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Hour 141 of Daytona countdown: Jimmie Johnson's Daytona 500 wins

Jimmie Johnson won his first Daytona 500 in 2006 and launched his historic run of five-straight Cup Series championships. After seven years, Johnson made it back to Victory Lane for his second Daytona 500 which started a run to becoming a six-time champion. The seven-time Cup Series champion starts his quest for eight on Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. on FOX for the 59th running of the Great...
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Is The Rock going to return to WWE Raw tonight?

We just recently learned that The Rock's production company, Seven Bucks Productions, is partnering with WWE Studios to make a movie based on the life of WWE star Paige, who comes from a family of wrestlers. The film, titled Fighting with My Family, will star Florence Pugh as Paige, Lena Headey as Paige's mother, Sweet Saraya, and Vince Vaughn as a yet-unnamed '80s wrestling star...
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Pocono Raceway to hold Cup qualifying and July race on same day

Pocono Raceway announced today that its July 28-30 race weekend will feature Monster Energy Cup Series qualifying and the Pennsylvania 400 will both take place on Sunday. This moves means that all three series, ARCA, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the Cup Series will qualify and race on the same day throughout the weekend. The qualifying session takes place at 12:05 p.m. ET...
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Cowboys reportedly restructure deals for All-Pro linemen to free up money

The Dallas Cowboys apparently will be heading into the free-agent market armed with a little more money to spend. The Cowboys restructured the contracts of All-Pro left tackle Tyron Smith and All-Pro center Travis Frederick, ESPN reported Monday. The moves will free up around $17.3 million, allowing Dallas to move under a proposed salary cap of $168 million next season, according...
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Purdue faces Penn State with conference title in mind

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State is trying to play its way into any kind of postseason experience. No. 14 Purdue's goals and objectives are much higher. Obviously, there is plenty at stake Tuesday night when the Boilermakers (22-5, 11-3 in the Big Ten) and Nittany Lions (14-13, 6-8) play at Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center in a rematch of a Jan. 21 game that Purdue won 77-52 in...
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John Wall gives the Pelicans advice on how to handle being DeMarcus Cousins' teammate

The New Orleans Pelicans pulled off an incredible deal by landing All-Star DeMarcus Cousins in a blockbuster trade with the Sacramento Kings that changes the complexion of Western Conference playoff race at the midway point of the season. Cousins will now be paired with a formidable teammate – and fellow Kentucky alum – in Anthony Davis. He also has the opportunity to start fresh...
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Kings GM says team turned down better offer for DeMarcus Cousins two days ago

The Sacramento Kings finally pulled the trigger on a blockbuster deal involving DeMarcus Cousins after the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night, sending him to the New Orleans Pelicans. The return for Boogie wasn’t overwhelming – Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway and 2017 first- and second-round picks – considering how talented Cousins is. Well, as it turns out, it...
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Bobby Wood is day-to-day after a thigh injury, but USMNT fans don't need to worry yet

When Bobby Wood didn't appear in Hamburg's starting line-up this weekend, it was enough to give U.S. men's national team fans pause. The striker was a late scratch to face Freiburg due to a thigh injury. Now, it appears the injury should not be serious, but Wood is day-to-day and it's unclear how long he will be out. Hamburg coach Markus Gisdol said he does not know when the American...
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No. 13 Florida goes for ninth straight vs. South Carolina

South Carolina folded badly last season and played its way out of an expected NCAA Tournament bid. The current campaign is beginning to look a little bit too familiar to last season's collapse. The Gamecocks have lost three of their last four games to drop out of the Top 25 and will attempt to end their untimely slide when they visit No. 13 Florida in Tuesday's SEC contest at...
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2 hours ago

Miralem Pjanic's 3-year-old son joined a Juventus training session and it was adorable

Miralem Pjanic and Juventus are preparing to take on FC Porto in Champions League on Wednesday (2:45p ET, FS2), but it looks like the Bianconeri are in a relaxed and happy mood ahead of the first round clash. They even allowed a new player to train with the first team, as Pjanic's 3-year-old son Edin hopped in on a session with his pops. It might have been the cutest training session...
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Jared Odrick shares hilarious photo of the moment he was released by the Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars freed up some cap space Monday by releasing veteran defensive lineman Jared Odrick after just two seasons with the team. He was set to count $8.5 million against the cap next season, and with no penalty for his release the Jaguars get that money back to spend this offseason. Odrick loses out on his $6.5 million base salary in 2017, but he doesn’t seem to...
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Report: Kings preparing to release 14-year NBA veteran Matt Barnes

The blockbuster trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans is about to cost 14-year NBA veteran Matt Barnes his job. To make room for the three players the Kings acquired in exchange for Cousins and Omri Casspi – Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans and Langston Galloway – Sacramento will release Barnes later Monday, according to ESPN. Barnes...
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2 hours ago

South Carolina State to face early MEAC challenge

(STATS) - South Carolina State should know a lot about its MEAC championship bid early in the conference schedule. The Bulldogs will open conference play by traveling to 2016 champ North Carolina Central on Sept. 23 and host runner-up North Carolina A&T a week later. An Oct. 14 trip to Bethune-Cookman, which won at least a share of the MEAC title five times in six seasons...
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Red Wings look to ride momentum vs. Islanders

Two big wins on the weekend against two of the NHL's top teams have the Detroit Red Wings in a much better frame of mind as they head into Tuesday's crucial home date with the New York Islanders. On Sunday, the Red Wings whipped defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh 5-2, handing the Penguins just their fourth regulation loss at home this season. That came on the heels of Saturday...
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No. 11 Kentucky wary of looking ahead

No. 11 Kentucky is on a collision course this Saturday with No. 13 Florida in a battle for first place in the Southeastern Conference. But first, the Wildcats must win at lowly Missouri on Tuesday night at Columbia, Mo. Kentucky is 22-5, 12-2 in the SEC while Missouri is 7-19, 2-12. But Wildcats coach John Calipari is the spinning the Tigers' cup as being half-full. "I always...
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3 hours ago

Patriots FS Devin McCourty has a simple reason for skipping White House visit

A number of New England Patriots players have come out and said they won’t be joining the team when it visits the White House this summer to celebrate its most recent championship. Devin McCourty is among them, as are Martellus Bennett, Chris Long, and several others. When McCourty originally declared that he wouldn’t accompany his teammates to D.C., he said he doesn’t “feel...
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Johny Hendricks gunning for Georges St-Pierre rematch at middleweight

Johny Hendricks found new life as a middleweight on Sunday night but the former welterweight champion is still willing to revisit history to get revenge for a past wrong in his career. While it appears Hendricks' days competing at 170 pounds are still finished, he would love the opportunity to avenge his loss to former champion Georges St-Pierre now that he has inked a new deal to...
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3 hours ago

Paulo Dybala shows Rihanna some birthday love, almost cheeses his whole face off

Paulo Dybala's one of world soccer's biggest rising stars, Juventus and Argentina's golden child, but it looks like he gets star struck too. The 23-year-old striker posted a picture with musical goddess Rihanna for her 29th birthday, and he couldn't look much happier to be there. Rihanna's snugged up nice and tight with Dybala as he holds up his own signed shirt, and the kid looks...
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3 hours ago

Neymar will stand trial after losing an appeal in his transfer fraud case

Neymar’s efforts to avoid trial over alleged fraud in his transfer to Barcelona have fallen short. Now, with an appeal to Spain’s highest court denied, the Barcelona star must stand trial. The start date for Neymar’s trial has not yet been set, but it is expected to be in 2017. Neymar is accused of being part of efforts to conceal the true value of his transfer from Santos...
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3 hours ago

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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4 hours 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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4 hours 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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4 hours 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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4 hours 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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4 hours 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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