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The Russian anti-doping agency could face suspension again based on information indicating data from the Moscow drug-testing lab had been manipulated before being delivered to the World Anti-Doping Agency earlier this year, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press. WADA reinstated Russia’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA) after gaining access to long-sought-after data that …

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has won the pole for Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. Keselowski earned his second career pole at Richmond and the 17th of his career with a lap at 127.185 miles per hour. It will be his 16th top-10 start in 28 races this year, and …

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The NASCAR playoffs didn’t start the way Kyle Busch wanted. An early swipe of the wall at Las Vegas and slow lapped traffic relegated him to a middle-of-the-pack finish that dropped him from first to fourth in the championship race. Now, the series has moved to Richmond Raceway, where no one …

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Daukaus won a convincing fight on a MMA reality show that looks for the next big UFC star. So he waited for Dana White to offer him a contract. For a Philly kid who grew up rooting for Georges St-Pierre and Chael Sonnen, this was the career moment of a lifetime. …

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Byeong Hun An was making so many birdies in the Sanderson Farms Championship he worried the storms would cost him momentum. Even waking up at 4 a.m. to play 25 holes Friday didn’t slow him. An finished off a 6-under 66 in the morning and then birdied four straight holes to …

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — J.T. Poston has finished off an 8-under 64 and caught Tom Hoge for the first-round lead in the storm-delayed Sanderson Farms Championship. Poston last month picked up his first career PGA Tour victory in the Wyndham Championship. He had to return Friday morning to complete his opening round because of thunderstorms …

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VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — A fast start by Danny Willett and a sublime finish by Jon Rahm helped them into a tie for the second-round lead at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday. Willett was 5 under after his first five holes and rolled in three more birdies in a 7-under 65, …

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SINGAPORE (AP) — Red Bull driver Max Verstappen posted the fastest time in Friday’s first practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix. Verstappen was 0.167 seconds quicker than Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel while championship leader Lewis Hamilton was third fastest. Mercedes driver Hamilton heads into Sunday’s night race with a 63-point lead over teammate Valtteri Bottas, …

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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — There are times in life, maybe a handful, when everything changes. A moment, simple or world shattering, slanting the past, shaping all still to come. There are people who have the same effect, someone so generous, so genuine, so joyful, meeting them transforms perspective. Amy Bockerstette is one of those people. …

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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — There are times in life, maybe a handful, when everything changes. A moment, simple or world shattering, slanting the past, shaping all still to come. There are people who have the same effect, someone so generous, so genuine, so joyful, meeting them transforms perspective. Amy Bockerstette is one of those people. …

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