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Denny Hamlin (11) celebrates after winning a NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
February 17, 2019 - 7:49 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 7:35 p.m. Denny Hamlin has won his second Daytona 500 in four years, taking the checkered flag for Joe Gibbs Racing a month after Joe Gibbs' oldest son died following a long battle with a degenerative neurological...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1979, file photo, Donnie Allison, in car 1, and Cale Yarborough, in car 11, crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 which put Richard Petty in Victory Lane in Daytona Beach, Fla. Donnie Allison and his brother Bobby ended up in a fight with Cale Yarborough because of the wreck. The 1979 race was instrumental in broadening NASCAR's southern roots. Forty years later, it still resonates as one of the most important days in NASCAR history. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)
February 16, 2019 - 11:28 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first break came with the massive blizzard that wreaked havoc on the East Coast, essentially locking television viewers in their homes. The Daytona 500, meanwhile, was to be broadcast live in its entirety for the first time, reaching markets that knew little, if...
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FILE - This April 15, 2013, file photo shows the Chicago Cubs logo on the exterior of Wrigley Field, in Chicago. The Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcast Group are launching a regional sports network in 2020 that will be the team’s exclusive TV home. The Cubs said Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, the Marquee Sports Network will carry live game broadcasts and pregame and postgame coverage. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
February 13, 2019 - 4:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcast Group are launching a regional sports network in 2020 that will be the team's exclusive TV home. The Cubs said Wednesday the Marquee Sports Network will carry live game broadcasts and pregame and postgame coverage. Cubs games will be in one...
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Jimmie Johnson answers questions during an interview at NASCAR Daytona 500 auto racing media day at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 13, 2019 - 3:25 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR media day for the Daytona 500 (all times local): 3 p.m. Jimmie Johnson has a lofty goal for the Boston Marathon: completing the grueling, 26.2-mile course in less than three hours. The seven-time Cup Series champion plans to run the April 15 marathon...
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This image released b HBO shows a scene from the documentary "United Skates," premiering Feb. 18, 2019 on HBO. (HBO via AP)
February 13, 2019 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First-time documentary filmmakers Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler lugged their cameras to Central Park in New York one day to capture the last few people still passionate about roller skating. Rinks across the country were gone. The activity seemed dead. "We were shooting a piece about...
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Phil Mickelson walks up the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links with his brother and caddie Tim Mickelson during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. Mickelson won the tournament after finishing at 19-under-par. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 12, 2019 - 7:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf Channel is interested in live programming from Monday to Wednesday, and the answer might be found in college tournaments. It is adding another prestigious event this year, and more could be on the way. "We're trying to grow appropriately," Tom Knapp, executive vice president...
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Orlando Apollos receiver Rannell Hall encourages the fans in the stands before the team's Alliance of American Football game against the Atlanta Legends on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
February 11, 2019 - 9:43 pm
There clearly is an appetite in America for more football. Why else would the NFL combine, draft and minicamps get almost as much attention as regular-season or even playoff games in other sports? There also is quite the gridiron void once the Super Bowl is over and the next NFL contests to pay...
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In this Jan. 20, 2019, photo released by the Alliance of American Football, Bill Polian, Alliance of American Football head of football and co-founder, left, watches as players with the Birmingham Iron practice in San Antonio. Nearly four decades removed from a stint in the short-lived USFL, Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Polian will preside over the opening weekend of the newest spring league, the Alliance of American Football. Polian, 76, is a co-founder of the AAF. (Alliance of American Football via AP)
February 08, 2019 - 4:18 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nearly four decades removed from a stint in the short-lived USFL, Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Polian will preside over the opening weekend of the newest spring league, the Alliance of American Football. "It's one more challenge at the end of a long career," said Polian, 76, who...
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February 08, 2019 - 6:23 am
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Six people have been arrested and released on bail in connection with last month's killing in Ghana of an undercover journalist who exposed a high-ranking official at FIFA as corrupt, police said on Friday. David Eklu, director general of police public affairs, said the arrests...
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New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis stands near the bench before an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
February 07, 2019 - 9:19 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After Anthony Davis found out he wouldn't be traded Thursday, the six-time All-Star learned the New Orleans Pelicans will let him suit up for the remainder of the season. While Davis had stated publicly that he's ready to move on from New Orleans, he also had said he was prepared...
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