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NASCAR Fans Defend Confederate Flag at Daytona
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NASCAR Fans Defend Confederate Flag at Daytona

Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway. The Confederate flag is front and center. It's been like that for years. And the 57-year-old Rebenstorf has no plans to take it down — not even if NASCAR decides to ban... Read »

52 minutes ago
Wimbledon: All-Williams Matchup Headlines Monday's Action

Wimbledon: All-Williams Matchup Headlines Monday's Action

That's what will happen Monday when Serena Williams plays older sister Venus Williams for the sixth time at the... Read »

3 hours ago
Rico Abreu Gets 1st Stock Car Win

Rico Abreu Gets 1st Stock Car Win

Abreu set a track record in winning the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event. He then held Read »

5 hours ago
Tour de France: Dennis Wins 1st Stage in Style

Tour de France: Dennis Wins 1st Stage in Style

Rohan Dennis won the first stage of the Tour de France in record speed in the individual time trial on Saturday... Read »

Jul 5, 2015
U.S. Women Look to Reclaim Victory in World Cup Final

U.S. Women Look to Reclaim Victory in World Cup Final

The Americans get a rematch against Japan on Sunday when the teams meet again in the final, this time in Canada. The Read »

Jul 5, 2015
England Beats Germany 1-0 in Extra Time

England Beats Germany 1-0 in Extra Time

Days after a gut-wrenching loss, England finished its deepest run in the Women's World Cup with an uplifting 1-0... Read »

Jul 5, 2015
Earnhardt to Start on Pole at Daytona

Earnhardt to Start on Pole at Daytona

Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday's race at Daytona International Speedway because his crew chief... Read »

Jul 5, 2015
Dillon Wins Xfinity Race at Daytona

Dillon Wins Xfinity Race at Daytona

Austin Dillon has won the Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway by avoiding a late accident and then... Read »

Jul 5, 2015
NASCAR Driver Kyle Busch Wants Grass Removed From Tracks

NASCAR Driver Kyle Busch Wants Grass Removed From Tracks

Kyle Busch has become the unwitting poster boy for NASCAR safety improvements. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
GB Packers Tight End Charged With Firing a Gun

GB Packers Tight End Charged With Firing a Gun

Miami Beach Police arrested an NFL player after they say he shot his gun into the air early Saturday morning. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Aussie Coach Has Advice for Defeating Japan

Aussie Coach Has Advice for Defeating Japan

Familiar with their Asian rivals, Australian Stajcic said the key was pressuring Japan's ball carriers and clogging... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
NASCAR Distances Itself From Donald Trump

NASCAR Distances Itself From Donald Trump

NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump. On the same day one of its top sponsors... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Wimbledon Headband Fails Wimbledon Dress Code

Wimbledon Headband Fails Wimbledon Dress Code

Flamboyant 20-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios came out for his second set at Wimbledon Friday wearing a headband in... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
A-Rod Gets Ball from 3,000th Hit

A-Rod Gets Ball from 3,000th Hit

Alex Rodriguez is finally getting the home run ball from his 3,000th hit. Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Busch Blames Keselowski for Daytona Crash

Busch Blames Keselowski for Daytona Crash

Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Serena Williams Battles Back to Beat Watson at Wimbledon

Serena Williams Battles Back to Beat Watson at Wimbledon

Pushed to the absolute limit, Serena Williams once again found a way to win. Down 3-0 and 5-4 in the third set... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
PHOTO: 2016 Olympic Torch Unveiled

PHOTO: 2016 Olympic Torch Unveiled

Rio de Janeiro organizers unveiled the Olympic torch for the 2016 Games on Friday, saying it brings together... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final

Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women's World Cup final on... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title

Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title

Tour de France contender Alberto Contador's serious-looking face cracked into a beaming smile during a lighthearted... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Nadal Stunned by 102nd-Ranked Brown

Nadal Stunned by 102nd-Ranked Brown

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to... Read »

Jul 2, 2015

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