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The fans booed and threw beer cans at him until Logano blew out all his tires in celebration. "I don't know how you can get much more compelling racing than what we saw today, so they need to get unconfused and enjoy the racing", he said.
  • Seattle signs 9 of 10 draft picks and 13 undrafted rookies

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    Backup quarterback is one of the big remaining questions for Seattle this off-season. Boykin looked commanding as he threw and somewhat large in his upper body. Then he cheered and patted tight end Nick Vannett, a third-round draft choice out of Ohio State, on the back. He was an All-Pro, a Pro Bowl selection, and perhaps the most revered Seahawks player in the opinion of their fans.
  • Myles Jack to Detroit Lions? Todd McShay thinks it's possible

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    It's the first time since 2006 that the Terrapins had two players drafted in the top 70 picks . Jack says he pegged Jacksonville as his first round destination and was happy to be selected by the team, even if it came a bit later. Jack's upside is certainly tempting enough, but if Jack is still there at 16, you have to really be concerned about that knee. Reports yesterday that his cartilage was separating from the tibial plateau and that he may be facing microfracture surgery clearly ...
  • Kentucky Derby by the numbers

    Kentucky Derby by the numbers

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    The last time a Baffert horse started the Kentucky Derby from post 17 was Point Given in 2001, with Stevens aboard. If you're in the horse business, this is where you want to be. - An "official" Mint Julip at the Kentucky Derby is made with "Early Times" whiskey. "He's a lovely mover, has a great mind, and we think that's very important on Derby day".
  • Derby 2016: 5 horses to watch in 142nd Kentucky Derby

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    Anne Hardy, who runs Horse Country, the tour-booking site that the horse industry set up a year ago before American Pharoah was much more than a blip on the horizon, said they began offering batches of tour dates to see him at Ashford in Versailles in November, just after he arrived.
  • Trump bumps up his delegate count

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    Ted Cruz won 10 of the 13 delegates up for grabs at the Virginia Republican Convention today, with Donald Trump taking the other three after state delegates voted in favor of the slate recommended by the nominations committee. Costa Mesa Police and about 50 Orange County sheriff's deputies, including mounted units, worked to clear the intersection and get the crowd to disperse, according to Orange County Sheriff's Lt.
  • NFL Draft 2016: Dallas Cowboys Day 2 selections

    NFL Draft 2016: Dallas Cowboys Day 2 selections

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    But if the Cowboys are dead-set on improving things with an edge rusher or a cornerback, two guys with local connections to monitor (perhaps as third-round picks) are Baylor CB Xavien Howard and Oklahoma State DE Emmanuel Ogbah . There's cases to the contrary though as in 2011 the Arizona Cardinals had the 5th pick in the draft and a glaring need at Quarterback with QB Jake Locker still on the board.
  • Serena Williams named as Sportswoman of the Year

    Serena Williams named as Sportswoman of the Year

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    Fellow tennis player Novak Djokovic was named alongside her as Sportsman of the Year at the same award ceremony. Both of them had impressive seasons in 2015, with Serena making it to three Grand Slam finals and Djokovic making it to all four Grand Slam finals.
  • MotoGP must do something about winglets, says Marquez

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    The French company brought along three new front tires for riders to test, each team were given one tire with the hard compound and a revised construction and another tyre created to stop locking under braking. Valentino Rossi, who signed a new two-year deal to remain at Yamaha earlier in the season, was a little sceptical to speak about his teammate's move to the Italian manufacturer.
  • Updated NHL Playoff Bracket: Stars advance to second round

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    The Wild's enervating comeback fell short and it lost 5-4 to the Dallas Stars , falling 4-games-to-2 in the series, and while it is the nature of players to celebrate a comeback, what should be remembered is that they positioned themselves to require one.
  • Tennessee Titans: 5 Targets With the 15th Pick

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    One report suggests the Philadelphia Eagles could be in play for making a trade deal with the Cleveland Browns for the No. 2 overall pick. Building through the draft is a commendable approach but it requires, you know, draft picks, and the Rams just unloaded a large number of picks over the next two years.
  • Ingrid Lyne murder: Suspect charged, gruesome evidence revealed

    Ingrid Lyne murder: Suspect charged, gruesome evidence revealed

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    A woman who authorities say was slain and dismembered in her suburban home and then had her remains placed in a Seattle recycling bin was a beloved mother of three as well as a sister and friend, her family says. But both experts in domestic violence and Internet safety say the unfortunate truth is there's probably little that 40-year-old Ingrid Lyne could have done differently.
  • NFL Draft 2016: Updated mock draft

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    The Eagles made a trade Wednesday to move to the No. 2 spot in the draft order, and vice president of football operations Howie Roseman made clear that the team was intent on taking a quarterback. In the 12 drafts prior to this year, there have been ten quarterbacks taken with the first or second pick of the draft. "So what a wonderful opportunity to start to build the roster around your franchise quarterback".
  • Prince OD'd on Percocet six days before his death

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    Olson said staff at Prince's Paisley Park estate went to the home after they were unable to reach the musician by phone Monday morning. LeGere, who jokingly referred to himself as the "lowest guy on the totem pole" at Paisley Park, appeared Friday on the Knowledge@Wharton show on Wharton Business Radio on SiriusXM to discuss Prince's life and legacy.
  • Cleveland Browns Trade #2 Pick To Denver Broncos

    Cleveland Browns Trade #2 Pick To Denver Broncos

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    All of that being said , what five prospects are potential targets for the Rams in the first round of the draft? "I didn't know Herschel Walker was still around". Jones sees the Titans-Rams trade affecting the Cowboys. There is a solid chance that Paxton Lynch be available to the 49ers at No. 7, but it seems doubtful that the team will spend a crucial pick on the quarterback from Memphis after failing to invite him for a private workout.
  • Houston Flooding Photos That Capture the Reality of the Devastation

    Houston Flooding Photos That Capture the Reality of the Devastation

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    Sylvester Turner , the city mayor, told residents to stay at home as a "stubborn" weather system continues to bring more rain into the week. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets the latest from Michael Walter , public information officer for Houston's Office of Emergency Management, and Craig Cohen , host of " Houston Matters " at Houston Public Media.
  • New York Jets: Top NFL Draft Needs Following Ryan Clady Trade

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    The Jets also have a pick, which they can use on a talented prospect who may help them in the long run. For much of their existence as a professional football organization, the New York Jets have had the same tradition when it comes to the NFL draft: for years, when the draft was held in New York city, hundreds of their fans would come to the event's site, cheer loudly for Gang Green and then proceed to boo whoever the team picked.
  • Will Smith Dies: Former NFL Player Shot In Road Rage Incident

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    News of Smith's death stunned his teammates . Ethan Miller/Getty Images Kim Kardashian paid tribute to former football player Will Smith, who was killed Saturday, and his injured wife. Smith's wife, Racquel , who was in the vehicle with him, suffered two gunshot wounds to her leg. She is expected to recover. Police said Sunday the motive for the shooting was under investigation.
  • Evans, Louganis, Moses get Wheaties boxes years later

    Evans, Louganis, Moses get Wheaties boxes years later

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    The company played down any role a petition with more than 41,000 signatures may have played in Louganis' selection. Listen to Louganis speak with General Mills about the honor, and watch the trailer for Back on Board below. Greg Louganis has long believed that he wasn't given a Wheaties box because he is openly gay. There were rumors that he was gay during his Olympic career, but he did not come out publicly until the Gay Games in 1994.
  • 49ers agree to trade QB Colin Kaepernick to Broncos

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    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports Kaepernick met with Denver Broncos general manager John Elway this week to further the feeling-out process and discuss contractual issues, per two sources informed of the situation. According to Bleacher Report's Jason Cole , the Broncos asked the quarterback to agree to a new deal that would pay Kaepernick a $7 million base salary in 2016.
  • Final Four Preview and Predictions

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    I don't think my integrity was in need of validation. I am a Wildcat believer after seeing them knock off Kansas in the manner that they did. "We'll be ready. "You have to give credit to North Carolina ". Elgin Cook scored 24 points for the Ducks (31-7), whose 11-game winning streak was snapped one game shy of the second Final Four in school history .
  • Boxer Nick Blackwell could come out of coma on Tuesday

    Boxer Nick Blackwell could come out of coma on Tuesday

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    Footage later emerged of Eubank Snr, himself a former world champion boxer, instructing his son not to target Blackwell's head and wondering why the fight hadn't been stopped. Watson almost died as a result of injuries sustained in the fight and the incident forced the BBBC to boost safety at bouts to ensure that boxers who suffer such injuries get speedy assistance, including oxygen.
  • Padres reportedly scouting Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval

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    MLB Network's  Jon Heyman reported on Friday that the Red Sox were in the market for Padres starter James Shields or any of the other Padres starters. Yangervis Solarte is now their top-rated third baseman. Adding a high-priced veteran to the club is a bit of a question mark considering the team is widely expected to dive deeper into a rebuild this season, but if the Padres can get Boston to eat a good chunk of Sandoval's salary, general manager A.J.
  • Novak Djokovic apologises for comments about women's pay

    Novak Djokovic apologises for comments about women's pay

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    Murray believes "there should be equal pay, 100 percent, at all combined events", while Williams, a 21-times Grand Slam victor, has urged Djokovic to explain his stance. The top-ranked stressed that his comments were not meant to be turned into a fight between genders and differences in pay, adding he just wanted that all players should be awarded for their play and effort.
  • NCAA Tournament 2016 odds: North Carolina Tar Heels the Final Four favorites

    NCAA Tournament 2016 odds: North Carolina Tar Heels the Final Four favorites

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    If Syracuse was able to come back from 16 points down to beat another top-seeded ACC team , Virginia, in the Elite Eight, than it absolutely has a shot against the Tar Heels or anyone else. "I was confident it was going to go in". "Best one ever, for sure". If it continues to drop, the value might flip to North Carolina . Only 2.36 percent of brackets had Villanova to win the championship, behind the teams above, as well as Virginia, Oregon and Duke, in that order.
  • WWE: Why Triple H should beat Roman Reigns at WrestleMania

    WWE: Why Triple H should beat Roman Reigns at WrestleMania

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    WWE is also teasing a couple more match announcements for Sunday's card, with Chris Jericho expected to respond to AJ Styles' challenge, while a 10-woman Divas tag match could be in the offing as well. "And it's not dead yet". His most memorable, and long-running association, is with storyline brother The Undertaker . "I've been very outspoken about that", Sting said.