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Despite Indianapolis 500 loss, Alexander Rossi rising as American racing star

[ad_1] SPEEDWAY, Ind. -- Alexander Rossi exited his car like an animal being released from its cage.For nearly three hours in unexpectedly steamy conditions Sunday, the racer had thrashed his way around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He had manhandled a car that didn't have as much horsepower as it needed. He had overcome a quicksand trench of a pit stop when his team couldn't get fuel into his car for
Basketball

Cavs’ Gilbert hospitalized with stroke symptoms

[ad_1] Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was hospitalized Sunday after experiencing stroke-like symptoms, according to a statement released by Quicken Loans, the company Gilbert founded and chairs.The company's statement did not indicate where Gilbert was hospitalized, but The Detroit News reported the 57-year-old was admitted to Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak in suburban Detroit."Early this morning, Dan Gilbert sought care at a local hospital after experiencing stroke-like symptoms," Quicken said in
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Las Vegas Aces put on show in opener even without Liz Cambage

[ad_1] 10:37 PM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.LAS VEGAS -- Coach Bill Laimbeer refers to this desert oasis as a "big small town." As in, Las Vegas is a large enough metro area to support the WNBA's Aces well, but not so huge that they're
Football

Texans’ Watt engaged to soccer player Ohai

[ad_1] Houston Texans linebacker J.J. Watt announced his engagement to professional soccer player Kealia Ohai on Sunday night.Watt, 30, posted photos of the proposal to his social media accounts. The couple first confirmed they were dating in October 2016.Ohai, 27, is the captain of the Houston Dash in the National Women's Soccer League and has made three appearances for the United States women's national team.Her sister, Megan, is married to
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Despite Indianapolis 500 loss, Alexander Rossi rising as American racing hero

[ad_1] SPEEDWAY, Ind. -- Alexander Rossi exited his car like an animal being released from its cage.For nearly three hours in unexpectedly steamy conditions Sunday, the racer had thrashed his way around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He had manhandled a car that didn't have as much horsepower as it needed. He had overcome a quicksand trench of a pit stop when his team couldn't get fuel into his car for
Golf

Na cruises to stress-free victory at Colonial

[ad_1] FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 for a four-shot victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial on Sunday. Na opened with a two-shot lead and was in front by at least that many for the final 16 holes after putting his second shot inside 5 feet for birdie at the par-4 second.
Football

Court rules against Bucs for BP spill damages

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS -- A federal appeals court has ruled that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not entitled to damages from BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.At issue were the accounting practices the team used to argue that the 2010 spill caused the team's revenues to fall. The Bucs had sought $19.5 million in damages.On Friday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court's decision