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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 1999, file photo, drivers in the first 125-mile Daytona 500 qualifying race start the race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Daytona Beach became the unofficial "Birthplace of Speed" in 1903 when two men argued over who had the fastest horseless carriage and decided things in a race on the white, hard packed sand along the Atlantic Ocean.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
February 13, 2020 - 11:12 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR announced a deal with Verizon on Thursday intended to give fans at its 12 racetracks better access for their phones and solve a long-simmering headache over dead zones at the sprawling venues. The deal will improve connectivity at the 12 tracks owned by NASCAR — a...
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Vegas Golden Knights left wing Tomas Nosek (92) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Benjamin Hager)
October 13, 2019 - 2:01 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights came into the season with one of the best top-six forward units in the NHL. In their latest win, they proved they have the potential to be a threat with all four lines. Mark Stone and William Carrier each had a goal and an assist and Marc-Andre Fleury made...
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A cameraman films the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between Sweden and Thailand at the Stade de Nice in Nice, France, Sunday, June 16, 2019. FIFA has demanded Saudi-backed satellite broadcaster Arabsat stop transmitting pirated feeds of Women's World Cup games from a Qatari network in an ongoing sports television rights dispute linked to the Gulf diplomatic crisis. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
June 16, 2019 - 12:16 pm
NICE, France (AP) — FIFA wants Saudi-backed satellite broadcaster Arabsat to stop transmitting pirated feeds of Women's World Cup games from a Qatari network, part of an ongoing sports television rights dispute linked to the Gulf diplomatic crisis. Bootlegged feeds from Doha-based beIN Sports of...
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June 18, 2018 - 5:50 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian telecommunications company with streaming rights to the World Cup has allowed the free-to-air SBS network to televise matches for 48 hours while it attempts to resolve a series of disruptions that have plagued the service. Optus Sport bought broadcast rights for most...
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April 05, 2018 - 6:44 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Christopher Palma, Pennsylvania State University (THE CONVERSATION) I saw my first artificial satellite with my naked eyes during the summer of 1994. I was watching pieces of comet...
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January 09, 2018 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo Sports will livestream all four divisional playoff games this weekend and the conference championships as an appetizer for next season when every game from the preseason to the Super Bowl will be livestreamed on its sports app. Watching NFL games on your phone used to be...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 file photo, a Russian Soyuz 2.1b rocket carrying the Meteor M satellite and additional 18 small satellites lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Tsiolkovsky, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region, Russia. The Kremlin says authorities are looking into recent failures in Russia's space industry. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
December 29, 2017 - 12:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian space experts have managed to regain control of Angola's first satellite, which was launched earlier this week, officials said Friday. The Russian-built satellite successfully entered a designated orbit after Tuesday's launch from the Baikonur pad in Kazakhstan, but experts...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 file photo, a Russian Soyuz 2.1b rocket carrying the Meteor M satellite and additional 18 small satellites lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Tsiolkovsky, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region, Russia. The Kremlin says authorities are looking into recent failures in Russia's space industry. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
December 28, 2017 - 11:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's latest space launch failures have prompted authorities to take a closer look into the nation's struggling space industry, the Kremlin said Thursday. A Russian weather satellite and nearly 20 micro-satellites from other nations were lost following a failed launch from Russia's...
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November 28, 2017 - 9:25 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) H.V. Jagadish, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) A man named Timothy Carpenter planned and participated in several armed robberies at Radio Shack and T-Mobile stores in Michigan...
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September 12, 2017 - 7:03 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ---------------- ONLY ON AP ---------------- OLYMPIC BIDS-US WINTER GAMES? — There's an outside shot the United States won't have to wait 11 years to host its next Olympics. It's a longshot, but there's talk...
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