Former Lee County High School football standout Tristan Johnson proved hard work and persistence pays off as the four-time semi pro football all-star in the Central Carolina Football League recently signed a contract to play for the Cape Fear Heroes.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeAndre Jordan had 26 points and 18 rebounds, Jamal Crawford added 26 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat San Antonio 119-115 Thursday night, increasing their lead over the Spurs by 1 ½ games in the West.
This much can be said about a six-way tie for the lead after the opening round at the Northern Trust Open.
Danica and Denny provided the dust-up. Hendrick Motorsports delivered another sweep.
Brad Keselowski might as well sign up as the next celebrity target at a comedy roast.
After a downer of a finish the previous night, there was no carry-over for the New York Islanders.
Andrej Nestrasil helped the Carolina Hurricanes get a rare road win on Monday night.
The fog began to roll in off the coast of Pebble Beach, though it didn't matter. Brandt Snedeker had the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in hand, and he had a clear view of where he was going.
Through driver changes, network shuffles, a new championship format and NASCAR's push to reinvent itself, the one constant for more than two decades has been Jeff Gordon behind the wheel every week of the iconic No. 24.
Enjoying the best weather Pebble Beach has to offer is one thing. Brandt Snedeker knew he had to take advantage of it with his golf clubs, too.
Sunshine is always a pleasant surprise at Pebble Beach, and Thursday brought a real stunner: John Daly was near the top of the leaderboard.
PISTONS 106, HORNETS 78
The Carolina Hurricanes have stepped up their play since the start of the year. The San Jose Sharks seem to be going in the opposite direction.
George Hill was surprised when he was left wide open for the winning shot 3 feet from the basket.
Jason Day had a good feeling that this was going to be a big year for him as long as he could stay healthy.
A wall of fans four-wide stretched for over 100 yards while making its way to the exit at Torrey Pines, and it didn't take long to figure out why. Dozens of them were wearing blue-sleeved shirts that said, "Team Phil."
Hornets coach Steve Clifford walked into the locker room at halftime and bawled out his players, telling them they had played the first 24 minutes without purpose, particularly on defense.
Cam Ward finally won in a shootout.
The Carolina goalie didn't allow a puck into the net in the shootout in the Hurricanes' 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
New season, same old story with Tiger Woods.
Only it's no longer a happy tale.
The Anaheim Ducks had lost their last two games, and they trailed Carolina by two goals with 11 minutes left.
Here's something you probably didn't see coming: The Charlotte Hornets are one of the hottest teams of the new year
Brooks Koepka remembers the disappointment like it was yesterday instead of more than two years ago.
Cody Zeller fueled the fast start that Charlotte used to finish off the struggling Denver Nuggets.
The final 125 seconds included a perfect possession by Tom Brady for the go-ahead points, a juggling catch that could have been the play of the year, and a victory-clinching, end-zone interception on a pass — not run — from the 1.