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This 2018 photo provided by Julien's Auctions shows the 1974 Dodge Charger that Richard Petty drove to win his fifth Daytona 500 auto race, at the Richard Petty Museum in Randleman, N.C. Petty's iconic 1974 Dodge Charger is going on sale, along with some of his other cars, one of his Daytona 500 trophies and other items. Petty says after "accumulating stuff" for 80 years, it's time to sell the items at an auction on May 12 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. (Julien's Auctions via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 11:03 am
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — NASCAR legend Richard Petty says after "accumulating stuff" for 80 years, it's time to sell some of his most famous cars, trophies and other items. Petty's iconic day-glow red and Petty blue 1974 Dodge Charger is going on sale at an auction on May 12 at Planet Hollywood Resort...
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February 06, 2018 - 12:22 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's Williams Arena is turning 90 years old. The university has organized birthday tributes to "The Barn" for the Gophers men's basketball game on Tuesday night against Nebraska. The building with the uniquely raised floor opened in 1928. Tickets are available for fans age...
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January 19, 2018 - 8:55 pm
DENVER (AP) — As online bids for Rashaan Salaam's Heisman Trophy near $300,000, the mother of the former University of Colorado running back is convinced the trophy was stolen. Khalada Salaam told CBS Sports in a story published Friday that the family found the door to his Boulder-area condominium...
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January 03, 2018 - 2:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — La Salle University is selling 46 pieces of art from its museum collection to help the Philadelphia school fund its five-year plan. A spokeswoman for the Roman Catholic university says the sale could bring $4 million to $7 million, and possibly much more. Christie's auction...
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December 28, 2017 - 2:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — UCLA coach Cori Close brought her team to New York for the holidays, giving the 11th-ranked Bruins a chance to bond as a team, take in the sights, go shopping and get ready for Pac-12 play. "One of my favorite things is enabling and watching young women experience things they wouldn...
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This Dec. 22, 2017, photo shows part of a letter in Biddeford, Maine,,written by Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams the day after he crash-landed his airplane during the Korean War. Thirty-eight letters from Williams to his girlfriend at the time are going to be auctioned on Jan. 3, 2018, at Saco River Auction in Biddeford. (AP Photo/David Sharp)
December 27, 2017 - 11:15 am
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Thirty-eight letters penned by Hall of Fame baseball player Ted Williams, including one in which he described crash-landing a fighter jet with "holes all over" it, are going up for auction. The letters written to his mistress show another side to Williams, who played for the...
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December 27, 2017 - 12:01 am
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Close friends of Rock Hill native Chris Hope like to call him "C-Hope." "As if my name needs to be any shorter," Hope said with a smile. Through his iCHOPE Charitable Fund, the former National Football League safety has plenty of reasons to "see hope" in the next crop of kids...
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Pedestrians walk down the centre of the road in Moncton, N.B., as a winter storm blows through Atlantic Canada on Christmas Day, Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 25, 2017 - 5:59 pm
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In this June 24, 2017 photo provided by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, ivory products are on sale with price tags, at an antiques fairs in Tokyo. A conservation group says Japan’s lax controls over its domestic stock of ivory are encouraging illegal exports to other countries and undermining efforts to end trafficking in elephant tusks. A report supported by the World Wildlife Fund said researchers found antiques companies were buying a large number of elephant tusks that are not registered as required by law. Hundreds of ivory items are being sold by e-commerce sites, often to visitors from other Asian countries such as China. (TRAFFIC via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 3:28 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's lax controls over its domestic stock of ivory are encouraging illegal exports to other countries and undermining efforts to end trafficking in elephant tusks, a report said Wednesday. The report, compiled with support by the World Wildlife Fund, said researchers found antique...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, Boston Red Sox new manager Alex Cora poses in Fenway Park following an introductory news conference in Boston. The Boston Red Sox held a Christmas carnival at Fenway Park on Saturday, Dec. 16, for fans who — like their favorite team — still have some shopping to do. Cora said he wasn't worried about his bosses filling the gap in the lineup. There's no deadline in the offseason," Cora said. "When we get to Feb. 16, we're going to have a good baseball team." (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
December 16, 2017 - 3:27 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox held a Christmas carnival at Fenway Park on Saturday for fans who — like their favorite team — still have some shopping to do. Thousands of people lined up in 20-degree temperatures to visit the ballpark and have the chance to buy tickets to some home games. There...
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