Automobile racing

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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May 29, 2017 - 10:49 pm
GOLF-TIGER WOODS Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods says an unexpected reaction to prescription medicine led to his arrest on a DUI charge in Florida. Woods spent nearly four hours in the Palm Beach County Jail after being arrested early...
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May 29, 2017 - 8:26 pm
DENVER (AP) — A veteran sports writer is no longer working with The Denver Post after he posted on Twitter that he was "uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend." Terry Frei sent the tweet after Takuma Sato on Sunday became the first Japanese...
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