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MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway, never when the stakes were so high.A poor qualifying effort has Harvick starting 33rd, behind all the other title contenders, in Sunday's ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kevin Harvick paced the final practice session before Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway.It was a boost for Harvick, who will start 33rd — the lowest of the eight remaining Chase for the Sprint Cup championship conte ...more

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Things may not be as rosy between Danica Patrick and Joey Logano as Logano believes.Logano said earlier this week he had smoothed things over with Patrick and did not expect retaliation over an incident earlier this mont ...more

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Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position.McCoy, a 2013 All-Pro, will get $51.5 million guaranteed, the most ever given t ...more

AP News - 5 hours ago

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away."Without the athletes, the games can ...more

AP News - 5 hours ago

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Antonio Murdaca shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to open a commanding 8-shot lead heading into the final round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship.The 19-year-old Australian took a 1-shot lead into the third ro ...more

AP News - 20 hours ago

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR's championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway.McMurray, who did not qualify this year for the Chase for the Sprint Cup title, set a ...more

AP News - 21 hours ago

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — When Kurt Busch was eliminated from NASCAR title contention, it became apparent to both the driver and his owner that if a change was going to be made to his team it had to be done soon.The change was a dramatic one: Ste ...more

AP News - 23 hours ago

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — NASCAR's new championship format came with fan-friendly brackets that likely had fans advancing Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. deep into the playoffs.Instead, both drivers were eliminated last week and the third r ...more

AP News - Oct 24, 2014 2:59 PM

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins finally allowed Robert Griffin III to speak. So he referenced Winston Churchill and played along with the uncertainty whether he might make his return Monday night.Griffin spoke for 1 minute, 17 second ...more