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Kevin Harvick gets ready to go out on the track during a NASCAR auto race practice at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 08, 2020 - 10:46 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Harvick has agreed to a two-year contract extension with Stewart-Haas Racing that will take the 44-year-old NASCAR champion through the 2023 season. Harvick, who won the 2014 Cup Series championship, said Saturday at Daytona International Speedway had he had p;y...
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This Nov. 22, 2013 photo Del. Jeffrey L. "Jeff" Campbell, R-Wythe at the General Assembly Building in Richmond, Va. Campbell has invoked his legislative continuance privileges to postpone court cases he is involved in as an attorney at least 30 times since 2016. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
February 07, 2020 - 8:09 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — For a year and a half, a Virginia mother of seven young girls has been frustrated by repeated delays in the domestic violence case against her estranged husband because his defense lawyer exercised a privilege that most other attorneys don’t have. Nine separate times, court...
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NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Tony Stewart poses for pictures prior to the induction ceremony in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
January 31, 2020 - 7:17 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart, the throwback, blue-collar “People's Champion” of NASCAR, is once again the headline act. Stewart was one of five inductees Friday night into the 11th class of NASCAR's Hall of Fame — a group that is essentially a celebration of Joe Gibbs Racing. The three-time...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo Brad Keselowski puts on his helmet during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Keselowski won three races last year and made the playoffs, joining teammates Ryan Blaney and Joey Logano in a statistically strong season. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
January 27, 2020 - 1:27 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Team Penske won the championship last year in every series it competes except NASCAR. Doesn't mean it was a bad year: the team still won six races and placed all three of its drivers into the playoffs. It just wasn't good enough, not when Roger Penske's IndyCar, sports car and...
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Reigning NASCAR Champion Kyle Busch reacts to a fan before the Rolex 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Busch will drive a Lexus RC-F GT3 in the race. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
January 25, 2020 - 4:08 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch drove his Lexus back to the lead lap at the Rolex 24 of Daytona — a move that changed team strategy and got the reigning NASCAR champion pulled from the car to keep him fresh. Busch was scheduled to drive a double stint — roughly 90 minutes — in the Lexus RC F...
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January 19, 2020 - 5:58 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kyle Larson scored one of the biggest victories of his career by ending an 0-for-12 streak to finally win the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. Larson passed Christopher Bell with 17 laps in Saturday night's main event to end his frustrating streak of futility and deny Bell a fourth...
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January 14, 2020 - 7:26 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A hot chocolate company led by Hollywood stuntman and occasional racer Stanton Barrett has signed as primary sponsor for Swedish driver Marcus Ericsson at Chip Ganassi Racing. This is the first entry into IndyCar for Huski Chocolate, a company headquartered in Stockholm that...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick speaks to the media following an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 13, 2020 - 5:47 pm
The fallout from baseball's latest sign-stealing scandal is beginning to take shape. Houston manager AJ Hinch is out of a job, and so is general manager Jeff Luhnow. The question is what will happen with the Boston Red Sox, who are also under investigation for sign stealing. Before they were fired...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2019, file photo, an iPad displays the types of bets that can be placed at the Golden 1 Center's Skyloft Predictive Gaming Lounge, in Sacramento, Calif. Professional sports leagues have found a way to cash in by selling their official data to gambling companies, making the case that the leagues are creating new products for gamblers to bet on. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Associated Press
January 07, 2020 - 7:49 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Professional sports leagues struck out in their quest for a cut of sports betting money by claiming they needed payments to help protect the integrity of games. They also fumbled an attempt to claim a share of betting proceeds by saying the games are the intellectual...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019, file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. Cummings died from complications of longtime health challenges, his office said in a statement on Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
December 31, 2019 - 5:43 pm
A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed by prejudice. An actress and singer who helped embody the manufactured innocence of the 1950s. A self-made billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president. This year saw the deaths of people who...
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