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Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down – not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at … Full story    
Published:  October 20, 2014

No. 1 Mississippi St gets rest after quick rise

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen found out his program had earned its first No. 1 ranking in school history Sunday morning during … Full story    
Published:  October 13, 2014

Vic Braden dies at the age of 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Vic Braden, a tennis player in the late 1940s and early ’50s who became one of the nation’s top tennis teaching … Full story    
Published:  October 8, 2014

Jeff Gordon wins at Dover in Chase elimination race

DOVER, Del. – Jeff Gordon won the third race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship for an automatic spot in the 12-driver field … Full story    
Published:  September 29, 2014

Europe wins the Ryder Cup again

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – The tone was set by Rory McIlroy, the best player in the world. The winning shot came from Jamie Donaldson, a Ryder … Full story    
Published:  September 29, 2014
College Football

Kansas fires Weis 4 games into third season

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Charlie Weis arrived at Kansas full of bravado, promising dramatic changes within the long-suffering program. Players were dismissed, offenses and defenses were … Full story    
Published:  September 28, 2014

Europe widens gap against United States for Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – Justin Rose swept that magical putter into the air before his ball even reached the hole, and he punched his right fist … Full story    
Published:  September 28, 2014

European Ryder Cup team gives United States the blues

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended. European blue filled the scoreboard Friday afternoon … Full story    
Published:  September 27, 2014

US Ryder Cup team ready to make noise of its own

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – As if players don’t already face enough pressure in the Ryder Cup, the walk into golf’s most boisterous arena goes through a … Full story    
Published:  September 26, 2014

American Ryder Cup team banking on Tom Watson’s experience

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – Phil Mickelson has played in the Ryder Cup more times than any American. His experience is such that recent captains have leaned … Full story    
Published:  September 25, 2014

No criminal charges against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not be charged with the death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in … Full story    
Published:  September 25, 2014

Europe has ‘secret template’ for Ryder Cup success

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – Paul McGinley is not trying to reinvent the wheel at the Ryder Cup. He just wants to keep Europe rolling. The European … Full story    
Published:  September 24, 2014

Team Penske in command of the Chase after 2 races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – As Brad Keselowski flaunted his fast car by leading session after session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Joey Logano took a good-natured … Full story    
Published:  September 23, 2014

Alabama pours it on Florida, 42-21

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Blake Sims threw for 445 yards, the second-best passing performance in Alabama history, and the third-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sloppy performance … Full story    
Published:  September 21, 2014

Kevin Harvick says points are key in Chase for Sprint Cup

LOUDON – Yes, even Dick Vitale has endorsed NASCAR’s new tournament-style bracket to crown a champion. Just win and advance, baby! Time for a T.O. … Full story    
Published:  September 21, 2014

Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson booked, released

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

Johnson confident he can defend title

CHICAGO – It’s been 11 weeks since Jimmie Johnson’s last victory and he suffered through one of his typical summer swoons. But as the defending … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

United States rolls into Basketball World Cup finals

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – Madrid awaits. Spain doesn’t. The gold-medal matchup seemingly everyone wanted in the Basketball World Cup – maybe even some U.S. players … Full story    
Published:  September 12, 2014

NCAA lifts Penn State’s bowl ban, adds scholarships

Penn State is back in the bowl business. The NCAA on Monday lifted the on-the-field sanctions placed on the Penn State football team for the … Full story    
Published:  September 9, 2014