Chris Johnson has lofty ’13 goals

Chris Johnson is confident of achieving big things in the 2013 season. Not only does he expect to rush for more yards than Adrian Peterson, he also believes he can make a run at Eric Dickerson's all-time single-season rushing...

Michael Annett out indefinitely

Nationwide Series driver Michael Annett suffered a fractured and dislocated sternum in a crash during the race at Daytona on Saturday, Petty Motorsports officials said Tuesday. Annett will undergo immediate surgery in Charlotte and will be out of the No....

Three fans hurt in crash hire law firm

An Orlando, Fla.-based law firm has been hired to represent three of those injured in Saturday's Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway. Attorney Matt Morgan of Morgan & Morgan announced the hiring on Twitter Monday night. The tweet read: "BREAKING:...

Lowe’s staying with Jimmie Johnson

Speculation that Lowe's might disappear from Jimmie Johnson's Sprint Cup car was premature. The home improvement company on Wednesday announced a two-year extension to stay with the five-time series champion on the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports car. The deal, announced...

Kings trade Simon Gagne to Flyers

The Los Angeles Kings traded Simon Gagne back to the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday for a conditional draft pick, sending the struggling left wing back to the city where he had his greatest NHL success. Gagne spent his first 10...

Canadiens acquire Michael Ryder

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired winger Michael Ryder from the Dallas Stars in exchange for winger Erik Cole. The Canadiens also received a third-round draft pick from the Stars. Ryder originally was drafted by Montreal and played his first four NHL...

Realignment would mean 4 divisions

The NHL is proposing a new realignment plan which would feature playoff wild-card spots plus see the league go from six divisions to four. The plan was detailed in an NHL memo sent to all 30 clubs Tuesday, which a...

Pregame dunk routine might stop

LeBron James may consider grounding his popular dunking warm-up routine before Miami Heat games if the criticism keeps coming his way. The league's reigning three-time MVP said Tuesday he never intended for his acrobatic dunking display in the Heat's layup...

Doug Collins questions Sixers’ effort

Philadelphia 76ers coach Doug Collins was highly critical of his team's effort Tuesday and openly questioned his players' preparation following a loss to the lowly Orlando Magic. "I sure didn't see this effort coming," Collins said to open his extremely...

Roy Hibbert ejected for role in scuffle

Indiana center Roy Hibbert was ejected and four other players received technical fouls Tuesday night after a skirmish between the Pacers and Golden State Warriors spilled into the seats behind the baseline. The Warriors' David Lee, Stephen Curry and Klay...