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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 »

18 minutes ago
Brother of White Sox Eaton Surprises Him on Field

Brother of White Sox Eaton Surprises Him on Field

The brother of White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton surprised him on the field before Saturday's game in an emotional... Read »

59 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 »

55 minutes ago
Bryant's Grand Slam, 2 Homers Lead Cubs Over Marlins

Bryant's Grand Slam, 2 Homers Lead Cubs Over Marlins

Bryant hit two early homers and drove in six runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins. 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 »

4 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 4, 2015
White Sox Hold Off Orioles 3-2

White Sox Hold Off Orioles 3-2

The last-place Chicago White Sox got the big hit. Then they got the big catch. Now they've won four straight. Read »

Jul 4, 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
Home Runs, Koehler Lift Marlins to 2-1 Win Over Cubs

Home Runs, Koehler Lift Marlins to 2-1 Win Over Cubs

Justin Bour and Christian Yelich homered and the Miami Marlins got six impressive innings from Tom Koehler in a 2-1... 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

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