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Joey Logano explains why he's made 'big gains' at Daytona

There was a time, and it wasn’t long ago, when Joey Logano was not considered a great restrictor-plate racer at NASCAR’s superspeedways in Daytona and Talladega. That has changed dramatically, and it’s no coincidence. Prior to winning the last two fall races at Talladega, Logano had finished 24th or worse in seven of the previous 11 races there. And prior to winning the 2015...
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Jimmie Johnson plans to stay aggressive despite early spins at Daytona

Jimmie Johnson will be going for his third Daytona 500 victory on Sunday (2 p.m. ET, FOX) and he knows the task will not be an easy one. Johnson endured a rough start to Daytona Speedweeks, losing control of his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet twice during Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash. The first time, Johnson got into Kurt Busch and hit him; the second time, Johnson...
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Watch Rams RB Todd Gurley humiliate a defender with an NBA-quality crossover

Rams running back Todd Gurley didn’t look quite as good in Year 2 of his NFL career as he did as a rookie, but if the football thing doesn’t work out he might just have a future on the basketball court. The Rams have posted a video of Gurley getting in some pick-up work at a Los Angeles 24 Hour Fitness, and his crossover dribble left one poor defender crumpled on the floor. Plus...
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Why it matters that Bills QB Tyrod Taylor reportedly has a clean bill of health

The Buffalo Bills ruffled a lot of feathers at the end of the 2016 season, firing Rex Ryan after their Week 16 loss. One week later, their starting quarterback, Tyrod Taylor, was sat on the bench It was a curious move by the Bills to sit down their best quarterback, but there was a reason for that. In his contract, there’s a clause that states if he can’t pass a physical by March...
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Force India shows new VJ10 at Silverstone

Force India unveiled its new VJ10 at Silverstone on Wednesday as a busy week of F1 car reveals continues. Designed by a team led by technical director Andy Green, the Mercedes-powered car has the challenge of matching Force India’s impressive fourth place in last year’s World Championship. Esteban Ocon joins Sergio Perez in the driving lineup, with Alfonso Celis continuing as test driver.
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Best Daytona scanner sound: 'You can't be that stupid!'

With no points on the line, calamity was expected in a rain-delayed daytime version of the Advance Auto Parts Clash. From Jimmie Johnson getting loose and clipping Kurt Busch, sending him into the wall to Denny Hamlin's block on Brad Keselowski, the Clash lived up to the hype. Joey Logano grabbed the first victory of the season and left Kyle Busch a bit peeved at Alex Bowman for...
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Leicester City is perfectly built to make a Champions League run (and still get relegated)

Leicester City find themselves in a peculiar situation right now: On the brink of relegation in the Premier League, and on the brink of glory in the Champions League. Nothing in this club's story over the last 16 months has made any sense. So why should this? The Foxes will take on Sevilla in the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday afternoon (2:45 p.m. ET, FS1) after cruising...
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Austin Dillon looks to make leap from consistent to victorious at Daytona

Austin Dillon heads into the 59th running of the Daytona 500 (Sunday, 2 p.m. ET, FOX) with an enviable performance record none of the other 39 drivers in the race matched last year. In four restrictor-plate points races in 2016, Dillon was the only driver in the entire Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup who finished in the top 10 all four times. And while the third-generation...
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Twins reliever proudly admits he might have the majors' most disgusting ritual

Relievers are creatures of habit who often have odd rituals. However, few of those rituals rival that of Twins left-hander Ryan O’Rourke. O’Rourke recently revealed that he vomits before almost every pitching appearance, a “tradition” that dates back to his collegiate career and resulted in minor-league grounds crew waiting with a new trash bag when he entered the game. “It...
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Hurricanes player gets hilariously scolded by ref after arguing penalty call

Often times when athletes take exception to a call, a referee will decide that their best course of action is to just ignore the player until they cool down. Sometimes, though, the ref chooses a different adventure. This would be one example of the latter. NHL referee Gord Dwyer was in no mood to put up with Carolina Hurricanes forward Viktor Stalberg on Tuesday night in Pittsburgh...
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Watch Philip Rivers' emotional speech to San Diego fans

Philip Rivers has spent the entirety of his NFL career in San Diego. He’s been the face of the Chargers franchise for more than a decade, so his connection to the city and the fans is strong as he and the team move to Los Angeles. The star quarterback left no doubt about that Tuesday night when he gave an emotional speech at the annual San Diego Hall of Champions dinner. He was...
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Alex Rodriguez puts the odds of making a comeback at 'zero'

Alex Rodriguez is back in Yankees camp this spring as a guest instructor and seems content in that role. More than six months after his last at-bat in the majors, A-Rod isn’t pining for another. Rodriguez, 41, said his goodbyes on Aug. 12 of last season, doubling in his first plate appearances and playing third base for one out in the ninth inning before being removed from the...
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Gold medalist Park returns to LPGA in Thailand

The return home to Thailand for reigning Rolex Player of the Year Aria Jutanugarn is just one of the things to watch this weekend as the LPGA Tour begins its two-event Asia swing on Thursday with the 11th edition of the Honda LPGA Thailand. The event at the Siam Country Club's Pitaya Old Course in Chonburi, Thailand, also will mark the return to the competition for South Korea...
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Panthers face McDavid, Oilers after completing 5-0 trip

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Florida Panthers, coming off the first 5-0-0 road trip in franchise history, return home to face the NHL's brightest young star. That, in a nutshell, is the appealing matchup set for the BB&T Center on Wednesday night, when the Panthers (28-20-10) host Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers (32-20-8). This will be McDavid's first game at the Panthers....
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Carey Price stones Rangers with great diving save in overtime

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price hit a bit of a rough patch at the turn of the new year, but it appears that the netminder has returned to form as one of the best the NHL has to offer. Price had a strong outing in New York on Tuesday night, making 28 stops on 30 attempts against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. His most important save came in overtime when he absolutely...
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DeMarcus Cousins explains in 2 words why he changed his number with Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans will unveil their newly acquired All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins on Thursday, when they take on the Rockets, but the colors of Cousins’ jersey won't be the only change.The 26-year-old will be wearing a new number when he hits the floor, trading in the No. 15 he wore during his seven-plus years with the Sacramento Kings for No. 0. So why the change? Cousins...
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No. 23 Creighton must keep mind on Providence

OMAHA, Neb. -- Creighton and Providence hope to add a little shine to their postseason resumes in Wednesday's Big East Conference basketball rematch. For the No. 23 Bluejays, it's about securing the No. 2 seed in the Big East tournament and the highest possible seed for the NCAA tourney. Providence is trying to bounce off the NCAA bubble and into the tournament, whether it's for...
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Bruins continue playoff push against struggling Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The surging Boston Bruins will meet the sputtering Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night at the Honda Center, and both teams hope to enhance their respective playoff chances at the other's expense. The Bruins are in the race for the Eastern Conference's final two wild-card spots. Since interim head coach Bruce Cassidy replaced Claude Julien on Feb. 7, the Bruins...
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Manfred gets confrontational over MLB union's resistance to pace-of-play changes

PHOENIX — I get the players’ perspective. They worry about the game on the field changing too radically due to pace-of-play improvements. They worry, as one told me, that, “If you try to control the game, you turn us into robots.”These are legitimate concerns — concerns to express in bargaining with the clubs. But in the view of commissioner Rob Manfred, the union is...
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Grading Magic Johnson's trade of Lou Williams to the Rockets

Magic Johnson didn't wait long to make a move. Hours after being named the Lakers' president of basketball operations, Johnson traded the team's leading scorer, Lou Williams, to the Houston Rockets. He wasn't kidding when he said Tuesday afternoon they had been "wheeling and dealing". Let's break down the deal from both sides: Lakers Grade: C+ Not bad, Magic, not bad. It...
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WWE star Naomi forced to relinquish SmackDown Women's Championship due to injury

Tuesday's episode of SmackDown Live opened on a somber note, as newly crowned Women's Champion Naomi was forced to hand over her title as a knee injury will prevent her from being able to defend it. Naomi won the SmackDown Women's Championship for the first time in her career at Elimination Chamber in a match against Alexa Bliss, but she suffered a knee injury during the match. Details...
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Pie-eating goalie offered gig as supermarket chain's official pie-taster

Now that Sutton United's pie-scarfing backup goalkeeper, Wayne Shaw, has left the club amid a gambling probe, a new job could be in his immediate future. A supermarket chain in the UK, Morrisons, has extended a job offer to the 45-year-old — as an official pie taster. The offer includes a year worth of pies, according to the Independent. The chain seems very serious about it, too...
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Lakers reportedly trade star sixth man Lou Williams to Rockets as shakeup continues

The Los Angeles Lakers have been quite busy Tuesday. Hours after shaking up their front office, the Lakers have dealt star sixth man Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a first-round pick, the Vertical reported. Williams leads the Lakers in scoring at 18.6 points per game despite starting just one of the 58 games he’s played. This move comes as the Lakers reportedly...
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Nick Saban meets with 'the Facebook guy' Mark Zuckerberg on Alabama campus

It's not often that Nick Saban sits down with a man more powerful than him on the University of Alabama campus. But on Tuesday the Crimson Tide head coach sat down with Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg when the Facebook co-founder and CEO stopped in Tuscaloosa to meet Saban and his players as part of a statewide tour. "I just met with Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook guy...
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No. 7 Louisville, No. 8 UNC brace for uptempo game

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina didn't have much of a problem going at a slower pace at times in its last game. The No. 8 Tar Heels will encounter an opponent Wednesday night more willing to operate at a brisker clip when No. 7 Louisville visits the Smith Center for a game with first-place implications in the Atlantic Coast Conference. "It's always a fun team to play against...
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