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Logano eager to slow down Chevy dominance, get Ford a Martinsville win

Through the early weeks of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, the Chevrolets have more often than not been the fastest and strongest cars. The "Bowtie Brigade" has three wins in five races, while Team Penske's Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski have given Ford a pair of victories. Not surprisingly, Chevrolets ruled Friday at Martinsville Speedway, leading practice and grabbing...
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Nationals' Strasburg to start vs Mets' Harvey on April 9

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) Stephen Strasburg will start for the Washington Nationals in the third game of the season on April 9 in a likely showdown with New York Mets ace Matt Harvey. Nationals manager Matt Williams made the announcement Saturday. Barring any setbacks from a twisted ankle, Strasburg will face Harvey, who was bypassed as his team's opening day starter in favor of...
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Blue Jackets with chance to make history in St. Louis

Brian Elliott's last start was a bit of an embarrassment, and the same goes for his last game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. He'll get a chance to forget about both Saturday night as the St. Louis Blues begin a three-game homestand while continuing their push for the Presidents' Trophy, and Elliott will have a long-absent defenseman back to try to help contain the streaking Blue...
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Duke free throw proves costly to Las Vegas sportsbooks

There was absolutely nothing free about the free throw at the end of the Utah-Duke game on Friday night if you were a Las Vegas sportsbook. The final buzzer had apparently sounded to give the Blue Devils a 62-57 victory. Apparently proves to be the critical word. Duke was a five-point favorite in most sportsbooks and that would have made the game a "push," saving the wagering houses...
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Full 2015 MotoGP TV schedule

The 2015 FIM MotoGP World Championship season opens Sunday, March 29 (2 p.m. ET) LIVE from Qatar, with the Grand Prix of Qatar on FOX Sports 2 and FOX Sports GO. A 30-minute pre-race show is available through FOX Sports GO, and Moto3 (7 p.m. ET) and Moto2 (8 p.m. ET) air on FOX Sports 2 on same-day delay. Bob Varsha and Ralph Sheheen tag team as hosts for the international rounds...
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Redskins draft preview: 3 players Washington could take at No. 5

The Washington Redskins hold the No. 5 overall pick in the NFL Draft. In our continuing series, FOXSports.com takes a look at their roster post-free agency and delivers a plan of attack for the last day in April. It has been an eventful offseason in the nation's capital. After hiring new general manager Scot McCloughan, the Redskins have re-tooled their defense with proven playmakers...
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Fan Mock Draft: Who should the Redskins take at No. 5?

Welcome to our NFL Fan Mock Draft. We'll be letting you choose who team should take with in the Top 10 picks and posting your results every day. Now that we've broken down the three players most likely to be selected by the Redskins, who do you think Washington should take with the No. 5 overall pick? Let us know by voting below. We'll post your results tomorrow morning. Need a quick...
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Hamlin leads first Saturday practice over Johnson, Gordon

Four-time Martinsville Speedway winner Denny Hamlin paced Saturday's opening 55-minute NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice session. The driver of the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota had a fast lap of 19.499 seconds at 97.113 mph and ran a total of 53 laps around the .526-mile Martinsville layout. Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Kasey Kahne were second...
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Italian coach de Biasi gets Albanian citizenship

TIRANA, Albania (AP) Albania's national team coach, Italian Giovanni de Biasi, has received Albanian citizenship a day before the European championship qualifier against Armenia. President Bujar Nishani on Saturday gave the coach his citizenship document at a meeting with the team in the port city of Durres, 33 kilometers (20 miles) west of capital Tirana, where they are training...
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WrestleMania picks from Browns' Gary Barnridge, Steelers' DeAngelo Williams

  (The Cleveland Browns' Gary Barnridge and Pittsburgh Steelers' DeAngelo Williams are making their sixth trek to WrestleMania. Barnridge, a tight end, was kind enough to share his love of WWE here. The NFL players' picks are below.) As for WrestleMania 31 this Sunday, here are predictions and analysis for each match from DeAngelo and myself. Fatal Four Way Tag Match: Tyson Kidd...
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Kane eager for more England action after scoring on debut

England goal hero Harry Kane enjoyed his first taste of international football and now he is hungry for more. Kane took just 79 seconds to make his mark on international football by scoring the final goal in England's 4-0 win over Lithuania at Wembley on Friday. The 21-year-old peeled away from his marker and nodded Raheem Sterling's cross in at the far post with just his third touch...
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Boys have it: Tony Stewart, Matt DiBenedetto clash at Martinsville

Sprint Cup Series rookie Matt DiBenedetto says all is fine now between he and three-time champion Tony Stewart, but that wasn't the case Friday after the two crossed paths on and off the racing surface at Martinsville Speedway. During Friday's lone NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, a relatively innocent looking run-in between DiBenedetto and Stewart led to some harsh words and further...
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Latest scores and updates from European Champions qualifiers

The latest scores and updates from European Champions qualifiers
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Police: Alabama safety Smith arrested, charged with DUI

Alabama senior free safety Geno Smith was arrested and charged with driving under the influence Saturday morning, according to the Tuscaloosa (Ala.) County Sherrif's Office. Smith's bond was set at $1,000, according to the sherrif's office. This is not Smith's first run-in with the law. He also was arrested and charged with DUI in 2013. Smith had 56 tackles last season and was a...
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Mubtaahij romps in UAE Derby, trainer says on to Kentucky

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Mubtaahij took charge in the stretch and easily won the $2 million UAE Derby at Meydan Racecourse in one of Saturday's undercard races at the Dubai World Cup. The 3-year-old colt bred in Ireland, trained by a South African and ridden by a Frenchman, is likely headed next to the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky on May 2, said trainer Mike de...
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Move over 'Phantom,' Coldplay getting air time at worlds

SHANGHAI (AP) It wouldn't be figure skating without Andrew Lloyd Webber. ''Phantom of the Opera'' is so popular a choice for skaters that the composer's music was on repeat at the world figure skating championships on Saturday as three men in a row chose it for their free skate programs. ''Phantom'' came on again several skaters later, and yet again toward the end of the night when...
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Welbeck joins England trio on sidelines for Italy friendly

Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck has pulled out of the England squad because of a knee injury he suffered in Friday's 4-0 win over Lithuania. Welbeck sustained the injury in the second half of the victory at Wembley and was replaced in the 77th minute. The Football Association (FA) confirmed on Saturday that Welbeck had been sent back to Arsenal. The striker will therefore not take...
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Klinsmann, USMNT hope to use Swiss excursion to lay foundation for CONCACAF Gold Cup

ZURICH As his players walked off the training field on Friday morning, U.S. men’s national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann stepped off to the side and took a moment to cast his view over the bigger picture. There are instant responsibilities looming against Switzerland at Stadion Letzigrund on Tuesday (live, 11:30a.m. ET, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports Go), but there are pressing concerns...
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Barcelona defender Alba out for 10 days with leg muscle injury

Barcelona says defender Jordi Alba has a right leg muscle injury and will be sidelined for around 10 days. Tests Saturday morning "confirmed a Grade 1 injury to the abductor muscle in his right leg," the club says in a statement. Alba asked to be substituted in the 77th minute of Spain's European Championship qualifier against Ukraine on Friday. Spain won the match 1-0 thanks to...
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Marchisio injury not as bad as first feared, could return in weeks

Juventus have played down the extent of the knee injury suffered by Claudio Marchisio after Italy medical staff claimed the midfielder would not play again this season. Marchisio was ruled out of Italy's Euro 2016 qualifier in Bulgaria after undergoing an MRI scan which was said to have revealed a torn anterior cruciate knee ligament injury that would keep him out of action for up...
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BREAKING: Nissan crashes into spectator area at Nurburgring

Jann Mardenborough has reportedly crashed his Nissan GT-R into a spectator area at this weekend’s VLN endurance race. Mardenborough was able to escape uninjured from the car, however, the race was red flagged and will not be restarted as emergency vehicles took to the track. Updates to follow...
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Barcelona defender Jordi Alba out for 10 days with injury

MADRID (AP) Barcelona says defender Jordi Alba has a right leg muscle injury and will be sidelined for around 10 days. Tests Saturday morning ''confirmed a Grade 1 injury to the abductor muscle in his right leg,'' the club says in a statement. Alba asked to be substituted in the 77th minute of Spain's European Championship qualifier against Ukraine on Friday. Spain won the match...
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Montenegro chief says fans give impression country is barbaric

Momir Djurdjevac, the general secretary of the Montenegrin FA, has slammed his country's fans after ugly scenes in the stands caused the abandonment of Friday's game against Russia. Igor Akinfeev was struck by a flare after just 25 seconds in the game and, after a lengthy delay, the match was eventually abandoned in the second half after Dmitri Kombarov was hit with a missile...
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Bradley hires former Wisc.-Green Bay coach Wardle for same position

PEORIA, Ill. -- Bradley University has hired Brian Wardle as its new basketball coach. Wardle led Wisconsin-Green Bay to the 2014 Horizon League regular-season championship and three straight postseason appearances in five years. Bradley Director of Athletics Chris Reynolds said Friday that Wardle has a track record of success and has a work ethic and personality that fit the Bradley...
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Royals' Ventura throws 7 no-hit innings vs. Mariners

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Yordano Ventura pitched seven innings of no-hit ball before being lifted because of pitch count, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. The Royals' opening-day starter walked two and struck out four, facing only one batter over the minimum. Ventura, who threw 49 strikes in 88 pitches, retired the final 11 batters...
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