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Kyle Larson, front left, and Martin Truex Jr. lead the field to start a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 20, 2017 - 10:48 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ato Boldon likes speed. And cars. NASCAR? Well, the four-time Olympic medalist is about to find out. The former Olympic sprinter will join NBC Sports Group's NASCAR broadcast team as a features contributor beginning next week. His NASCAR on NBC debut will be July 1 during...
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June 17, 2017 - 2:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Chilean journalist was taken for a very expensive taxi ride during the Confederations Cup soccer tournament in Moscow. Diego Saez, a 38-year old journalist from Radio ADN in Chile, was scammed by the driver, who charged him 50,000 rubles —around $900— for a one-hour ride from the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 4, 2017, file photo, Pakistan's Shadab Khan stands by the boundary as Indian cricket fans cheer for their team during the ICC Champions Trophy match between India and Pakistan at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England. An intense love of cricket is shared by these nuclear-armed neighbors, as profoundly as their deep and mutual mistrust. The players from India and Pakistan will be cordial before and after the Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday, June 18 — for that is customary in cricket's conventions — but there'll be tension for hundreds of millions of people tuning in across South Asia, where this rivalry transcends sport. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)
June 17, 2017 - 4:41 am
An intense love of cricket is shared by these nuclear-armed neighbors, as profoundly as their deep and mutual mistrust. The players from India and Pakistan will be cordial before and after the Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday — for that is customary in cricket's conventions — but there'll...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 2, 2017 file photo, Pakistan's team celebrates after winning the Asia Cup one-day international cricket tournament against India in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Pakistan won by 1 wicket. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad, File)
June 17, 2017 - 3:42 am
An intense love of cricket is shared by these nuclear-armed neighbors, as profoundly as their deep and mutual mistrust. The players from India and Pakistan will be cordial before and after the Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday — for that is customary in cricket's conventions — but there'll...
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June 16, 2017 - 1:47 pm
The Baltimore Ravens and Houston Texans' public relations staffs are co-winners of the Pete Rozelle Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for excellence in dealing with the media. The Ravens earned the award for the third time and Houston was selected for a record fifth time. This...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, top right, waves at fans next to his wife Ayesha during a parade and rally in honor of the Warriors, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Oakland, Calif., to celebrate the team's NBA basketball championship. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 15, 2017 - 6:01 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the parade for the Golden State Warriors (all times local): 3 p.m. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green appears to be taking some shots at the Cleveland Cavaliers. Green wore a t-shirt at Thursday's championship parade and rally in Oakland, California...
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June 15, 2017 - 2:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock has won the Jack Horrigan Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for aiding reporters in covering the league. A former NFL defensive back and considered a draft expert, Mayock was nominated for the Horrigan Award because he shares his...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Conor McGregor stands on a scale during the weigh-in event for his fight against Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 mixed martial arts at Madison Square Garden in New York. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday, June 14, 2017, he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on Aug. 26. Mayweather, who retired in September 2015 after winning all 49 of his pro fights, will face a mixed martial arts fighter who has never been in a scheduled 12-round fight at the MGM Grand arena. The fight will take place in a boxing ring and be governed by boxing rules. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
June 14, 2017 - 11:50 pm
Nobody truly knows whether Floyd Mayweather's boxing match with Conor McGregor will turn out to be a unique spectacle or an overhyped debacle. The only certainty is that the next 2½ months of hype will be a masterpiece of fight promotion from two of the best ever to play that game. Mayweather and...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, New York Jets' Matt Forte runs a drill during the NFL football practice in Florham Park, N.J. When some Jets fans suggest the team is tanking the upcoming season, or, should, to get a high draft pick next spring, the veteran running back completely disagrees with the notion. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
June 14, 2017 - 7:18 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Matt Forte remains focused only on winning, no matter what anyone else thinks. So, when some New York Jets fans suggest the team is tanking the upcoming season — or, should — to get a high draft pick next spring, the veteran running back completely disagrees with the...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, New York Jets' Matt Forte runs a drill during the NFL football practice in Florham Park, N.J. When some Jets fans suggest the team is tanking the upcoming season, or, should, to get a high draft pick next spring, the veteran running back completely disagrees with the notion. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
June 14, 2017 - 4:51 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Matt Forte remains focused only on winning, no matter what anyone else thinks. So, when some New York Jets fans suggest the team is tanking the upcoming season — or, should — to get a high draft pick next spring, the veteran running back completely disagrees with the...
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