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NASCAR's youth movement in full effect

February 16, 2018 - 8:50am
Give Ryan Blaney credit. The 24-year-old driver, along with 22-year-old fellow Duel winner Chase Elliott, made the right moves at the right times to capture one of Thursday's qualifying races at Daytona.
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Jets have enough cap cash ($73M and climbing) to win offseason

February 16, 2018 - 8:48am
The Jets are estimated to have the second-most salary-cap space this season and should have plenty of money to go after the top free agents.
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Could Marshawn Lynch, Michael Crabtree, Bruce Irvin be Raiders cap casualties?

February 16, 2018 - 8:07am
The Raiders could save tens of millions of dollars by parting ways with a few big-name veterans. But they also need talent. So what will they do?
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Putting Alabama's No. 6 ranked recruiting class in context

February 16, 2018 - 8:00am
The departure of several assistants contributed to a subpar recruiting class by Alabama's standards, but don't feel sorry for Nick Saban just yet.
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Why Saints, Drew Brees have hard deadline for new contract, and what's next

February 16, 2018 - 7:47am
The free-agent quarterback will be in New Orleans in 2018. But the deal the two sides need to work out is tricky and has to be set before March 14.
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Experts' picks for every All-Star Weekend event

February 16, 2018 - 7:46am
Team Stephen or Team LeBron? Which young dunker will take the crown? All-Star 2018 is here, and our team is making its picks for the action in Los Angeles.
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Viewers' guide to All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles

February 16, 2018 - 7:45am
All-Star Weekend 2018 is upon us, and we've got you covered with everything to watch. From the celebrity game to the All-Star Game on Sunday, here's a viewers' and visitors' guide to all the happenings in La La Land.
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Peaks and valleys take their toll as Shiffrin loses spark in slalom

February 16, 2018 - 7:16am
Mikaela Shiffrin carried form, speed and expectation into the slalom just a day after an "inevitable" gold in the giant slalom. But what was meant to be another coronation turned into a harsh life lesson for the 22-year-old.
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Watt to receive honorary doctorate from Baylor

February 16, 2018 - 7:07am
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will receive an honorary doctorate from Baylor University for his Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in the Houston area.
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From QB to seminary to D-II volunteer: Frank Reich's winding path to Colts

February 16, 2018 - 7:00am
Frank Reich opted for family and ministry over football when his playing career ended. But the competitive drive could be put off for only so long.
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MLB stock watch: From superteams to enemies of Boras, here's where all 30 teams stand

February 16, 2018 - 7:00am
As spring training begins, we identify baseball's elite, the teams with a chance to compete ... and those who aren't even trying to win this year. Where does your squad land?
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For Nathan Chen, this is not how it was supposed to go

February 16, 2018 - 6:57am
After a horrible short-program performance, Chen is closer to last place in the standings than he is to a gold medal in men's figure skating.
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How does Mike Montgomery feel about losing his rotation spot to Yu Darvish?

February 16, 2018 - 6:00am
After Montgomery made his desire to start clear this winter, the Cubs landed an ace. Now the swingman extraordinaire's role is in limbo -- again.
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When they got the call from JJ: 'Hey, you've made the Olympic team'

February 16, 2018 - 12:45am
Jim Johannson's message was universal: "It's great to make this call today." With the sudden death of the USA Hockey exec still on their minds, U.S. men's players remember when "JJ" reached out to tell them they were going to Pyeongchang.
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U.S. skier Shiffrin misses out on slalom medal

February 16, 2018 - 12:41am
A day after winning the Olympic women's giant slalom gold, U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin missed the podium altogether in Friday's slalom final.
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Arizona cheerleader ejected for heckling ASU

February 16, 2018 - 12:22am
An Arizona cheerleader yelled into his megaphone while Arizona State's Remy Martin was shooting free throws, leading Pac-12 official Randy McCall to eject the cheerleader midway through the second half of Thursday's game.
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Olympic dreams are made in next-to-last and last place, too

February 15, 2018 - 11:35pm
Jamaican Anthony Watson and Ghanaian Akwasi Frimpong finished at the bottom of the skeleton standings, but that doesn't make their journey any less noteworthy.
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Sunday's seed announcement was fun, but Thursday was real

February 15, 2018 - 10:30pm
Cincinnati, Purdue and Ohio State each entered the night a projected top-four seed. But each team lost a stumper, and now they're unsure.
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Jacobellis fails to medal in snowboardcross

February 15, 2018 - 10:20pm
United States snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis failed to earn a medal in the snowboardcross event, finishing in fourth place. Michela Moioli won gold, Julia Pereira De Sousa Mabileau took silver and Eva Samkova claimed the bronze.
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OTL: Spartan freshman subject of investigation

February 15, 2018 - 10:13pm
A member of Michigan State's No. 2-ranked basketball team has been under investigation for criminal sexual conduct since the start of the fall semester, sources close to the case confirmed to Outside the Lines on Thursday.
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