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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...

As Roger Federer retires, an appreciation of his career

Sep. 15, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

Roger Federer never let ’em see him sweat. He played tennis with a style that only rarely betrayed the effort behind the masterful serving, the rare-in-its-day attacking and the flawless footwork. He was not one to grunt loudly on shots or celebrate wildly after them. ...

Hamlin applauds RCR's recovery in signing Kyle Busch

Sep. 15, 2022 15:11 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin said Kurt Busch is under no pressure to hurry up his recovery from a concussion and that 23XI Racing is not pushing at this time to get Tyler Reddick in its cars a year early. Richard Childress Racing had a full-throttle response to Reddick's...

No. 23 Pitt has questions at QB ahead of Western Michigan

Sep. 15, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

Seeking revenge is the least of No. 23 Pittsburgh's concerns as it heads to Western Michigan on Saturday. At least for coach Pat Narduzzi. There are far more pressing needs at the moment for the Panthers than trying to get even with the Broncos, who pulled off a 44-41 stunner in...