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DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Wolff has been working on his mindset, trying to have a good time regardless of results to help him perform closer to his potential. An ice cream truck outside the Detroit Golf Club seemed to help. Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to give him a three-shot …

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BERTHOUD, Colo. (AP) — Will Zalatoris won the TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes on Saturday for his first Korn Ferry Tour victory. Zalatoris closed with a 3-under 69 for a one-stroke victory over Chase Johnson. The 23-year-old former Wake Forest star earned $108,000 and jumped from fourth to first in the points race for …

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR’s extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue — has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus. Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will miss what was supposed to be his final Brickyard 400 as he quarantines …

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SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — All 20 Formula One drivers are going to show their support for the fight against racism before Sunday’s season-opening Austrian Grand Prix, although they will do so individually on the grid rather than with a collective gesture. Soccer players on fields in England and Germany have taken the knee together simultaneously …

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway are making an active effort to increase diversity throughout the industry with a $1 million donation to a new “Race for Equality & Change” initiative. The initiative will support both internal and external programs. “As our country has grappled with systemic issues related to race, equality and …

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VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The Indian Open event on the European Tour was canceled on Saturday because of the threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament was initially postponed from March to an unspecified time later in 2020, but has now been scrapped following consultation with the European Tour and Asian Tour. The …

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on the world, and the sports landscape in America and beyond hasn’t been immune to its effects. Khabib’s father dies from COVID-19 complications On Friday, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and trainer of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, died due to complications from the virus. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father …

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SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Figuring out the calendar for the rest of the year is a “day and night” operation for Formula One, the head of motorsport’s governing body Jean Todt said on Saturday. After a four-month suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic, the season is kicking off in Austria on Sunday with the first …

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SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Valtteri Bottas upstaged Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for Formula One’s season-opening Austrian Grand Prix. The Finnish driver edged out the world champion by .012 seconds at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. He clenched his fist as he climbed out of his car and shared …

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SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — There have been no positive cases from more than 4,000 coronavirus tests carried out on Formula One personnel over the past seven days, F1 said on Saturday. F1 has its first race on Sunday in Austria, four months after the opening race in Australia was cancelled and the season postponed. Everyone …

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