The Latest: Hendrick: ‘There will never be another Dale Jr’

FILE – In this Oct. 26, 2014, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race with team owner Rick Hendrick, front right, in Victory Lane at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Hendrick Motorsports says Dale Earnhardt Jr. will...

The Latest: Drivers offer tributes to the retiring Earnhardt

FILE – In this March 3, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. smiles in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. Hendrick Motorsports says Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire at the end of this season. (AP...

Golf’s ruling bodies move to limit video evidence

FILE – In this July 10, 2016, file photo, Anna Nordqvist, of Sweden, walks to the green after hitting out of a bunker on the second playoff hole of the U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament at CordeValle, in San Martin, Calif. Nordqvist was penalized for clipping sand...

DEFENSE, DEFENSE: This draft crop is loaded on that side

These 2017 photos provided by the NFL show some of the possible first round draft picks. The NFL Draft will be held in Philadelphia beginning Thursday, April 27, 2017. (NFL via AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DE-FENSE, DE-FENSE. That’s going to be the area of concentration in...

Peterson says he’s agreed on 2-year contract with Saints

FILE – In this Dec. 18, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up before the start of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, in Minneapolis. Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract...

Report: Saints, running back Peterson agree on contract

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have not announced a deal, but Peterson tells ESPN in a statement that he’s agreed to play in New Orleans. Peterson has...

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

FILE – In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr looks from the garage before practice at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Hendrick Motorsports says Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire at the end of this season. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)...

Nastase will be the ‘bad boy’ if he says more about Williams

FILE – In this Monday, May 23, 2016 file picture, former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase watches a match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase was thrown out of the venue hosting...

Tirico takes over for Hammond on NBC’s horse racing coverage

Mike Tirico is taking the reins from Tom Hammond as a host of NBC’s Triple Crown horse racing coverage. Tirico adds the job to his recently announced duties as host of the network’s prime-time Olympics coverage starting next winter in South Korea. Hammond has accepted...

Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, left, and Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee react after a McGee dunk against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, April 24, 2017, in Portland, Ore....