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Danica done: Patrick set for final race of NASCAR career

Feb. 18, 2018 2:24 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Danica Patrick walked a red carpet alone, head down and with a steely focus on the final NASCAR start of her career. The countdown was on for the first leg of the ballyhooed "Danica Double." Patrick was ready to race Sunday for the final time in NASCAR at the Daytona 500. She'll...

The Latest: NASCAR applauds Danica Patrick before Daytona

Feb. 18, 2018 1:28 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): 1 p.m. NASCAR recognized Danica Patrick in the pre-race driver meeting in honor of her final Daytona 500. Patrick is retiring from NASCAR after Sunday's race, and from racing altogether after the Indianapolis 500 in May. As NASCAR...

Holiday scores 29 as UCLA beats Oregon 86-78 in OT

Feb. 18, 2018 2:27 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA blew a double-digit lead in the second half when its star guard Aaron Holiday left the game in foul trouble. But he came back in time to rescue the Bruins and lead them to an overtime victory. Holiday scored 29 points and Kris Wilkes added 19 to lead UCLA to an 86-78 overtime...

Cleared by doctors, freeskier wins silver after head injury

Feb. 17, 2018 5:56 AM EST

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Mathilde Gremaud concedes she does not remember her head slamming onto the slopestyle course during training, or much of anything that happened in the aftermath. Those may sound like telltale signs of someone reeling from concussion symptoms. But the team doctor who checked...

Freese thinks Pirates need to develop sense of urgency

Feb. 16, 2018 8:46 PM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — David Freese thinks the Pittsburgh Pirates need to have a serious mindset adjustment if they want to compete in the stacked NL Central. "The last two years, we didn't do as well as we could have because of our environment. That's what I think," the third baseman said Friday after...

Chiefs sign free-agent cornerback David Amerson for depth

Feb. 16, 2018 8:15 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs signed free-agent cornerback David Amerson on Friday to provide secondary depth. The veteran cornerback has made 56 starts and appeared in 68 games over five seasons with the Washington Redskins and the Chiefs' AFC West rival, the Oakland Raiders. He's made 249 tackles,...

Arkansas State sues Miami following canceled game

Feb. 16, 2018 7:03 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State has sued Miami and is seeking $650,000 in damages for failing to reschedule the football game in Jonesboro that was canceled in September because of concerns about Hurricane Irma. The lawsuit was filed in Craighead County District Court late Friday afternoon, and...

K-State defensive coordinator retires amid staff shakeup

Feb. 16, 2018 6:44 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State defensive coordinator Tom Hayes is retiring after more than four decades in coaching, including stints with nine different Division I schools and two NFL franchises. Wildcats coach Bill Snyder announced Hayes' decision in a statement Friday. Hayes will remain on staff as...

Reich names Eberflus defensive coordinator, adds 3 to staff

Feb. 16, 2018 6:19 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — New Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich has officially named Matt Eberflus as his defensive coordinator and Nick Sirianni as offensive coordinator. He also hired Bubba Ventrone as special teams coordinator and Rusty Jones as director of sports performance. Eberflus was hired before...

Detroit Lions add assistants to coach Matt Patricia's staff

Feb. 16, 2018 5:46 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions added two coaches to Matt Patricia's staff. The Lions hired Hank Fraley on Friday to be their assistant offensive line coach and Evan Rothstein to assist with research and analysis. Fraley was UCLA's offensive line coach last season after three years with the...