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Gordon penalized for causing caution in Atlanta (AP)
Wed, 01 Nov 2006 19:45:37 PST
NASCAR penalized Robby Gordon for intentionally throwing a piece of roll bar padding onto the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway, causing a caution that hurt championship contender Jeff Burton's finish.
Two-time champ Labonte ready to retire (AP)
Thu, 02 Nov 2006 00:07:00 PST
First, he was Texas Terry, the smooth, young driver from Corpus Christi with all the potential in the world.
Robby Gordon preparing for grueling Dakar Rally (AP)
Thu, 02 Nov 2006 00:36:00 PST
NASCAR driver Robby Gordon led the 19-member Team Dakar USA through one of its final test sessions last week in...
Texas a long way from first-lap crash (AP)
Thu, 02 Nov 2006 00:51:00 PST
FORT WORTH, Texas – There was a 13-car wreck in the first turn on the first lap of the first race.
A glance at the drivers in NASCAR's championship chase (AP)
Thu, 02 Nov 2006 01:01:00 PST
The 10 drivers competing in NASCAR's Chase for the Nextel Cup championship, in order of points: DRIVER: Matt...
Bowyer wins pole for NASCAR Trucks Silverado 350 (SportsTicker)
Thu, 02 Nov 2006 19:04:29 PST
MLB ready to open office in China (AP)
Thu, 02 Nov 2006 22:11:54 PST
Major League Baseball is heading to China. In Japan for an All-Star tour, baseball officials said Friday the sport will open an office there within a month to help promote the game in a nation that has a population of more than 1.3 billion. "Obviously, there is tremendous potential there," said Jim Small, vice president of market development for MLB.
Edmonds becomes provisional free agent (AP)
Thu, 02 Nov 2006 16:02:23 PST
St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Jim Edmonds filed provisionally for free agency Thursday, awaiting a decision by the team on his $10 million option for 2007. St. Louis has until Nov. 11 to decide on the option. If the Cardinals decline, Edmonds would receive a $3 million buyout, payable as part of the deferred money in his contract, which he will receive each December from 2010-19.
Matsuzaka bidding begins Wednesday (AP)
Thu, 02 Nov 2006 13:43:43 PST
Major league teams wishing to sign Japanese pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka must submit their offers by 5 p.m. EST next Wednesday -- and the Seattle Mariners won't be bidding. Matsuzaka was officially put up for auction Thursday by the Seibu Lions of Japan's Pacific League. After the bidding has closed, the Lions will be told of the highest offer, without being informed of which team made it.
Dye's homer lifts MLB team over Japan (AP)
Fri, 03 Nov 2006 05:05:32 PST
Jermaine Dye hit a two-run homer and John Lackey pitched five strong innings Friday as the MLB All-Stars defeated the stars of Japan 3-2 in the opener of the five-game tour. Dye, who hit 44 homers for the Chicago White Sox this season, connected off Japanese starter Tetsuya Utsumi in the bottom of the third inning at Tokyo Dome after Rafael Furcal singled.