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AP News - 5 hours ago

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Will Power raced with his head instead of his gut. Only a catastrophe was likely to derail his IndyCar Series championship, and the Australian knew he had to throttle the aggression that has made his career — and occasionally wre ...more

AP News - 8 hours ago

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart was cheered in practice Saturday.Jeff Gordon and other drivers wouldn't be surprised if Stewart hears bigger cheers Sunday night.Kevin Harvick will be on the pole, but Stewart, who will start 12th, will be ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Crew chief Ernie Cope was worried when Kevin Harvick's practice laps didn't go as well as expected Friday.So Cope sought reassurance from his driver."I asked, 'Are we all right?'" Cope said. "He said, 'We're going to s ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) — Tony Schumacher won the Traxxas Nitro Shootout on Saturday night to earn $100,000 on Saturday night in the U.S. Nationals.Schumacher, a seven-time Top Fuel season champion who has nine NHRA victories at Lucas Oil Raceway, b ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.The man born Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver was booked into Clark County jail ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been upgraded to stable condition after undergoing a procedure for a chest injury from his horrific crash during a practice session.IndyCar announced Aleshin's improvement Saturday ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

HALLE, Germany (AP) — German cruiserweight Marko Huck defeated Mirko Larghetti of Italy by unanimous decision Saturday to retain his WBO belt for the record-equaling 13th time.The judges scored it 116-112, 116-112, 118-110 in favor of the defend ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher says he was in Michael Sam's corner from the start and that having the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team was no distraction at all in training camp.Fisher says that releasing Sam was ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says fighter aircraft and unmanned drones have struck Islamic State militants near Iraq's Mosul Dam.In a statement issued Saturday, U.S. Central Command says the five latest U.S. airstrikes were in support of ...more

AP News - Aug 30, 2014 7:25 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he's optimistic about the growing economy. ...more