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  • Vanderbilt rape verdicts signal support for assault victims

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction. To the two young men, Tuesday’s verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind…

  • Richard Petty Motorsports committed to running Hornish Jr.

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sam Hornish Jr. is finally back in the Sprint Cup Series after a four-year absence, in a ride Richard Petty Motorsports insists it is committed to fielding for the entire year.…

  • Brian Barnhart returns as head of IndyCar race control

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar on Wednesday returned Brian Barnhart to his former role as head of race control. Barnhart had the same role from 1997 through 2011, but was removed after a controversial final season.…

  • Australian Open Show Court Schedules

    Thursday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia All Times EST Play begins on all courts at 7 p.m. Wednesday Rod Laver Arena Jean-Julien Rojer, Netherlands, and Horia Tecau (6), Romania, vs. Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini,…

  • Roush Fenway looks to rebuild after rough 2014 season

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Roush Fenway Racing enters a season of rebuilding following a self-described “brutal” 2014 that included just two Sprint Cup wins and top driver Carl Edwards defection to Joe Gibbs Racing at…

  • Spike Lee weighs in on Super Bowl, ‘Deflategate’

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Spike Lee says that when it comes to the National Football League’s “Deflategate,” ”where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” The filmmaker — a passionate New York sports fan — spoke out…

  • Australian Open Head-to-Heads

    Men’s Semifinals Thursday No. 6 Andy Murray vs. No. 7 Tomas Berdych Berdych leads 6-4 2005 Basel, carpet-indoor, R16, Murray, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. 2006 Adelaide, hard-outdoor, R16, Berdych, 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-1. 2010 Roland Garros,…

  • Jets hire brother of judge in New Jersey sports betting suit

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have hired the brother of a judge considering New Jersey’s efforts to allow sports betting, but that won’t affect the case for now. State Sen. Ray Lesniak…

  • Tony Stewart acquires national sprint car series tour

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart won’t be back in a sprint car, by his own estimation, for “a very, very long time.” But the three-time NASCAR champion can’t bear to be away from the…

  • Glantz-Culver Line

    FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG New England +3 1 (47½) Seattle ___ NCAA Basketball FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Temple 7 at UCF Rhode Island 8½ at Fordham at Richmond 12½ Duquesne at Marquette 3½ Seton Hall…

  • Williams sisters, Madison Keys picked for US Fed Cup team

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The Williams sisters and teenage Australian Open semifinalist Madison Keys have been chosen for the United States as it seeks to return to the top group in the Fed Cup.…

  • Williams sisters, Madison Keys picked for US Fed Cup team

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The Williams sisters and teenage Australian Open semifinalist Madison Keys have been chosen for the United States as it seeks to return to the top group in the Fed Cup.…

  • Williams sisters, Madison Keys picked for US Fed Cup team

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The Williams sisters and teenage Australian Open semifinalist Madison Keys have been chosen for the United States as it seeks to return to the top group in the Fed Cup.…

  • Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks

    PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people gather every year to hobnob with A-list celebrities at a charity bash thrown in the Super Bowl’s host city. But instead of heading to a trendy nightclub or swanky…

  • D-III dynasty at Wisconsin-Whitewater in transition

    WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — Change is coming for a small-school dynasty. The search for a new football coach at Division III Wisconsin-Whitewater may not draw the kind of scrutiny that, say, Big Ten power Wisconsin…