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Starting lineup for the 2013 Daytona 500

Danica Patrick was the fastest in qualifying, ahead of four-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon. The remainder of the field was determined by the two Budweiser Duels from Thursday afternoon. This will be the 55th running of the Daytona 500. The race will also be of interest as it is the first official race with the new Generation 6 car. Last season the Daytona 500 was run...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Waltrip will race for Sandy Hook in 55th running of Daytona 500

Michael Waltrip will race in the 55th running of the Daytona 500. Waltrip, a two-time winner of the event, raced his way into the race by finishing xx in the first Budweiser Duel on Thursday afternoon. It will be the 50th time Waltrip has raced at Daytona. He has three wins at the track including wins in the Daytona 500 in 2001 and 2003. Chris Graythen/Getty Images Waltrip will be...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch wins Budweiser Duel #2 at Daytona International Speedway

Kyle Busch won the first Budweiser Duel on Thursday. The win will allow him to start in the fourth position for the start of the Daytona 500 on Sunday. The 55th running of the Daytona 500 will begin broadcasting on FOX at 1:00 PM EST. Jeff Gordon who led the early part of the race saw his chances of winning go away when he was caught speeding on pit road. Ryan Newman flat spotted...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick wins Budweiser Duel #1 at Daytona International Speedway

Kevin Harvick won the first Budweiser Duel on Thursday. The win will allow him to start in the third position for the start of the Daytona 500 on Sunday. The 55th running of the Daytona 500 will begin broadcasting on FOX at 1:00 PM EST. It was the second win at Daytona this month for Harvick after he won Saturday nights Sprint Unlimited. Danica Patrick was the quickest in qualifying...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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Partly blind pitcher could make Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays could leave spring training with 32-year-old Juan Sandoval, who was blinded in his right eye as a result of a restaurant shooting.

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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Blockbuster joins Front Row Racing Ford of Josh Wise

Front Row Motorsports and Blockbuster have reached a deal which will place the movie and video game rental service on the No. 35 Ford Fusion of Josh Wise for the Daytona 500. “It’s pretty cool to have Blockbuster on the car for such a huge event,” Wise said. “With the new cars and the new qualifying format that NASCAR has implemented, all eyes are going to be on Daytona this...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

David Price would consider playing for the Yankees

After word circulated on the internet that Price would not play for the Yankees due to their policy regarding facial hair the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner softened his stance. CLICK TO READ MORE!
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Budweiser Duels Daytona 500 qualifying start time, lineup, and streaming info

The 55th running of the Daytona 500 is getting closer and NASCAR fans are waiting and ready. If the race is  anything like the last week of Speedweeks – it will be interesting. The last week in Daytona has taught the drivers just how unstable the Gen 6 cars are as they have been working to learn the brand new machine. Speedweeks has had its share of wrecks and interesting moments...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys have no plans to meet with Romo’s agent at combine

Despite it being the Cowboys top priority this offseason the team has had no talks with the agent for quarterback Tony Romo. No talk are planned between Romo’s agent and the Cowboys at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. They will however speak with the agent of linebacker Anthony Spencer at that time. The Cowboys have given Romo numerous votes of confidence over the last year and...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney would have taken discount to remain with Colts

Dwight Freeney time in Indianapolis is over. Freeney, the Colts all-time sack leader, was informed last week that he would not be brought back. The new caught the eleven-year veteran off-guard. “I’ll be honest with you, I was surprised the way it happened,” Freeney said in a telephone interview today with the Indianapolis Star. “I figured they would offer me something low...
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February 20, 2013  |  1 Comment

Video: Kahne fastest, Newman, Edwards, Martin wreck during Daytona 500 practice

Drivers are finding out just how unstable the Gen 6 race cars are this week at Daytona International Speedway, gearing up for NASCAR’s season opener, the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Drivers will be in the cars again on Thursday for the Budweiser Duels, which will determine their starting position in the Great American Race. Kasey Kahne was the fastest during practice with a speed of...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Dale Earnhardt Jr. blows engine in Daytona 500 practice

Eleven laps into practice at Daytona International Speedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. blew the engine of his Hendrick Chevrolet SS. The crew will be changing Earnhardt Jr’s engine, and that will require him to start at the back of field during his qualifying run in the Budweiser Duels on Thursday. “They’ll figure out what happen,” Earnhardt said. “I’m sure there is some logical...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Giancarlo Stanton plunked in head at spring training

The Miami Marlins have one good player on their roster in Giancarlo Stanton. So naturally the team decided to throw at his head when spring training started. Prospect Jose Fernandez  hit Stanton in the area around the base of his head and top of his neck, knocking his helmet off. Stanton was able to stay on his feet and walk away. Reports say Stanton never got dizzy but did notice...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

David Price bought a breast pump for Evan Longoria and Jamie Edmondson

Evan Longoria and Jamie Edmondson are having a baby. One teammate was unsure of what to give the couple and asked Longoria. So naturally the third-basemen told him breast pump. “Hey, Evan told me to buy a breast pump. So I bought a breast pump.” said Price via USA Today. The actual price of the pump was not announced but Price summed it up anyway. “Most expensive thing on the...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins add pitcher Kyle Davies on minor league deal

The Minnesota Twin signed  right handed pitcher Kyle Davies to a minor league deal. Davies, 29, has spent seven seasons at the major league level. Davies addition does little to help the Twins rotation as he figures to serve primarily as organizational depth. In his last big league season Davies finished with a 6.75 ERA before he was released by Kansas City. He spent the remainder...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

XXXtreme Motorsports to race at Phoenix with Scott Riggs

XXXtreme Motorsports will be racing at Phoenix International Raceway with driver Scott Riggs. Phoenix is the second race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season and the team says that they will be “ok this season.” Xxxtrememotorsport will be in Phoenix with Scott Riggs and @nolabelwatches.Let 2013 begin. twitter.com/Xxxtremeracing… — Xxxtreme Motorsport (@Xxxtremeracing) February...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Gio Gonzalez unlikey to have received banned substances

Previously linked to the Biogenesis clinic in south Florida, Gio Gonzalez has maintained that he did not receive any substances banned by Major League Baseball. The latest documents appear to support Gonzalez’ claim according to ESPN. Both sources, speaking independently, identified Gonzalez as the only Bosch client named thus far who did not receive performance-enhancing drugs...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Trucks: Gunbroker sponsoring Joey Coulter at Daytona

Joey Coulter will be driving the No. 18 Toyota Tundra of Kyle Busch Motorsports this year in the  NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Coulter’s truck will be sponsored by GunBroker.com in Friday nights NextEra Energy Resource 250. It will be the tenth year that GunBroker.com has had a presence in NASCAR. They previously had been featured on the trucks driven by Jason White. Aside...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy throws to hitters for first time

ap photo On Monday Brandon McCarthy faced hitters for the first time since fracturing his skull. “It honestly is completely normal,” said McCarthy, who threw behind a protective screen like most of his other teammates. “Anything you would have thought might have been there wasn’t. I was more nervous about where my command was at, where my stuff was at.” Diamondbacks manager...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

NET10 to sponsor German Quiroga for twelve truck races

The No. 77 truck driven by German Quiroga will be sponsored by NET10 Wireless for twelve NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. Quiroga will serve as a teammate to Timothy Peters and John Wes Townley at Red Horse Racing. Quiroga will compete for Rookie of the Year honors in the series with Dan Stillman serving a the crew chief. Over the lat two years Quiroga has driven a handful...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel taking only online classes at Texas A&M

Speaking at the Davey O’Brien Award reception Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel says he is taking only online classes at the university. Manziel went on to say that he is only on campus once a month. Call it a case of fame gone bad. Manziel attempted to take an English class on campus but requests for photos and autographs became too much for the Heisman trophy winner. “I...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Russell Martin to play shortstop during WBC

Getty Image It has been a while since Russell Martin played thirdbase or second base yet he will try to play shortstop during the upcoming World Baseball Classic. Martin, 30, has never played a game at shortstop. “It’s not an easy decision,” Martin said. “I’m doing it because I feel I owe it to the Canadian people to compete for my country, even if I have more of a world...
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February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Truex to make Cup debut at Richmond in No. 51, driving truck at Daytona

Ryan Truex will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup debut for Phoenix Racing driving the No. 51 Chevrolet SS in the April race at Richmond International Raceway. Truex is the younger brother of Sprint Cup driver Ryan Truex Jr. Truex first announced the news on his twitter. I will be making my SPRINT CUP debut at Richmond in the #51 for Phoenix Racing. Running multiple races in 2013 as well...
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February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Brent Seabrook takes shot to the groin

Proving that he will do anything to help the Chicago Blackhawks win Brent Seabrook took one in the groin on Sunday. Seebrook was able to return to the game.
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February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Trucks: Harvick and Hornaday get sponsorship from Anderson’s Maple Syrup

Anderson’s Maple Syrup will continue their partnership with NTS Motorsprots. The Wisconsin- based company will sponsor the No. 9 truck of Ron Hornaday for three races and the No. 24 of Kevin Harvick for one. Hornaday went win-less last season driving the No. 9 truck for Joe Dennette Motorsports who recently merged with NTS Motorsports. Anderson’s will first ppear on Hornaday’s...
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February 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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