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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — As rumors swirled that Kevin Harvick planned to leave Stewart-Haas Racing, he took Kasey Kahne aside and promised him he wasn't after his job. The speculation turned out to be baseless. Harvick said Friday that SHR held a two-year option on him that the team...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The perfect coach plopped down in his seat at the podium, his face a mixture of exhaustion and exultation. Tyronn Lue has yet to lose a game in his first NBA postseason with the Cavaliers, who are 10-0 and looking invincible, threatening to sweep through the...
A person with knowledge of the contract says two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum has completed as $2.5 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Friday because the Angels hadn't made an announcement...
PARIS (AP) — Security will be tighter than ever at the French Open in the wake of last November's Paris deadly attacks. The French tennis federation (FFT) said there will be three mandatory check points for entry into the Roland Garros tennis complex during the clay-court Grand...
PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams is still haunted by her struggles en route to winning last year's French Open title. After getting the flu early in the tournament, Williams was in major trouble during her three-set semifinal win over Timea Bacsinszky, wrapping herself in ice towels...
NEW YORK (AP) — Under the bright lights of Times Square, Adeline Gray grabbed the microphone and turned an interview into an impromptu speech about the virtues of wrestling. Gray had just taken part in the annual exhibition here for the first time Thursday, where a temporary mat...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Everyone loves Nyquist. From Kentucky Derby winning trainers, to Preakness rivals, to millions of racing fans wondering whether another Triple Crown awaits, it's tough to find anything wrong with a horse who has been nothing but perfect. Eight races, eight...
PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic could face nine-time champion Rafael Nadal in the French Open semifinals in his quest to complete a career Grand Slam. The top-ranked Serb, who will face Lu Yen-hsun in the first round, was put in the same side of the draw as Nadal. Djokovic beat...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — AC Milan and Juventus have received a last-minute papal pep talk before this weekend's Italian Cup final. Pope Francis gave his blessing to players, coaches and family members of both teams during an audience Friday in the Apostolic Palace. The soccer-mad...