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Red Bull F1 team boss Christian Horner stays in charge after complaint dismissed

Feb. 28, 2024 11:36 AM EST

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Red Bull dismissed the allegations against team principal Christian Horner on Wednesday, closing an investigation that had overshadowed the start of the Formula 1 season. Horner will remain in charge of the champion F1 team after Red Bull's internal...

MLB wants to make starting pitching more prominent, but it's a tough task in today's game

Feb. 28, 2024 10:00 AM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Max Scherzer logged at least 179 innings in 10 of his first 16 years in the majors. And the three-time Cy Young Award winner learned some tough lessons on the road to pitching deep into games. That's one reason why the Texas Rangers right-hander thinks Major...

'What NIL stands for: Now it’s legal': Ruling frees booster-backed groups to negotiate with recruits

Feb. 28, 2024 10:55 AM EST

Forced into yet another courtroom to defend its amateur model of athletics, the NCAA insisted that shelving its rules against name, image and likeness compensation being offered to recruits would make a difficult situation across the country even more chaotic. The NCAA lost that...

Saudi Arabia's PIF and the ATP tennis tour have a 5-year sponsorship deal that includes the rankings

Feb. 28, 2024 09:14 AM EST

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund and the men's professional tennis tour have agreed to a five-year partnership that includes naming rights for the ATP rankings, the latest move by the kingdom into that sport and others. The ATP already had a deal that placed its Next Gen ATP...

Anthony Kim is joining LIV Golf for the rest of 2024. And maybe beyond

Feb. 28, 2024 10:47 AM EST

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Anthony Kim returns from nearly a 12-year hiatus to join LIV Golf and will play the remainder of the season in the Saudi-funded league as an individual. LIV Golf announced Wednesday that the 38-year-old Californian is joining the...

Kirk Cousins and Chris Jones head an NFL free agents list filled with star-quality players

Feb. 28, 2024 11:05 AM EST

Need a Pro Bowl quarterback, an All-Pro defensive lineman or a future Hall of Fame wide receiver? NFL teams could find one of these guys and plenty more star-quality players when the free agency period begins on March 13. Kirk Cousins, Chris Jones and Mike Evans are among the best...

American Logan Sargeant heads into 2nd F1 season stronger, hopes to deliver for Williams

Feb. 28, 2024 06:04 AM EST

Even before Logan Sargeant finished his rookie Formula 1 season, a set of expectations were given to the American on what he needed to do to keep his ride at Williams. It still took until December for Williams to confirm Sargeant would get a second season. He was the last driver...

Shohei Ohtani shows he's "built differently," slugs 2-run HR in first exhibition game with Dodgers

Feb. 27, 2024 18:56 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani stepped into the bright Arizona sun, carrying the weight of a $700 million contract and the expectations that go with it, before launching a two-run homer in his first exhibition game for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Not a bad way to endear himself...

The US women fought to raise the level of soccer worldwide, and now the competition is much tougher

Feb. 27, 2024 15:23 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. national team has fought for years to raise the level of women’s soccer across the globe, but that doesn't make its inevitable losses to teams it once dominated any easier. "People say that everyone’s catching up with us. Of course, and that’s...

Offseason QB derby could be dictated by what Bears do with the No. 1 pick and Justin Fields

Feb. 27, 2024 20:13 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Eberflus already endured one round of the Justin Fields debate. He's hoping, for everyone's sake, the second round ends soon. The man who has stood in Fields' corner the past two seasons as...

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Red Bull F1 team boss Christian Horner stays in charge after complaint dismissed

Feb. 28, 2024 11:36 AM EST

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Red Bull dismissed the allegations against team principal Christian Horner on Wednesday, closing an investigation that had overshadowed the start of the Formula 1 season. Horner will remain in charge of the champion F1 team after Red Bull's internal...

FedEx ends naming rights agreement for the Washington Commanders stadium long known as FedEx Field

Feb. 28, 2024 11:35 AM EST

FedEx has ended its naming rights agreement to the Washington Commanders stadium in Landover, Maryland, a venue that had been known as FedEx Field since 1999. The move confirmed Wednesday comes two years prior to the expiration of the current agreement scheduled for 2026, and as the...

Kids play hockey more skillfully and respectfully than ever, yet rough stuff still exists on the ice

Feb. 28, 2024 11:09 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tension is smoldering between each scrap for the puck and Blayke Nelson can often predict the spark 30 seconds ahead of time as he skates from corner to corner, his eyes fixed on the action and his whistle clenched between his teeth. “A kid will get tripped up,...

Kirk Cousins and Chris Jones head an NFL free agents list filled with star-quality players

Feb. 28, 2024 11:05 AM EST

Need a Pro Bowl quarterback, an All-Pro defensive lineman or a future Hall of Fame wide receiver? NFL teams could find one of these guys and plenty more star-quality players when the free agency period begins on March 13. Kirk Cousins, Chris Jones and Mike Evans are among the best...

Chiefs are releasing wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling to save salary cap space, AP source says

Feb. 28, 2024 11:04 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are releasing wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday, giving the Super Bowl champions some much-needed salary cap flexibility. The person spoke to the AP on...

'What NIL stands for: Now it’s legal': Ruling frees booster-backed groups to negotiate with recruits

Feb. 28, 2024 10:55 AM EST

Forced into yet another courtroom to defend its amateur model of athletics, the NCAA insisted that shelving its rules against name, image and likeness compensation being offered to recruits would make a difficult situation across the country even more chaotic. The NCAA lost that...

Anthony Kim is joining LIV Golf for the rest of 2024. And maybe beyond

Feb. 28, 2024 10:47 AM EST

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Anthony Kim returns from nearly a 12-year hiatus to join LIV Golf and will play the remainder of the season in the Saudi-funded league as an individual. LIV Golf announced Wednesday that the 38-year-old Californian is joining the...

Red Bull dismisses misconduct complaint against F1 team boss Christian Horner after internal investigation

Feb. 28, 2024 10:36 AM EST
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Red Bull dismisses misconduct complaint against F1 team boss Christian Horner after internal investigation.

MLB wants to make starting pitching more prominent, but it's a tough task in today's game

Feb. 28, 2024 10:00 AM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Max Scherzer logged at least 179 innings in 10 of his first 16 years in the majors. And the three-time Cy Young Award winner learned some tough lessons on the road to pitching deep into games. That's one reason why the Texas Rangers right-hander thinks Major...

Paris City Hall says no Olympic Games policing plans were lost in theft of a worker's computer gear

Feb. 28, 2024 09:54 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Paris City Hall said Wednesday that no policing plans for the upcoming Olympic Games were lost in the theft of computer gear reported by one of its employees. A City Hall statement said: “Initial checks established that the worker didn't possess any information...