Matt Crafton wins Truck race in Fort Worth, Texas

Matt Crafton wins Truck race in Fort Worth, Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas — Matt Crafton raced to his second NASCAR Camping World Truck victory of the season Friday night, running the final 61 laps at Texas Motor Speedway on one tank of fuel.

The defending series champion led 118 of 167 laps on the 1 1/2-mile track, and beat pole-sitter Justin Lofton by 13.302 seconds. Crafton's ThorSport Racing Toyota ran out of fuel on the way to Victory Lane.

Also the winner in March at Martinsville, Crafton regained the lead in the season standings — moving 11 points ahead of Johnny Sauter.

Joe Nemechek finished third, followed by Ryan Blaney, John Wes Townley, Ron Hornaday Jr., Sauter, Bryan Silas, Joey Coulter and Darrell Wallace Jr.

Timothy Peters, a point ahead of Crafton and Sauter entering the race, finished 24th to drop to fifth in the standings. Peters cut a tie early, then crashed into the outside wall on Lap 45 after running through oil from German Quiroga's car.

Erik Jones was 11th after skipping his high school graduation ceremony in Swartz Creek, Michigan, to race. The event was the 18-year-old driver's first national-level start on a 1 1/2-mile oval.

Jazz hire Hawks assistant Snyder as head coach

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz announced Friday that they have hired Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Quin Snyder to replace Tyrone Corbin, who was let go earlier this year after three-plus seasons in Salt Lake City.

Snyder most recently completed his first season as an assistant with Atlanta. He has also been an assistant with the Los Angeles Lakers, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Clippers. He was the head coach at Missouri for seven season, from 1999 to 2006, leading the Tigers to four NCAA tournaments. That included an Elite Eight appearance in 2002.

Jazz CEO Greg Miller said in a release that Snyder has an "impressive basketball pedigree."

Davis, White to skip out on 2014-15 skating season

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Olympic ice dance gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White are taking some time off.

The most successful duo in U.S. history in the sport will skip the 2014-15 competitive season.

The announcement by the Michigan natives four months after winning the Sochi Olympics was not a surprise. Davis and White have skated together for 17 years, winning six U.S. titles, two world championships, five consecutive Grand Prix Final golds, and silver at the Vancouver Games in 2010 before becoming the first Americans to win an Olympic ice dance title.

Davis and White did not lose a competition the last two years and also won a bronze medal in the Olympic team event.

"We're so grateful for the support we've received through this truly amazing year in our lives," Davis and White said in a statement. "Trying to stay in the present, we've decided not to look too far ahead regarding our competitive careers. We'll be taking the 2014-15 season away from competition. We will not make any further decisions until a later date."

They have cashed in on their celebrity since the Olympics, with, among other things, Davis winning "Dancing With The Stars," in which White was eliminated in the semifinals.

White, 26, and Davis, 27, still plan to do ice shows and tours together.

Compiled from wire reports