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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...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers squandered a bases-loaded chance in the 12th inning. Jonathan Villar made sure they didn't blow it again in the 13th. Villar slapped a run-scoring single to left field on an 0-2 pitch, giving the Milwaukee Brewers a 3-2 victory over the...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Darlington Nagbe scored his first international goal on a 90th-minute volley, and the United States beat Ecuador 1-0 in a Copa America tuneup on Wednesday night. The U.S. defeated a South American team for just the third time in 21 tries (14 losses, 4 draws...
The Memphis Grizzlies are ready to make another assistant coach a first-time NBA head coach after offering their job to Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person says Fizdale met with Grizzlies controlling owner Robert...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Rex Ryan stepped to the podium and immediately proclaimed the Buffalo Bills are "a zillion miles ahead" of where they were last year. And then Ryan spent much of the next 22 minutes of his news conference facing questions regarding the half-dozen...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jake Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing as many as four runs for the first time in nearly a year and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-8 on Wednesday. Arrieta (9-0) joined the White Sox's Chris Sale as the only nine-game...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An analyst says as many as 11 states may adopt regulations permitting and regulating daily fantasy sports by the end of this year. Chris Grove of Narus Advisors says six states have passed bills to regulate daily fantasy sports so far, and five more...
The NBA's decision to extend the deadline for withdrawing from its draft until Wednesday gave college basketball's top players more time to make up their minds. Many of those stars have decided to return to school — and that should have a major impact on next season's push for...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mario Andretti silently stewed as Bobby Unser celebrated winning the 1981 Indianapolis 500. Andretti had finished second that day as Unser took over the lead when Gordon Johncock blew an engine with less than 10 laps to go. Unser went on to win for a third...