Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Hornish eager entering Nationwide race at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — As Sam Hornish Jr. ponders his next move in stock cars, he’s prepared to make the most of his last scheduled ride this season for Joe Gibbs Racing.

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Keselowski wins pole at New Hampshire

Driver Brad Keselowski talks with his crew during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Friday Sept. 19, 2014 in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Brad Keselowski turned a track-record lap of 140.598 mph to win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Keselowski aims for another win at New Hampshire

Driver Brad Keselowski talks with his crew during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Friday Sept. 19, 2014 in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Denny Hamlin once called his shot at New Hampshire, guaranteeing a win with a tweet, then following through with a mighty swing of an invisible baseball bat moments after taking the checkered flag.

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After NFL, baseball addresses domestic violence

In this Oct. 24, 2006, file photo, Major League Baseball union head Donald Fehr, left, speaks as MLB Commissioner Bud Selig listens to details of their new labor contract before Game 3 of baseball's World Series in St. Louis. Game 3 of the World Series in St. Louis. The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players' union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes. Baseball's CBA includes a voluntary treatment program for certain alcohol-related and off-field violent conduct. It also allows the commissioner or a team to impose discipline, but doesn't say of what sort, if a player is charged with a crime "involving the use of physical force or violence, including but not limited to, sexual assault, domestic violence, resisting arrest, battery, and assault." (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players’ union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes.

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Alonso beats Mercedes at opening Singapore session

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain steers his car into the pit lane during the first practice session for the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in practice for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday, while teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg and world champion Sebastian Vettel suffered setbacks.

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