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NCAA: Educational quality not our job

After years of making the case that the education of athletes is paramount, the NCAA now says it has no legal responsibility to make sure education is actually delivered.


NASCAR, Buffett join backlash over Indiana religious freedom law

A growing number of businesses are slamming a controversial Indiana law critics say allows discrimination against gay people.

Tiger Woods, December 2014

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Tiger Woods drops out of top 100

For the first time in his illustrious career, Tiger Woods is no longer considered one of the world's top 100 golfers.

Hawk-Eye tennis

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Scrapping linespeople in tennis' future?

As football continues to tiptoe around increased use of technology, tennis is boldly exploring where seemingly no sport has gone before.

Indeed a tennis event being staged Tuesday, and not the prestigious Miami Open, could well shape the sport for man...

Australia wins 2015 World Cricket

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Australia triumphs in cricket World Cup

Australia won the battle of the hosts to lift cricket's World Cup for the fifth time with a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in Melbourne Sunday.

Chasing a modest 184 for victory in front of a world record crowd at the MCG, Steve Smith hit the winnin...

Sabastian Vettel wins for Ferrari

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Sebastian Vettel wins Malaysia GP for Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel emerged triumphant in a tactical battle with reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton to win the Malaysian Grand Prix Sunday for his revitalized Ferrari team.

Wildcats advance to Final Four

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Kentucky joins Wisconsin in Final Four

Kentucky's record might be perfect but coach John Calipari likes to say his team isn't. He uses the word "undefeated." The 38-0 Wildcats barely stayed undefeated Saturday, edging third-seeded Notre Dame 68-66.

Palestine Marathon

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Palestine Marathon: race for recognition

In the biblical city of Bethlehem, Sana Jamaani is warmed up and ready to run. This isn't her first race, but she says it is her most important.

"I'm running in the Holy Land," Jamaani smiles. "I'm running in Palestine."

More than 3,000 runners came to...

Notre Dame defeats Wichita State NCAA

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NCAA Sweet 16: Top seeds advance

Kentucky is so awesome right now you are probably watching the NCAA men's basketball tournament to see who is going to get second.

The undefeated Wildcats were scary good Thursday night in crushing West Virginia. The score was so lopsided the game wa...

Gonzaga beats UCLA NCAA Tournament

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NCAA Sweet 16: Michigan State pulls upset

Gonzaga used to be the cool pick to score an upset in the early rounds of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. In recent years, the Mark Few-coached Bulldogs have been one of the teams that could win it all.

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VIR voted number two favorite track in magazine contest

Magazine votes VIR as one of favorite racetracks

The Virginia International Raceway in Halifax County got some national props today from SpeedSport News.

Kyle Larson

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NASCAR driver Kyle Larson released from hospital

Kyle Larson has been released from a hospital after completing tests to determine why he fainted at Martinsville Speedway.

The day after the race

Just a couple of campers were still packing up Monday but lots of clean crews were working hard to clean up the Martinsville Speedway.

Hamlin wins for 25th time, and fifth time at Martinsville

Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.

Kyle Larson

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NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson will not race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session.

Logano wins Martinsville pole; Elliott to start 27th

Joey Logano won the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, and Chase Elliott earned the right to make his debut in the series by qualifying 27th.

Danville Firefighters host NYC firefighters for race weekend

For 11 years now, a group of New York City firefighters have made a trip down to Danville and Martinsville during race weekend.

NASCAR topic: Cheating with tire pressure, or just hot air?

Several NASCAR drivers think tire tampering is a real problem.









New business in Roanoke encourages having outdoor fun

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