Johnson cruises to victory


The season just started. The calendar hasn’t even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.

Harvick wins the Xfinity race

Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating performance Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, holding off Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano in the Xfinity Series race.

Youthful Logano conquers Daytona

Soaked in booze but drinking a Coke, Joey Logano fretted over how he and his new bride would celebrate his most significant victory.

COLUMNS

The start of a new rivalry?

Surely, some of you will see this as contrived. SMU. Rivalry game. Ha. Good one. SMU. Not exactly...

MORE AUTO RACING

Gordon begins his final season on Daytona pole

Jeff Gordon chatted casually with some of his crew as a crowd of fans gathered in the window behind his garage stall at Daytona International Speedway. He opened the toolbox behind him, grabbed a Sharpie and turned to the assembly to autograph the...

NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch after domestic violence details

NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely choked and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future.

Earnhardt Jr. and Johnson win Daytona 500 qualifying races

Hendrick Motorsports swept Thursday night's qualifying races for the Daytona 500, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson winning their respective duel.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

PROFESSIONAL

Curry powers Warriors by the Celtics

When you’re sitting on the NBA’s best record like the Golden State Warriors, you don’t have to stress over every single game.

NBA roundup

James Harden scored 33 points and LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Houston Rockets hold on for a 105-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA women: UConn at South Florida.

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Virginia at Syracuse.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Baylor at Texas.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Golden State Warriors at Brooklyn Nets.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Oklahoma at Iowa State.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Boston College at Virginia Tech.

Golf

8 a.m., Golf Channel - PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

CT SUN

Mohegan Sun hosting WNBA Draft and All-Star Game again

Connecticut, long since the once and future home office of women’s college basketball, is about to retire the trophy as the headquarters for the WNBA, too.

WNBA All-Star game will return to Mohegan Sun

The WNBA’s best players are headed back to Mohegan Sun Arena this summer.