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Venezuelan skier encounters snow for the first time, has a very rough time

You've got to give credit to Adrian Solano for being a dreamer. Being from Venezuela, he's not all that familiar with snow, but he made up his mind that he wanted to be a cross-country skier. So, he trained on wheels and was able to score a spot in the qualifying round in Lahti 2017 to represent his home country. Unfortunately for Solano, he discovered that skiing on snow is different...
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26 minutes ago

What to watch: Your weekend racing schedule

This weekend is a huge one for motor racing, highlighted by the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500. Additionally, the NASCAR XFINITY Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will also be in action from the 2.5-mile Superspeedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Monster Energy Supercross series and the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing series are also in...
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38 minutes ago

SHR's dedication to winning is exactly what Clint Bowyer's been seeking

Clint Bowyer has found himself a good home at last. After spending the last two seasons driving for teams that were on the verge of shutting down — Michael Waltrip Racing in 2015 and HScott Motorsports last year — Bowyer has taken over the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford from Tony Stewart and he couldn’t be happier. Understandably so. Bowyer is now with an elite Monster Energy...
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42 minutes ago

Did Tom Brady really post a video of himself crashing on a ski jump?

Tom Brady said he wants to play into his mid-40s, which means he could conceivably be the Patriots’ starting quarterback for another five years. That’s a scary thought for the other 31 teams in the NFL, considering he reaches the Super Bowl nearly every other year. Brady’s been able to play at such a high level for a long time because he takes care of his body in-season and...
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54 minutes ago

Homeland Review

What I need to believe is you're protecting Franny. I had such a good feeling, seeing the two of you together. It was the best feeling I've had in a very long time. - Carrie Mathison This week's Homeland was unquestionably the most intense and dramatic episode of the season, providing some harrowing moments to be sure. I had conflicting thoughts while watching it, however, and because...
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1 hour ago

Injury to keep Cooper Webb out of Atlanta Supercross

A hard crash for Cooper Webb during last weekend’s Supercross at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will keep him out of this weekend’s race in Atlanta. Webb hurt his shoulder in a hard crash on the opening lap of his heat race. On Wednesday, he revealed on his Instagram page that he would not be able to make the Atlanta Supercross, despite undergoing physical therapy each...
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Jameis Winston explains 'poor word choice' in speech to grade schoolers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has apologized for making “a poor word choice” during an appearance at a St. Petersburg, Fla., elementary school Wednesday. During a motivational portion of his talk, he called on boys to stand up and girls to sit down, then advised boys to be “strong” and girls to be “silent, polite, gentle.” His words, according to the...
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1 hour ago

NASCAR drivers reflect on what they were doing during 1997 Daytona 500

In 1997, Jeff Gordon and his crew chief Ray Evernham decided to make a home movie of their efforts in the Daytona 500. The Rainbow Warriors went on to win the Great American Race and tonight after the Can-Am Duels on FS1 at 7 p.m., the never before scene footage will air for the first time. In honor of 'Refuse to Lose', FOX Sports asked current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers...
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Real Madrid have opened the door for Barcelona and now we have a real La Liga title race

Real Madrid have been cruising all season long. At the start of 2017, they hadn't lost a single game in La Liga and even by Wednesday morning, their loss total was just one. They led the league with two matches in hand. Barcelona -- and Sevilla, as the surprise third place team -- had rightly turned their attention to the Champions League. That was where they could still win a trophy...
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1 hour ago

Small chance of rain threatens Can-Am Duels at Daytona

There’s good news and bad news, weather-wise in Daytona Beach, site of tonight’s Can-Am Duel 150 Daytona 500 qualifying races (7 p.m. ET, FS1). The bad news is that as of 10 a.m. ET, it’s raining at Daytona International Speedway, and the rain is expected to continue off and on until mid-afternoon, with weather.com calling for a 55 percent chance of rain at 3 p.m. ET. The good...
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Joe Girardi says MLB should borrow from the NFL to improve pace of play

There has been a ton of debate this week on how to improve the pace of play in baseball, with the commissioner trading barbs with the players union and the announcement that a simple hand signal will replace the traditional four-pitch intentional walk. Among the various other suggestions is an interesting one from Yankees skipper Joe Girardi. Girardi proposes that Major League Baseball...
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1 hour ago

Countdown to Daytona: Celebrating Dale Earnhardt's dominance at Daytona

What a joyous day it is. We’re only three days away from the 59th running of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 26 (2 p.m. on FOX) and if the rain holds off we’ll have our first two regular season events of 2017 with the Can-Am Duels tonight at 7 p.m. on FS1. In honor of the racing we’re about to see, let’s celebrate the accomplishments of Dale Earnhardt at Daytona International Speedway...
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1 hour ago

Lewis Hamilton gives new Mercedes W08 first laps at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton gave the new Mercedes W08 its first exploratory laps at windy Silverstone on February, before handing the car over to team newcomer Valtteri Bottas. The Mercedes is the second car to run on track, after Marcus Ericsson gave the Sauber its first mileage at Barcelona on Wednesday. “In all honesty, it is so exciting to see this thing come together,” said Hamilton...
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2 hours ago

FCS draft roundtable - Part IV

(STATS) - The concerns that surround an FCS prospect don't always remain, but they usually disappear only after he reaches the NFL. There's no denying most people value a player coming from Alabama, Ohio State or USC more than one from the FCS level, but sometimes all it takes is an opportunity for smaller school prospects. Leading into next week's NFL combine, STATS turned to...
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2 hours ago

Auburn adds former Jacksonville State center

(STATS) - Some former Auburn players have transferred to Jacksonville State's program in recent seasons. Casey Dunn has made the move the other way. The two-time FCS All-America center has joined Auburn's program as a graduate transfer. He won't participate in the Tigers' upcoming spring practices, but he's expected to compete for a starting job this season. The 6-foot-3, 290...
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2 hours ago

Danica Patrick speaks out on concussion issue: 'I'm sure I've had 12'

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is not the only active NASCAR driver who has endured multiple concussions. In fact, Danica Patrick ventured to say during Daytona 500 media day on Tuesday that she and many other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers have likely experienced several concussions across the course of their careers. “I’ve had concussions,” Patrick said. “I’m sure every...
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2 hours ago

Ducks defenseman sends Brad Marchand airborne with big open-ice hit

It seems that many hockey fans outside of Boston don't particularly care for Brad Marchand. While he has developed into a fantastic player over the last handful of years, he hasn't exactly endeared himself to the masses with his antagonizing antics and his long history of dirty plays. With that being said, 29 fanbases will likely enjoy the big hit that was thrown on Marchand Wednesday...
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2 hours ago

Rick Pitino had to be restrained during heated exchange with 'coward' at UNC

The crowd at Chapel Hill was pumped up for Wednesday’s much-anticipated ACC showdown between No. 8 North Carolina and No. 7 Louisville – but one fan apparently was a little too amped. As he walked to the locker room at halftime, Cardinals coach Rick Pitino got into a heated argument with Tar Heels fan – a dispute that led to the fan’s ejection and Pitino having to be restrained...
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2 hours ago

Deshaun Watson tells Cowboys to trade Romo, Prescott to Browns ... and draft him

The Dallas Cowboys have a quarterback conundrum to solve this offseason, as you might’ve heard. Dak Prescott is the starter, but Tony Romo is an expensive backup who they’re more than likely to trade or release to free up cap space. Even if they do let Romo go, though, they’ll be on the hook for $19.6 million in 2017. So what are the Cowboys to do? Well, former Clemson quarterback...
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2 hours ago

Ian Desmond on learning how to play first base

SCOTTSDALE, Az. -- Think anyone can play first base? Here are just some of the elements that Ian Desmond is trying to master while learning the position with the Rockies. with whom he signed a five-year contract in the offseason: The 3-6-3 double play  “It’s a quick turn, a throw and get back to the bag, find the bag as quick you can and pick up the throw," he said. "Early...
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4 hours ago

Next stop on Ian Desmond's journey is first base for the Rockies

SCOTTSDALE, Az. – It’s 7:45 a.m. on Field R8 at the Rockies’ spring-training complex, nearly two hours before the team’s workout will begin. Field R8 actually is a half-field, designed for infield practice. Ian Desmond is at first base. DJ LeMahieu is at second, joining his new infield partner for early work for the first time. LeMahieu, a Gold Glove winner in 2014, does...
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5 hours ago

Bruins move up freeway to take on Kings

LOS ANGELES -- The Boston Bruins and Los Angeles Kings face off Thursday at Staples Center in a pivotal game for both team's playoff prospects. The Bruins (30-24-6) took their first loss in five games under interim coach Bruce Cassidy on Wednesday, dropping a 5-3 decision to the Anaheim Ducks. Boston remains one point behind the Toronto Maple Leafs for third place in Atlantic...
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8 hours ago

Pelicans begin Cousins era by hosting Rockets

NEW ORLEANS -- When New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis broke Wilt Chamberlain's 55-year All-Star Game scoring record Sunday night with 52 points in the West's 192-182 no-defense-allowed victory over the East, he was smiling so broadly he said he would keep the MVP trophy in his home rather than give it to his mother for safe keeping. Then a few hours later, Davis and the...
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11 hours ago

Magic, Blazers ready for sprint to finish

There was a refreshed feeling at Orlando Magic practice Tuesday. The All-Star Break had provided a nice dividing line, letting players get away and reset their batteries some for the final 24 games. It was also a dividing line for another reason. The Magic got their first practice with new acquisition Terrence Ross on Tuesday after the Magic and Toronto Raptors completed their...
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11 hours ago

Kings begin life without Cousins versus Nuggets

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- When the Sacramento Kings scattered for the All-Star break, the players were looking forward to the fresh start that would come Thursday with the start of the season's unofficial second half, as well as the possibility of trying to end the franchise's 10-year playoff drought. They had no idea they'd be christening a new era. Life without foward DeMarcus Cousins...
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12 hours ago
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