Confederate flags have been flown by fans at NASCAR races for years. For NASCAR's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, a two-and-a-half-hour drive north of Charleston, a Confederate flag theme was part of poster merchandise from the 1950s into the late '70s.
The growing possibility of NHL expansion to Las Vegas is a popular topic among players and executives this week with the league in town for its postseason awards show and executive meetings. The league could even announce the opening of a formal expansion process Wednesday.
The NHL and the Players' Association announced the figure Tuesday as the league's general managers met in Las Vegas.
To prepare rookies for life as professionals, the NFL is again providing a crash course filled with seminars, testimonials and advice on how to navigate the pitfalls of fame and fortune.
Central Michigan cornerback Derrick Nash, who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2013 when he was still in high school, has died. He was 20.
The course that was built for a U.S. Open needs a makeover. And when that's finished, then it can fix the greens.
Declaring they have learned from their past mistakes and failures, French officials launched a bid Tuesday to bring the Olympics to Paris in 2024 — 100 years after the games were last held in the city.
Alex Morgan scored her first goal of the Women's World Cup and the United States advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-0 victory over Colombia on Monday night.
ESPN says it obtained a notebook that shows Pete Rose bet on Cincinnati Reds games during his last season as an active player in 1986.
Terrelle Pryor believes he can be an NFL wide receiver. The Browns are giving him a chance to catch on with them.
Holding court above the track under the shade of a large tree were his parents, John and Carol Bickford, who reminisced with old friends about the long weekends spent watching their children chase their dreams at the venue once called the Cracker Jack Track.
Some later-voting fans aren't on the Kansas City Royals' All-Star bandwagon.
Baseball and softball remain on course to get back into the Olympics. Squash, karate, surfing and four other sports are in contention to get into the games for the first time.
Then in advance of Monday's game against the United States in the round of 16 at the World Cup, Andrade made provocative statements about the Americans to a reporter.
Authorities say former Major League Baseball player Darryl Hamilton has been killed in a murder-suicide at a suburban Houston home.