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Elliott: NASCAR's new Next Gen car a step backward in safety

Oct. 01, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

NASCAR's most popular driver said Saturday the sport has taken an unacceptable step backward in safety with its new Next Gen car, a rare public offering of opinion by Chase Elliott. NASCAR's top drivers essentially have turned into an angry mob as they head into Sunday's playoff race...

Mariners end two decades of misery returning to postseason

Oct. 01, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Because of one stat, pitcher Matthew Boyd has become the go-to player to ask about the Seattle Mariners' situation. Not the stats on the back of his baseball card, mind you. It's the fact Boyd was born in Bellevue, Washington, on Feb. 2, 1991. That he grew up on...

Harden knows he's no longer the man in Philadelphia

Sep. 30, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — James Harden and Joel Embiid are beefing over who has been the most unbeatable Sixer during 1-on-1 competition at training camp. The smack talk escalated this week after a recent practice, each one badgering the other over who really is the alpha dog in Philly. ...

Warriors-Wizards games in Japan to woo NBA fans, sponsors

Sep. 29, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Before Stephen Curry makes a single 3-pointer, before Rui Hachimura gets his first ovation from Japanese fans who came to cheer one of their own, the NBA Japan Games are already a huge win in one regard. The money. Big money is riding on — and getting...

Texas Tech visits No. 25 K-State as both come off big wins

Sep. 29, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

There was a common conversation this week within the walls of the Football Training Facility at Texas Tech and the Vanier Family Football Complex adjacent to Bill Snyder Family Stadium at Kansas State. How to deal with success. In a cheeky opening week of conference...

Column: Johnson will chase challenges long into retirement

Sep. 26, 2022 16:22 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There is a scene in Jimmie Johnson's coffee table book “One More Lap” in which the seven-time NASCAR champion and future Hall of Famer gives a dramatic reading of an excerpt from a biography of the late journalist Hunter S. Thompson. The author, Robert...

Federer on GOAT debate in AP Interview: How can you compare?

Sep. 21, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer is a father of four — two girls who are 13, two boys who are 8 — and so perhaps that is why, as he wraps up his playing career, he thinks about the “GOAT” debate that has engulfed the tennis world the way parents might look at their children. ...

Column: Childress gets last laugh in snatching Kyle Busch

Sep. 19, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch pulled into the Bristol Motor Speedway garage with a blown engine, effectively ending his storied tenure with Joe Gibbs Racing at 15 seasons. Sure, there’s still seven races remaining before Busch turns in the keys to the No. 18 Toyota. But two...

Review: Dick Ebersol recalls his outsized TV role in memoir

Sep. 19, 2022 09:39 AM EDT

“From Saturday Night to Sunday Night: My Forty Years of Laughter, Tears and Touchdowns in TV,” by Dick Ebersol (Simon & Schuster) Anyone who’s followed the TV industry since broadcasts went color will know the name Dick Ebersol. And while those insiders and diehards are...

No rush: Browns' Garrett not eyeing sacks record, only Jets

Sep. 16, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Myles Garrett keeps a daily journal, dutifully jotting down notes on life, football and his many outside interests. The Browns are about to write his name into their record book. Garrett enters Sunday's game against the New York Jets needing just...