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5 who can win Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch has won five times in NASCAR’s Premier Series at Bristol Motor Speedway, and ranks as one of the favorites again in Sunday’s Food City 500 (live on FOX, with pre-race coverage beginning at 1:30 p.m.). See who the others are and where Busch ranks among the five who can win the Monster Energy […]
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Everything you need to know for the Food City 500 at Bristol

Today’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway is the eighth race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Here’s everything you need to know before drivers take the green flag in Thunder Valley. Green flag The green flag is set to fly at 2:13 p.m. ET. NASCAR via Getty Images Jeff Zelevansky Tune-in […]
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Brutal forecast puts Food City 500 at Bristol in jeopardy

It’s race day at Bristol Motor Speedway, but Mother Nature is not cooperating. As of 7:15 a.m., rain was falling at the Tennessee short track, which is scheduled to host the Food City 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race today (1:30 p.m. ET, FOX). Unfortunately, the forecast is in a word, brutal. According to […]
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Kansas City Royals: Is Eric Hosmer letting free agency get to him?

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is off to a rough start in his contract year. Is his pending free agency getting to him? The Kansas City Royals are in a watershed spot for their franchise this year with so much of their core as pending free agents. One of their pending free agents […]
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Sasnovich puts Belarus on verge of first Fed Cup final

MINSK, Belarus (AP) Aliaksandra Sasnovich put Belarus one win away from its first Fed Cup final Saturday, upsetting Swiss favorite Timea Bacsinszky. Sasnovich twice served for the match, only to be broken by Bacszinszky on both occasions, but won a tiebreak to seal a 6-2, 7-6 (2) win over a player ranked 74 places higher […]
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San Francisco Giants Should be Fine Without Madison Bumgarner

San Francisco will have to survive for possibly two months without its ace in the rotation. The good news is his replacement has great potential and the rest of the staff is good enough to stay afloat in the NL West standings. San Francisco Giants fans felt their hearts stop at about 1:36 p.m. Friday afternoon. […]
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Wiesberger win playoff to capture Shenzhen International

SHENZHEN, China (AP) Austrian Bernd Wiesberger beat England’s Tommy Fleetwood in a playoff on Sunday to win the Shenzhen International. Wiesberger went into the final round with a three-shot lead and eight shots ahead of Fleetwood but the Englishman fired a 63 to finish tied at 16 under. Wiesberger’s 71 featured par saves on the […]
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Mary Keitany breaks a marathon record with 3rd London win

LONDON (AP) Mary Keitany of Kenya has broken Paula Radcliffe’s women-only marathon world record by winning the London event for a third time. Keitany completed the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) in 2 hours, 17 minutes and 1 second on Sunday to improve on Radcliffe’s 12-year-old mark of 2:17:42. Radcliffe still holds the record for the fastest marathon […]
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Pittsburgh Pirates: David Freese and His Battle with Depression

Nearly everyone wants to be remembered as a hero. For Pittsburgh Pirates infielder David Freese, being the hero of the 2011 World Series was not all that it was cracked up to be. After the 2011 World Series, there were very few baseball fans that did not know who David Freese was. He was the […]
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Preview: Twins vs. Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS — An early-season series between the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins suddenly has a bit of intensity as the teams head to Sunday’s finale after splitting the first two games. Saturday’s wild affair that saw one player hit in the face by a pitch, a benches-clearing skirmish and two players ejected ended up in […]