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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin turned the fastest lap in the final Daytona 500 practice. Hamlin averaged 202.106 mph during one of his 24 laps around the 2 1/2 mile superspeedway Saturday, edging Kasey Kahne, Greg Biffle, Sam Hornish Jr. and David Ragan. Pole-sitter...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As suspended NASCAR driver Kurt Busch started his appeal hearing, his replacement tried to get up to speed for the Daytona 500. Busch began the appeals process Saturday across the street from Daytona International Speedway. Regan Smith, meanwhile, was...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was the fastest quarterback on the field Saturday. Mariota, the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, was clocked at 4.52 seconds in his first run and 4.56 in his second at the NFL's annual scouting combine. The 4.52 was the fastest of...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Regan Smith has started what will be a busy day at Daytona International Speedway. Just hours after being named the replacement for suspended Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kurt Busch, Smith was getting fitted for the seat and trying to get up to speed...
LONDON (AP) — British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday's Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football. Stickers emblazoned with "Support Chelsea Support Equality" were handed out at...
LONDON (AP) — British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday's Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football. Stickers emblazoned with "Support Chelsea Support Equality" were handed out at...
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has spoken with the black man abused by Chelsea supporters at a French metro station before a Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain. The French presidential palace said on its Twitter account on Saturday that Hollande "...
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Thirty-five years after the U.S. Olympic hockey team's stunning gold medal at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics, the once-fuzzy-faced heroes are being feted for their signature accomplishment. Every surviving member of the hockey team is coming back for a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Randy Wittman's patience was understandably in short supply. His Washington Wizards had just finished losing by 38 points — the team's biggest home defeat in 40 years, and its latest in a series of setbacks against top Eastern Conference opponents. So the coach...