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Falcons sign Matt Simms to practice squad

Matt Simms was never going to make the roster for the Buffalo Bills, but the veteran was given a chance to audition himself thanks to former New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan. Now Simms, 26, has landed on the practice squad for the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons will hope that Matt Ryan and backup Sean Renfree stay healthy and keep Simms on the practice squad. Simms played in one...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State vs. Virginia Tech: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Last season the Virginia Tech Hokies pulled off an upset of the Ohio State Buckeyes. The Buckeyes would end up running the table and claiming the National Championship. Now both teams enter this season looking for their first wins. The No. 1 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes will travel to Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, VA looking to avenge the only blemish from a year ago. ESPN will have...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Darlington: NASCAR Sprint Cup Southern 500 starting lineup, green flag and tv info

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Darlington Raceway for the running of the Southern 500. On the pole at the track known as “too tough to tame” is Brad Keselowski. Sunday’s running of the Bojangles Southern 500 will consist of 367 laps around the 1.366 mile track for a total of 501.3 miles. Coverage will air on NBC beginning at 7:00 pm ET with the green flag set to waive...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brad Keselowski on Darlington pole, NASCAR qualifying results for Bojangles Southern 500

Brad Keselowski in on the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway. The driver of the No. 2 Miller High Life will lead a field of 43 cars to the green flag at the track known as “The Lady in Black.” Joining Keselowski on the front row of the 1.366 mile track is Kurt Busch. Sunday’s Bojangles Southern 500 will air on NBC beginning at 7:00 pm...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Denny Hamlin on Xfinity pole at Darlington, starting lineup and race info

Denny Hamlin is on the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway. The driver of the No. 20 Sport Clips Toyota will lead a field of 40 cars to the green flag for the start of the VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200. Chase Elliott who won this race last year will start seventh. Coverage of the Xfinity Series race at Darlington will air on NBC beginning...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Darlington: Weekend schedule, race start time and tv info

This weekend both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the Xfinity Series are in action at Darlington Raceway. Known as the “Lady in Black” or the track who is “Too Tough to Tame” the 1.366 mile track has been a fixture on the NASCAR schedule since 1950. On track action starts on Friday with both series doing practice. Qualifying will take place on Saturday and the Xfinity Series...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola driving STP car at Darlington, Sam Hornish in Winn Dixie

Aric Almirola will drive an STP themed No. 43 Ford Fusion this weekend at Darlington Raceway. Almirola’s car will look just like the car that was driven by Richard Petty in 1972. Back in 1972, STP debuted on The King’s car making one of the most memorable driver-sponsorship combinations in NASCAR history. “When you think throwback racing, you think STP and ‘The King’,”...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch driving Crispy M&M’s paint scheme at Darlington (Photos)

Kyle Busch has made up for lost time since missing the beginning of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. The driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry has went to victory lane four times this season and heads to Darlington Raceway looking to lock-up a berth in the end of year Chase. Busch will be driving a special paint scheme this weekend. Rather than a previous M&...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson driving Mello Yellow throwback at Darlington (Photos)

The No. 42 car and sponsor Mello Yellow have a long history in NASCAR. On Sunday, driver Kyle Larson’s No. 42 car will trade in its normal Target red and white for a black car reminiscent of the time Kyle Pettery drove the car for Ganassi co-owner Felix Sabates. “Running the Mello Yello paint scheme for the throwback-themed race weekend at Darlington Raceway will be great. For...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. driving Valvoline throwback at Darlington (Photos)

Like so many other drivers, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be driving a throwback paint scheme this weekend when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series hits Darlington Raceway. Earnhardt Jr’s car will look like the one driven by  Cale Yarborough from 1981-82. “The suit is just like his,” said Earnhardt. “And he had this (blue) color shoes. There’s a picture of him with his car at Daytona...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills name Tyrod Taylor starting QB

The Buffalo Bills had said their starting quarterback job was an open competition. On Monday the team named Tyrod Taylor their Week 1 starter.  Taylor had been a back-up to Joe Flacco with the Baltimore Ravens for the last four seasons.  The backfield for the Bills remains in flux. Veteran Fred Jackson was released on Monday saying the team $2.5 million. Both LeSean McCoy and...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Darlington: Bojangles Southern 500 Entry List

  There are 46 cars on the entry list for the Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington on Sunday. Below is the full entry list for the race which will feature numerous throwback and tribute paint schemes. Entry List for Bojangles Southern 500 Entry Car No. Driver Make Sponsor 1 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy McDonalds / Cessna 24 2 2 Brad Keselowski Ford Miller High Life throwback 24 3...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Wise to drive for TMG at Richmond and New Hampshire

Josh Wise will get behind the wheel of the No. 30 Chevrolet of The Motorsports Group for two races this season. Wise will drive for the team at Richmond and New Hampshire. TMG has attempted to run 10 races this season but has only qualified for two events. Ron Hornaday raced at Atlanta and Jeff Green drove the car at Richmond. Travis Kvapil was unable to qualify for the most recent...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan falls from upper deck at Turner Field, in grave condition

A fan fell from the upper deck at Turner Field during the seventh inning of the Braves loss to the Yankees on Saturday night. The fan was taken to a hospital on a stretcher and is said to be in grave condition. “There was an accident during tonight’s game involving a fan,” the Braves said in a statement. “The fan was immediately treated at the scene and transported to a...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Road America and Canada 2016, weekend schedule and race start times

There is no NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race this weekend, instead fans will have to turn to the Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series. Both the Xfinity Series and the Truck Series are at road courses however they are not at the same one. On Saturday the Xfinity Series runs at Road America while the Camping World Truck Series is at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. NASCAR Weekend...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points after Bristol

Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson each have four wins, the most in the Cup Series following Saturday’s running of the Irwin Tools Night Race. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to action for a Sept. 6 race at Darlington. NASCAR Sprint Cup Point Standings after Bristol RK DRIVER POINTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 1 Jimmie Johnson 752 4 0 11 16 2 Kyle Busch 395 4 1 5 7 3 Matt Kenseth...
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August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Joey Logano wins at Bristol, Irwin Tools Night Race results

Joey Logano won Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol. The driver of the No. 22 Shell Ford Fusion was able to hold off Kevin Harvick and navigate though lapped traffic for the win in the Irwin Tools Night Race. Denny Hamlin began the race on the pole and would remain a factor all night. Teammate Matt Kenseth’s chances of a Bristol sweep went away when he...
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August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bristol: Irwin Tools Night Race starting lineup, green flag and tv info

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for the running of the Irwin Tools Night Race. Denny Hamlin is on the pole for Saturday night’s 500 lap race. He is joined by teammate Kyle Busch on the front row. Eyes will be on Matt Kenseth as he looks to sweep the Bristol races this year. He enters coming off a dominating win at Michigan a week ago...
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August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon driving rainbow paint scheme in Bristol farewell

If Jeff Gordon’s final race at Bristol looks a lot like his first it’s because his No. 24 Chevrolet SS will bare the iconic rainbow scheme which he drove to start his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. Gordon will start 24th in Saturday night’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol. In his career Gordon has five career wins at Bristol and has finished inside the top-five 17 times...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch wins Xfinity Series race at Bristol, Food City 300 results

Kyle Larson won Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry beat out Kyle Larson for the win in the Food City 300. Denny Hamlin began the race on the pole and led a race high 255 laps. In the closing laps Buescher was in the lead with a win in reach before a late caution came out. Buescher would run...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Xfinity Series at Bristol: Food City 300 starting lineup, green flag and tv info

Denny Hamlin is on the pole for the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Joining Hamlin on the front row is teammate Kyle Busch. Coverage of the Food City 300 will air on NBCSN beginning at 7:30 pm ET with the green flag set to wave at 7:44 pm ET. Ryan Blaney won this race a year ago while it was Joey Logano going to victory lane earlier this year...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Denny Hamlin wins Bristol pole, Irwin Tools Night Race qualifying results

Denny Hamlin will lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to the green flag for Saturday night’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 11 Fed Ex Toyota Camry will be joined by Kyle Busch on the front row. Carl Edwards starts the race third while Matt Kenseth starts 13th. Joey Logano won this race a year ago while it was Kenseth who went to victory...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Bristol: Weekend Schedule, practice, qualifying and race start times

On Wednesday the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to the World’s Fastest Halfmile at Bristol Motor Speedway. Now on Friday and Saturday night the Xfinity and Sprint Cup Series will run races. On Friday night the Xfinity Series will run the Food City 300 while the Sprint Cup Series will have it’s annual Irwin Tools Night Race on Saturday. Eyes will be on the No. 20 of Matt...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Reddick keeps Truck points lead after Bristol, full standings

Tyler Reddick entered Wednesday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol as the points leader by 8 points.  Thanks to a late race restart, Reddick keeps the point lead in the truck series by 6 over Crafton. The next truck race is a road course event at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park next Sunday. NASCAR Truck Series Standings after Bristol RK DRIVER POINTS WINS POLES...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Blaney wins Truck Series race at Bristol, UNOH 200 results

Ryan Blaney won Wednesday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150 took home the win in the UNOH 200 presented by ZLoop after the race resumed following a red flag for rain. Cole Custer appeared on his way to his third career win when he ran into a turned Spencer Gallagher. Rain came shortly...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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