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Washington Redskins head athletic trainer Larry Hess demonstrates a salt water float orb inside a recovery room at the team's NFL football training facility in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 20, 2019 - 11:41 am
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Sunglasses shield your eyes from the infrared lights that give oxygen to your body's cells. Uggs boots, rubber gloves and shorts are the only protection from freezing temperatures as cold as minus 200 degrees. Then comes the sensory deprivation...
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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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Tiger Woods flips his ball as he walks along the ninth green during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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May 14, 2019 - 11:44 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year are suing Tiger Woods. They blame the golfer and his girlfriend for allowing their son to drive home from their Florida restaurant while intoxicated. The wrongful death lawsuit filed Monday says Nicholas...
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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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