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Yankees retire Jeter’s No. 2

Yankees retire Jeter’s No. 2

on May 15, 2017, 8:18 AM / in Baseball

The New York Yankees retired Derek Jeter’s jersey — No. 2 — on Sunday, honoring the team’s longest-tenured captain for a 20-year career filled with records. “There isn’t a person or player I would trade places with that’s playing now or ever,” Jeter said during a ceremony before the Yankees-Astros game. “And the reason why I say that is because […]

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Challenges abound for drivers in today’s Food City 500

Challenges abound for drivers in today’s Food City 500

on April 23, 2017, 7:38 AM / in NASCAR

By Allen Gregory | Bristol Herald Courier BRISTOL, Tenn. – The pre-race conversations at Bristol Motor Speedway were once simple. From the campground to the media center, folks would engage in lively debates about the prospects of Bristol dominators such as Dale Earnhardt, Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch. Entering today’s Food City 500, the hot topic is the application of a […]

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Gender Committee makes ‘anti-women’ decision

Gender Committee makes ‘anti-women’ decision

on April 18, 2017, 6:10 AM / in International News, National News, Sports

By Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com) A pro-family leader says a biological male being given the green light to compete on the women’s team in a USA Volleyball-sanctioned event has everything to do with liberal transgender ideology. USA Volleyball, the national governing body for volleyball in the USA and recognized by the United States Olympic Committee, has a Gender Committee. And after […]

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Sergio Garcia claims his first major title, winning the Masters in a playoff

Sergio Garcia claims his first major title, winning the Masters in a playoff

on April 10, 2017, 8:04 AM / in Sports

SERGIO GARCIA RANK: 11  |  SWINGS: R  |  BIRTHDATE: 01/09/1980 BIRTHPLACE: CASTELLON, SPAIN  |  HEIGHT: 5-10 Sergio Garcia won the 81st Masters on Sunday, beating Justin Rose with a birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff. Rose had a two-stroke lead going into the final five holes, but Garcia caught up to finish regulation play tied with Rose […]

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North Carolina squeaks by Gonzaga to win 6th NCAA men’s basketball title

North Carolina squeaks by Gonzaga to win 6th NCAA men’s basketball title

on April 4, 2017, 6:37 AM / in Basketball

By Samuel Chamberlain  /  Fox News This time, there was no last-second heartbreak for North Carolina. Justin Jackson’s three-point play with 1:40 to play sparked an 8-0 run to close the game as North Carolina outlasted Gonzaga 71-65 in Monday night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game. Nigel Williams-Goss had given Gonzaga a 65-63 lead by nailing a short jumper with […]

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South Carolina defeats Mississippi State to win NCAA women’s basketball title

South Carolina defeats Mississippi State to win NCAA women’s basketball title

on April 3, 2017, 8:30 AM / in Basketball

Associated Press / Fox News Dawn Staley is going to savor her first NCAA championship. It took her a long time to finally be able to raise the trophy over her head. A’ja Wilson scored 23 points to help coach Staley and South Carolina win their first national championship with a 67-55 victory over Mississippi State on Sunday night. Staley […]

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NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78

NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78

on April 3, 2017, 8:25 AM / in NASCAR, People

Associated Press  /  FoxNews Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR’s second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78. Ard died in South Carolina. NASCAR called Ard “a tough-as-nails racer” in a statement confirming his death, but gave no details. Ard won titles in what is now known as the Xfinity Series in 1983 and 1984. He won 22 races in […]

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Gonzaga holds off late charge by South Carolina, advances to final

Gonzaga holds off late charge by South Carolina, advances to final

on April 2, 2017, 6:07 AM / in Basketball

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points, Gonzaga’s big men combined for 27 and the Bulldogs held off a second-half charge by South Carolina to win 77-73 and advance to its first national title game. From the AP and NBC Sports: Their star guard was outstanding. Their big men dominated inside. Still, it came down to some last-second strategy for Gonzaga to […]

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Kennedy Meeks, Justin Jackson lead North Carolina past Oregon, into title game

Kennedy Meeks, Justin Jackson lead North Carolina past Oregon, into title game

on April 2, 2017, 5:52 AM / in Basketball

GLENDALE, Ariz. — It was just too ugly. From NBC’s Rob Dauster: Oregon’s inability to execute on the easiest, most fundamental play in college basketball is what won the game for the Tar Heels. Twice, with in the final 5.2 seconds, North Carolina went to the free throw line for two shots with a 77-76 lead. Twice, they missed both free […]

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So Whom Do You Like and Why: The Final Four

on March 31, 2017, 7:34 AM / in Basketball

Everyone has a story to tell and those around the block love this one…. whom do you like for the final four? Look at South Carolina, which hadn’t won an NCAA tournament game since 1973, is the most . The Gamecocks stunned Duke, Baylor and Florida to get to their first Final Four. Also in its first Final Four (and our […]

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NFL team owners approve Raiders’ move to Las Vegas

on March 28, 2017, 7:53 AM / in Football

NFL team owners on Monday voted 31-1 to approve the Oakland Raiders’ request to move to Las Vegas by the 2020 season. The team plans to play in a new 65,000-seat stadium in Las Vegas. The Raiders will stay in Oakland for the 2017 season, and possibly for the 2018 season, too. They might share Levi’s Stadium with the San […]

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Duke suffers stunning loss to South Carolina

Duke suffers stunning loss to South Carolina

on March 20, 2017, 7:23 AM / in Basketball

The South Carolina Gamecocks upset the Duke Blue Devils 88-81 Sunday night to advance to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Duke, the No. 2 seed in the East Region, entered the season ranked No. 1, and after injuries and other setbacks headed into the tournament a title contender after winning the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Duke […]

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Why We Love College Basketball; Top seed Villanova ousted by Wisconsin in upset game

Why We Love College Basketball; Top seed Villanova ousted by Wisconsin in upset game

on March 19, 2017, 9:04 AM / in Basketball

The Villanova Wildcats, the No. 1 team in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, unexpectedly lost to the No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers 65-62 in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday. The upset win means Wisconsin will now advance to its fourth consecutive Sweet 16 round. For March Madness brackets, the game meant widespread chaos, as 47 percent of brackets had Villanova in […]

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John Lynch: Kaepernick deal with new team “fell through”

John Lynch: Kaepernick deal with new team “fell through”

on March 18, 2017, 8:02 AM / in Football

Posted by Mike Florio Four years ago, some (well, at least one) were declaring Colin Kaepernick to potentially be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. Now, he’s still looking for a new job. New 49ers G.M. John Lynch tells KNBR that Kaepernick recently came close to getting one. “I don’t know what happened to that market,” Lynch said, via […]

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First day of NCAA tournament light on upsets

First day of NCAA tournament light on upsets

on March 17, 2017, 7:44 AM / in Basketball

The No. 12 seeds managed to pull off just one upset as the NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicked off in earnest on Thursday, as Middle Tennessee State beat No. 5 seed Minnesota 81-72 to move into the second round. Another No. 12, Princeton, nearly advanced, but lost to Notre Dame 60-58 after having a shot at an upset in its […]

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Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 on last-lap pass

Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 on last-lap pass

on February 27, 2017, 6:59 AM / in NASCAR

Fox News Kurt Busch won his first Daytona 500 at the age of 38 Sunday, passing Kyle Larson on the final lap. It was the only lap Busch led in the race. Busch, who won what was then called the Nextel Cup as the series champion in 2004, took the checkered flag in the No. 41 Ford that was partly […]

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64th ANNUAL WORLD SERIES OF DRAG RACING  RETURNS TO CORDOVA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

64th ANNUAL WORLD SERIES OF DRAG RACING RETURNS TO CORDOVA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

on February 6, 2017, 7:50 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The World Series of Drag Racing is returning to Cordova International Raceway in Cordova, Ill., after a one-year stay in Memphis, Tenn., IRG Sports + Entertainment announced today.  The 2017 World Series of Drag Racing is set for Aug. 25-27, 2017; ticket information will be available in March. The World Series of Drag Racing has […]

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Tom Brady leads biggest comeback, Patriots win Super Bowl 34-28 in OT

Tom Brady leads biggest comeback, Patriots win Super Bowl 34-28 in OT

on February 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Football

HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports history highlighted by an unbelievable Julian Edelman catch that helped lift New England from a 25-point hole against the Atlanta Falcons to the Patriots’ fifth Super Bowl victory, the first ever in overtime. The Patriots scored 19 points in the final quarter, including a pair of 2-point […]

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Teen prostitution targeted at Super Bowl

Teen prostitution targeted at Super Bowl

on February 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Football, National News

A Washington group that fights sex trafficking is tackling teen prostitution at Super Bowl LI in Houston with a new campaign targeting guys who flock to big events like last year’s NFL championship, which had 428 sex arrests. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has teamed with 24 partners to stop the exploitation. “This kind of activity happens at the […]

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IHRA DRAG RACING RETURNS TO ESPN; PARTNERSHIP RESUMES WITH 2017 SEASON

IHRA DRAG RACING RETURNS TO ESPN; PARTNERSHIP RESUMES WITH 2017 SEASON

on January 31, 2017, 8:45 AM / in NASCAR

IHRA Drag Racing returns to the ESPN family of networks Feb. 4 on ESPN3 ESPN3 to show more than 200 hours of IHRA Summit Sportsman National Championship ESPN Presents a nine-month schedule of live-streamed IHRA Drag Racing WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – After a nearly two-decade hiatus, the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) and ESPN have signed a multi-year agreement […]

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