McIlroy gets strong start to 2017 with opening 67 at SA Open

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Rory McIlroy made an impressive start to 2017 with a new set of clubs, shooting a 5-under 67 Thursday in the first round of the SA Open to put himself a stroke off the lead.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Snowfall in Portland impacts Blazers, Cavaliers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Unusually heavy snowfall has impacted the Portland Trail Blazers and the Cleveland Cavaliers in advance of Wednesday night's game at the Moda Center.

  • Written by ANNE M. PETERSON , AP Sports Writer

Carl Edwards makes pure and private decision to leave NASCAR

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Carl Edwards listed reason after reason for stepping away from full-time NASCAR competition this season, less than two months removed from nearly winning his first Cup title.

  • Written by JENNA FRYER , AP Auto Racing Writer