Jerome Bettis described the phone call announcing his election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as "amazing."
WASHINGTON - Braden Holtby made 30 saves for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle scored his first goal of this postseason, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 victory.
MILWAUKEE - Craig Counsell enjoyed a solid but unspectacular major league career, hitting .255 over 16 seasons. He is confident he will have more success as a manager.
ATLANTA - Jeff Francoeur had four hits and drove in two runs, Aaron Harang allowed one run over six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2.
LONDON - There was a time when Newcastle owner Mike Ashley gave the impression, in public at least, that he cared about the team and that it was more than just a profit-making offshoot of his sports retail empire.
The Lakeside boys tennis team beat River Ridge, 3-0, on Monday afternoon, advancing to Saturday's finals of the GHSA Class AAAAA boys state tennis tournament.
ATLANTA - Julio Teheran gave up just three singles in six sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 Sunday for a split of the four-game series.
Delmarva's Matthew Grimes, a Georgia Tech product, threw five one-hit innings before allowing three runs in the sixth, leading the Shorebirds to a 5-3 win over the Augusta GreenJackets on Sunday.
After posing for pictures, there was American Pharoah, munching on carrots from the hands of onlookers as his trainer nonchalantly chatted with the crowd.
Jim Dent will never forget the example of Pete Brown in the cars and rooms and fairways they shared on the PGA Tour.