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NASCAR at Atlanta 2015: Weekend schedule, start time, tv and weather info

After running at Daytona a week ago all three of NASCAR’s top three series will be at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend. Atlanta may not be Daytona, but it is still a track rich with history. Drivers will be looking to find victory lane at the 1.54 mile track located in Hampton, GA. Below you can find the complete weekend schedule for Atlanta. NASCAR Atlanta Weekend Schedule...
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Johan Santana signs minor league deal with Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed pitcher Johan Santana to a minor league contract. Santana, 35, will have to pitch his way back to the majors after sitting out the last two seasons. His comeback attempt last year was thwarted by a torn Achillies. The veteran left-hander experienced shoulder soreness during winter ball last month but tests showed no structural damage. He is a longshot...
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Falcons release Steven Jackson

The Falcons have released running back Steven Jackson. Jackson, 31, has been targeted for release since the season came to an end. His years of being a top tier running back have long passed as his yards per carry dropped to 3.6 during his time with the Falcons. The Falcons will now turn over their backfield duties to Devonta Freeman but his time may be short-lived as they will...
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Broncos and Peyton Manning working on extension

Getty Images Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning intends to return to the football field next season but his salary remains a sticking point. Manning’s $19 million salary becomes guaranteed on March 9 and the Broncos would like to reduce it so they can gain further freedom from the salary cap. The Broncos will have to franchise star receiver Demaryius Thomas which will reduce the...
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NASCAR Entry List for Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is back to racing at Atlanta early in the season. On Sunday the 1.54 mile Atlanta Motor Speedway will play host to 43 Sprint Cup Series teams. Kasey Kahne won when the Cup Series last visited Atlanta. Below you can see the full entry list for the race. Sprint Cup Series Entry List for Atlanta Entry Car# Driver Manu Sponsor 1 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy...
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Mike Wallace on Dolphins roster “for now.”

The impending divorce between the Miami Dolphins and wide receiver Mike Wallace has been clear for months. This week Dolphins VP of football operations Mike Tannenbaum did not shed much light on the status of Wallace saying only that he was on the roster “for now.” For now does not mean for the future. With report Wallace is being shopped, Dolphins again non-committal on his...
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Brewers bring back Fransico Rodriguez on two-year deal

The Milwaukee Brewers have given closer Francisco Rodriguez a two-year deal to return with the team. While the Brewers had been talking to the Philadelphia Phillies about a trade for Jonathan Papelbon, it always seemed that re-signing Rodriguez was the easier path. After posting a 3.04 ERA and a 73/18 K/BB ratio across 68 innings last season the Brewers will again ticket Rodriguez...
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Regan Smith to drive No. 41, Erik Jones to get seat of No. 18 at Atlanta

Kurt and Kyle Busch both missed the season opening Daytona 500 on Sunday from Daytona International Speedway. The elder Busch was suspended by NASCAR after a Delaware court found that it was likely that he committed domestic violence against former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. A day after Kurt Busch was suspended, younger brother Kyle suffered a leg injury in the Xfinity Series...
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Vikings and Adrian Peterson headed towards seperation

Getty Images Adrian Peterson was suspended for almost the entire 2014 NFL season. While the Minnesota Vikings had stated in the past that they would consider bringing back the former All-Pro running back once he was reinstated to the NFL it is starting to appear that the two sides will instead part ways. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that Peterson’s agent Ben Dogra had...
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Rangers pick up option on Adrian Beltre

The Texas Rangers have removed any uncertainty about the status of third baseman Adrian Beltre beyond the 2015 season. On Monday the club picked up his $16 million vesting option for the 2016 season. Beltre, 35, would have had to reach 586 pate appearances in order for the option to vest but now the Rangers are going to remove those requirements and bring him back. The Rangers have...
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Cardinals give extensions to Bruce Arians and Steve Keim

After a strong 2014 season that was wiped out by two injured quarterbacks the Arizona Cardinals have given contract extension to both head coach Bruce Arians and general manager Steve Keim. The new deals for Arians and Keim go though the 2018 season and figure to include nice raises for each. Overall the Cardinals were 11-5 on the season which is quite a surprise given the weak...
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Giants give head coach Tom Coughlin one-year extension

The New York Giants do not like their head coaches to enter a lame duck season and in turn have given Tom Coughlin a one-year extension. Coughlin gets one more year added to his contract this season which mirrors what the Giants did last year. The Giants need to get back to the playoffs for the extension to mean anything. The Giants return with Ben McAdoo for his second season this...
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Paul Molitor tabs Phil Hughes as Opening Day starter

getty images Twins manager Paul Molitor told reporters on Monday that Phil Hughes is penciled in as his Opening Day starter. In his first season with the Twins the 28-year-old Hughes performed well posting a 3.52 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and a 186/16 K/BB ratio. He totaled 209 2/3 innings of work. The Twins rewarded Hughes for his efforts giving him a three-year extension worth $42 million...
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Dodgers place Brandon Beachy on 60-day DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed right handed pitcher Brandon Beachy on the 60-day disabled list. Beachy is working his way back from a second Tommy John surgery and will not be ready to return to action until June at the earliest. The move to shift Beachy to the 60-day disabled list opens up a spot on the 40-man roster for Dustin McGowan who was signed to a one-year deal this...
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Cowboys believe Tony Romo has five years left

Despite nagging back injuries, the Dallas Cowboys believe quarterback Tony Romo has a five year window left. “I feel very comfortable, to the main part of your question, with a five-year timeframe. I feel very comfortable with that,” Jones said on Saturday morning. “When I say comfortable: I’m ready to make decisions based on him being our quarterback that far into the future...
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Joey Logano leads points, full Cup Series standings after Daytona

Joey Logano won the 2015 edition of the Daytona 500 for his ninth career win. In doing so Logano has all but guaranteed his entrance into the Sprint Cup Series Chase. Below you can see the entire point standings for the Sprint Cup Series following Sunday’s running of the Daytona 500. Sprint Cup Series Point Standings after Daytona RK DRIVER POINTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 1...
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Joey Logano wins Daytona 500, full results

Joey Logano won Sunday’s running of the Daytona 500. A former quarter midget star from Connecticut, the win was the ninth of his career. After 200 laps of racing at the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway the driver of the No. 22 Ford Fusion crossed the finish line ahead of Kevin Harvick. Beginning the race on the pole was Jeff Gordon who was running his last Daytona 500...
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Daytona 500: Starting Lineup, Green Start Time and tv info

The start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is upon us and that means the running of the Daytona 500. Four time series champion Jeff Gordon leads the field to green in his final 500 being joined by 42 other drivers seeking a trip to victory lane. Gordon has previously won this race as his his Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnahrdt Jr who start second...
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Kyle Busch to miss Daytona 500 after suffering leg injury in Xfinity Series race

The carnage of the NASCAR season continued on Saturday. Kyle Busch suffered a leg injury in a ten car accident that occurred with nine laps to go in the Xfinity Series race. The wreck occurred with the No. 20 of Erik Jones turning towards the infield on the tri-oval before snapping back up the track collecting Busch’s No. 54 machine and sending it to the infield wall head on....
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Ryan Reed wins first Xfinity race at Daytona, full results

Ryan Reed went to victory lane for the first time on Saturday driving his No. 16 Ford Mustang to victory lane at Daytona International Speedway. Reed led 14 laps finishing ahead of teammate Chris Buescher, Ty Dillon and pole-sitter Austin Dillon. The race featured four cautions for 17 laps. Full Results for NASCAR Xfinity Series at Daytona Ryan Reed Chris Buescher Ty Dillon...
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xxx wins Xfinity Series pole at Daytona, full qualify results

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx will lead a field of 40 NASCAR Xfinity Series cars to the green flag for Saturday’s running of the Alert Today 300 from Daytona International Speedway. Joining xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on the front row will be xxxxxxxxxxxxx. Saturday’s race will air on FOX Sports 1 with coverage starting at 3:00 pm ET. The green flag is set to waive at 3:30 pm ET. Regan Smith was...
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NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch indefinitely

Kurt Busch, the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, has been suspended indefinitely from NASCAR. Busch, 36, was set to drive the No. 41 Stewart Haas Racing Chevrolet at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday but has been suspended after a Delaware family court found that Busch “committed an act of domestic abuse” against former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. Due to the...
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NASCAR at Daytona: Weekend schedule, start times, weather, and tv info

The NASCAR season gets underway this weekend with all three of its top series in action. On Friday night the Camping World Truck Series will have its first race followed by the Xfinity Series on Saturday. Finally on Sunday afternoon the Great American Race takes place from the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway as Jeff Gordon sits on the pole in his final 500. Below you can...
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Jeff Gordon on pole, full starting lineup for Daytona 500

Jeff Gordon will lead a field of 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars to the green flag for Sunday’s running of the Daytona 500. Gordon who is running his final full-time season in the series will drive his famed No. 24 Chevrolet being joined by teammate Jimmie Johnson on the front row. The Daytona 500 is a 200 lap race around the 2.5 mile Daytona International Speedway. Coverage...
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xxxxx wins Budweiser Duel No. 1, full results

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the first of two Budweiser Duel’s on Thursday night from the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway beating teammate Jeff Gordon to the finish line for the right to start third in the Daytona 500. Jeff Gordon began the 60 lap race on the pole after setting the fast time in qualifying last Sunday and will start the Great American Race on the pole. Earning...
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