Denny Hamlin easily broke the track qualifying record at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday night to earn the pole for Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 -- the longest race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
He was medically cleared for the 300-mile race at Charlotte following his MRI on Monday.
Scheduled to start in the late afternoon and conclude at nighttime, the 600- mile race at Charlotte is physically and mentally challenging for drivers.
Saint Louis, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Old Dominion headline the field for the 2013 Cancun Challenge.
Only those with access to a time machine can accurately predict whether a new head coach will achieve the level of success imagined by the athletic director who hired him.
Memphis power forward Tarik Black will transfer to Kansas and will be eligible to play for the Jayhawks for the 2013-14 season.
The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive tackle Tank Carradine and tight end Vance McDonald to four-year contracts on Thursday.
With parts of the Ocean Club Golf Course flooded, tournament officials shortened Friday's first round of the inaugural Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic to 12 holes.
The Colorado Avalanche on Thursday agreed in principle to name Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy the club's new head coach and vice president of hockey operations.
On Thursday morning, everyone with a basketball opinion stated it about Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel's decision to keep center Roy Hibbert on the bench during the closing sequence of the Miami Heat's Game 1 victory in the Eastern Conference Finals.
NBA MVP LeBron James and Kevin Durant headline the 2012-13 All-NBA First Team.
The Cleveland Cavaliers will be hoping the third time is once again the charm when it comes to this year's NBA Draft.
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed second baseman Chase Utley on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique.
The Seattle Mariners are hoping a demotion to Triple-A Tacoma can straighten out struggling catcher Jesus Montero.
The Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of pitcher Kevin Gausman from Double-A Bowie, optioned pitcher Jake Arrieta to Triple-A Norfolk and designating pitcher Alex Burnett for assignment.
The MLS Disciplinary Committee handed Houston Dynamo defender Bobby Boswell an additional one-game suspension and fined him an undisclosed amount for violent conduct against New England Revolution forward Dimitry Imbongo.
The Portland Timbers announced on Wednesday that the club has signed defender Rauwshan McKenzie, while also waiving defender Ryan Kawulok.
After being introduced as Major League Soccer's 20th franchise, New York City Football Club made its first personnel decision on Wednesday, hiring former United States international Claudio Reyna as director of football.