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  • Fans shower Gordon with praise before final Daytona race

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As rain delayed his final race at Daytona International Speedway, four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was showered with cheers during driver introductions Sunday. Speedway officials handed out thousands of placards…

  • Abraham Ancer wins Nova Scotia Open

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Abraham Ancer won the Nova Scotia Open on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, beating Bronson Burgoon with a 15-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.…

  • Danny Lee wins Greenbrier Classic in 4-man playoff

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Danny Lee was overcome with nerves after qualifying for a four-man playoff at The Greenbrier Classic. By the time he walked to the first playoff tee, he was ready.…

  • Daniela Iacobelli wins Symetra Tour’s Tullymore Classic

    STANWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Daniela Iacobelli birdied the final two holes Sunday for a one-stroke victory in the Symetra Tour’s Tullymore Classic. The 27-year-old former Florida Tech player closed with a 6-under 66 to finish…

  • The Greenbrier Classic Scores

    Sunday At The Old White TPC White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Purse: $6.7 million Yardage: 7,287; Par 70 Final x-won on second playoff hole; a-amateur x-Danny Lee (500), $1,206,000 63-69-68-67—267 David Hearn (208), $500,267 68-64-68-67—267 Robert…

  • Kalitta gets Top Fuel win in Ohio

    NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Doug Kalitta earned his second Top Fuel win of the season Sunday at NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park. Kalitta secured his 37th career victory by driving his dragster past Antron…

  • After Triple Crown, a new world greets Victor Espinoza

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — This is the new reality for Victor Espinoza. A half-filled white Styrofoam cup of espresso is to his left, a black Sharpie pen is in his right hand and a…

  • World Series of Poker’s championship event starts in Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The bluffing and betting began this afternoon for thousands of poker players in Las Vegas risking $10,000 each in hopes of winning several million dollars and being crowned the next champion…

  • Rain helps Hamilton win thrilling British GP, extend F1 lead

    SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Rain soaked Silverstone and water then filled Lewis Hamilton’s eyes. The world champion won on home soil for the third time on Sunday as the inclement weather provided the conditions for…

  • TOUR DE FRANCE WATCH: Cavendish fuming against ‘imbeciles’

    NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) — Ace sprinter Mark Cavendish’s Etixx-Quickstep team was fighting for both the stage win and the yellow jersey at the Tour de France on Sunday. It ended empty-handed. The double failure…

  • Cal Ripken to visit Connecticut to promote youth foundation

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. plans to visit two Connecticut cities where his foundation is helping to bring youth baseball to kids who would not otherwise get a chance…

  • Cincinnati offers baseball history along with All-Star Game

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The city hosting baseball’s All-Star Game this year was the home of a team that played like all-stars back in 1869. The Cincinnati Red Stockings went 57-0 that year as baseball’s first…

  • NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway. The Confederate flag is front and center. It’s been like that for years. And the 57-year-old…

  • Alstom Open de France Leading Scores

    Sunday At Le Golf National (Albatross Course) Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France Purse: $3.36 million Yardage: 7,331; Par: 71 Final Bernd Wiesberger, Austria 68-72-66-65—271 James Morrison, England 71-68-68-67—274 Jaco van Zyl, South Africa 68-71-64-73—276 Martin Kaymer, Germany 69-69-69-70—277…

  • 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…