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Harvick wins again; NASCAR playoff picture remains muddled

Aug. 14, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kevin Harvick may be stamping himself as the man to beat in NASCAR. The 2014 series champion took the lead from Joey Logano with 66 laps to go and held off Christopher Bell at Richmond Raceway on Sunday for his second consecutive NASCAR Cup Series victory. ...

Bubba Wallace signs contract extension with 23XI Racing

Aug. 12, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

Bubba Wallace locked down his future with 23XI Racing on Friday and now is eyeing a spot in NASCAR's playoffs for the first time in his career. Wallace and 23XI announced a multiyear contract extension that keeps Wallace in the No. 23 Toyota that was the foundation of Denny Hamlin...

Rhule: Panthers want to avoid 'wrong decision' in QB battle

Aug. 08, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Two weeks into training camp and the Carolina Panthers’ quarterback situation remains unsettled. Coach Matt Rhule said both Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold have had good days, but he’s not ready to declare a starter. Rhule said that decision could come...

Kevin Harvick ends 65-race drought with 6th win at Michigan

Aug. 07, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick got his groove back, fittingly at one of his favorite tracks. Harvick ended a 65- race winless drought that lasted nearly two years with his sixth victory at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. “Good timing, for sure," he...

NASCAR's Kyle Busch thankful family escaped mall shooting

Aug. 06, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Busch’s tumultuous year took another turn. Busch, his wife and their two children escaped the Mall of America in Minnesota after shots were fired, three days before racing at Michigan International Speedway. “If you look at that dark...

Column: Reddick win shows RCR can overcome internal turmoil

Aug. 01, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was no masking Richard Childress' anger when he learned star driver Tyler Reddick was leaving his race team. Reddick's current contract runs through 2023 and he told his boss he was moving on when it expires only 10 days after scoring his first career Cup Series win. ...

Bill Russell, NBA star and civil rights pioneer, dies at 88

Jul. 31, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Bill Russell redefined how basketball is played, and then he changed the way sports are viewed in a racially divided country. The most prolific winner in NBA history, Russell marched with Martin Luther King Jr., stood with Muhammad Ali and received the Presidential...

Reactions to the death of NBA great Bill Russell

Jul. 31, 2022 21:00 PM EDT

Reaction from the basketball world and beyond on the death of NBA great and 11-time champion Bill Russell: ___ “Bill Russell was the greatest champion in all of team sports. The countless accolades that he earned for his storied career with the Boston Celtics —...

Reddick wins at Indy to close best month of NASCAR career

Jul. 31, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyler Reddick this month already grabbed his first Cup career victory, qualified for NASCAR's playoffs and signed a big contract with a new team. Now he's got a victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Reddick closed the best month of his career...

Appreciation: Bill Russell lived a life like very few others

Jul. 31, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

Bill Russell hated autographs. Saw no point to them. If he was out dining and got approached by someone asking for his signature, Russell’s usual response was to instead ask the person to join him at the table to have a conversation about life. The autograph-seekers almost always...