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  • Top jockey Spencer set to retire

    Leading jockey Jamie Spencer is to retire at the end of the current flat-racing season in England, the 34-year-old Irish rider announced Thursday. Spencer is to take up a a management role at Qatar Racing, headed up by Sheikh Fahad Al Thani, for whom he is currently the retained rider. His new…

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  • Chevrolet wins IndyCar manufacturers championship

    Chevrolet has clinched its third straight IndyCar manufacturers championship with two races left in the series' season. Chevrolet has won all three manufacturers titles since returning to the series in 2012. Chevrolet supplies Team Penske, which has three of the top five drivers in the overall…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Friday, Aug. 22

    Aug. 22 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Two-QB plan possible for Browns Smokescreen for opponents or olive branch to Johnny Manziel? Coach Mike Pettine says the Cleveland Browns…

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  • IndyCar: Team Penske's title to lose

    The Verizon IndyCar Series season is down to six drivers competing in two events for one trophy. It's Team Penske's title to lose. Will Power takes a 39-point lead over teammate Helio Castroneves into Sunday's penultimate race, the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. If either driver…

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  • NASCAR Illustrated -- Ryan's Hope: Reed rolls on despite diabetes

    An initially devastating Type-1 Diabetes diagnosis came early in 2011 after Reed had done enough on the track to secure a developmental deal with Kyle Busch Motorsports. So Reed moved from California to North Carolina to advance a career teeming with promise at KBM. Upon his return to California…

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  • Weekend Sports In Brief

    Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.

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  • Power builds points lead after winning Milwaukee

    Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan finally caught up with Milwaukee Mile winner Will Power at the post-race celebration, lathering his head with cream puffs. After coming into Milwaukee with a four-point lead, Power heads to the road course at Sonoma next week with 602 points, 39 more than fellow…

    The Associated Press
  • PRESS BOX: Marion expects to sign with Cavs

    Forward Shawn Marion informed the Cleveland Cavaliers that he intends to sign a free-agent deal with them this month, even though the team can only pay him the league's minimum salary, ESPN.com reported Sunday.

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  • Hunter-Reay signs extension, stays with Andretti

    Ryan Hunter-Reay never seemed too worried about his future with Andretti Autosport. There are just three weeks left on the IndyCar schedule for Hunter-Reay to pass Will Power and Helio Castroneves and claim a second series championship in three seasons. A smiling Hunter-Reay and team owner…

    The Associated Press
  • Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile

    With traffic ahead and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya closing in from behind, Will Power stepped on the accelerator. The IndyCar points leader maneuvered through the high-speed gridlock to claim a crucial victory Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile. Power added a little breathing room in the standings over…

    The Associated Press
  • IndyCar results at Milwaukee Mile

    WEST ALLIS, Wis. -- Results Sunday of the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.015-mile Milwaukee Mile, with order of finish, starting position in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, laps completed and reason out (if any):

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  • Power wins in Milwaukee to strengthen IndyCar lead

    Australian Will Power closed in on his first IndyCar series title on Sunday with a victory in the 250-mile race at the Milwaukee Mile. He held off late race challenges from Brazilian Tony Kanaan and Colombia's Juan Pablo Montoya -- his Penske team-mate -- beating Montoya across the line by 2.794…

    AFP
  • Power lives up to name at Milwaukee Mile

    Will Power apparently is now an oval specialist in IndyCar. Less than a year after winning his first full-length race on such a track, Team Penske's driver won another. Power led 228 of the 250 laps at the historic Milwaukee Mile, giving himself a big lead heading to the season's final two races.…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Sunday, Aug 17

    Aug 17 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Sunday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Report: Falcons LT Baker has torn knee ligament The move of Atlanta Falcons rookie Jake Matthews to protect quarterback Matt Ryan's blind…

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  • IndyCar leader Will Power takes pole at Milwaukee

    Will Power gave Tony Kanaan a friendly tap on the arm when someone asked the fellow IndyCar driver about what it took to succeed at the Milwaukee Mile. The IndyCar series points leader will start at the pole Sunday after being the only driver to surpass 169 mph in qualifying. What a nice way to…

    The Associated Press
  • Carpenter, Fisher to merge IndyCar teams in 2015

    Two of the IndyCar series' smaller teams are planning to merge in 2015. Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing said Saturday they will unite to form CFH Racing. The Indianapolis-based teams will be headquartered at Fisher Hartman offices a few blocks from Indianapolis Motor Speedway.…

    The Associated Press