Syracuse Post Standard: Kevin Ward Sr. told the paper there was “no reason” for Tony Stewart to get close to his son on the dirt track during Saturday’s race in Canandaigua, New York. Stewart struck and killed 20 year old Kevin Ward Jr. in the incident.


The NBA Schedule will be released tonight, and reports say LeBron James and the Cavaliers will open the season at home against the Knicks, and also play in Miami against the Heat on Christmas Day.


Cowboys QB Tony Romo will start Saturday’s preseason game against the Ravens. It will be Romo’s first game action since back surgery last season.


Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly named Everett Golson as the team’s starting quarterback.


2007 NBA Draft #1 overall pick Greg Oden will go to trial on October 22 for allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend in the face.


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