Ross Chastain races to 1st NASCAR Trucks victory

[ad_1] KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Ross Chastain raced to his first NASCAR Trucks victory Friday night after leader Stewart Friesen ran out of gas with three laps to go at Kansas Speedway. “This is what sports is all about — comebacks man,” Chastain said after leading just five laps. Friesen took the first two stages for the first time this season, but a costly mistake of leaving the pit
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Controversial finishes like the Kentucky Derby’s are a grand old tradition in motorsports

[ad_1] Owners and their employees stood on the frontstretch, angry and confused. Fans were frozen in the grandstand, brows furrowed, staring at the racetrack's public address speakers, waiting on an announcement that might finally cement the event's final finishing order. The competitors themselves simmered, trying not to overreact as one of the greatest -- or worst -- moments of their life was at the mercy of a group of officials
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Ibrahimovic and LA Galaxy look to get back on track; Revolution begin life after Friedel

[ad_1] Week 11 in MLS is jam packed with storylines, as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the LA Galaxy battle another team from the Big Apple (vs. New York City FC on Saturday; 4 p.m. ET, ESPN)) while the Revolution host surprising San Jose without Brad Friedel at the helm. To cap it all off, Marco Fabian and Michael Bradley get set for Round II when Toronto FC host Philadelphia.Zlatan and the

The picks, the hits, the moments that defined Kam Chancellor’s career – Seattle Seahawks Blog

[ad_1] 2:05 PM ETBrady HendersonESPN Demaryius Thomas could only pretend to be OK.After the Denver Broncos wide receiver found himself on the wrong end of one of Kam Chancellor's greatest hits -- a tone-setting moment early in Super Bowl XLVIII -- he popped up off the turf, trotted back toward the huddle and casually tossed the ball back to an official.But he was feeling it."Kam Chancellor broke my ribs," Thomas
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The inside story of the viral 7-year-old Mike Trout fan and his Troutfits

[ad_1] 10:15 AM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"WHEN GAVIN EDELSON walks into Ms. Beever's first-grade classroom every morning, it's a safe bet he will be dressed in one of his Troutfits. That's what mom and dad call them. There's the white jersey and the red one and the gray one and the All-Star one and the

No suspensions for Nuggets, Blazers after scuffle

[ad_1] The Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers will be at full strength for Game 7 after the NBA did not levy any suspensions or fines from a fourth-quarter skirmish between both teams in Game 6 of their Western Conference semifinal series.The NBA confirmed Denver's Will Barton and Torrey Craig and Portland's Seth Curry and Zach Collins will not face any further discipline after a fourth-quarter incident resulted in shoving

Seahawks add DT Woods to revamped D-line

[ad_1] 9:53 PM ETBrady HendersonESPN The Seattle Seahawks have made another late addition to their defensive line, agreeing to terms with veteran defensive tackle Al Woods.Woods' agency, SportsTrust Advisors, announced the move Friday, a few hours after the Seahawks' one-year deal with pass-rusher Ezekiel Ansah became official.Woods, 32, was among several defensive tackles who visited the Seahawks, according to ESPN's Field Yates, as they looked to add a run-stuffing presence
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JPP opts against neck surgery for now

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. -- After consulting with multiple doctors, Buccaneers star pass-rusher Jason Pierre-Paul has opted not to undergo surgery on his fractured neck at this time, but he and his doctors will revisit the injury in four months to see how it is healing, a source confirmed to ESPN.Pierre-Paul was involved in a single-car crash in Broward County last week. Doctors do not believe his injury is career-threatening, the
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Trout goes deep after superfan asks for HR

[ad_1] BALTIMORE -- Mike Trout called his shot. Kind of.Ninety minutes before Friday night's series opener against the Baltimore Orioles, seven-year-old superfan Gavin Edelson asked his favorite player to hit a homer for him. Trout, who had gone deep just once in his previous 17 games, responded by telling the youngster, "I need to hit a home run tonight." Then Trout went out and went yard.In the top of the
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Lakers protester – ‘Nepotism shouldn’t be involved’

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- The organizer of a protest over the state of the Los Angeles Lakers says the issues with the team boil down to one thing: decision-making on a front-office level.Charlie Rivers, a 22-year-old Arizona college student who says he drove from the Phoenix area to take part in the protest he launched this week on social media, said Friday he was happy with the results of his