Assistant Sports Editor
PITTSBURGH — Edwin Jackson pitched just three innings Thursday before being removed following a long rain delay. That was long enough for the Cubs right-hander to absorb another loss.
PARIS — In football, is Germany a nation of chokers?
INDIANAPOLIS — Townsend Bell is making the jump from the broadcast booth down to the track for another shot in the Indianapolis 500.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Ryan Palmer was standing in the fairway on his last hole Thursday when his longtime caddie and fellow Colonial member issued a challenge.
CONCORD, N.C. — While all eyes will be on Jimmie Johnson and whether or not "Five-time" can pull off the May sweep at Charlotte Motor Speedway, folks shouldn't forget about Kasey Kahne.
BOSTON — Terry Francona is back at Fenway Park as an opposing manager for the first time since he left the Red Sox.
INDIANAPOLIS — Shortly before he left home for Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Marco Andretti watched a documentary that showed his grandfather, Mario, at the famed track.
INDIANAPOLIS — The "Andretti Curse" at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has stretched to a third generation.
VIRGINIA WATER, England — South Africa's James Kingston shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday at Wentworth to take the lead during the suspended first round of the BMW PGA Championship.
PITTSBURGH — It was hard to tell whether the Pittsburgh Pirates were heading on a road trip or getting ready for a Stanley Cup playoff game after beating the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Thursday for their fourth straight win.
INDIANAPOLIS — Katherine Legge didn't know she'd have a shot at the Indianapolis 500 until it was time to qualify, when Schmidt Peterson Motorsports decided to put her in its second car at the last second.
INDIANAPOLIS — Fuzzy Zoeller says he's "paid his dues" after his infamous remarks about Tiger Woods ordering fried chicken for the Masters champions dinner, and believes similar comments made by Sergio Garcia will eventually blow over.
CONCORD, N.C. — Drag racing champ Antron Brown will get a chance in NASCAR
PARIS — Women to watch at the French Open, where play begins Sunday:
DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche are rounding up the old crew to restore the downtrodden franchise.