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NASCAR distances itself from Donald Trump after remarks

AP Photo/Jim Cole DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump. On the same day one of its top sponsors called on NASCAR to take a stance against Trump, the motorsports series said it will not hold its season-ending awards...

Hammon to become 1st female head coach of NBA summer league

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Becky Hammon is about to become the first woman to serve as the head coach of an NBA summer league team. San Antonio announced Friday that Hammon will lead the Spurs during summer league play in Las Vegas. She is entering her second season as an assistant...
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Kyle Busch involved in multi-car crash in Daytona return

AP Photo/John Raoux DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the first time since he was injured at the track in February. Busch, who broke his right leg and left foot in a crash...

AP sources: Mavericks, DeAndre Jordan agree to 4-year deal

DALLAS (AP) — DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center. Two people familiar with the deal tell The Associated Press that the NBA rebound leader agreed...
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NBA transitions from free agency fury to summer league games

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NBA teams are now turning their attention to youngsters and player development with summer leagues set to tip off after executives and owners around the league agreed to shell out millions of dollars to veteran free agents this week in an attempt to improve...
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Oilers sign No. 1 pick McDavid to 3-year, entry-level deal

AP Photo/JASON FRANSON EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid played 66 junior games for the Erie Otters this season and seven more at the world junior championship. Even when the hockey stopped, there was more to do. McDavid went to Quebec City for the CHL awards, Buffalo...
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Fair or foul: Rough first month for WNBA officials

AP Photo/Stacy Bengs NEW YORK (AP) — Elena Delle Donne was credited with a basket on a shot that never went through the hoop. Maya Moore needed to prevent fellow WNBA star Skylar Diggins from shooting free throws that weren’t hers to take. Then there was the call that...
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Australian academy prepares punters for US college football

AP Photo/Mal Fairclough MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The fog is still lifting off a deserted playing field on the outskirts of this southern Australian city as 10 aspiring college football punters begin their morning drills. No one watches them practice on a chilly Melbourne...
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Kyrgios steals show with Wimbledon win over Raonic

AP Photo/Tim Ireland LONDON (AP) — A day after Dustin Brown wowed Wimbledon with his go-for-broke style in beating Rafael Nadal, another shot-making showman made his mark to reach the fourth round. Nick Kyrgios -the 20-year-old Australian who stunned Nadal here last year...
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Brazilian refs sending message to players: Stop the whining!

AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian referees are done with tolerating whining players. After years of being angrily confronted after nearly every call in stadiums across Brazil, they are finally being allowed to strike back. The Brazilian Football...