Next America's Cup in Newport, R.I.?

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After negotiations with San Francisco officials faltered, talks with Newport, R.I., officials have heated up, leaving the possibility of a return of America's Cup racing in the port once known for it.

The governor of Rhode Island told The Associated Press he's been told that both reigning Cup holder BMW Oracle and the team's sponsoring yacht club, the Golden Gate Yacht Club see Newport as "the natural home" for the Cup.

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