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Ed Carpenter heads into the first turn during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 22, 2018 - 2:38 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chevrolet engines have powered some of IndyCar's biggest wins over the last six years. Their drivers have won three of the first five races this season, four straight series titles and claimed the top four starting spots in Sunday's Indianapolis 500. So why is there so much...
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Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 21, 2018 - 2:19 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — It's been 16 years since Mark Martin won the Coca-Cola 600, and a Ford driver has not been to victory lane for the marquee event since. A Ford driver hasn't hoisted a Cup championship trophy since 2004, either. There have been some highlights during this past decade of...
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May 11, 2018 - 1:10 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Conor Daly will make his NASCAR debut in August when he jumps from an IndyCar into a Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing for the Xfinity race at Road America in Wisconsin. The team announced Friday that Daly will join Ryan Reed and Wisconsin native Ty Majeski in a three-...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Trevor Richards throws to the plate during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 26, 2018 - 1:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trevor Richards has worked as a substitute teacher and in a brewery, just trying to make ends meet while he chased a major league career. He outworked three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday night, and it seems his days of offseason odd jobs to help pay rent...
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April 12, 2018 - 1:17 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An international crackdown on illegal logging in tropical forests has ensnared the makers of some guitars and other musical instruments, whose top-end products require small amounts of rosewood, a material prized for its rich, multicolored grain and resonant sound. Since new...
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April 10, 2018 - 1:17 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Monster Energy will remain the title sponsor of NASCAR's top Cup Series through 2019 in an extension announced Tuesday. Monster is not expected to be back after next year as NASCAR will re-evaluate how it sells its sponsorship. The Monster contract with NASCAR is estimated to...
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April 10, 2018 - 1:00 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rally NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are sharply higher in midday trading on Wall Street after conciliatory remarks on trade from China's leader helped put investors in a buying mood. Automakers and technology stocks climbed after President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) said he...
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April 10, 2018 - 10:22 am
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April 04, 2018 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): ___ 3:00 p.m. The American Chemistry Council, a lobbying group, says China's threatened tariffs would come down hard on U.S. chemical companies. The group says 40 percent of the products China said it would target...
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April 03, 2018 - 4:29 pm
In a story March 30 about coffee and cancer risks, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a University of Wisconsin-Madison health expert. She is Amy Trentham-Dietz, not Trenton-Dietz. A corrected version of the story is below: Science Says: What we know about cancer risk and coffee Trouble is...
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