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FILE - In this July 2, 2016, file photo, Danica Patrick greets fans during driver introductions before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Danica Patrick is done at Stewart-Haas Racing and her future in NASCAR is now up in the air amid a sponsorship shake-up. Patrick posted a statement on her Facebook page Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 saying her time with Stewart-Haas “had come to an end” due to a new sponsorship arrangement for the team next season. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
September 12, 2017 - 6:31 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick, the only female driver at NASCAR's top level, is likely at the end of her driving career after a sponsorship shake-up left her without a ride at Stewart-Haas Racing. Patrick posted a statement on her Facebook page Tuesday saying her time with Stewart-Haas "had...
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September 12, 2017 - 6:31 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick, the only female driver at NASCAR's top level, is likely at the end of her driving career after a sponsorship shake-up left her without a ride at Stewart-Haas Racing. Patrick posted a statement on her Facebook page Tuesday saying her time with Stewart-Haas "had...
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August 22, 2017 - 6:37 pm
AP PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA TEAM Rose Bowl stars Darnold, Barkley lead AP All-America team UNDATED (AP) — Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley put on a show at the Rose Bowl last season and established themselves as two of the biggest stars in college...
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A fan waves a small flag during the singing of the national anthem before the NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
August 21, 2017 - 6:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fans turn to sports for entertainment, a respite from the stress of the real world. They say they don't want politics mixed in with sports, they just want to enjoy the show. NASCAR, unfortunately, cannot sit on the sidelines and simply watch the cars go round. The top racing...
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August 21, 2017 - 10:05 am
The NFL has signed a three-year deal to make its games available through digital streaming in China. Tencent Sports announced on Monday that it has partnered with the league to air live and on-demand select preseason games and Thursday, Sunday and Monday night games. Select Sunday afternoon and all...
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Joe Torre, chief baseball officer of Major League Baseball, talks with reporters following a meeting of Major League Baseball owners, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 17, 2017 - 9:31 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Derek Jeter won five World Series during a 20-year run with the New York Yankees. He piled up 3,465 hits and made the All-Star team 14 times while becoming one of baseball's biggest stars. Will that success continue in the front office of the Miami Marlins? Stay tuned. Jeter is a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016, file photo, Justin Thomas hits from the seventh tee during the first round of the Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Plantation Course on Kapalua, Hawaii. With a new five-year sponsorship deal with Sentry Insurance, the PGA Tour strengthened its commitment to start the new year in Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
August 16, 2017 - 11:28 am
Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance has agreed to a five-year deal to become the title sponsor of the winners-only PGA Tour event at Kapalua, a move that strengthens the tour's commitment to starting the new year in Hawaii. The Sentry Tournament of Champions will be Jan. 4-7 and marks the 20th...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016, file photo, Justin Thomas hits from the seventh tee during the first round of the Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Plantation Course on Kapalua, Hawaii. With a new five-year sponsorship deal with Sentry Insurance, the PGA Tour strengthened its commitment to start the new year in Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
August 16, 2017 - 11:08 am
Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance has agreed to a five-year deal to become the title sponsor of the winners-only PGA Tour event at Kapalua. The move strengthens the tour's commitment to starting the new year in Hawaii. The Sentry Tournament of Champions will be Jan. 4-7. It will be the 20th straight...
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August 08, 2017 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute shows that many individual states are not fully implementing key safety guidelines to protect athletes from potentially life-threatening conditions, including heat stroke. More than 7.8 million high school students...
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August 08, 2017 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute and sponsored in part by the NFL shows that many individual states are not fully implementing key safety guidelines to protect athletes from potentially life-threatening conditions, including heat stroke. More than...
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