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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — This is the new reality for Victor Espinoza. A half-filled white Styrofoam cup of espresso is to his left, a black Sharpie pen is in his right hand and a 3-inch-high stack of Triple Crown commemorative posters is in front of him. He signs one, then...
NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) — This year more than ever, security is a top priority for Tour de France organizers. In the wake of the terror attacks that have shaken France this year, the level of alertness has been raised and the Tour de France, which draws millions of...
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton seized back control of the British Grand Prix after being overtaken on the first corner to win his fifth race of the season on Sunday and strengthen his Formula One title defense. A Mercedes one-two was just as forecast — with Nico...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Austin Dillon once stood in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway celebrating a Dale Earnhardt win with his grandfather and wondering if he would ever make it back to commemorate his own achievement. Richard Childress assured his grandson, "...
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The wait is finally over for Chile. The title drought continues for Argentina. Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo made a save and striker Alexis Sanchez converted the winning penalty as the hosts defeated Argentina 4-1 in a shootout after a 0-0 draw in the Copa...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The most successful Women's World Cup concludes on Sunday when the United States and Japan take the field at BC Place. Record attendance. Record TV ratings. A rematch of the classic final from 2011 and the gold-medal match from the 2012...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday's race at Daytona International Speedway because his crew chief correctly predicted the weather. Greg Ives instructed Earnhardt to go flat-out at the start of Friday's first practice session because the...
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, helping England beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday for third place in the Women's World Cup. It was England's first win in 21 meetings against Germany, and secured the team's best finish in its four...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rain washed out qualifying for Sunday night's race at Daytona International Speedway, where the field was set by practice times. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start from the pole because he was fastest in Friday's first practice session. NASCAR's most...