dwight Clark revealed Sunday that he has Lou Gehrig’s disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness. Clark, 60, announced on Twitter that he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that attacks cells that control muscles. The former San Francisco 49ers wide ...

Brady's Super Bowl jersey found in Mexico

/ Mar 21, 2017

Brady's Super Bowl jersey found in Mexico

Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey has been found in Mexico six weeks after it vanished from the Patriots’ locker room — but the mystery isn’t over. The NFL said the jersey was found in “possession of a credentialed member of the international media,” ...

Maple Leafs score crucial victory over Bruins

/ Mar 21, 2017

Maple Leafs score crucial victory over Bruins

Nazem Kadri called Monday’s game a “must-win” for the Maple Leafs if they were to have any hope of chasing down the Boston Bruins for third place in the Atlantic division. It took until the 58th minute before the Leafs pulled in front, Tyler ...