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  • Johnson has way again at Dover

    Jimmie Johnson handled the pothole at Dover the same way he disposed of a rough patch to start the season. He won.


  • Courtney Force races to landmark drag racing win

    Courtney Force raced to the 100th victory by a female driver in NHRA history Sunday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park in Topeka, Kansas. In her second attempt …


  • Andretti drivers place 1-2

    Ryan Hunter-Reay coasted to his second straight victory at the Alabama Grand Prix in Birmingham, when the rain-shortened IndyCar race finished under caution. A full-course caution came out for the …


  • Busch holds off Johnson at Martinsville

    Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time winner to win at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway for the …


  • In Brief: Hill paces Pacers past Trail Blazers

    NBA: George Hill had a career-high 37 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 118-113 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Indianapolis on …


  • Johnson in charge

    Matt Kenseth had one of those rare seasons in which everything seemed to go right every time he got behind the wheel of his car. Until the one day he …


  • Harvick wins, makes big Chase move

    Kevin Harvick didn’t simply have his hands full with the rest of the Sprint Cup field Sunday. He also was trying to tame a squirrely surface at Kansas Speedway in …


  • MLB claims A-Rod lawsuit a violation

    Baseball: Major League Baseball calls Alex Rodriguez’s lawsuit against the sport a “clear violation” of the confidentiality provisions of the league’s drug program. The Yankees third baseman sued MLB and …


  • Johnson dominates at Dover

    Jimmie Johnson held off a teammate, passed a pair of Hall of Famers, and dominated once more at Dover. His slice of track history was more than just another milestone …


  • Kahne edges Gordon for victory at Pocono

    Jeff Gordon had the inside line, a lead and his first win of the season in sight, usually a sure thing for Pocono’s top winner. Kasey Kahne was about out …


  • Hagan wins at NW Nationals

    KENT, Wash. – Matt Hagan raced to his fourth victory of the year to extend his Funny Car points lead, beating Bob Tasca III on Sunday in the NHRA Northwest …


  • Indiana native races to victory in Brickyard 400

    A born and bred Hoosier, Ryan Newman spent his childhood racing everywhere from Anderson to Winchester and every short track he could find in a state mad about racing. He …


  • Serena captures 53rd WTA title of career

    Tennis: Serena Williams beat Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the Swedish Open in Bastad, Sweden, on Sunday, for her 53rd WTA title. The 24-year-old Swede broke to …


  • Brazil tops Spain for Confederations Cup title

    Soccer: Fred scored two goals, Neymar added another and host Brazil defeated world champion Spain 3-0 to win the Confederations Cup on Sunday night in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil, a …


  • Truex Jr. ends long drought

    Martin Truex Jr. snapped a 218-race winless streak with an easy victory Sunday on the road course at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway. It was just the second win of Truex’s career, …


  • Biffle wins for first time since August

    Greg Biffle gave Ford a milestone victory in Brooklyn, Mich., – right down the road from company headquarters. Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup win at Michigan International …


  • Stewart gets Chase boost with victory

    With one big move, Tony Stewart put Juan Pablo Montoya and a sluggish season well behind him. After a mundane start, Stewart is back in Victory Lane – and in …


  • Father, son celebrate NHRA victories

    The father-son combo of Eddy and Casey Plaizier of Edmonton, Alberta, shared the winner’s circle celebration this past weekend at Spokane County Raceway during the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing …


  • Nadal, Serena secure Italian Open titles

    Tennis: After all these years, Rafael Nadal still knows how to dominate Roger Federer. In the 30th meeting between the tennis greats, Nadal controlled the final from the start and …


  • Nadal wins eighth Barcelona Open title

    Tennis: Despite the drizzle, Rafael Nadal won the Barcelona Open in Barcelona, Spain, for the eighth time Sunday, defeating Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-3 for his fourth title of the year. …


  • Foyt misses Sato victory at Long Beach

    Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win an IndyCar race on Sunday in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in California. The win came in Sato’s 52nd …


  • Johnson dominates start to finish

    No matter the changes to the car, the tires, or the weather, Martinsville (Va.) Speedway is Jimmie Johnson’s kind of place. Johnson led a career-best 346 laps Sunday and pulled …


  • Bristol breakout

    Kasey Kahne’s bumper-banging battle with Brad Keselowski was just the warm-up act in an action-packed race on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. Former teammates Denny Hamlin and …


  • Keselowski on brink of title after ugly race at Phoenix

    When the fighting stopped, the oil had dried and the last of the wrecked cars had been towed away, Brad Keselowski found himself on the brink of a first Sprint …


  • Win at Martinsville puts Johnson in points lead

    Jimmie Johnson’s expectations are high at Martinsville Speedway, and his results keep showing why. The five-time series champion raced to his seventh career victory on NASCAR’s trickiest oval Sunday in …


  • Fever even WNBA series in final second

    WNBA: Shavonte Zellous’ jumper with 0.5 seconds remaining lifted the Indiana Fever over the Connecticut Sun 78-76 in Game 2 of the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals on Monday night in …


  • Talladega crash boosts Kenseth

    The championship contenders said Talladega Superspeedway would be the wild-card race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. That was an understatement.


  • On top of Chase

    Brad Keselowski had fuel to spare for a couple of victory burnouts. Those few splashes of gas left down the stretch were just enough for a checkered flag — and …


  • Hamlin’s prediction happens

    Denny Hamlin stepped out of his car, pointed into the air and took a mighty swing of an invisible baseball bat. Like Babe Ruth did before him (or so the …


  • Chase off and running

    Brad Keselowski raced to an impressive victory in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, outdueling five-time champion Jimmie Johnson at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on …

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