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Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway, which ended at 2:41 a.m. with a horrific last-lap accident. The outcome wasn't in doubt as Earnhardt dominated the race. But as the pack of cars chased him on a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish, contact in traffic sent Austin Dillon's car flying upside...
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Dale Jr. dominates from the pole to win rain-delayed Daytona thriller

It took until the wee hours of Monday morning, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. scored a dominating victory in the rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.   Although the race didn't end until 2:41 a.m., Earnhardt seemed in control from the outset, as his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet easily controlled the proceedings. The victory was the second of the year for...
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Gold Cup presents difficult task for USA

FRISCO, Texas -- Faulty perceptions somehow still exist about the strength of CONCACAF. They linger even though Costa Rica reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup last year. They persist even though Mexico and the United States reach the knockout stage frequently and trouble the top teams in the world on a consistent basis. They survive year-after-year through flimsy justification...
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Results: Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway

See the full finishing order from the Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
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The Big One take two: Kenseth, Kahne, Truex, others swept up in melee

For the third time during the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, a multi-car wreck brought out the caution flag on Lap 105.   The incident occurred when Matt Kenseth came down the track with Kasey Kahne below him on the bottom lane. As the two cars came together, Kenseth's No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was sent sliding down the banking and clogging up the track behind...
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Start now, sit as All-Star?

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Daytona mayhem continues as Edwards, Larson tangle, collect others

The fifth caution of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway flew on Lap 85 as the field worked around a lapped car going into the first turn. As the field roared past the damaged No. 26 of Jeb Burton, Kyle Larson's No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Chevrolet broke loose on the bottom lane.   When Larson's car came back up the track, it made contact with...
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Jewsbury scores in stoppage time as Timbers beat Earthquakes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Jack Jewsbury scored in second-half stoppage time to give the Portland Timbers a 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday night. San Jose was unable to clear a free kick in its area, which gave Jewsbury the chance run in and make a jumping shot, floating the ball over Earthquakes goalkeeper David Bingham and into the net for his second goal of the...
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Comeback kid: Astros' Altuve overtakes Royals' Infante for All-Star start

In a back-and-forth race that went down to the wire, Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve vanquished the Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante to earn his first career start in the All-Star Game.  MLB announced the starters for both the AL and NL on Sunday, and Altuve wound up edging out Infante for the most American League votes at second base.  Halfway through last week, Altuve...
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Reds-Nationals Preview

Behind star slugger Bryce Harper and an overpowering rotation, the surging Washington Nationals are closing in on their longest run at home in 10 years. Doug Fister hopes to add to that success as the Nationals seek their 10th straight home victory Monday night in the opener of a three-game series against the struggling Cincinnati Reds. Washington starters have posted an 0.44 ERA...
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Pirates' Cole wins major-league-leading 12th game as Pittsburgh rallies against Indians

PITTSBURGH -- Down 3-0 after the third inning on the heels of two uneven starts, Gerrit Cole didn't get angry or flustered. Instead, the Pittsburgh ace became dominant. Cole overcame a rocky start for his major league-best 12th win and Andrew McCutchen's two-run double capped a five-run fifth inning as the Pirates rallied past the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Sunday. Cole (12-3) set down...
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Mets-Giants Preview

In all likelihood, the last pitcher the New York Mets want to face after breaking out of their lengthy offensive slump is the one who no-hit them last month. The Mets hope history doesn't repeat itself as they get a rematch versus Chris Heston on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series against the slumping San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. In his 13th career start...
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Ronde Barber on Jameis Winston: 'He plays with zero fear'

As JoeBucsFan.com put it, Ronde Barber is a man who knows his quarterbacks. Apparently, he has a very strong opinion when it comes to the newest quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as well. When it comes to Jameis Winston, Barber sees something special and has been impressed to this point with the young signal caller. “He gives you the spectacular, but he also gives you the...
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Jameis Winston visits young man fighting for his life

Jameis Winston has had a fairly quiet start to his vacation before training camp kicks off for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. One thing that couldn't stay under wraps though, was Winston visiting a South Florida hospital where a young man is currently fighting for his life. Gil Arcia of Bucs Blitz had the story. "Tampa Bay’s rookie signal caller Jameis Winston visited the family of...
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Jags picking up new OC Olson's system

It's been almost six months since Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley hired Greg Olson to be the team's offensive coordinator. In that time, Olson has had a chance to introduce quarterback Blake Bortles and the rest of the players to their new offense.With the completion of last month's minicamp, Olson said he was pleased with the way the team has taken to his system.  “Actually...
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Enveloped in controversy, Solo leaves as World Cup winner

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Hope Solo walked out of BC Place on Sunday night with two pieces of coveted hardware and for the time being, more focus on her skill as a goalkeeper and less on her off-field travails. ''We did it. Awesome.'' Solo said as she quickly zoomed through the mixed zone after the United States beat Japan 5-2 to win the Women's World Cup title. That was...
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WNBA capsules

LOS ANGELES (AP) Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer from the baseline with 3.9 seconds left in overtime, and the Phoenix Mercury edged the Los Angeles Sparks 94-91 on Sunday. Candice Dupree passed to Mitchell, who connected from long range as the Sparks collapsed on Brittney Griner. The 6-foot-8 Griner, who finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds for her second double-double in the...
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AP source: Kings, Casspi agree to 2-year, $6 million deal

A person with knowledge of the details says the Sacramento Kings and swingman Omri Casspi have reached an agreement on a $6 million, two-year deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday night because contracts can't be completed until the moratorium on NBA free agency ends Thursday. ESPN first reported the contract discussions. Casspi has averaged...
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Japan emotional after World Cup loss

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Japan clearly was not ready for Carli Lloyd. Lloyd scored a hat trick in the opening 16 minutes on Sunday to help give the United States a 5-2 victory over Japan for its record third Women's World Cup title. The game Sunday night at Vancouver's BC Place was a rematch of the World Cup four years ago when Japan prevailed after a penalty shootout for...
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Kyle Busch brushes wall in 1st Daytona race since crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Kyle Busch brushed the wall early in his first race at Daytona International Speedway since breaking his right leg and left foot in a crash at the track in February. Trying to pass Jamie McMurray on lap 17 of the 160-lap race, Busch wiggled and tagged the wall. He lost two laps while his crew worked to repair splitter and body damage on his No. 18 Toyota...
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Titans again last team to sign first-round pick

Only one first-round pick remains unsigned and perhaps it shouldn't come as a surprise that the Tennessee Titans are the team involved As Pro Football Talk points out, for the third straight year, the Titans will be the last team in the NFL to sign their first-round draft pick.In 2013, guard Chance Warmack missed the first four days of training camp before signing his contract....
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Kyle Busch smacks wall at Daytona as Chase hopes take hit

In his first race back at Daytona International Speedway since suffering injuries in February, Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch was looking for a smooth and quiet night in the Coke Zero 400.   However, Busch bobbled on the high side of the track and made contact with the Turn 2 wall while running 13th on Lap 17 of the 160-lap event. The contact caused significant damage to the right...
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Where there's Smoak, there's fire

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Poll: San Diegans favor Comic-Con over the Chargers

Either the Chargers are really alienating their fanbase, or their fanbase really likes aliens. According to a poll by U-T San Diego, ComicCon is viewed as more of a crucial asset to the city than the Chargers are. The annual comic book convention received 60 percent of the local vote, leaving the Chargers with the remaining 40 percent. ComicCon has assumed a prominent role in popular...
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Danica, Logano, others involved in early Daytona crash

After a lengthy rain delay pushed the start of Sunday's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway back to 11:42 p.m. ET, it did not take long for the first major incident of the race to occur.   On just the second lap of the 160-lap event, David Gilliland moved down the track as he exited Turn 4. Gilliland's No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford made contact with the right front...
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