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Thomas Vanek on the move again, heads to Panthers in deadline deal

Thomas Vanek has become somewhat of a journeyman over the past handful of years, and the veteran winger is on his way to a new team once again. The Detroit Red Wings sent the 33-year-old forward to the Florida Panthers on Wednesday in exchange for Dylan McIlrath and a conditional third-round pick. If the Panthers make the playoffs, the third round pick Detroit receives will be...
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Valtteri Bottas on top as 2017 F1 pace picks up in Barcelona

Valtteri Bottas was the pacesetter for Mercedes on the third day of the Barcelona test as the quickest cars broke into 1m19s bracket for the first time in the hybrid era. We are starting to see what sort of pace the 2017 cars have, and there is clearly a lot more to come by the end of next week’s second and final test. As usual, Mercedes split the running between its two drivers...
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Falcons coach Dan Quinn: I'll never get over Super Bowl loss, which is a 'good thing'

The Atlanta Falcons blew the biggest lead in Super Bowl history last month, allowing the New England Patriots to come back from a 25-point deficit in the second half. It stung and it was a tough pill to swallow, one that will likely prevent players from ever getting over the loss. At the NFL Combine Wednesday, head coach Dan Quinn admits he hasn’t, despite watching the film several...
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Madison Bumgarner is doubling as a hitting coach for new rotation mate

Consulting Madison Bumgarner for pitching advice is a given. But the ace lefty also is handing out hitting tips in spring training. Rotation mate Matt Moore, acquired from the Rays last August, had spent his entire career in the AL – with the DH – prior to the deal that brought him to the Giants. And it showed, as Moore went 0-for-21 with San Francisco before breaking through...
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The Sidelines: Archie Miller talks life at Dayton and coaching carousel rumors

It's officially March, meaning the madness of college basketball is about to pick up. So what better way to jump in, then by listening to the newest episode of "The Sidelines" podcast with FS1 college hoops insider Evan Daniels. This week, Evan welcomes Dayton coach Archie Miller to the show. The two discuss the following topics: Miller's coaching roots. What did he learn from...
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Truck goes airborne, lands on another car after high-speed police chase

Astonishingly, everyone was OK after a truck landed on an occupied vehicle after a high-speed police chase in Webster Parish, Louisiana on Tuesday, according to KSLA. The driver, 18-year-old Kevonte Dekorey Austin, was taken into custody following the incident. Austin was an escaped work-release participant, and had been in jail for car theft and a probation violation. According...
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NFL salary cap rises by at least $10 million for fourth consecutive year

The NFL is one of the most lucrative leagues in professional sports, and the numbers are there to prove it. The NFLPA announced on Wednesday that the salary cap has once again risen by at least $10 million, officially coming in at $167 million for 2017. It’s the fourth year in a row the cap has gone up by at least $10 million, rising from $155 million last season. This means teams...
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Manchester United are spending big money to help their traveling fans go to Russia

Manchester United will take on FC Rostov in the Europa League round of 16, which is a journey of nearly 4,000 miles roundtrip. That makes for a very expensive away trip if Red Devils fans in Manchester want to go with the team and, on top of that, Russia charges £118.20 in processing fees to get a visa. But Manchester United are going to help their fans out with that. The club...
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Lance Stroll in the wars again as he crashes in Barcelona

Lance Stroll’s difficult F1 baptism continued in Barcelona Wednesday when he crashed the Williams FW40 into the tire wall in the afternoon session. The Canadian had a spin Tuesday morning, causing minor wing damage which forced the team to end its day early, as no spare were on hand. The team changed its test schedule to allow Stroll some more mileage today, instead of putting...
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Kurt Busch makes the rounds on his Daytona 500 victory tour

Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, it will back to business as usual for Kurt Busch, crew chief Tony Gibson and the rest of the Daytona 500-winning No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing team. The team will unload the No. 41 Ford and begin to go through the usual race weekend routine of practices, debriefs, qualifying and, finally, a race on the 1.54-mile oval. But right now, there still a little...
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Meet T.J. Leaf, UCLA basketball's other freshman star

UCLA basketball is one of the best stories anywhere in college basketball. A team which missed the NCAA Tournament altogether last year currently sits at No. 3 in the AP Poll as they pursue the school's first national championship in over 20 years. But while countless words have been written about spark plug freshman Lonzo Ball, what has gotten lost in the shuffle is that another...
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Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield issues an extensive apology following his arrest

Oklahoma Sooners QB Baker Mayfield has issued a wide-ranging apology for his actions that resulted in his arrest this past Saturday. Baker was charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest during an incident in Fayetteville, Ark. On Tuesday, he asked for forgiveness for “the biggest mistake of my life” and described the “shame, guilt, and...
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Brackets 101: Everything you need to sound smart on Selection Sunday

Welcome to March! It’s that time of year when any remaining stragglers among you finally start getting serious about the impending NCAA tournament. Which generally consists of a whole lot of “who’s in, who’s out” talk between now and next Sunday. As a licensed Bracketologist (it’s an official word now), I want to make sure you’re the smartest person at the bar or your...
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Broncos coach Vance Joseph gives cold shoulder to Tony Romo talk

INDIANAPOLIS — Vance Joseph inherited one of the NFL’s most intriguing and fluid quarterback competitions when he was hired by Denver in January, but the Broncos head coach says he doesn’t feel pressure to make a quick decision when it comes to whether Trevor Siemian or Paxton Lynch will start under center this season. He also doesn’t seem inclined to complicate matters...
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MRI reveals Kevin Durant has MCL sprain, will miss at least four weeks

The biggest acquisition of the 2016 NBA offseason will be sidelined by a knee injury until at least close to the start of the 2017 playoffs. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant injured his left knee during Tuesday night’s loss to the Washington Wizards, and the team announced the results of his MRI on Wednesday. He has Grade 2 MCL sprain and is out indefinitely. He will...
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David Ross will try to waltz his way to a championship on 'Dancing with the Stars'

David Ross will be training this spring after all – but in the studio instead of on the diamond. The beloved backup catcher, who retired following last year’s World Series, will participate in the upcoming season of “Dancing with the Stars.” Ok @cubs you guys got me into this, now @lindsarnold and I need your support. Check out @dancingabc to see us crush it. We need a team...
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Cowboys' Stephen Jones wonders how effective Jaylon Smith can be with a brace

The Dallas Cowboys have needs all over their defense. Four starting-caliber defensive backs are set to hit free agency, the pass rush is a mess and the interior defensive line isn’t exactly stout. One position that’s getting overlooked is linebacker, and for good reason. Jaylon Smith, who missed all of 2016 due to a knee injury suffered in his last game at Notre Dame, figures...
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Best Daytona 500 scanner sound: 'Give me some of that!'

It was a wild, wreck-filled start to the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with only 25 cars finishing the 59th running of the Daytona 500 and Kurt Busch getting the first restrictor-plate win of his career. One of the best moments was his crew chief Tony Gibson's excitement and raw emotion at the end of the race. Check out all of the sights and sounds in the latest edition...
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Counting down the all-time greatest races at Atlanta

Atlanta Motor Speedway, a wicked-fast 1.54-mile oval track located about 20 miles southeast of Atlanta, is known for great racing. The pavement is old, there are multiple grooves and it's a track where how a driver manages tire wear and his racing line play a key outcome in the race. It's also a place where plenty of NASCAR history has been made. While there have been many memorable...
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Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella blows gasket on refs after OT loss

Folks, you're not going to believe this, but John Tortorella got very angry on Tuesday night. The Blue Jackets coach was steamed following his team's overtime loss to the Canadiens in Montreal and he stormed across the ice to let the officials know about immediately after the final horn. Tortorella was apparently very displeased with a penalty call that led to the game-winning...
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Minor-league team is planning a Trevor Bauer drone bobblehead giveaway

Baseball is no stranger to bizarre injuries, but Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer took things to another level last postseason when he suffered a serious cut on his right pinkie finger in a drone accident. And now there’s a bobblehead to commemorate it. The Reno Aces – the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, who drafted Bauer third overall in 2011 – are holding...
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Report: NFL discussing changes to celebration penalties

The NFL Combine isn’t just a time for players to showcase their skills and meet with teams. It will also play host to the NFL competition committee’s annual meetings, which will be used to discuss a number of potential changes. One of which will be the way officials handle excessive celebration penalties – a huge issue in the NFL last season. According to USA Today, the competition...
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Southern Conference spring outlook

(STATS) - Mike Ayers was the last coach standing in the Southern Conference last season, leading Wofford to two FCS playoff wins and into the national quarterfinals. It wasn't surprising considering all of his success guiding the Terriers. The 68-year-old Ayers is entering his 30th season, just three wins shy of 200 at Wofford. He's guided seven playoff teams since 2003. In contrast...
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Steve Ott brings more even more nastiness to Canadiens for playoff run

Steve Ott, Andrew Shaw and Brendan Gallagher are now all teammates on the Montreal Canadiens, and that sound you hear is opponents' blood already starting to boil. The Canadiens added Ott, the 34-year-old veteran forward with a lot of nasty in his game, in a trade with the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. Montreal sent a sixth-round pick to the Wings in exchange for Ott. In 42 games...
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Watch a brave young fan climb above the rim to free basketball stuck behind backboard

How many adults does it take to dislodge a basketball that is stuck between the backboard and shot clock? Only one if that adult is wise enough to grab a kid from the front row. In a bizarre scene during the first half of Tuesday’s Fresno State-Boise State game, a young fan was hoisted up to free the ball – after several attempts by Bulldogs players proved fruitless. And ......
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