Posts Tagged Celebrity

Indianapolis Motor Speedway mourns death of Garner

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The death of three-time Indianapolis 500 pace car driver James Garner is rippling through the motor racing community.

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Roenick leads American Century Championship

Former NHL player Jeremy Roenick hits from the fairway during the American Century Championship golf tournament Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, Nev. (AP Photo/Reno Gazette-Journal, Hilary Swift)

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Former NHL star Jeremy Roenick shot a second-round 69 to take the lead after 36 holes and former LPGA great Annika Sorenstam and Chad Pfeifer, who lost his left leg above the knee serving in Iraq, are among several players in contention in the American Century Championship tournament on Saturday.

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Leslie headlines 2015 women’s Hall of Fame class

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women’s basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.

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Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

GENEVA (AP) — In a story July 17 about the death of Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Winter’s last performance was on July 12 at the Lovely Days Festival in Wiesen, Austria. His last performance was on July 14 at the Cahors Blues Festival in southwestern France, not July 12 in Austria.

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Aldon Smith sentenced to probation in weapons case

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was sentenced Friday to serve three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and weapons charges.

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