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Should the Sprint Cup Series go to Atlanta twice in a season?

What a great race we had Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Actually, I hate the fact that we only go there once a year, but I understand why. Unfortunately, it got to the point where the fans weren't supporting two trips a year there. I'm also very excited we got their race back and they will be in our NASCAR on FOX portion of the season beginning next year. I'm...
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England confront apathy vs. Norway ahead of Euro 2016 campaign

LONDON --   The whole point of a new chapter is that it is generally supposed to come with fresh ideas, and with a bit of luck, a burst of optimism. As Roy Hodgson appeared in the dark bowels of Wembley Stadium to announce the England squad for the campaign that begins with a friendly against Norway (live, FOX Sports 2, Wednesday, 3 p.m. ET), the mood was gloomy. There is a toxic...
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Michigan St.-Oregon Preview

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio is doing his best to deflect the importance of Saturday's showdown with No. 3 Oregon as it relates to the first College Football Playoff that is still an entire season down the road. Sure, if his seventh-ranked Spartans were to fall in Eugene in the school's first regular-season top-10 matchup in more than 47 years, there's ample time...
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Heidi Klum and her young boyfriend got rather cozy at the U.S. Open

Heidi Klum spent her Labor Day touching her young boyfriend at the U.S. Open. The 41-year-old supermodel took in the tennis action with her 28-year-old beau, Vito Schnabel, who, of course, is an art dealer. And the two could barely keep their hands off each other, as you can see in the video below.
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No positive doping tests at this year's Tour

PARIS (AP) The International Cycling Union says there were no positive doping tests at this year's Tour de France, after more than 700 blood and urine samples were collected by the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation. The UCI released the figures on Tuesday, saying that of the 719 samples, 197 were collected before the race and 522 during it; altogether 320 were taken for the purposes...
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Shoulder injury shelves Badger QB Joel Stave

MILWAUKEE (AP) Quarterback Joel Stave is out indefinitely with an injured right shoulder, leaving Tanner McEvoy as the unquestioned starter for No. 18 Wisconsin. Coach Gary Andersen said Tuesday Stave needs to rest. He has been dealing with the injury for a couple of weeks, and there is no timetable for his return. Stave was the starter in 2013, when Wisconsin finished 9-4. He had...
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Maryland lineman Dunn: from walk-on to blind side

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) When he started his football career at Maryland as a freshman walk-on, Michael Dunn had low expectations - for good reason. ''I wasn't physically fit. I was out of shape, I was pretty fat,'' he recalled. ''Coming out of high school, I was just thinking, `It's going to be nice to be on a team. Maybe I can play by my senior year...
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East Carolina-South Carolina Preview

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Steve Spurrier quickly corrected himself after saying No. 21 South Carolina needs to play a little better when it faces East Carolina on Saturday night. ''Play a LOT better,'' Spurrier emphasized Tuesday, referring to his team's performance in last week's season-opening 52-28 loss to Texas A&M. Spurrier hasn't been accustomed to...
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Indians activate OF Ryan Raburn

CLEVELAND (AP) The Indians have activated outfielder Ryan Raburn from the disabled list. Raburn was placed on the DL on Aug. 19 with a sore right wrist he injured while making a diving catch. Raburn will bat seventh as the designated hitter Tuesday night when the Indians, routed 12-1 by Detroit in the opener, continue their four-game series against the Tigers. Raburn, who played...
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Gophers lose starting DT Scott Ekpe to knee injury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota defensive tackle Scott Ekpe may miss the rest of the season because of a significant injury to his right knee. Coach Jerry Kill declined Tuesday to give specifics, but he called the news on the junior a ''major blow'' to the Gophers. Ekpe was in line to replace Ra'Shede Hageman, a second-round NFL draft pick by the Atlanta Falcons,...
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Turner Scott Motorsports folds Hornaday's team

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Turner Scott Motorsports has shut down the Truck Series team driven by Ron Hornaday Jr., a move that required the organization to release 18 employees. Hornaday was fourth in the Truck Series standings when team co-owner Harry Scott announced last week that entry would not race Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Ben Kennedy and Cameron Hayley did compete...
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Serena re-tapes ankle in doubles loss

Serena re-tapes ankle in doubles loss
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Irving scores in double digits as US routs New Zealand

BILBAO, Spain (AP) -- American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge. The U.S. response wasn't nearly as interesting. Just pound the ball inside and outmuscle an overmatched opponent. Anthony Davis had 21 points and nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried added 15 and 11 boards and...
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Davis, Faried lead unbeaten Team USA to blowout of New Zealand

BILBAO, Spain (AP) -- American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge. The U.S. response wasn't nearly as interesting. Just pound the ball inside and outmuscle an overmatched opponent. Anthony Davis had 21 points and nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried added 15 and 11 boards...
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Michigan-Notre Dame Preview

(AP) - The Michigan-Notre Dame rivalry is about to go dormant again. The series dates to 1887 when Michigan students traveled to South Bend to teach Notre Dame students the game. The game has featured exciting matchups, standout players and feuding coaches from schools 150 miles apart that are both coming off easy opening victories. Michigan defensive end Frank Clark doesn't...
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Cardinals activate Motte off DL, add 4 others

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals have activated reliever Jason Motte from the 15-day disabled list from a lower back strain, and added four others to put their active roster at 31 players. The Cardinals also recalled left-handers Marco Gonzales, Nick Greenwood and Tyler Lyons, and catcher Tony Cruz. One will start in place of struggling Justin Masterson this week. Lyons and...
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Confident Cook leads Michigan State into showdown

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Connor Cook's emergence has quieted many of the concerns about Michigan State's offense. The seventh-ranked Spartans are coming off a Rose Bowl victory last season, but even then it was the defense that led the way for the most part. However, Cook threw for over 300 yards in both the Big Ten title game and the bowl, and he was exceptional again in...
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Kansas cornerback Short withdraws from school

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Junior cornerback Kevin Short has withdrawn from Kansas due to person reasons, though coach Charlie Weis left open the door Tuesday to his possible return next season. Weis refused to discuss the reasons for Short's departure. The two met Monday and the backup cornerback decided then to withdraw from school and return home to Florissant, Missouri. Short said...
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Turner Scott Motorsports shutters Ron Hornaday's No. 30 team

When Turner Scott Motorsports co-owner Harry Scott Jr. issued a statement last Wednesday saying that TSM's teams would continue to compete, despite earlier reports the entire Camping World Truck Series arm of the organization had been shut down, Scott made no mention of Ron Hornaday's No. 30 truck team. Hornaday later told FOXSports.com in an exclusive interview last Friday...
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Baylor QB Petty plans to play with cracked bones

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty says he plans to play for the 10th-ranked Bears in Saturday's night game against Northwestern State despite two cracked small bones in his back. Petty said he felt ''great'' Tuesday, a day after an MRI revealed the issue. The reigning Big 12 offensive player of the year took a shot to the back on his first series of the season in...
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Kevin Durant staying with Nike

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kevin Durant is staying with Nike. Nike spokesman Heter Myers confirmed that Durant will remain with the shoe giant. Myers said in a statement that Nike is ''pleased to extend our relationship with Kevin Durant, one of the most exciting players in the game.'' Nike did not release terms of the deal. Under Armour had reportedly offered the Oklahoma...
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The secret's out about RB Royce Freeman

Freshman running back Royce Freeman made his anticipated debut for the No. 3 Oregon Ducks and showed a glimpse of the talent that was kept behind closed doors all summer. Poised and confident, the 6-foot, 229-pound back is so far handling all the expectations heaped on him as a five-star recruit. Freeman ran for 75 yards and two touchdowns on just 10 carries for the Ducks in Saturday...
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Statement from Colts owner Irsay after guilty plea

Statement from Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay following his guilty plea Tuesday to one misdemeanor count of operating while under the influence stemming from his arrest after a March traffic stop. He received a year of probation, and was suspended for six games and fined $500,000 by the NFL. --- ''I acknowledge the mistake I made last March and stand responsible for the...
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Colts owner Irsay apologizes to fans for arrest

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is apologizing to Colts fans for driving while intoxicated, saying his March arrest opened his eyes ''to issues in my life that needed addressing.'' Irsay pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Afterward, he says he knows he made a mistake March 16 when he drove under the...
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Irish teen Allen wins speed jump event at worlds

CAEN, France (AP) Teenager Bertram Allen of Ireland won the individual speed jumping at the World Equestrian Games on Tuesday, clinging onto his lead from the morning session to edge Patrice Delaveau of France. The 19-year-old Allen guided 10-year-old mare Molly Malone V over the 14-fence course in 77.01 seconds. Cheered on by a partisan crowd in the Normandy city of Caen, Delaveau...
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