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  • Ex-NASCAR racer pleads guilty in high-speed chase

    ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A former NASCAR driver who led police on a 150 mph chase through three states pleaded guilty Tuesday under a deal that spares him any prison time. Timothy Tyler Andrew…

  • 2014 Notable Sports Deaths

    Sept. 20 — Joel Krog, 79, captain of SMU’s only NCAA Final Four team. Captain of the 1955-56 team, Krog averaged 12 points and 9.2 rebounds a game as a senior, when the Mustangs were…

  • 2014 Notable Sports Deaths

    May 26 — Dick Grimm, 91, golf executive. Between 1965 and 1981, Grimm was chairman of the Canadian Open eight times. In 1983, he became director of professional tournaments for the Royal Canadian Golf Association,…

  • 2014 Notable Sports Deaths

    April 11 — Lou Hudson, 69, six-time NBA All-Star. Hudson starred for the franchise in St. Louis and Atlanta. He scored the first points for the Atlanta Hawks in 1968. Hudson averaged 20.2 points in…

  • Baby on board: NASCAR driver Kyle Larson a father

    MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kyle Larson is a rookie again, this time a new father. The 22-year-old Chip Ganassi Racing driver welcomed his first child Monday. Larson tweeted a photo of himself, girlfriend…

  • NFL domestic violence is AP sports story of year

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL’s troubles with domestic violence were selected the sports story of the year Tuesday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press. Ninety-four ballots were submitted from U.S. editors…

  • Straight No Chaser to replace Nabors at Indy 500

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The a cappella group Straight No Chaser will replace Jim Nabors in singing “Back Home Again in Indiana” before the start of the Indianapolis 500 in May. The group was founded in…

  • Money Leaders

    HORSE RACING Through Dec. 21 National Thoroughbred Racing Association Jockeys Sts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings Javier Castellano 1,341 308 235 208 $24,864,164 Joel Rosario 1,224 212 204 179 $21,390,625 Irad Ortiz, Jr. 1,437 286 241…

  • Kid Rock to perform pre-race concert at Daytona 500

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kid Rock will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500 in February. Daytona International Speedway said Friday he will play several hits as well as new single “First Kiss.”…

  • Ecclestone trying to revive South African GP

    MOSCOW (AP) — Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is working to return South Africa to the schedule. There has not been an F1 race in Africa since the last South African Grand Prix in 1993.…

  • Bernie Ecclestone back on F1 board, to stay as CEO

    LONDON (AP) — Bernie Ecclestone’s control of Formula One was fully restored on Thursday after overcoming court cases that threatened his grip on the motorsport series. The 84-year-old Ecclestone stepped down as a board member…

  • Kurt Busch testifies at no-contact order hearing

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch had his turn on the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims he assaulted her.…

  • NASCAR’s Kurt Busch says he told ex-girlfriend to leave the night she claims she was assaulted

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR’s Kurt Busch says he told ex-girlfriend to leave the night she claims she was assaulted.

  • NASCAR’s Kurt Busch to testify at hearing on ex-girlfriend’s request for no-contact order

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR’s Kurt Busch to testify at hearing on ex-girlfriend’s request for no-contact order.

  • After 19 years, Alfa Romeo is back in US

    After a 19-year absence, Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo is back in the United States and wowing Alfa enthusiasts with the sexy, fun-to-drive 2015 4C two seater. Even young Americans who don’t remember Alfas or realize…