Automobile Racing

Hamilton quickest in practice at US Grand Prix

Oct 20, 2017

Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest laps in practices ahead of the US Grand Prix

Verstappen extends deal with Red Bull through 2020

Oct 20, 2017

Max Verstappen and Red Bull have agreed to extend his contract through the 2020 season

Red Bull rising into the form expected when the season began

Oct 20, 2017

Late-season success has Red Bull looking like the muscular team it was expected to be this Formula One season

Hamilton title chase returns to track he's dominated

Oct 19, 2017

F1 leader Hamilton dismisses title talk as 'silly' as he returns to Texas track he's dominated

Alonso extends McLaren contract through 2018

Oct 19, 2017

Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has put an end to the uncertainty by extending his contract with McLaren through 2018

Hartley to drive for Toro Rosso at next weekend's U.S. GP

Oct 13, 2017

Brendon Hartley will race for Toro Rosso at next weekend's United States Grand Prix as a replacement for Pierre Gasly

Boxing

AP Interview: Cotto bids farewell to ring, embraces family

Oct 18, 2017

Miguel Cotto bids farewell to the ring when he faces Sadam Ali on Dec. 2 in Madison Square Garden _ his "second home," as he calls it, where he will fight for the 10th and final time of his career

Muhammad Ali Enterprises files $30M lawsuit against Fox

Oct 10, 2017

Muhammad Ali Enterprises is suing the Fox Broadcasting Company for more than $30 million for what it says was Fox's unauthorized use of the famed boxer's image in a video that ran just before its broadcast of the 2017 Super Bowl

South Africa revives groundbreaking apartheid-era musical

Oct 8, 2017

South Africa revives groundbreaking apartheid-era musical 'King Kong,' which launched international stars

Curling

In-form Kane scores 2 more, Tottenham beats Huddersfield 4-0

Sep 30, 2017

Harry Kane extended his brilliant scoring run with another double in Tottenham's 4-0 win over Huddersfield in the English Premier League, taking the England striker's tally in September to 13 goals in eight games for club and country

Sevilla fights back to draw 2-2 at Liverpool

Sep 13, 2017

Sevilla seized on sloppy defending by Liverpool to score early and then grab a second-half equalizer in a 2-2 draw in the Champions League

The Latest: Garcia wins 1st major title at the Masters

Apr 9, 2017

Sergio Garcia has won the first major championship of his career with a dramatic, sudden-death victory over Justin Rose at the Masters

Cycling

Tour champion Froome could face Dumoulin test on 2018 route

Oct 17, 2017

Defending champion Chris Froome can expect a stern challenge from Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin in next year's Tour de France

Dark days for Senate Leader McConnell as losses cast doubt

Sep 27, 2017

For Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, losses on health care legislation and in Alabama Senate race raise questions about his leadership heading into the 2018 midterm cycle

Sagan becomes 1st man to win 3 straight world road titles

Sep 24, 2017

Peter Sagan of Slovakia became the first man to win three straight world road race titles on Sunday after holding off Norwegian Alexander Kristoff in a sprint finish on Sunday

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