Adreian Payne,  Lacey Holsworth

8-year-old girl befriended by hoops star dies

Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and inspired the team to make her happy by playing well, has died.…
Joel Embiid

Embiid declares for NBA draft

Kansas Jayhawk basketball player Joel Embiid announced in a press conference Wednesday afternoon he plans to enter the NBA draft. …
Joey Logano (22) drives during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Monday, April 7, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)

Logano holds on for Sprint Cup win in Texas

Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps after a late caution Monday in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh different winner in as many Sprint Cup races this season.…
Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Earnhardt Jr. out of Texas race after fiery wreck

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wound up with his first last-place finish in seven seasons Monday after driving his car into the rain-saturated infield grass before it shot across the track and slammed into the wall in a fiery crash.…