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  • TOUR DE FRANCE WATCH: Cookson praises security on Tour

    NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) — This year more than ever, security is a top priority for Tour de France organizers. In the wake of the terror attacks that have shaken France this year, the level…

  • Hamilton wins British GP after thrilling race

    SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton seized back control of the British Grand Prix after being overtaken on the first corner to win his fifth race of the season on Sunday and strengthen his Formula…

  • The Williams Sisters Head-to-Head

    Serena leads 14-11 1998 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, R64, Venus, 7-6 (4), 6-1. 1998 Rome, clay-outdoor, QF, Venus, 6-4, 6-2. 1999 Key Biscayne, hard-outdoor, F, Venus, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. 1999 Grand Slam Cup, carpet-indoor, SF, Serena,…

  • Wimbledon Remaining Seeds

    Through Third Round (Rankings in parentheses) Men 1. Novak Djokovic, Serbia (1) 2. Roger Federer, Switzerland (2) 3. Andy Murray, Britain (3) 4. Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland (4) 6. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic (6) 9. Marin…

  • Wimbledon at a glance

    LONDON (AP) — A look ahead to Monday at Wimbledon after Sunday’s day off: Men’s fourth-round matches: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 14 Kevin Anderson, No. 2 Roger Federer vs. No. 20 Roberta Bautista…

  • All-Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

    LONDON (AP) — One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination. That’s what will happen Monday when Serena Williams plays older sister Venus Williams for the sixth time…

  • NASCAR XFINITY-Subway Firecracker 250 Results

    Saturday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (7) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 104 laps, 0 points, $87,386. 2. (10) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 104, 42, $74,133.. 3.…

  • NASCAR XFINITY-Subway Firecracker 250 Results

    Saturday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (7) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 104 laps, 0 points. 2. (10) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 104, 42. 3. (11) Chase…

  • Tomic suspended from Davis Cup for Australia over comments

    SYDNEY (AP) — Bernard Tomic has been suspended from Australia’s home Davis Cup quarterfinal against Kazakhstan for his verbal attack on Tennis Australia officials, including Pat Rafter and chief executive Craig Tiley. Australian Associated Press…

  • Reigning midget champion Rico Abreu gets 1st stock car win

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rico Abreu has earned his first career stock car victory, racing to the win at Columbus Motor Speedway in Ohio. Abreu set a track record in winning the pole for Saturday…

  • Austin Dillon wins Xfinity Series race at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Austin Dillon once stood in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway celebrating a Dale Earnhardt win with his grandfather and wondering if he would ever make it back to commemorate…

  • NHRA Pairings

    Saturday At Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park Norwalk, Ohio Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings. Top Fuel 1. Doug Kalitta, 3.731 seconds, 327.82 mph vs. 16. Chris Karamesines,…

  • NASCAR meets with driver council for 2nd time about rules

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The newly formed driver council met with NASCAR for a second time Saturday and it may have led to a new rules package for upcoming races at Indianapolis and Michigan.…

  • Earnhardt to start on pole after rain washes out qualifying

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday’s race at Daytona International Speedway because his crew chief correctly predicted the weather. Greg Ives instructed Earnhardt to go flat-out at the…

  • NASCAR driver Kyle Busch wants grass removed from tracks

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch has become the unwitting poster boy for NASCAR safety improvements. It’s not a role he wanted. But now that it’s been thrust upon him, he’s not shying away…