Saturday, February 25, 2017

Sports

Joey Logano celebrates with his crew in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Clash auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

BY JENNA FRYER DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Team Penske has locked down a major portion of its NASCAR program by signing driver Joey Logano, crew chief Todd Gordon and ...
fgcu president wilson bradshaw celebrates fgcu's conference title

The FGCU men’s basketball team has been to the NCAA Tournament twice, the Sweet Sixteen once, and they’ve been to four Atlantic Sun tournament finals in five years. But there ...
Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio, of Spain, drives to the basket during the first quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

BY TIM REYNOLDS MIAMI (AP) — Ricky Rubio was trying desperately to take his own advice. Minnesota’s point guard told anyone who would listen to him not to worry about ...
Denny Hamlin celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the second of two NASCAR qualifying races for Sunday's Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

BY JENNA FRYER DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin didn’t need a Toyota teammate to grab another win at Daytona International Speedway. Hamlin charged past Dale Earnhardt Jr. with ...
In this May 2, 2015, file photo, Charles Barkley joins the crowd before the start of the world welterweight championship bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Charles Barkley accidentally used a curse word on-air when describing the New York Knicks’ play on TNT’s “Inside the NBA.” During highlights of the Cavaliers’ 119-104 win ...
Switzerland's Wendy Holdener competes during an alpine ski, women's World Cup combined race, in Crans Montana, Switzerland, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)

BY DANIELLA MATAR CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Half of the U.S. ski team, including overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn, pulled out of the Alpine combined ...
New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) and Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) compete for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

BY BRETT MARTEL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — What a bummer of a beginning to the Boogie-and-Brow era in the Big Easy. The Pelicans’ tandem of newly acquired All-Star DeMarcus Cousins ...
In this Saturday, May 7, 2016 file photo Leicester City team manager Claudio Ranieri has the crown of the trophy placed on his head by Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel as they celebrate becoming the English Premier League soccer champions at King Power stadium in Leicester, England. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

BY STEVE DOUGLAS For many, Claudio Ranieri deserved a job for life at Leicester. What he did last season, turning a bunch of mostly journeymen and cast-offs into Premier League ...
In this Jan. 20, 2011 photo, then-Charlotte Bobcats assistant coach and former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley directs players in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Charlotte, N. Carolina. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Charles Oakley, still at odds with the New York Knicks, watched his former team in his hometown Thursday night. The Cleveland native sat next to Cavaliers owner ...
an fgcu swimmer storming across the pool

For the third season in a row and eighth time in nine years, the No. 34-ranked FGCU swimming and diving team was crowned the CCSA conference champion Saturday night at ...
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