Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart gets $16M, 4-year contract

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart got a chance to play every day when Devin Mesoraco kept getting injured. He turned the opportunity into a $16 million contract Friday.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Kyle Busch takes pole at New Hampshire in 2nd NASCAR playoff

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kyle Busch's run in NASCAR's playoff opener went from dominant to dud because of mistakes on pit road. Clean up those gaffes, and Busch again just may have the car to the beat.

  • Written by By DAN GELSTON , AP Sports Writer

Court sets hearing, clearing Elliott at least 2 more games

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court has set oral arguments for Oct. 2 in the NFL's bid to reinstate Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic case in Ohio, meaning the star Dallas Cowboys running back will play at least two more games.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS