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Fellow competitors offer support to sidelined Kyle Larson

As new spread through Martinsville Speedway that Kyle Larson would miss Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, many of his fellow competitors took to Twitter to offer their support and wish him the best. 
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Italy call up Santon, Abate for Tuesday's friendly with England

TURIN, Italy -- Italy coach Antonio Conte has called up fullbacks Davide Santon and Ignazio Abate for Tuesday's friendly match against England. The pair replaces Matteo Darmian and Manuel Pasqual. Darmian's face was bloodied from a knock during Italy's 2-2 draw against Bulgaria in European Championship qualifying Saturday, while Pasqual sat out injured. Santon plays for Inter Milan...
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Former Olympian May to front Italian soccer's new anti-racism campaign

Italian football's new anti-racism campaign is being fronted by former Olympic long-jumper Fiona May. The initiative will use England's friendly in Turin on Tuesday to promote their cause, with English-born May admitting she faces a tough challenge stamping it out. May, who was appointed by Italian FA's controversial president Carlo Tavecchio in September, said: "I didn't accept...
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Bump 'n' grind: Get ready for some Southern short-track road rage

If you want to see some good, old-fashioned Southern short-track road rage, then Martinsville Speedway is the place to be. This tiny .526-mile track has all the elements necessary for tempers to overheat and explode, which is a virtual certainty in Sunday's STP 500 (FOX Sports 1, 1 p.m. ET). There are too many cars and too many drivers crammed into too little racing space and a claustrophobically...
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Barcelona midfielder Xavi nears move to Qatari club Al Sadd

Barcelona midfielder Xavi appears to be nearing towards a move to Qatari club Al Sadd, who on Saturday revealed the player was taking a tour of their facilities. However, Al Sadd insisted there was no agreement as yet to sign the playmaker, who joined Barcelona back in 1991 aged 11 and who has won every major club trophy on offer including three Champions League titles. Xavi was...
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NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) NASCAR driver Kyle Larson will not race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session. The team said in a statement Sunday that Larson remains at Carolina's Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, for more testing. Regan Smith will replace Larson in the No. 42 Chevrolet at Martinsville...
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Aaron Rodgers defends Wisconsin fandom, denying interviews

No, Aaron Rodgers did not attend Wisconsin. Yes, he did star at QB for Cal, Pac-12 brethren of Wisconsin's Elite 8 opponent Arizona. But he has lived and worked in Green Bay for the past decade and just spent the past few days in L.A. with girlfriend Olivia Munn rooting for those Badgers and joining them on the floor to celebrate their berth in the Final Four. The Badgers players...
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Regan Smith to drive for Larson, who fainted Saturday, at Martinsville

Kyle Larson will miss Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway after fainting during an autograph session Saturday afternoon. The driver of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sebates Chevrolet was initially sent to a local Martinsville hospital, but later was transported to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C., to see a neurologist. "Although all tests came back negative...
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Raheem Sterling expects to be fit for Liverpool's trip to Arsenal

Raheem Sterling expects to be fit for Liverpool's trip to Arsenal next weekend, as he continues to manage the on-going toe injury that means he is not available for England's friendly against Italy on Tuesday. The Liverpool forward scored his first senior goal for England on Friday as the national team eased past Lithuania 4-0 in their European Qualifier at Wembley. However, the...
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MLS Roundup: Kaka spurs depleted Orlando City to draw in Montréal

Montréal Impact 2 -- Orlando City 2 Kaka inspired Orlando City to an unexpected draw in Quebec. Orlando City traveled to Montréal with just 15 players in the squad. The home side exacerbated those concerns by scoring twice inside the first 27 minutes through Ignacio Piatti and Jack McInerney. Orlando City engineered an immediate response as Luke Boden and Kaka prompted Pedro Ribeiro’s...
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US crew battles for Cape Horn bragging rights in global race

ALICANTE, Spain (AP) American boat Team Alvimedica took the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race fifth leg early Sunday as the six-strong fleet continued to endure a helter-skelter ride toward Cape Horn in the Southern Ocean. The boats managed to avoid huge icebergs on the route so far and three of them crashed to their sides mid-week before returning to vertical as winds reached 75 kilometers...
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Max Verstappen makes F1 history as youngest in points

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) The glory belonged to Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday, but the history was made by the other Italian team as Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen became the youngest driver to score points in Formula One history. At 17 years and 180 days, the Dutch teenager is almost 2 1/2 years younger than Daniil Kvyat when he set the record on debut at last year...
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7 Longhorns coaching candidates

7 Longhorns coaching candidates
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Madrid winger Bale takes criticism of form with a 'pinch of salt'

Gareth Bale insists he has nothing to prove to anybody after playing a starring role in a vital victory for Wales in Saturday's European Qualifier in Israel. The Real Madrid man came into the match under scrutiny, having been criticized for his recent club form by Real supporters and the Spanish media. His car was attacked by fans after last week's 2-1 loss to Barcelona, but he responded...
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Henderson ready to commit to Liverpool, stay for 'many years'

Jordan Henderson intends to sign a new contract at Liverpool and stay at Anfield for "many years". The England midfielder has only one season remaining on his current contract but is relaxed about the situation and has left agent and club to negotiate so his focus can remain on football. "I love playing football for Liverpool and I want to be there for many years," said Henderson...
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Australia beats NZ to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Michael Clarke signed off with a half century and another World Cup title, leading Australia to a seven-wicket victory over first-time finalist New Zealand on Sunday in front of a crowd of 93,013 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Clarke (74) and Steve Smith (56 not out), the current and the likely future captain, spearheaded Australia to the winning target...
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Australia beats New Zealand to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Australia beats New Zealand to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title.
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Milner set to quit Man City this summer and sign for Liverpool

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Jose Mourinho has been given the green light for a £40million swoop for Raphael Varane. Jordan Henderson is set to sign a new deal at Liverpool. Arsene Wenger plans a £30million raid for Victor Wanyama...
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Brownlee, Jorgensen win Auckland triathlon for 1st time

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Jonathan Brownlee ended Javier Gomez's three-year reign in the Auckland world series triathlon, and Gwen Jorgensen kept up her perfect start to the season on Sunday. Gomez won the last three Auckland triathlons, but Brownlee, chastened by a fifth-place effort in the season-opener in Abu Dhabi three weeks ago, was extra motivated. Brownlee made his move...
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Sebastian Vettel wins Malaysian GP in second start with Ferrari

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday to end Mercedes' long Formula One winning streak and make the 2015 season look like a genuine contest between the two teams. Vettel elected not to pit during an earlier safety-car period, while second-placed Lewis Hamilton and third-placed Nico Rosberg did pit in their Mercedes cars, and the clear air at the front...
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Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday to end Mercedes' long Formula One winning streak and make the 2015 season look like a genuine contest between the two teams. Vettel elected not to pit during an earlier safety-car period, while second-placed Lewis Hamilton and third-placed Nico Rosberg did pit in their Mercedes cars, and...
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Former Yankees pitcher Kuroda wins in Japan comeback

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) Former New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda won his first game in his return to Japanese baseball on Sunday. Kuroda struck out five while giving up five hits over seven scoreless innings as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Yakult Swallows 2-1. Kuroda signed a one-year contract worth $3.3 million in the offseason. He pitched for Hiroshima from 1997-2007 and then...
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Record-setting MCG crowd on hand for World Cup final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Cricket World Cup came to an end an amid a carnival atmosphere as supporters for co-hosts Australia and New Zealand made up a raucous, record crowd for the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. The crowd figure eclipsed the Australian cricket one-day attendance record of 91,112 set at the same stadium for the first day of the 2013 Boxing...
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Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves. Eddie Lack stopped 36 shots for the Canucks, who got goals from Nick Bonino, Chris Higgins and Radim Vrbata. Christopher...
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Coaches no one wants to face finally face each other

On a cold, rainy spring night five years ago, the room was dripping with superstars. The guest of honor was USA basketball boss Jerry Colangelo. The dinner speaker was Mike Krzyzewski. Kobe Bryant sent a video tribute. Jay Bilas served as emcee. Naturally, Tom Izzo stole the show. The same could happen Sunday, even though Coach K, Rick Pitino and Gonzaga's Mark Few are also fighting...
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