Automobile racing

Brad Keselowski gets ready before practice for the NASCAR Cup series auto race, Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
June 03, 2017 - 2:58 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Brad Keselowski is sick of the way Kyle Busch's churlish behavior is often linked as an excuse for his desire to win. Keselowski criticized on Twitter this week those who applauded Busch's curt six-word answer to a post-race question and mic drop and chalked up the response to...
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June 02, 2017 - 9:56 pm
EPPING, N.H. (AP) — Brittany Force broke both New England Dragway records Friday in Top Fuel qualifying, leading a female sweep in the NHRA New England Nationals. Force had a 3.686-second run at 331.36 mph during the second qualifying session. "It has been a tough season for our team since the...
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June 02, 2017 - 4:58 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Kyle Busch led a strong qualifying effort for Toyota, turning a lap of 158.954 mph to win the pole at Dover International Speedway. Led by Busch, Toyota had the first four drivers Friday in the qualifying session. Martin Truex Jr. was second, followed by Daniel Suarez and Matt...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks to the media during a news conference for the NASCAR Cup series All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Earnhardt Jr.'s ride in a Philadelphia Eagles car has been benched. Earnhardt was scheduled to race next week at Pocono Raceway in the No. 88 Chevrolet wrapped in team colors and with the Eagles logo. Hendrick Motorsports and the Eagles say the sponsorship is off because the NFL doesn't allow team designs accompanying the promotion or presentation of another sport. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
June 02, 2017 - 2:42 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s ride in a Philadelphia Eagles car has been benched. Earnhardt was scheduled to race next week at Pocono Raceway in the No. 88 Chevrolet wrapped in team colors and with the Eagles logo. Hendrick Motorsports and the Eagles say the sponsorship is off because the...
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Nashville Predators fans cheer as they watch Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at one of several viewing areas set up Monday, May 29, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators are facing the Pittsburgh Penguins. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
June 01, 2017 - 1:55 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Terry Crisp sorely wishes that he and fellow broadcaster Pete Weber had recorded their "Hockey 101" sessions from the early days of the Nashville Predators. The expansion franchise had tapped the original broadcast team to teach hockey rules in a market where fans knew what...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2013, file photo, Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott talks with Clint Bowyer at Thunder Road in Barre, Vt. Vermont’s stock car racing governor says he’s undeterred by a crash he suffered during his first race of the season at the Thunder Road speedway over the holiday weekend. Scott was in second place as the Memorial Day Classic was nearing its end when his car had a problem with its right-front tire, causing him to spin out into the middle of the racetrack. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
May 31, 2017 - 4:35 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's stock car racing governor said Wednesday he was undeterred by a minor crash he suffered during his first race of the season at the Thunder Road speedway over the holiday weekend and hopes to get back on the track soon, once his car is repaired. Republican Gov. Phil...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016 file photo, Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Scott waves to a room full of supporters as he awaits the election results at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel in South Burlington, Vt. Vermont’s stock car racing governor says he’s undeterred by a crash he suffered during his first race of the season at the Thunder Road speedway over the holiday weekend. Scott was in second place as the Memorial Day Classic was nearing its end when his car had a problem with its right-front tire, causing him to spin out into the middle of the racetrack. (AP Photo/Andy Duback, File)
May 31, 2017 - 3:05 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's stock car racing governor says he's undeterred by a minor crash he suffered during his first race of the season at the Thunder Road speedway over the holiday weekend. Republican Gov. Phil Scott was in second place as the Memorial Day Classic was nearing its end when...
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May 30, 2017 - 8:40 am
STANLEY CUP Penguins take game one PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh rookie Jake Guentzel beat Nashville's Pekka Rinne with 3:17 left in regulation to put the Penguins ahead to stay in a 5-3 victory in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. Guentzel snapped an eight-game goalless drought to help the defending...
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May 30, 2017 - 3:46 am
STANLEY CUP Penguins take game one PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh rookie Jake Guentzel beat Nashville's Pekka Rinne with 3:17 left in regulation to put the Penguins ahead to stay in a 5-3 victory in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. Guentzel snapped an eight-game goalless drought to help the defending...
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May 30, 2017 - 12:59 am
STANLEY CUP Penguins take game one PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh rookie Jake Guentzel beat Nashville's Pekka Rinne with 3:17 left in regulation to put the Penguins ahead to stay in a 5-3 victory in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. Guentzel snapped an eight-game goalless drought to help the defending...
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