Fourth of July

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo, William Byron (24) and Alex Bowman (88) lead the field at the start of a NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. NASCAR made the first significant changes to its schedule in years by shuffling the 2020 season into a freshened new sequence that tries to meet the wants of fans to the best of NASCAR's current ability. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 27, 2019 - 5:00 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An entire generation of NASCAR has spent its life tuned to a schedule so predictable events could be planned years in advance and race dates marked milestones. Daytona meant the beach — a week out of school in February, the Fourth of July for vacation — while Memorial Day was...
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Fans enjoy the NASCAR Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Saturday, March 23. (AP Photo/Matt Bell)
March 26, 2019 - 5:34 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR made the first significant changes to its schedule in years by shuffling the 2020 season into a freshened new sequence that tries to meet the wants of fans to the best of NASCAR's current ability. "The fans and the industry as a whole have been vocal about the desire...
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Cincinnati Reds' Sal Romano hits an RBI sacrifice bunt off Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Dylan Covey during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
July 04, 2018 - 11:48 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Fitting for Independence Day, the Cincinnati Reds saved all their fireworks for the fourth. Starting pitcher Sal Romano's suicide squeeze capped Cincinnati's six-run fourth inning, and the Reds rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 on Wednesday night. "It was nice to be able...
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Charles Howell III follows his shot from the 16th tee, during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, May 11, 2018, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 15, 2018 - 6:33 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jay Monahan might have been overly ambitious when he said he hoped to have next year's PGA Tour schedule ready to announce at The Players Championship. The commissioner is not in a big rush, and there remain a few moving parts. And it goes beyond finding a title...
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April 03, 2018 - 7:03 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The Croatian president thanks Argentina for taking in notorious pro-Nazi war criminals after World War II. In Bulgaria, a top politician calls the country's Roma minority "ferocious humanoids." And Hungary's prime minister declares the "color" of Europeans should not mix with...
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March 19, 2018 - 4:18 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Muslim aerospace engineer has sued the Spirit Boeing Employees Association for religious discrimination stemming from a party at a lake in Wichita, Kansas. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Friday on behalf of Munir Zanial, a Malaysian national of...
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In this photo released by Lebanon's official government photographer Dalati Nohra, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri who resigned in a televised message on Nov. 4 from Saudi Arabia, right, shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, left, in Cairo, Egypt, on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Hariri arrived in Egypt on Tuesday and went straight into talks with the Egyptian president who, together with France's leader, is reportedly trying to mediate a way out of the crisis in Lebanon that would involve rolling back Hariri's resignation. (Dalati Nohra via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 4:22 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri paid an unexpected visit to Cyprus late on Thursday, making a detour on what was expected to be his return home to Beirut, more than two weeks since his stunning resignation in a televised message from Saudi Arabia. Hariri was received by Cypriot...
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia winds up during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 26, 2017 - 1:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Batting cleanup and playing right field: All Rise. Hitting fifth, the shortstop: Sir Didi. Over at third base: Toddfather. No, these were not your father's New York Yankees. Matter of fact, not Joe DiMaggio's, either. But there they were, playing ball in the Bronx wearing blue...
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia winds up during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 26, 2017 - 12:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Batting cleanup and playing right field: All Rise. Hitting fifth, the shortstop: Sir Didi. Over at third base: Toddfather. No, these were not your father's New York Yankees. Matter of fact, not Joe DiMaggio's, either. But there they were, playing ball in the Bronx wearing blue...
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia winds up during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 25, 2017 - 9:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Batting cleanup and playing right field: All Rise. Hitting fifth, the shortstop: Sir Didi. Over at third base: Toddfather. No, these were not your father's New York Yankees. Matter of fact, not Joe DiMaggio's, either. But there they were, playing ball in the Bronx wearing blue...
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