(ERIC RISBERG -- The Associated Press)
NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

07/02/2015 05:15 PM EDT
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church two weeks ago. 
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Orioles waste Gausman's strong start in 2-0 loss against Rangers
07/03/2015 12:28 AM EDT - BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles couldn't have asked for much more from Kevin Gausman, who didn't give up a run against the free-swinging Texas Rangers. Full Story

DAHLBERG: Time for golf powers to stand up to Donald Trump
07/02/2015 05:17 PM EDT - Donald Trump loves Mexicans, he really does. Not the ones he believes cross the borders to rape women and threaten our national security. Full Story

For fourth year in row, Rafael Nadal loses early at Wimbledon
07/02/2015 05:16 PM EDT - LONDON — On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket. Full Story

Golf organizations distance themselves from Trump and his views
07/01/2015 05:26 PM EDT - Donald Trump says the golf industry supports him because "they know I'm right." Four leading golf organizations said he's wrong. Full Story

Chen pitches Orioles to win, despite giving up two more homers vs. Rangers
07/01/2015 11:24 PM EDT - BALTIMORE — Wei-Yin Chen did just about everything right except put an end to the Texas Rangers' long-ball barrage. Full Story

Dover High grad Kuhn welcomes challenge from Packers rookie
07/01/2015 10:58 PM EDT - GREEN BAY— This could be John Kuhn's ninth season with the Green Bay Packers. Many of the nation's best collegiate fullbacks these days are lucky to get one. Full Story

Orioles designate Delmon Young for assignment to make room for pitcher
07/01/2015 08:34 PM EDT - BALTIMORE — Delmon Young was designated for assignment Wednesday by the Baltimore Orioles, who needed the roster spot to fortify their thin bullpen. Full Story

A Super Bowl in Pittsburgh? Steelers interested in hosting 2023 title game at Heinz Field
07/01/2015 08:35 PM EDT - The year 2023 could prove to be "Super" for Pittsburgh. The Steelers have taken the first step to bring the Super Bowl — the 57th edition at the home of 57 Varieties? Full Story

GROSS: Ex-Orioles exec MacPhail is right choice to help Phillies venture into sabermetrics
07/01/2015 12:43 PM EDT - Monday afternoon's announcement of Andy MacPhail taking over as team president once Pat Gillick retires at the end of the season was about as surprising as a thunderstorm rolling through on a hot and humid summer afternoon. Full Story

(Matthew Mead — The Associated Press)
Be the hit of the picnic with sangria

cocktail: Keep this bubbly drink chilled and don't add too much ice.
Want to be the hero of your July Fourth gathering? Leave the burgers and dogs to somebody else. Ditto for the potato and pasta salads. Full Story
(Claudette Barius/AP)
'Inside Out' celebrates edge over 'Magic Mike,' 'Terminator'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday weekend. Full Story