Mayweather, Pacquiao begin countdown to their big fight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao was out walking the red carpet by the time Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrived, fashionably late for their first appearance together to promote a fight that really needs no promoting. But it didn’t take long Wednesday for Mayweather to put the fight into perspective in a way that only a[…]

Haas wants to know if Kurt Busch will be eligible for Chase

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kurt Busch’s team owner doesn’t know when the suspended driver will be reinstated by NASCAR. But Gene Haas seemed to indicate Sunday that Busch will be back in the No. 41 when he is cleared to compete. The co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing said the organization wants to know if Busch will[…]

Defending champ Harvick grabs 1st win of season at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Defending NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick raced to his first victory of the season Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The win came in just the third race of the season, and Harvick has been inching toward victory lane since he began his title defense. He finished second in the season-opening Daytona[…]