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In this April 5, 2019 photo, a driver sits in an all-electric single-seat race car that competed in the Green Grand Prix, a fuel mileage rally for alternate-fuel vehicles and hybrids at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, N.Y. It is the only event of its kind in the United States sanctioned and insured by the Sports Car Club of America and just celebrated its 15th anniversary. (AP Photo/John Kekis)
May 02, 2019 - 2:34 am
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — It's a cold day in early April, rain and sleet are pelting the garages at Watkins Glen International and snow is on the way. Bob Gillespie is undeterred as he puts the finishing touches on the Green Grand Prix. Rain or shine, the rally will go on for the 15th straight year...
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This June 16, 2009 photo shows Irwin L. Jacobs. Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people found Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the Lake Minnetonka, Minn., mansion of Jacobs, a prominent Minnesota businessman who once owned a minority share in the Minnesota Vikings NFL team. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 7:02 pm
ORONO, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people found at the Lake Minnetonka mansion of Irwin Jacobs, a prominent Minnesota businessman who once owned a minority share in the Minnesota Vikings NFL team. Orono, Minnesota, police say the bodies of a man and woman were...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2018 file photo, Danica Patrick is interviewed following her release from the infield hospital after being checked following a crash in the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. NBC Sports announced Wednesday, March 20, 2019, that Patrick will be part of its inaugural broadcast of the Indianapolis 500, a project that will return Patrick to the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time since she ended her career there last May with the second leg of the “Danica Double.” (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
March 20, 2019 - 4:08 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick choked back tears after crashing out of her final Indianapolis 500, that one last trip around the historic speedway that launched her career coming to such a disappointing close. She has not been back to a race track in the 10 months since. And she hasn't...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Syracuse during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just about everything at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament on Thursday night was about Zion Williamson. The Duke freshman's nearly flawless performance returning from injury had the college basketball world buzzing. His athleticism, energy, engaging smile and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Kurt Busch greets fans during driver introductions prior to the start of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Kurt Busch arrived at Phoenix this weekend feeling like he was holding a full house. The Las Vegas native is coming off a second consecutive top-five run, this time at his home track, and felt as if his Chip Ganassi Racing team _ and their Chevrolet power plants _ were finally catching up to the Ford and Toyota teams that have dominated the early part of the Cup season. To top it off, his No. 1 team announced Friday, March 8, 2019, a new sponsorship deal with Global Poker, one of the world’s leading online gaming sites _ no small news when motorsports backing is hard to find. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
March 08, 2019 - 9:19 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kurt Busch arrived at Phoenix this weekend feeling like he was holding a full house. The Las Vegas native is coming off a second consecutive top-five run, this time at his home track, and felt as if his Chip Ganassi Racing team — and its Chevrolet power — was finally catching...
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February 21, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball players' union is urging the sport's exclusive cap supplier to keep open its plant in Derby, New York, and not move production to a nonunionized facility in Florida. New Era Cap Co. said in November it was planning to shut the site in March and reached a closing...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2017 file photo, members of the Cleveland Indians wear uniforms featuring mascot Chief Wahoo as they stand on the field for the national anthem before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore. The maker of Cleveland's ballpark mustard is removing the Chief Wahoo logo from its branding and packaging to maintain longstanding ties with the Cleveland Indians baseball team. The Indians have told official partners like Bertman Foods Co., the maker of Bertman Original Ballpark Mustard, those relationships can't continue unless they stop using Chief Wahoo. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
February 16, 2019 - 9:40 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The maker of Cleveland's ballpark mustard is removing the Chief Wahoo logo from its branding and packaging to maintain longstanding ties with the Cleveland Indians baseball team. Cleveland.com reports the Indians have told official partners like Bertman Foods Co., the maker of...
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This undated image provided by Adidas shows the shoe that Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry will wear during the 68th NBA All-Star basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (Adidas via AP)
February 11, 2019 - 1:20 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA players once again will be sharing personal stories this weekend during All-Star festivities — and using basketball shoes as a platform to get their message out. When Kevin Durant takes the floor on Sunday he'll be wearing pink Nike KD 11 Aunt Pearls shoes bearing the...
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February 06, 2019 - 11:40 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Firestone has agreed to a five-year extension to remain the sole tire supplier for the IndyCar Series. The deal, announced Wednesday, runs through 2025. Firestone has worked with IndyCars for more than eight decades and enters its 20th consecutive year as the series' exclusive...
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This undated image provided by The Washington Post shows a scene from the company's Bud Light 2019 Super Bowl NFL football spot. (The Washington Post via AP)
February 03, 2019 - 10:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the ads of the Super Bowl (all times EST): 10:15 p.m. The Washington Post is debuting its first Super Bowl commercial, highlighting the often-dangerous work journalists do. The ad, narrated by Tom Hanks, features journalists who have been killed or disappeared. They...
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