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Sports NASCAR distances itself from Confederate flag after massacre NASCAR distances itself from Confederate flag after massacre
Confederate flags have been flown by fans at NASCAR races for years. For NASCAR's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, a two-and-a-half-hour drive north of Charleston, a Confederate flag theme was part of poster merchandise from the 1950s into the late '70s.
Sports Hockey players open to an NHL expansion gamble in Las Vegas Hockey players open to an NHL expansion gamble in Las Vegas
The growing possibility of NHL expansion to Las Vegas is a popular topic among players and executives this week with the league in town for its postseason awards show and executive meetings. The league could even announce the opening of a formal expansion process Wednesday.
Sports Paris becomes 4th city to join race for 2024 Olympic Games Paris becomes 4th city to join race for 2024 Olympic Games
Declaring they have learned from their past mistakes and failures, French officials launched a bid Tuesday to bring the Olympics to Paris in 2024 — 100 years after the games were last held in the city.