Russian athletes await key ruling on Olympic track ban

ZHUKOVSKY, Russia (AP) — Long jumper Ekaterina Koneva says she'll cry. World hurdles champion Sergei Shubenkov says he'll drown his sorrows.

  • Written by IULIIA SUBBOTOVSKA, Associated Press STEPHEN WILSON, Associated Press

Earnhardt Jr. to miss 2 more races, replaced by Jeff Gordon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not race again this month because of concussion-like symptoms and the No. 88 car will be turned over to trusted former teammate Jeff Gordon for the next two weeks.

  • Written by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

New Minnesota Vikings stadium to host X Games in 2017, '18

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — ESPN's X Games will be held in Minneapolis in 2017 and 2018, with many of the events being held in the Minnesota Vikings' glittering new stadium, the network announced Wednesday.