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5 Reasons to Watch Overeem vs. Arlovski this Sunday, on FS1

Invite your mother over for some food and fights, this Sunday, because FS1 is bringing a solid UFC card to your TV sets, live from the Netherlands. The action starts on UFC Fight Pass at 10:30am ET, and continues on FS1 at 12pm ET.There's contenders, prospects and close match ups, galore on this one so you won't want to miss it. Below are the five items that we're most looking forward...
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Sprint Cup qualifying complete results from Kansas Speedway

Sprint Cup Series qualifying for the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway is now complete. For full results, click here.
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ASU lands commitment from top QB prospect Ryan Kelley

Ryan Kelley, one of the nation's top-rated QB prospects in the 2017 recruiting class, on Friday said he has committed to Arizona State.Earlier this week, the 6-foot-3, 180-pound Chandler, Arizona, native backed away from his commitment to Oregon that he had made last November. Kelley reportedly has scholarship offers from most of the Pac-12 conference schools.
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FIA WEC: Ganassi Speaks on Global Ford GT Program, Le Mans Debut

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing's presence this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps has been strengthened by the man himself, Chip Ganassi, who is attending his first FIA World Endurance Championship event as a team owner.Ganassi, along with Managing Director Mike Hull, IMSA team manager Mike O'Gara and U.S-based staff from Ford and Roush Yates are on-site at the WEC Six Hours of Spa, as preparations...
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Quad injury will force Blake Griffin to miss Rio Olympics

Blake Griffin has been officially ruled out from participating in USA Basketball training camp this summer, the Clippers announced on Friday via official release. This also means he won't be playing in the Rio Olympics."Griffin underwent a bone marrow procedure on his left quad tendon on April 27 and has already begun the rehabilitation process with the expectation that he will be...
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Commissioner Rob Manfred lists frontrunner cities for MLB expansion teams

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has a lot on his plate, with the collective bargaining agreement waiting in the wings and the Tampa Bay Rays assessing how much money they're willing to pay to blow up Tropicana Field in order to get away from it.But rest assured: there will be more teams. Eventually.It won't be soon, but MLB commissioner Robert Manfred confirmed that the league is looking...
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West Ham sign eSports star, give him official squad number

West Ham announced a surprise signing on Friday: Sean 'Dragonn' Allen. Not familiar with the lad? Well, Allen isn't as much of a soccer player; so much as he is a FIFA player.That's right, Allen is an eSports star, and West Ham have broken ground as the first-ever football club in the UK to sign an official eSports player. You might recognize Allen from the 2016 FIFA Interactive...
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Packers WR Randall Cobb will be the first member of his family to graduate from college

For all the talk about what's "wrong" with college athletics, it's easy to forget that quite often, these colleges and universities actually do a lot of good, for a lot of people. For many, it provides an opportunity to get further education that they might not be able to get otherwise.Take the case of Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb, who will walk across the stage at the University...
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Gunnar Nelson believes weight cutting should be eliminated in MMA

Gunnar Nelson isn't one of the bigger welterweights on the UFC roster, but don't ever expect him to try to lose excessive pounds in an attempt to drop down to lightweight.Nelson told FOX Sports this week from Holland that he's walking around just a few days before his fight with Albert Tumenov at around 176 pounds so he won't be cutting much weight at all to get down to the welterweight...
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FIA WEC: Porsche sweeps front row for 6 Hours of Spa

After a front-row lockout by Audi at Silverstone, Porsche has retaliated with a 1-2 sweep in qualifying for the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship season at Spa-Francorchamps.Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley gave Porsche its first pole of the year, taking their No. 1 Porsche 919 Hybrid to a best two-lap average of 1:55.793 in the 25-minute session.Their average...
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RB Alex Ross is leaving Oklahoma as a graduate transfer

Alex Ross, a standout kick returner and backup running back, is leaving Oklahoma as a graduate transfer. The 6-1 225-pound Ross, who ranks third at OU in career kickoff return yard average (25.7), will graduate next week. As a graduate transfer, he will be eligible to play next season at another school. He was behind Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon on the Sooners running back depth...
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Angels' GM says Mike Trout isn't going anywhere

The Angels, after losing ace right-hander Garrett Richards to season-ending Tommy John surgery, will not entertain the thought of trading center fielder Mike Trout.The loss of Richards, combined with the continued absence of left-hander Andrew Heaney, will severely compromise the Angels' postseason chances.General manager Billy Eppler, however, is adamant about keeping Trout rather...
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Dana White refutes Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor boxing fight tabloid report

Tabloids may have been breathlessly reporting that a boxing match this summer between pound-for-pound fighting greats Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is imminent, but the UFC's president squashed the whole notion as mere gossip. "It's not true," Dana White told Yahoo! Sports' Kevin Iole."It's just a tabloid story."British tabloid outlet The Sun reported that the retired...
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MLB relocates Puerto Rico series to Miami over Zika virus concerns

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association released a joint statement on Friday that announced the May 30-31 Puerto Rico series between the Marlins and the Pirates has been relocated to Miami over Zika virus concerns.A key portion of the statement explained the reasoning behind the decision:"After discussing the issue with all involved parties, and consulting...
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Phoenix Suns C Alex Len's height helped save his friend from drowning

There are times when it comes in handy to have a friend who is a 7-foot-1 basketball player. Phoenix Suns center Alex Len used his height and his strength as a swimmer to rescue his friend, Jay Johnson, when Johnson nearly drowned on a trip to the Dominican Republic last month.According to a story from The Arizona Republic, Len, Johnson and a few friends hit the beach in the Dominican...
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9 things you probably didn't know about the Kentucky Derby

You probably already know that the race's official drink is the mint julep and that Hunter S. Thompson founded "Gonzo" journalism at the 1970 Kentucky Derby. (If not, go read this.)And if you're reading this you probably already know that folks on Millionaire's Row and all over the grandstand will be wearing some ludicrous hats, and that there's a roughly 75 percent chance of a Tom...
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Five fictional superfights even better than McGregor vs. Mayweather

As much as you or I want it, McGregor vs. Mayweather is not happening.Just as rumors of the crossover boxing match were reaching a fever pitch, the UFC featherweight's camp laughed it off on Friday, joking about the rumors in a tweet. So no, Conor McGregor will not be throwing haymakers at a constantly retreating Floyd Mayweather on Pay-Per-View any time soon.This is the sensible...
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What you should know about the Black Panther before seeing 'Civil War'

Captain America: Civil War hits theaters this weekend, and there'll be two new additions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one of which is the third iteration of silver-screen Spider-Man, about whom I've already typed in all caps/let out a high-pitched squeal. The other is T'Challa, better known as The Black Panther, an African warrior king played by Chadwick Boseman.Now, this movie...
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Is Sweden's OT winner at World Championships a Kentucky Derby omen?

One day before Nyquist takes to Churchill Downs as the favorite in the Kentucky Derby, Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist scored an overtime goal for Sweden Friday in the opening game of the IIHF World Championships.Nyquist's game-winner against Latvia came 4:06 into the extra period at a pool play matchup in St. Petersburg, Russia. The goal came on an assist from Columbus...
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Toronto FC returns to gorgeous BMO Field as the best team in the East

Toronto FC will play a home game this weekend. Normally, that's not really notable. After all, teams play half of their matches at home each season. But Toronto are eight games into their 2016 campaign and have yet to play one in their home city. So yeah, a home game is a big deal. And their return figures to be a party.The Reds have been on the road because their home stadium, BMO...
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Robbie Lawler reveals which fighter hit him the hardest

UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has been in plenty of fire fights over his 37-fight UFC career, and has taken punches from some of the world's best fighters during that span. But according to Lawler, it wasn't one of his in-cage foes that hit him the hardest -- it was a training partner.Not former champion and heavy-handed welterweight Johny Hendricks, or even Nick Diaz,...
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2017 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Schedule announced

Feld Entertainment announced today the 2017 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, schedule which includes a long-awaited return to Minneapolis on February 18, making its debut at U.S. Bank Stadium. The 17-race championship also includes return visits to Seattle's CenturyLink Field on April 8 and Salt Lake City's Rice-Eccles Stadium on April 22. Tickets for the...
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Dissecting the numbers on how expansion would benefit the Big 12

I think we can all agree that conference realignment is a hopelessly confusing subject.The only thing more confusing? Math.You've undoubtedly seen a lot of numbers floating around this week in regard to a report prepared for the Big 12 by Navigate Research that assessed how much potential expansion would improve the conference's playoff chances. You may also have noticed some of...
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Paralyzed Army veteran helps team win tournament by draining a crazy putt

Sports never fail to provide spectacular moments, be it at the professional level or just recreational. In this case, it fell right in the middle -- and it was fantastic. Randy Shack, an Army veteran who was paralyzed in battle in Iraq, was playing in a PGA Hope event where he drained a ridiculously long putt to help win the tournament for his team.The putt was great, as were the...
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Owner takes another run at Kentucky Derby, Triple Crown with Nyquist

It's been nearly four years since J. Paul Reddam was forced to scratch Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner I'll Have Another from the Belmont Stakes on the eve of a potential run at history.Now the gregarious owner is back in the spotlight with Nyquist, the morning-line favorite in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. Reddam is confident in his horse's chances at Churchill Downs, but...
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