Kevin Harvick will start on the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600, marking the second consecutive race at Charlotte Motor Speedway he has led the field to the green flag. Harvick, a two-time Coke 600 winner, earned the top starting spot Thursday night with a lap of 193.424 mph in his Ford.
Stephen Jones came to the aid of Manchester bombing victims. The latter was the scene at Wednesday’s Europa League final outside Stockholm, where Manchester United fans watched their club beat Ajax just two days after a terrorist’s bombs exploded at a pop concert in Manchester. Out of this latest evil act, the story of Stephen Jones will go down as some of the good to come from it.
The former Lakers coach, whose two-year run with the team was marked with tumult, saved more criticism for D'Angelo Russell.