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Larson denied appeal of rules violation from Talladega

Oct. 19, 2018 10:57 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kyle Larson's appeal of a rules violation from last week's race at Talladega was denied Friday, a big blow to the Chip Ganassi Racing driver's chances of advancing in NASCAR's playoffs. Larson was docked 10 points, crew chief Chad Johnston fined $25,000 and car chief David Bryant...

Logano earns pole for elimination race at Kansas Speedway

Oct. 19, 2018 10:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Joey Logano hopped out of his car and jokingly thanked his Penske Racing team for all the wise adjustments that they made before he qualified on the pole for Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway. The truth was they changed absolutely nothing. "We made zero changes from the time we...

Struggling Auburn tries to bounce back at Mississippi

Oct. 19, 2018 12:35 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Auburn's season has turned sour after three losses in the past five weeks ended any talk of a Southeastern Conference title. Now the Tigers are trying to finish the regular season strong, starting with Saturday's game at Mississippi. "We're at a point now where there is no more...

No. 5 LSU mindful of recent drubbing by No. 22 MSU

Oct. 19, 2018 11:54 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When the fifth-ranked LSU Tigers reflect on their most lopsided loss last season, it's not the color crimson that comes to mind. No, it's a different shade of red — the maroon donned by the 22nd-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs, who'll invade LSU's Death Valley on Saturday...

No. 1 Alabama seeks to beat Tennessee for 12th straight year

Oct. 19, 2018 11:27 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alabama's last obstacle before a Western Division showdown with No. 5 LSU is a longtime Southeastern Conference rival it has treated as little more than a speed bump for over a decade. Yet the top-ranked Crimson Tide say they're taking nothing for granted heading into Saturday's...

Woman says man broke into her home, made eggs, bathed

Oct. 19, 2018 9:11 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman says a man broke into her house and made himself breakfast, took a bath, and washed his clothes. Mary Royster tells WAAY-TV she came home Tuesday and found a strange man who wouldn't leave -- he told her he was waiting for his clothes to dry. Thirty-one-year-old Tyler...

Week 8 Preview: ACC showdown; Heisman Herbert; Auburn slump

Oct. 19, 2018 2:38 AM EDT

Follow-ups can be difficult in college football. Backing up a big victory with another one the next week is usually the sign of a true championship contender. A few ranked teams and playoff hopefuls will be trying to do just that Saturday. No. 6 Michigan visits rival No. 24 Michigan State after walloping...

Candidate: Many Alabama voters removed, labeled inactive

Oct. 18, 2018 9:00 PM EDT

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Congressional candidate Mallory Hagan said Thursday that a worrisome number of Alabama voters have been removed from active voter lists, prompting her to create a committee to assist people who encounter problems before and on Election Day. Hagan's campaign said more than 55,000...

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge

Oct. 18, 2018 8:00 PM EDT

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Missing relatives and worries that looters are just outside the door. Dirty clothes. Hours-long lines for gasoline, insurance adjusters, food and water. No power, no air conditioning, no schools, no information and little real improvement in sight. Daily life is a series of fears...

Maddox wants Ivey to release records, suggests cover up

Oct. 18, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox on Thursday asked Gov. Kay Ivey to release more information on her 2015 hospitalization, including if her office directed the state trooper accompanying her to keep it secret. Maddox held a press conference to comment on accusations by...