Award-winning sports writer Frank Deford dies at 78

Deford was a six-time Sports Writer of the Year and a member of the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame. He wrote with a lyrical elegance and was best known for his work at Sports Illustrated and on National Public Radio. He retired this month from NPR’s “Morning Edition” after 37 years as a contributor.

Woods found asleep at the wheel, no alcohol in his system

The affidavit released Tuesday revealed Woods was alone and wearing his seat belt when Jupiter Police officers found his Mercedes early Monday in the right lane. The car’s engine was running and its lights were on.

Dixon has pole, Alonso has spotlight for wide-open Indy 500

With no clear favorite, questions about Honda’s reliability, Penske’s power and newcomer Fernando Alonso’s lack of experience in this race, there could be a surprise winner in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”

TinCaps-Cubs series opener rained out

Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader will begin at 5:30 p.m. with Game 2 to follow 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. Both games are scheduled for seven innings.