Archive for category AP News

Joey Logano follows Daytona win by taking pole in Atlanta

NASCAR driver Joey Lagano smiles after winning the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Joey Logano is on quite a roll, following up his victory in the Daytona 500 by taking the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Timberwolves F Garnett to rest against Bulls

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio, left, of Spain, and Kevin Garnett smile on the bench during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 97-77. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

CHICAGO (AP) — Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says he plans to rest Kevin Garnett for the Timberwolves’ game against the Chicago Bulls.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Nadal beats Delbonis, reaches semis in Argentina Open

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Rafael Nadal cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Federico Delbonis on Friday, advancing to the semifinals of the Argentina Open.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Quinnipiac beats Siena 73-63

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Zaid Hearst had 20 points, Evan Conti added 18 and Quinnipiac snapped a three-game losing streak with a 73-63 victory over Siena on Friday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , ,

Olympic champion Christensen returns to where it began

First-place finisher Joss Christensen, center, is flanked by second-place Mcrae Williams, left, and third-place Gus Kenworthy on the podium after the World Cup freestyle skiing event Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Joss Christensen won the slopestyle at the U.S Freeskiing Grand Prix in January 2014 and his life has never been the same since. That victory allowed him to grab the final spot on the Olympic team and sent him to Sochi. The Park City native went on win the gold in one of the biggest surprises of the games.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,