APNewsBreak: Vickers to replace Tony Stewart at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brian Vickers is expected to replace injured driver Tony Stewart for the NASCAR season opener at Daytona International Speedway, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.

  • Written by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

FIFA candidate Ali queries Salman's role in Bahrain protests

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali has questioned the role of election rival Sheikh Salman in not protecting Bahrain players who alleged abuses after pro-democracy protests in 2011.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer

FIFA candidates head to Miami to meet CONCACAF in crisis

The five FIFA presidential candidates meet in Miami on Friday with the election's most inscrutable voters who are deep in their own leadership race amid a financial crisis.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer

Pro racecar driver Scott Tucker charged in payday loan scam

NEW YORK (AP) — Professional racecar driver Scott Tucker was arrested Wednesday on criminal charges accusing him of living the high life on the backs of millions of desperate people who used his payday lending operation to get quick cash over the Internet.

  • Written by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press