Sports news Albany Great Danes seeking 1st NCAA lacrosse title 2018-05-25T07:44:00.000000000+00:00 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) It's been nearly a decade since Albany men's lacrosse coach Scott Marr made a pivotal decision - to venture into territory historically dominated by perennial power Syracuse University and try to recruit a trio of Native American high school lacrosse stars from central New York... Thursday's Sports in Brief 2018-05-25T06:46:14.000000000+00:00 PRO FOOTBALL Column: Jack Johnson’s biggest crime was being black 2018-05-25T06:37:50.000000000+00:00 Jack Johnson's biggest crime was being an unrepentant black man who beat up white men for a living. Danica Patrick eases into final race of her career 2018-05-25T06:30:27.000000000+00:00 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Danica Patrick strolled into Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a sunburn, a surprise gift from an afternoon spent in Green Bay, reading books while lying in the grass with boyfriend Aaron Rodgers. Brother's memory keeps Stefan Wilson racing for a cause 2018-05-25T06:29:22.000000000+00:00 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Stefan Wilson feels the presence of his late brother everywhere he turns at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. NFL players, coaches grapple with new anthem policy 2018-05-25T06:29:21.000000000+00:00 RENTON, Wash. (AP) Seahawks coach Pete Carroll wanted to be talking about football matters - Seattle's recommitment to the run game, the addition of two new coordinators, almost anything to do with what happens between the lines. Tony Kanaan heads to AJ Foyt Racing for another Indy shot 2018-05-25T06:20:56.000000000+00:00 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) For all the success Tony Kanaan has had inside an Indy car, from winning the series title to his long-sought Indianapolis 500 triumph, you'd think he would have landed with one team for good. Rockets use strong defense to move a win from NBA Finals 2018-05-25T06:19:53.000000000+00:00 HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Rockets are so full of physical defenders that Golden State coach Steve Kerr said many look like they could play football. Now 25 years in, Bettman is never off as NHL commissioner 2018-05-25T06:17:46.000000000+00:00 NEW YORK (AP) There's usually another guest at the table when Gary Bettman and his wife, Shelli, go out to dinner with other couples during the NHL playoffs. Braves make rotation change for series opener vs. Red Sox (May 25, 2018) 2018-05-25T06:12:20.000000000+00:00 BOSTON -- Massachusetts native Sean Newcomb was in line to make a homecoming start for the Atlanta Braves at Fenway Park on Friday night.