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AP News - 3 hours ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — From his perch with a panoramic view of the world's most famous racetrack, the new voice of Churchill Downs will sit out one of the most anticipated moments of the tradition-soaked Kentucky Derby.Larry Collmus will try to ...more

AP News - 4 hours ago

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide___UNSTOPPABLE ALDRIDGE DOES IT AGAIN FOR BLAZERSPortland's LaMarcus Aldridge tops 40 points for the second-straight game as Trail Blazers take 2-0 series lead over Houston ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.This week's images include tears of joy and remembrance at this year's Boston Marathon and a bullfighter's pass at a bull in Spain. ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike McCarthy promises there won't be any bad memories plaguing his Green Bay Packers when they open the NFL season on Sept. 4 at Super Bowl champion Seattle.The last time Green Bay visited CenturyLink Field was in Week 3 of the ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Ronald McDonald has a new outfit, and he's ready for a selfie.McDonald's said Wednesday its famous spokesclown will take an active role on social media for the first time, using the hashtag #ronaldmcdonald. The move marks a turna ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSESkechers USA Inc., up $1.66 to $38.53The winner of the Boston Marathon crossed the finish li ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Richard Petty is scheduled to return to the race track this weekend for the first time since the March 25 death of his wife, Lynda.The seven-time NASCAR champion and Hall of Fame driver missed races at Martinsville, Texas ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are watching an iceberg bigger than the island of Guam as it slowly moves away from an Antarctic glacier.NASA scientist Kelly Brunt said it is more a wonder than a worry and is not a threat to shipping or sea level r ...more

AP News - 21 hours ago

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Shinsuke Yamanaka of Japan successfully defended his WBC bantamweight crown for the sixth time with a technical knockout of Stephane Jamoye of Belgium on Wednesday.Yamanaka sent Jamoye to the canvas with a powerful blow to th ...more

AP News - 22 hours ago

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps.The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street View" feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than ...more