• Facing lawsuit, Armstrong says he ‘loved’ wearing Postal

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he “loved” representing the U.S. Postal Service, even as the government sues to get back the millions it spent sponsoring his teams.

  • Reverse keeper eats meat pie on sidelines in betting stunt

    LONDON (AP) — A backup goalkeeper paid the price for eating a meat pie during his team’s landmark game against Arsenal, resigning from Sutton United as authorities launched investigations into the apparent betting stunt.

  • Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom is Asia

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia.

  • NASCAR hopes for boost after big swings at spicing it up

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR has a new sponsor, a new format and welcomes back its most popular driver, all providing optimism for a series eager to halt a steady decline in attendance, ratings and sponsorship.

  • Arris bumps primary sponsorship on Suarez car to 22 races

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Communications giant Arris has renewed its multi-year sponsorship with Joe Gibbs Racing and will serve as the primary sponsor for 22 races with Daniel Suarez in the No. 19 Toyota.

  • Nature’s Bakery won’t let Stewart-Haas Racing ‘bully us’

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Nature’s Bakery vowed Thursday to fight Stewart-Haas Racing in court, saying it wouldn’t be bullied by a $31 million breach-of-contract lawsuit filed by the NASCAR team in a sponsorship dispute involving driver Danica Patrick.

  • Steak ‘n Shake stays on board with Rahal for 4 races in 2017

    BROWNSBURG, Ind. (AP) — IndyCar driver Graham Rahal will continue to have Steak ‘n Shake as his primary sponsor for four races in 2017.

  • Only 5 of 11 NFL players show up for Israel-sponsored trip

    JERUSALEM (AP) — It was supposed to be a feel-good visit by a group of professional football players to give a boost to image-conscious Israel.