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AP News - 7 hours ago

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay buried his post-Indianapolis 500 slump with a set of fresh tires that pumped new life into his title hopes.Hunter-Reay blew past the field with two laps to go and won the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway on Satu ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Brad Keselowski had a couple of impressive performances at New Hampshire. It's the victory celebration that again gave him fits.Keselowski topped all the fields Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, including a dominant r ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Simona Halep overcame fellow Romanian Monica Niculescu 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 to reach the final of the inaugural Bucharest Open against Roberta Vinci of Italy on Saturday.The top-seeded Halep dropped four straight games to lose ...more

AP News - Jul 11, 2014 11:18 PM

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Erik Jones led for 131 of 200 laps and won the NASCAR Trucks series race in Iowa on Friday night, giving Kyle Busch Motorsports its seventh win in nine races this season.It's the second career win for the 18-year-old Jones an ...more

AP News - Jul 11, 2014 7:55 PM

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Team Penske has been so strong in the IndyCar series this season that any one of its drivers could win on Saturday night.Penske's history at Iowa Speedway suggests that none of them will.Penske entered the weekend at I ...more

AP News - Jul 11, 2014 7:00 PM

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kyle Busch went from upside down to top of the field.Busch continued the season-long trend of track record qualifying speeds, turning a lap of 138.130 mph Friday to win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.It's the ...more

AP News - Jul 11, 2014 12:20 PM

General Motors Co. has named an Infiniti executive to head its Cadillac division, which has struggled with sagging U.S. sales this year while competing luxury brands have advanced.GM announced Friday that Johan de Nysschen will become president ...more

AP News - Jul 11, 2014 11:37 AM

EPERNAY, France (AP) — Matteo Trentin has won the seventh stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish, after a group crash and hilly final section split the pack — notably ensnaring U.S. rider Tejay van Garderen.Italy's Vincenzo Nibali retaine ...more

AP News - Jul 11, 2014 8:07 AM

Aug. 3 — Hall of Fame game, Canton, Ohio.Sept. 4 — Regular season begins, Green Bay at Seattle.Sept. 7-8 — First full weekend of regular season.Oct. 7 — Fall owners meetings, Detroit. ...more

AP News - Jul 11, 2014 8:06 AM

July 15 — All-Star game, Minneapolis.July 18 — Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign.July 27 — Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y.July 31 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.Aug. 12-14 — Owners' m ...more