HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating run at Atlanta Motor Speedway, cruising to victory over Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. Harvick won for the second time since NASCAR returned from the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, adding to his emotional victory at Darlington in the first race back. He now has 51 wins, breaking a tie with Ned Jarrett and Junior Johnson for the 12th spot on the career list.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Longtime Cincinnati Bengals defensive back and former Florida A&M head coach and athletic director Ken Riley died early Sunday morning at 72. Riley was a four-year starting quarterback at Florida A&M and a Rhodes Scholar candidate before he was taken by the Cincinnati Bengals in the sixth round of the 1969 NFL/AFL draft. Moved to cornerback by head coach Paul Brown, Riley was a three-time First Team All-Pro and finished with 65 career interceptions for 596 yards and five touchdowns in a 15-year career with the Bengals.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former NFL defensive end John Zook has died in his native Kansas after a long battle with cancer. Zook originally was taken by the Los Angeles Rams in the fourth round in 1969 but was subsequently traded to the Atlanta Falcons. He teamed with Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey to give the Falcons a dynamic combination at defensive end from 1969-75. Zook played his last four seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals before retiring after the 1969 campaign.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay is turning its men’s basketball program over to Will Ryan. Athletic director Charles Guthrie says the school and the 41-year-old Ryan have agreed to a deal in principle, though final contract details are still being worked out. The son of former Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan comes to Green Bay after posting a 14-13 record in his lone season as the head coach at Division II program Wheeling in West Virginia.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa football strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle denies any “unethical behavior or bias” based on race. Several black former players posted on social media Friday night about issues they saw in the football program, attributing many of them to Doyle. He was placed on administrative leave Saturday, part of a decision made by coach Kirk Ferentz in what he called “a defining moment” for Iowa’s football program.