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Shaq explains why Russell Westbrook is so upset with Kevin Durant

Shaquille O'Neal has a unique perspective on the rift between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, because he once went through a similar situation himself. He joined FOX Sports for a one-on-one interview courtesy of his partnership with American Express, minutes before surprising members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana at the NBA Store inside the Sheraton Hotel...
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34 minutes ago

Ronaldo reveals the real reason for his wedge haircut at the 2002 World Cup

The original Ronaldo scored eight goals on the way to Brazil lifting their fifth World Cup, but he's almost just as remembered for his absurd haircut than the ridiculous goalscoring tear he went on to help Brazil win the trophy. Before the final, Ronaldo cut his head completely bald, leaving just a single, infuriating wedge of hair on top of his dome. It's one of the all-time...
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51 minutes ago

Conor McGregor takes another stab at 'petrified' Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor has been spending some time in Las Vegas over the past week but still hasn't come face-to-face with potential opponent Floyd Mayweather during his travel. McGregor originally went to Las Vegas for a meeting with the Nevada State Athletic Commission to request another disciplinary hearing for his actions at the UFC 202 press conference last August where he tossed bottles...
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53 minutes ago

Justin Fontaine released from hospital

Justin Fontaine was released from hospital at 1:30 p.m. ET Sunday following a hard crash in Saturday night’s ARCA Racing Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Fontaine was diagnosed with a mild compression fracture of his L1 vertebrae and will be in a back brace for the next three months. “I’m going to be focusing on getting healthy... I won’t be racing...
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53 minutes ago

NBA All-Star Game mic'd-up cameras catch funny courtside moments

The NBA's mic'd-up equipment was rolling Sunday night in New Orleans during the 2017 All-Star Game, alternatively known as the appetizer before the trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins from the Kings to the Pelicans. In the video, the Raptors' DeMar DeRozan asks Cousins if he's all right, Steve Kerr directs a selfie, one coach schedules a fishing trip with Paul George, and Steph...
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1 hour ago

FOX NASCAR provides simple video explanation of 2017 race format

NASCAR enters into a new era in 2017 with Monster Energy as the title sponsor and a three-stage racing format taking center stage. Our great production team at FOX NASCAR put together a video to simply explain the format changes for 2017. Check out the video and read the breakdown below if you're still cloudy on NASCAR's format for this season. Each race will still remain the same...
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1 hour ago

Amazingly, this is only like the fifth-most ridiculous picture Roger Federer's ever taken

Roger Federer is a photographer's dream: Famous, handsome and willing to use props like a hack comedian on a cruise ship. His latest, greatest photograph has him jumping on a hidden trampoline and playing air guitar on the strings on his tennis racquet. For a guy who missed six months because he got hurt giving his kids a bath, it seems like a wise frivolity. The pic was taken in promotion...
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1 hour ago

Steve Smith explains why he's refusing to train with current NFL players

Steve Smith Sr. hung up his cleats after 16 seasons in the NFL, recording 1,031 catches and a total of 14,731 yards in his career. He exits the league on his terms and in relatively good health, opting not to return for another season despite being physically capable of doing so. He’ll still be a part of the NFL, just in a different capacity as an analyst. Some believed he might...
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1 hour ago

Red Bull Racing Team Principal expects big leap forward with new engine

Christian Horner believes that Renault has made a big step over the winter with its 2017 spec power unit, and the Red Bull boss anticipates that his team will be able to challenge Mercedes if the promised figures are matched in reality. Power units are expected to be even more significant performance differentiator under the new aero regulations, with the cars carrying more drag...
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1 hour ago

Why Sutton-Arsenal is the most important FA Cup match to watch

On Monday, fifth tier Sutton United host Arsenal in the FA Cup (February 20th, 2017, 2:55 p.m. ET on FS1). Any other year, this David vs. Goliath matchup probably wouldn't be very high on the list for non-Gunners supporters, but this time around the stakes are different: there's drama on the Arsenal side, and that makes this a must-watch. Arsenal just came off a dismantling of epic...
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1 hour ago

Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox finds his escape in drag racing

Even beastly NFL defensive linemen need a break from beast mode. Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox has a diversion which is a beast of another sort. Cox, drafted 12th overall in 2012 out of Mississippi State, fields a high-performance Mustang driven by Shawn Ayers, and covers the eighth-mile drag strip in four seconds. The Cox Mustang is a bit of a hybrid, combining...
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1 hour ago

Hour 147 of Daytona countdown: Lee Petty wins first Daytona 500 by one yard

The first Daytona 500, which was called the 500-mile International Sweepstakes, helped to put NASCAR on the map with one of the most exciting finishes in the early history of the Great American Race. Lee Petty, the patriarch of the Petty clan, battled Johnny Beauchamp to the start-finish line and initially, Beauchamp was named the race winner. It took several days of review and...
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1 hour ago

John Calipari explains how DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis can coexist with Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans pulled off a blockbuster trade late Sunday night by bringing in DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings. By most standards, they gave up very little to land the All-Star big man, too, which makes the deal even sweeter. With the acquisition, the Pelicans become contenders in the West with one of the best frontcourts in the NBA. Cousins, despite being pegged...
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1 hour ago

The Ducks royally trolled the Kings on jumbotron over old gimmick

The Los Angeles Kings headed south to Anaheim on Sunday night for a matchup against the Ducks. The interstate rivalries out west are always a bit contentious and the Honda Center was hostile territory for the Kings once again this time around. Anaheim was ready to take it to LA on Sunday and didn't pull any punches. Not only did the Ducks win 1-0 at home, but they also made sure...
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2 hours ago

FCS draft roundtable - Part I

(STATS) - Finding the next Carson Wentz is an almost impossible task for NFL teams because the former FCS standout - and last year's No. 2 overall pick - was such an anomaly in the way he commanded attention. But finding the next David Johnson (third round in 2015) or Super Bowl touchdown-maker Robert Alford (second round in 2013) or Pro Bowlers Kyle Juszczyk (fourth round in 2013...
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2 hours ago

Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda extend their Mercedes contracts

Mercedes F1 bosses Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda have extended their contracts with the team until the end of 2020. The significance of that date is that it is aligned with the end of the current commercial agreements with F1, made by Bernie Ecclestone. From 2021 onwards new owners Liberty will have to put new deals in place. Wolff and Lauda are also shareholders in the team, so the...
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2 hours ago

Brad Keselowski finds scientific motivation for the Daytona 500

Social media is a great place to find some motivation on Monday mornings, and this one is no exception. Brad Keselowski, who nearly won the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday before making last-lap contact with Denny Hamlin, shared this little gem from Science Porn on Twitter. We’re not exactly sure what it means, but we like it. As for Keselowski...
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2 hours ago

Autonomous car avoids hitting dog in first unofficial Roborace

Two autonomous cars took place in the inaugural Roborace last weekend ahead of the Buenos Aires ePrix. While the Roborace series has yet to officially start up, Saturday's event marked the first time two DevBot cars had competed on track at the same time. One of the DevBot cars completed the race successfully, while the other crashed out after taking a turn too quickly. However...
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2 hours ago

Leonard Wood reflects on Daytona 500 experiences

Few people know more about the Daytona experience than Leonard Wood, who started coming here long before Daytona International Speedway opened in 1959. In the latest video from the Wood Brothers Racing team, NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Wood shares some thoughts on Daytona and some of the team’s experiences there. The Wood Brothers have won the Great American Race five times:...
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2 hours ago

Watch this wild Mustang wheelie, and win!

It's a safe bet drag racer J.R. Pines will never forget the debut race with his new Ford Mustang. Pines, 28, from New Orleans, La., participates in drag radial competition; a specialty type of drag racing which combines the best of both worlds in street and strip performance. Sunday morning at the Lights Out 8 Drag Radial event in South Georgia Motorsports Park, outside of Valdosta...
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3 hours ago

Clint Bowyer leads SHR into new era with Ford at Daytona

A lot can change in a year. Clint Bowyer knows that better than most. One year after qualifying 34th at Daytona in the No. 15 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet, Bowyer nearly grabbed the pole for the 59th running of the Great American Race in the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford. The excitement was evident on Bowyer’s face during interviews throughout the weekend. He has a smile that...
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3 hours ago

Paul di Resta retains Williams reserve driver role

Mercedes DTM racer Paul di Resta has retained his reserve driver role at Williams for 2017, and will thus be a back-up for Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll. The former Force India driver took over the job last year from former team mate Adrian Sutil, although he has not actually driven a Williams on track yet, and has instead focused learning the car via time spent in the simulator...
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3 hours ago

Russell Westbrook downplays Kevin Durant's alley-oop in awkward exchange with reporter

Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game gave fans everywhere exactly what they were waiting months to see: A connection between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. The two hooked up for a smooth alley-oop in the first quarter, bringing back memories of their time together in Oklahoma City. The internet was sent into a frenzy, as was the Western Conference bench, but Westbrook didn’t...
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3 hours ago

Billions Review

Everybody wants to be a lion. Most people just never get the chance. I'm offering you one now. - Bobby Axelrod to Bryan Connerty (2016) Early in its first season, Showtime's Billions was clearly missing something. It certainly wasn't the acting talent or star power. It wasn't budget, it wasn't music, it wasn't visual stimulation, and it wasn't scenery or setting. Its problem was...
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3 hours ago

Hour 155 of Daytona countdown: Derrike Cope wins 1990 Daytona 500

Derrike Cope won in an upset in the 1990 Daytona 500 as a beneficiary of Dale Earnhardt's streak of bad luck in the Great American Race. Earnhardt led 155 laps and dominated the race, but ran over a piece of Ricky Rudd's bell-housing on Turn 3 of the final lap and cut a tire, opening the door for Cope to win the race. Cope only won two races in his Cup Series career, both coming...
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3 hours ago
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