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United States' Alex Morgan, left, competes for the ball against France's Elise Bussaglia during the Women's World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between France and the United States at the Parc des Princes, in Paris, Friday, June 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 30, 2019 - 4:20 pm
LYON, France (AP) — After collecting five goals in her first game, Alex Morgan is getting a lot of attention at the Women's World Cup — from defenders. The U.S. forward has been shut down scoring-wise ever since her splash in the opener, as opponents have honed in on her, often with physical play...
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England head coach Philip Neville gestures to his players during the Women's World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Norway and England at the Oceane stadium in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 30, 2019 - 2:18 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Preparing for the Women's World Cup semifinal against the United States, coach Phil Neville was irritated to discover the Americans scoping out England's hotel. The Americans would move into it if they win the next game. U.S. coach Jill Ellis insisted it was a sign of good...
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June 30, 2019 - 9:23 am
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — United States midfielder Weston McKennie has extended his contract with Bundesliga side Schalke by two years to 2024. McKennie says in a club statement, "It was an easy decision as I have constantly received incredible support from the fans. The management was also...
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Austin Dillon holds the pole flag after winning the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Saturday, June 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 29, 2019 - 9:00 pm
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Austin Dillon and Daniel Hemric tuned up for Chicagoland Speedway with a little doubles ping-pong. Worked out quite well for the Richard Childress Racing teammates. Dillon won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race, and Hemric qualified third. According to Dillon, he...
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Kyle Busch drives to the track during a practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Saturday, June 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 29, 2019 - 8:30 pm
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — When Kyle Busch looks back on last year's dramatic finish at Chicagoland Speedway, nothing in particular stands out to him. He remembers every little detail. Moving into the lead. Getting slowed by lapped cars at the back of the field. Winning a last-lap duel with Kyle Larson. "...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe, center, celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between France and the United States at the Parc des Princes, in Paris, Friday, June 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 29, 2019 - 5:02 pm
The Americans' 2-1 victory over France set a record for the most-watched Women's World Cup quarterfinal match on U.S. English-language television. Fox drew 6.12 million viewers for Friday's match, and peaked at 8.24 million. The game was the most-watched English-language soccer telecast in the...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe, center, celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between France and the United States at the Parc des Princes, in Paris, Friday, June 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 29, 2019 - 2:29 pm
PARIS (AP) — With a colorful vocabulary and manner to match her pinkish-purple hair, Megan Rapinoe stands out simply by being Megan Rapinoe. She celebrated her two goals in the quarterfinal match against France at the Women's World Cup by raising both arms in victory, reminiscent of Russell Crowe...
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Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc of Monaco steers his car during the qualifying session for the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, southern Austria, Saturday, June 29, 2019. The race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
June 29, 2019 - 11:26 am
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc took pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix, edging Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and last year's winner Max Verstappen in a Red Bull in qualifying Saturday. It is Leclerc's second career pole, after starting first at the GP in Bahrain in March...
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France's Marion Torrent, center left, and Amel Majri react after the Women's World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between France and the United States at the Parc des Princes, in Paris, Friday, June 28, 2019. the U.S. won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 28, 2019 - 8:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's Women's World Cup hopes wilted in the heat, stifled by a relentless United States team more suited to big-game pressure. Les Bleues were second best most of Friday night, losing their quarterfinal 2-1 , and only creating genuine pressure after scoring late. Wendie Renard's...
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Joey Logano drives on the track during a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race practice at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, June 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 28, 2019 - 7:28 pm
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Joey Logano is making his 11th NASCAR Cup Series start at Chicagoland Speedway, and it's just like his first race all over again. Like so many other drivers, Logano is looking forward to seeing how the 2019 rules package affects Sunday's stop at the well-worn, 1.5-mile oval. "I...
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