Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sports

This Sept. 23, 2017, file photo shows Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio throwing a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. No. 21 Florida is giving Del Rio another chance to start, making the switch from Feleipe Franks after the redshirt freshman was benched in two of three games this season.

BY MARK LONG GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 21 Florida is giving quarterback Luke Del Rio another chance to start, making the switch from Feleipe Franks after the redshirt freshman ...
Racing legend Richard Petty watches practice prior to car qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

BY DAN GELSTON LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he he was proud of NASCAR because no drivers, crew or other team members protested during the ...
Cleveland Browns quarterback DeShone Kizer (7) is hit as he throws by Indianapolis Colts defensive end Johnathan Hankins (95) during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.

BY ARNIE STAPLETON President Donald Trump probably didn’t realize he’d struck such a nerve with NFL players when he implored team owners to “get that son of a bitch off ...
In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, Marc Buoniconti talks during an interview in New York. Buoniconti wants to see youth football banned.

BY BARRY WILNER NEW YORK (AP) — A victim himself of the sport, Marc Buoniconti wants youth football banned. He hasn’t always felt that way. Now, as his Buoniconti Fund ...
Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry takes questions from the media after NBA basketball practice in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.

BY TIM REYNOLDS The most retweeted post ever sent by LeBron James before this weekend was one in 2013 in response to the incessant who’s-better debate about him and Michael ...
FILE - In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade, center, looks to pass between Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw, left, and center Zaza Pachulia during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago.

BY TIM REYNOLDS MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is about to become a free agent, and he’s hoping that doesn’t last for long. Wade and the Chicago Bulls agreed to ...
In this March 14, 2017, file photo, Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) reacts during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks in New York.

BY KAREEM COPELAND SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several NBA stars changed addresses during the offseason, creating opportunities for players to step into bigger roles on several rosters On the ...
Member of the Washington Redskins stand arm in arm during the playing of the National Anthem before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Landover, Md., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.

BY HOWARD FENDRICH LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — They were memorable images bookending a day around the NFL that will remain memorable — for absolutely nothing at all to do with ...
Georiga running back Nick ng second half against Mississippi State, as he is lifted by offensive tackle Isaiah Wynn (77) as quarterback Jake Fromm (11) watches, during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Athens, Ga.

BY RALPH D. RUSSO The effects of preseason rankings are still lingering in the AP college football poll, and probably holding back the two newest members of the top 10. ...
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel (46) celebrates with catcher Christian Vazquez, right, after recording a save and closing the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Cincinnati.

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ READY OR NOT Nationals slugger Bryce Harper could come off the disabled list and return to the lineup in ...
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