Technology

This artists rendering provided by IndyCar shows an IndyCar featuring an aeroscreen (windshield). IndyCar will use an "Aeroscreen" developed by Red Bull Advanced Technologies for cockpit protection beginning next season. The safety piece will cover the cockpit with a ballistic screen anchored by titanium framework. (Chris Beatty/IndyCar via AP)
May 24, 2019 - 12:47 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar will use an "Aeroscreen" developed by Red Bull Advanced Technologies for cockpit protection beginning next season. The safety piece will virtually cover the open-air cockpit with a clear screen anchored by and on a titanium framework. Its purpose is to protect drivers...
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In this April 12, 2019, photo, Washington Redskins head athletic trainer Larry Hess demonstrates a salt water float orb inside a recovery room at the team's NFL football training facility in Ashburn, Va. With the use of state-of-the-art machines and techniques, the Redskins hope to cut down on injuries after leading the NFL in players on injured reserve last season. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 20, 2019 - 4:26 pm
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Sunglasses shield your eyes from the infrared lights that give oxygen to your body's cells. Ugg boots, rubber gloves and shorts are the only protection from freezing temperatures as cold as minus 200 degrees. Then comes the sensory deprivation of floating pitch black in 1,000...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2017, file photo, a VICIS Zero1 helmet is displayed in New York. In an annual study, designed by NFL- and NFLPA-appointed biomechanical engineers, rotational velocity and acceleration are measured to evaluate helmets to determine which helmets best reduced head impact severity. The VICIS Zero1 was top rated. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 10, 2019 - 4:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Did some helmet manufacturers design models with the purpose of testing well rather than performing properly on the field? Possibly, but the lab testing by the biomechanical engineers appointed by the league and its players' union accounted for such a practice in the rankings for...
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In this April 5, 2019 photo, a driver sits in an all-electric single-seat race car that competed in the Green Grand Prix, a fuel mileage rally for alternate-fuel vehicles and hybrids at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, N.Y. It is the only event of its kind in the United States sanctioned and insured by the Sports Car Club of America and just celebrated its 15th anniversary. (AP Photo/John Kekis)
May 02, 2019 - 2:34 am
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — It's a cold day in early April, rain and sleet are pelting the garages at Watkins Glen International and snow is on the way. Bob Gillespie is undeterred as he puts the finishing touches on the Green Grand Prix. Rain or shine, the rally will go on for the 15th straight year...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2017, file photo, JR Hilderbrand drives on the track during an IndyCar auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill. The track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience. Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will be renamed World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. Terms of the naming rights agreement announced Wednesday, April 17, 2019, were not disclosed. (AP Photo/Scott Kane, File)
April 17, 2019 - 3:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience. Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will be renamed World Wide...
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FILE- In this file photo taken on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, Russia's Margarita Vasilyeva competes in the women's 10 km pursuit competition at the Biathlon World Cup event in Pokljuka, Slovenia. Russia previously used hacked data to vilify Western athletes as cheats for bending the rules to take banned substances but the country is now warming to a controversial part of the anti-doping system. More Russians are applying for Therapeutic Use Exemptions despite President Vladimir Putin saying in 2017 that the West was using them to game the system. Vasilyeva told state TV last month that despite having asthma, she refused to get permission to use an inhaler. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
April 12, 2019 - 4:07 am
MOSCOW (AP) — After years of using hacked data to vilify Western athletes as cheats who bend the rules to take banned substances, Russia is warming to a controversial part of the anti-doping system. Russian President Vladimir Putin said in 2017 that the country's rivals were using Therapeutic Use...
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April 11, 2019 - 8:57 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday gave the U.S. Justice Department two weeks to clarify its stance on laws regulating internet gambling after hearing arguments from New Hampshire officials in a case with potential implications for the future of state lotteries and the programs, often...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2009 file photo, Russia's Elena Dementieva returns the ball to Lourdes Dominguez from Spain during Madrid Open Tennis Tournament at the Caja Magica (Magic Box) in Madrid, Spain.The changes about the new Davis Cup will go beyond its revamped format. A new sponsorship strategy will make tennis' top team competition look different to television viewers depending on where they are watching it. The group behind the new Davis Cup is planning to use virtual replacement advertising during broadcasts at the inaugural "World Cup" of tennis in Madrid from Nov. 18-24, meaning sponsors' logos and banners will be superimposed digitally on the courts. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
April 01, 2019 - 5:36 am
MADRID (AP) — The changes in the Davis Cup go beyond its revamped format. In addition to a new playing formula that will bring nations together for a weeklong tournament in a single venue, the Davis Cup is also implementing a new sponsorship strategy that will make tennis' top team competition look...
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New York Yankees players take part in batting practice during a workout Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in New York. The Yankees host the Baltimore Orioles on opening day Thursday. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 28, 2019 - 3:50 am
For a sport that leans so much on familiarity and tradition, baseball seems to be changing at an unusually rapid pace. Whether it's because of new technology, new strategies or new rules, the game could look a lot different over the next decade or so. "I think the commissioner's just trying to stay...
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Tiger Woods hits his drive from the eighth tee during round-robin play at the Dell Match Play Championship golf tournament, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 27, 2019 - 7:37 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Tiger Woods made a successful return to the Dell Technologies Match Play with a victory. Jordan Spieth found some success with a tie. The most unpredictable tournament in golf began Wednesday with only...
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