When Chelsea Whaley is preparing for a judo match, she’s only thinking, “Throw ‘em and kill ‘em.”
Kevin Harvick held off Richard Childress Racing teammate Clint Bowyer by .271 seconds Saturday to win the Goody’s 250 NASCAR Busch race at Martinsville Speedway in the first series race at the track since 1994.
AUXVASSE — In the last leg of the Show-Me State Games’ cycling race Saturday, two female racers, one wearing electric yellow and the other in black, rode side by side, approaching the finish line where volunteers armed with stop-watches and clipboards waited anxiously. Suddenly, 59-year-old Sandi Wulff pulled ahead with a burst of speed and sprinted toward a first-place finish. The crowd erupted in applause.
When Wyatt Hodges and younger brother Coleman Hodges stand next to one another, there are striking physical differences, like Wyatt’s completely shaved head, arms and legs and Coleman’s full head of brown, curly hair. But the two do share something: A love for swimming.
MORZINE, France — Written off as hopeless just a day earlier, Floyd Landis needed a once-in-a-lifetime ride Thursday to revive his sagging chances of victory in the Tour de France.
KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Royals took advantage of three errors by the Los Angeles Angels in the sixth inning to score the tie-breaking run and went on to a 9-4 victory Thursday night.
ZURICH, Switzerland — Zinedine Zidane will perform community service as penance for his infamous head butt on Marco Materazzi in the World Cup final.
ST. LOUIS — The second half started out a lot better than the first half ended for Jeff Suppan.
ST. LOUIS — Chris Carpenter shut down a surging Atlanta Braves offense and Jim Edmonds hit a three-run home run, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-3 victory on a stormy Wednesday night.
KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Wizards fired Bob Gansler, the longest-tenured coach in Major League Soccer history, and chose assistant coach Brian Bliss as interim coach on Wednesday.
BOSTON — Not since Babe Ruth was pitching for Boston had the Red Sox won a pair of games like this.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil never got a free pass in life.
He trimmed his final list from four to one. Rock Bridge High School’s two-year starting quarterback Logan Gray has announced his decision to attend the University of Georgia Fall of 2007.
A year ago after competing in the soccer tournament in the Show-Me State Games, Kirk Steinmetz started feeling sick.
ST. LOUIS — Andruw Jones was 5-for-5 with two homers and matched his career high with six RBIs, helping the Atlanta Braves become the first team since the 1930 New York Yankees to score 10 or more runs in five straight games with a 14-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
BOSTON — Jon Lester gave Boston’s battered rotation another boost.
ST. LOUIS — The only thing missing on another huge night for the Atlanta Braves’ offense was an extra-base hit from Chipper Jones.
BOSTON — A comeback win kept the Boston Red Sox in first place. Staying there could be tougher if Tim Wakefield is sidelined.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart once said he should be fired if he failed to make NASCAR’s Chase for the championship.
For many dirtbike racers, motocross is a way of life.