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January 29, 2019 - 8:51 am
Making its first appearance at the track since 2009, the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series had a memorable return to Virginia Motorsports Park in 2018 and will power back to the fan-favorite track in 2019 for the second annual NHRA Virginia Nationals, May 17-19. It is the eighth of 24 events...
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Enter below for your chance to win tickets to the Richmond Boat Show coming up February 15th-17th at Richmond Raceway! This all new boat show is now complete with boats up to and over 40' long.
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Enter below for a chance to win tickets to one of the largest annual RV and Camping Shows! Richmond Camping RV Expo featuring the very latest makes and models of recreational vehicles from all the nation’s top manufacturers. Special factory rebates, financing, and on the spot loan approval makes...
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January 15, 2019 - 1:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is moving its publication date, pushing it from the chill of February to warmer May, closer to bikini-weather. Editor of the issue MJ Day tells The Associated Press the shift makes more sense for greater impact. She says that "It's...
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December 04, 2018 - 5:51 pm
By HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Sports Writer Eds: Updates. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Add Patrick Corbin to the All-Star starting staff the Washington Nationals have assembled. A person familiar with the deal said the left-handed Corbin has agreed to a six-year contract with the Nationals, pending...
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September 25, 2018 - 2:01 pm
By MAE ANDERSON , AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Nike caused an uproar earlier this month with its ad featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick that debuted just as the football season was about to begin. But the shoe maker's stock is up and sales have been steady. The furor seems to...
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June 23, 2018 - 12:02 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - VCU Basketball standout Justin Tillman was not selected in the NBA draft Thursday night; but, he will get a chance to play pro-basketball this summer. The Miami Heat want to see what kind of fire and energy Tillman can bring to the hard court. Tillman is known for his flair...
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June 12, 2018 - 1:51 pm
By STEPHEN WHYNO , AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom dreamed about the road less traveled. Driving down Constitution Avenue on his way to each home game since his NHL debut in 2007, he imagined the street lined with overjoyed Washington Capitals fans. "It always popped up in my...
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June 11, 2018 - 4:06 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to begin taking sports bets. Murphy signed the measure Monday, making New Jersey the second state after Delaware to allow sports betting since a Supreme Court decision cleared the way for...
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June 08, 2018 - 12:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he has given himself no timetable to act on a bill to legalize sports betting. The state Legislature passed the bill Thursday and sent it to the Democratic governor. At an appearance Friday, Murphy said, "We're not sitting on it," but declined...
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