1. NASCAR: 5 Potential Injury Replacements for Denny Hamlin

    The reports are in, and they're not good. After a heavy last-lap crash while battling with Joey Logano for the lead in Sunday's Auto Club 400, Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin suffered an L1 compression fracture in his back ...

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  2. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at California

    Well, damn, that was fun, huh? With apologies to Denny Hamlin and his fans—we wish Hamlin the best after a punishing head-on impact with the inside wall after a last-lap ...

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  3. March Madness 2013 Predictions: Top Seeds That Will Cruise Through Early Rounds

    As we close in on the round of 64 in this year's NCAA Men's Basketball Championship tournament, pundits of varying experience and intelligence continue to make their Final Four picks up to the very last minute...

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  4. March Madness 2013: Players Who Will Become Household Names After Tournament

    Every year, the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship tournament presents a new opportunity for players to become legends of college basketball...

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  5. NASCAR's 20 Most Controversial Drivers of All Time

    The NBA has had characters like Dennis Rodman and Metta World Peace. The NFL and MLB shared Deion Sanders, also known as "Prime Time...

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  6. Power Ranking the 20 Most Aggressive Racers in NASCAR History

    Other than possessing a strong will to win, there are few constants in the driving styles of successful NASCAR competitors. Some, like Matt Kenseth and Terry Labonte, have made their mark by racing calmly and cleanly throughout their careers...

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  7. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Bristol

    How can you tell that Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway took place on St. Patrick's Day? Because it ended with a huge fight and somebody throwing up. More on those things later...

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  8. Kyle Busch Describes Daring Pass at Las Vegas, Learning NASCAR's New Gen-6 Car

    "It was just kind of spur of the moment," Kyle Busch said. "I really wasn't planning to make that move or go down there, it just sort of happened...

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  9. ACC Tournament 2013: Upsets to Watch out for in 1st Round

    This year's ACC tournament begins on Thursday in Greensboro with a four-game first-round slate. While only fifth-seeded North Carolina State has a winning record in conference games ...

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  10. NFL Free Agency 2013: Teams That Need to Make Big Splash

    The NFL free-agency period is one of the easiest ways for a team with big holes to make improvements for the coming season...

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  11. Kyle Busch Adapts After Early Season Struggles, Looks Forward to Bristol

    Three races into the new Sprint Cup season, there's no doubt that Kyle Busch would like to be ranked higher than 17th in points heading into Bristol this weekend. But now in his sixth year behind the wheel of the No...

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  12. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Las Vegas

    Although we're now three weeks into the 2013 Sprint Cup season, Sunday's Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway marked the first time that the new Gen-Six car bodies made it to the track in a racing situation...

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  13. Celtics vs. Pacers: David West, Indiana Will Even Series Against Boston

    The first time that the Indiana Pacers took on the Boston Celtics, Boston blew out the Pacers 94-75 on the TD Garden home court...

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  14. NFL Draft 2013: How Wednesday's Pro Days Can Improve Players' Draft Stocks

    As top college prospects continue to prepare for next month's NFL draft, 12 schools will host pro days for their best eligible players on Wednesday...

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  15. 5 NASCAR Drivers Riding a Big Momentum Wave Early in 2013

    Is two races into a 36-race schedule enough time to determine whether or not a Sprint Cup driver has any significant momentum? Sure, there are plenty of arguments against it. The new Gen Six car hasn't raced on any of the 1...

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  16. Ranking the 10 Most Dramatic Finishes in NASCAR History

    There are few things in NASCAR more exciting than a green-white-checkered finish. Sprint Cup fans saw their first of the Gen Six era on Sunday, when Carl Edwards held off Jimmie ...

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  17. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Phoenix

    The Daytona 500 may be the most prestigious race on the Sprint Cup schedule, but it's the second race of the season where the field really begins to settle in...

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  18. NASCAR: Can Jimmie Johnson Make It Two in a Row in Phoenix?

    The last driver to win the first two races of the Sprint Cup season was Matt Kenseth in 2009. But on Sunday, Daytona 500 winner Jimmie Johnson will attempt to be the first driver ...

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  19. NFL Draft 2013: Players Who May Crack 1st Round After Solid Combine

    The NFL Combine can be a make-or-break event for players with an uncertain draft stock heading into this year's NFL Draft. For some, poor numbers can send them down the charts, raising questions about a player's athleticism or explosiveness...

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  20. March Madness 2013: How Do Recent Losses Affect Potential Seeding for Top Teams?

    2012-13 will go down as one of the most unpredictable seasons in college basketball history. The thought of an undefeated season is a distant memory. Only one current AP Top 25 team, No...

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  21. The 6 Biggest Surprises from the 2013 Daytona 500

    Were you surprised that Jimmie Johnson won his second Daytona 500 on Sunday? Perhaps you should have been. After all, since winning his first Harley J. Earl Trophy in 2006, Johnson has been pretty unlucky at Daytona...

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  22. NASCAR: Was Danica Patrick's Pre-Race Hype Justified?

    It's time for the haters to stop hating and the doubters to stop doubting—Danica Patrick delivered at Daytona on Sunday...

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  23. NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Contenders: Ranking Drivers Post-Daytona

    A disclaimer: The Daytona 500 is not an end-all, be-all predictor of who's going to contend for the Sprint Cup championship...

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  24. Flyers vs. Penguins: Claude Giroux Will Lead Philadelphia to Even Season Series

    Claude Giroux has had enough of the Philadelphia Flyers ' struggles. The team captain and first-line center called out his team after a 4-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens last Saturday...

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  25. NBA Trade Deadline: Rajon Rondo-Marcin Gortat Trade Could Be Win-Win

    Kevin Garnett for DeAndre Jordan and Eric Bledsoe ? Paul Pierce for Josh Smith? Rajon Rondo for Dwight Howard ? Forget them all...

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