8:37 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kevin Harvick scored his third pole of the season and his Stewart-Haas Racing team swept the top four spots in qualifying for Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. Harvick, the defending race winner, turned a lap of 179.217 mph Friday night in the
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8:52 PM ET Associated Press DALLAS — Sung Kang and his caddie did some calculations on the driving range before the second round of the Byron Nelson on an unseasonably cool day with some breezy conditions. “The biggest thing was we needed to figure how shorter the ball is going to fly,” Sung said. “So
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10:04 AM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace acknowledged going through some tough times, on and off the track, before breaking down in tears ahead of Saturday night’s Cup series race at Kansas Speedway. The 25-year-old Wallace has struggled through his second full season at NASCAR’s top level, his best
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8:20 PM ET TEMPE, Ariz. — Kyler Murray’s long-awaited NFL debut finally arrived Friday afternoon when he took the field for the first day of the Arizona Cardinals‘ rookie minicamp. But Murray didn’t have the right cleats. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner limped to the podium for his post-practice news conference after practicing in cleats
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6:33 PM ET Associated Press KOSICE, Slovakia — Matus Sukel scored early in the first period and Slovakia went on to beat the U.S. 4-1 on home ice Friday night, a stunning result on the opening day of the world hockey championship. Alex DeBrincat had a goal off assists from Patrick Kane and Jack Eichel
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5:53 PM ET The UFC is close to finalizing a lightweight bout between former interim champion Tony Ferguson and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone for UFC 238 on June 8 in Chicago, multiple sources said. The 155-pound bout is nearly official, although contracts have not yet been signed. Once official, it will take place on the pay-per-view
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5:17 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — Family, friends and many of hockey’s most luminous names bid farewell to Red Kelly at the NHL great’s funeral Friday. The eight-time Stanley Cup champion played 20 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs. He died at 91 on May 2, exactly 52 years after
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5:01 PM ET Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Steve Stricker shot a season-best 8-under-par 64 to take the second-round lead Friday at the Regions Tradition, the first of five PGA Tour Champions majors. Stricker, a 12-time winner on the PGA Tour, leads David Toms by two strokes at 12 under on Greystone’s Founders Course. Toms
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4:52 PM ET Michigan State has settled two Title IX lawsuits with opposing parties in a sexual assault case that had resulted in disciplinary action against a former football player, according to court documents filed Friday. Court filings showed that mediation meetings held this week led to the university settling its lawsuit with a former
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4:29 PM ET Marc RaimondiESPN Not only is Anderson Silva apparently not nearing retirement, he is working on signing a contract extension. Silva’s manager, Jorge Guimaraes, told ESPN Brazil’s Igor Resende during an exclusive interview this week in Rio de Janeiro that Silva and the UFC are already discussing a contract renewal. Silva, the former
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3:05 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays reinstated outfielder Austin Meadows on Friday from the 10-day injured list for the start of a three-game series against the New York Yankees. The Rays also placed catcher Mike Zunino on the 10-day IL with a left quadriceps strain that happened in
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2:45 PM ET Michael DiRocoo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone still has not spoken with linebacker Telvin Smith, but he wants Smith to know that he and the rest of the organization are there to support him if he wants to reach out. That was his immediate reaction when Smith announced on
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