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Justin Gatlin swears he's not as bad as he's made out to be. He calls his alter ego "J Gat." And that's someone you don't want to mess with. Before a race, the mild-mannered American sprinter says he transforms himself into the feisty guy named "J Gat," a nickname he's given to...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — To win the Indianapolis 500, a driver must weather months of preparation then two stressful weeks of hype leading into "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing." When the race actually begins, every driver is tested on skill, talent, luck, strategy, endurance and...
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has heard arguments whether the world champion U.S. women's soccer team has the right to strike for improved conditions and wages before this year's Olympics. Lawyers for the U.S. Soccer Federation told Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman at a...
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University's board of regents said Thursday that it will fire football coach Art Briles and re-assign university President Kenneth Starr amid questions over the school's handling of sexual assault complaints against players. The nation's largest Baptist...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota's police department is investigating allegations that several Golden Gophers wrestlers have been involved in selling and using drugs. The school says it has provided information to the police for use in the investigation. The Star...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It was 1945 and the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway was in disrepair. Already in desperate need of improvements, a third of Gasoline Alley had burned four years earlier. Then came World War II and a four-year hiatus for the Indianapolis 500. The track had...
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are filled with players who are in top form ahead of Saturday's Champions League final. Cristiano Ronaldo will be attracting most of the attention as he tries to win his second European trophy with Madrid, but plenty of his teammates...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Two years after their most devastating playoff loss, the San Jose Sharks held their most meaningful celebration. The franchise notorious for falling short each postseason will finally get the chance to play for the Stanley Cup. Captain Joe Pavelski scored...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It was 1945 and the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway was in disrepair. Already in desperate need of improvements, a third of Gasoline Alley had burned four years earlier. Then came World War II and a four-year hiatus for the Indianapolis 500. The track had...