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Coronavirus concerns, online criticism freeze Vanilla Ice show

Vanilla Ice has indefinitely postponed a Texas concert that drew fierce criticism due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lewis Hamilton clinches F1 championship No. 6 at U.S. Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton secured his sixth Formula One championship with a second-place finish Sunday at the U.S. Grand Prix, a race won by his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.

Lance Armstrong reaches $5M settlement with U.S. government

Lance Armstrong has reached a $5 million US settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career.

Lewis Hamilton wins 4th F1 season championship

Lewis Hamilton won his fourth career Formula One season championship on Sunday with a ninth-place finish at the Mexican Grand Prix in a race won by Red Bull's Max Verstappen.

Don Draper and Mad Men archive land at University of Texas

The last America saw of Don Draper, he was meditating on a Pacific hillside, imagining one of the most iconic ads in television history. What's left of the flawed protagonist of Mad Men has now gone to Texas.

Lewis Hamilton takes U.S. Grand Prix, wins Formula 1 title

Lewis Hamilton seized on a late mistake by Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to win the United States Grand Prix on Sunday and secure his third Formula One season championship.

Lance Armstrong, promotions company settle decade-long dispute

With a payment and an apology, Lance Armstrong has settled a decade-long dispute with a promotions company that sought repayment of more than $10 million in bonuses it paid the former cyclist during a career that was later exposed to be fueled by performance-enhancing drugs.