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Larson takes white flag in first place, but runs out of gas

Larson takes white flag in first place, but runs out of gas

But man we tore up three really good JGR (Joe Gibbs Racing) cars there. Busch took the lead at the right time. But, this format may be giving it too much of that at the Super Speedways. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet suffered too much damage after driving over the front of Busch's auto. "I said that's an omen". (Meanwhile, the younger Busch vented his frustration at NASCAR's tire manufacturer, Goodyear, saying, on the FOX telecast, that their slicks are "obviously ... Read More

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Another top pass rusher has been franchised: Chargers tag Melvin Ingram

While Corry was discussing Raiders DE Khalil Mack's potential contract options in the near future when he offered his quote, the franchise tag mark is the same for both players. Ingram, provided he signs the tender, will make north of $15 million next year - money that'll be fully guaranteed. Defensive coordinator Gus Bradley recently said Ingram will be a good fit in his system as a Leo defensive end, as the Chargers switch from a 3-4 to a 4-3 defensive alignment. Read More

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Australian spinners warned ahead of second Test

He bowled fuller, got more confident, bowled with more side spin and walked away with 12 wickets. He went on: "I think it's probably his best, especially in those conditions". Salgaonkar said he was asked to alter the pitch against his wishes just two days before the match. "I was pleased to score a second innings hundred in India , formulate a different plan to what I normally play and problem solve on the spot". Read More

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Michigan State Basketball: Eron Harris' mother sings National Anthem

Michigan State Basketball: Eron Harris' mother sings National Anthem

Days before the game, Harris asked his mother if she had heard anything about singing the anthem and she told him that they had already found someone else and she didn't know if she'd be able to come anyways. It has just been introduced for iPhones, but we are working on the Android version! Eron Harris , who suffered a season-ending knee injury against Purdue last weekend, checked into the Michigan State's upset victory over Wisconsin throughout the last 11 seconds. Read More

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Soundarya Rajinikanth hit an Auto; Dhanush saves her

However, a timely intervention by actor Dhanush, who is also Soundarya's brother-in-law, saved the day for her. The auto driver has been convinced and he left the spot before the issue turned out to be noticeable. The film is being produced by Aishwarya and Dhanush's production house Wunderbar Films. This is Soundarya's second directorial venture after the movie Kochadaiiyaan with her father and superstar Rajinikanth reaped huge at the box office. Read More

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Dribbles: Cavs cruisin', and here comes Deron

Dribbles: Cavs cruisin', and here comes Deron

Cleveland will be back on the floor Wednesday in Boston when they Cavaliers take on the Celtics. "We had a great month". The former All-Star cleared waivers on Saturday after negotiating a contract buyout last week with Dallas. The Duke product has actually eclipsed the 20-point mark in each of the past eight games. In the first quarter, Irving became the eighth player in Cavs history with 2,000-career assists . Read More

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China offer ignored by Wenger

According to the Mirror , an unnamed Chinese Super League club were ready to try and capitalize on the uncertainty surrounding the Frenchman's Emirates future. Diego Simeone will reportedly reject interest from both Arsenal and Inter to remain at Atletico Madrid next season as he has no desire to leave. Read More

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Leicester 'doomed' with Claudio Ranieri, says Graeme Souness

The 65-year-old had, apparently, tinkered too often with personnel and tactics and altered the training schedules which had proved so successful last season. Leicester City are in turmoil and are staring at a possible threat of being relegated from the Premier League, which will again see them create history albeit for the wrong reasons for the second consecutive season. Read More

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Leicester's Vardy keen to build on Liverpool display

Jamie Vardy led from the front and scored twice, either side of a rare Danny Drinkwater worldie, before Philippe Coutinho netted a consolation goal for Jurgen Klopp's terrible Reds. By now you weren't feeling the footballing romance, at all. "There is no reason at this moment for this. I'm not ready to look for an excuse". Next up for Liverpool is a pivotal showdown with Arsenal at Anfield. Read More

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Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

Writing on twitter, Kante thanked his former manager for what they achieved together last season. Although Leicester do not have the squad that Chelsea had and that the chances of them pulling off what the Blues did that season to capture the Champions League are slim to none, it might be the right decision as the season goes on. Read More

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Gary Neville warns Jose Mourinho: Replacing Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a huge job

Gary Neville warns Jose Mourinho: Replacing Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a huge job

Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not made his mind up over his next move but says his future at Old Trafford does not depend on Champions League qualification. "I don't want to be a lion, I am a lion". "I never talk so much with journalists". This one, he said , was important to him because "I put pressure on myself, so to win with Manchester United is a relief". Read More

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Liverpool play into Leicester's hands and more Premier League talking points

Liverpool play into Leicester's hands and more Premier League talking points

It's been a insane week for the Foxes, who were playing in the Champions League on Wednesday night and not 24 hours later had sacked their manager, Claudio Ranieri. "I think, knowing Claudio, he would say "that's football" (about the result)". Philippe Coutinho netted a second half consolation goal but it was too little, too late for the Reds who missed the chance to return to the Champions League places. Read More

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Afghanistan seal series over pitiful Zimbabwe

Afghanistan seal series over pitiful Zimbabwe

Afghanistan won the five match series 3-2. Afghanistan posted 253-9 from their 50 overs, with a mid-innings rain shower meaning the hosts required 161 from 22 overs. Zimbabwe's batsmen all struggled with only Ryan Burl (11) and skipper Graeme Cremer (14*) getting into double figures as the hosts fell in a heap. Afghanistan had not been at their best in the previous two ODIs and allowed Zimbabwe to get back into the series and level it at 2-2, but their superb performance on Sunday capped ... Read More

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Cavaliers sign Deron Williams and are in the running for Andrew Bogut

Cavaliers sign Deron Williams and are in the running for Andrew Bogut

In the half court we did a good job, RJ was really physical with him, got him off his sweet spot and then also when he went to his dribble moves and spins we were right there to help and put two on the ball and make him kick it out. He's played in big games before so you know he won't shy away in the moment. "And he can knock down shots and he can play make". The "good" news for Felder is that an aging Deron Williams will be his replacement, meaning the Cavaliers hope to stash Felder now ... Read More

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Canadiens acquire Jordie Benn from the Dallas Stars for Greg Pateryn

Benn has spent his entire six-year career in Dallas. He has 71 points (11 goals, 60 assists) in 302 National Hockey League regular-season games in six seasons, all with Dallas. He'll likely be a third-pairing defenseamn with Montreal. He's also not afraid to be physical, laying out 44 hits on the year. In seven career postseason games, all coming in 2015, Pateryn has recorded three points - all assists. Read More

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Wild acquire Hanzal in trade with Coyotes

Hanzal first joined the Coyotes organization in 2005 after he was selected with the 17th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. The Minnesota Wild are serious Stanley Cup contenders, and in an effort to become more serious about that pursuit, they are pushing an very bad lot of poker chips to the middle of the table. Read More

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Kasper Schmeichel publicly thanks Claudio Ranieri, and the reaction is inevitable

The Foxes were being led by caretaker manager Craig Shakespeare, who has no previous Premier League managerial experience. Liverpool should hang their heads in shame for traditional reasons. Leicester won this exact fixture last season thanks to brace from Jamie Vardy (2-0). Liverpool have turned their once glorious looking season into another uncertain and gloomy looking one. Read More

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Hammers fight back for draw at Watford

Hammers fight back for draw at Watford

The game was marred by a knee injury to Watford's Mauro Zarate, who had earned the third-minute spot kick that Deeney converted by drawing the foul from Cheikhou Kouyate in the box. "I'm pretty sure he'll stay fit now and get us some more goals ". "It was a fair result - they had the first half and we had the second", said Ayew. Read More

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Harry Kane 'in best ever form' as he looks to push on

Harry Kane 'in best ever form' as he looks to push on

They return to league action after a refreshing break, unlike their hosts and should be able to trouble them. And the England worldwide continued his fine form to score an impressive 94/100 on the Goal Pressure Index, presented by Sure and powered by Opta data, which provides the first ever system to measure and rate a team and player's performance under pressure. Read More

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Kevin Shattenkirk dealt to Washington Capitals

The Blues will receive a 2017 first-round pick, a conditional second-round pick and left winger Zach Sanford from Washington. It appears Kevin Shattenkirk will be playing at the Garden on Tuesday. Sanford was Washington's second-round pick (No. 61) at the 2013 draft. Malone, 27, has seven goals and 20 points in 52 games this season with the AHL's Hershey Bears. Read More

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Heartbreak for Saints in EFL Cup final

Heartbreak for Saints in EFL Cup final

Everton then got to sit back as Manchester United and Southampton locked horns at Wembley in the EFL Cup final this afternoon - and those who watched were treated to an enthralling encounter. "We showed our character and determination", midfielder James Ward-Prowse said. "I still can't understand how he can give Gabbiadini offside when the ball was played by Cedric, he couldn't even see Gabbiadini because the defender was in the way". Read More

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Rangers' Josh Hamilton has another knee surgery, will miss opening day

Rangers' Josh Hamilton has another knee surgery, will miss opening day

Last season, he appeared in just one minor-league game before bowing out due to knee woes. The procedure is expected to "only" be of the arthroscopic variety, but it will be his fourth on the knee over the previous year. Hamilton then returned on Thursday to camp and experienced pain after he rode a stationary bike. He's in Rangers camp on a minor-league deal, and though he expressed confidence before the latest injury that he would be able to break camp with the MLB team, the odds on him ... Read More

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Southern hemisphere superstars arrested for allegedly buying cocaine in Paris

James has done something stupid and it's hard to defend him. Meanwhile, more details of that night have emerged - including the 40 hours the worldwide rugby players spent in police cells alongside gang-affiliated criminals. "We'll talk about it with him", Boudjellal told AFP of his looming meeting with O'Connor. O'Connor's contract with Toulon comes to an end at the end of the season, Boudjellal confirming that his deal would not be extended. Read More

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NOTES: Bruins pick apart Stars defense, Oduya addresses upcoming trade deadline

They've now scored first-period goals in nine straight games and scored first in each of the four games on the highly successful Western swing through San Jose, Los Angeles , Anaheim and Dallas over the last week. The visitors added another goal less than a minute later, turning an offensive-zone faceoff win into a David Krejci deflection off a Torey Krug point shot . Read More

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Haas F1 shows first official pictures of VF17

Haas has revealed the first official images of its new VF17 - the day after the auto was snapped undertaking filming duties at Barcelona in the hands of Romain Grosjean . It's lighter and more aerodynamically efficient. That was the initial concept - to convince people of our ability to do things others can't, and that translates into being a machine tool builder. Read More

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Cuomo's popularity hits 2-year high

By a 10-point margin, voters view the State Senate favorably, and they view the State Assembly favorably by an eight-point margin. His job performance was 50 percent to 48 percent, up from a negative 45-53 percent last month, Siena said. The Republican plan would effectively lower the cost of college for more New Yorkers than Cuomo's plan would. Siena asked voters for their views on several of Cuomo's signature proposals. Read More

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Pro Golfer Rory McIlroy Defends Playing With Donald Trump

In a statement posted on Twitter on Friday, McIlroy said he was invited to play a round of golf with the President last weekend, and that whether or not one respects the person in that position, "you respect the office that he holds". "I've said it to the man himself; on a Tuesday night at a tournament, if there was a live [political] debate, I would get room service, stick on CNN and just watch", McIlroy said to The Guardian . Read More

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