1. Feels Like Home: Indy Declares July 27 'Jeff Gordon Day'

    Twenty years ago, Jeff Gordon won the inaugural Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, an emotional homecoming for the driver whose family moved from his home state of California to Pittsboro, Ind...

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  2. Who's the Brickyard Favorite?

    Racing stock cars at Indianapolis is always interesting. We are officially at the two-thirds mark of our season. Starting this weekend, there are only seven more races before the Chase for the Sprint Cup field is set...

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  3. Daily Fantasy Baseball Notes for July 25

    The Baltimore Orioles sport a top-10 weighted on-base average (.317) against right-handed pitchers this year, but Felix Hernandez is no ordinary right-handed pitcher...

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  4. Closing Time: Joakim Soria moves to Detroit; Neftali Feliz gets his chance

    It's not difficult to unscramble the 2014 Detroit Tigers. They're a good hitting club with a big-name rotation and a horrible bullpen (4.37 ERA). You love watching them hit. You flinch when they try to close out games...

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  5. Closing Time: Marcus Stroman Is Here, Entertain Him

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  6. Week Ahead: Premium Quality

    Last week was not a great one for two-start pitchers. Most teams launched their top starters during the weekend coming out of the break, leaving a bunch of No. 4 and 5 starters (and question marks) in the two-start slots on Monday and Tuesday...

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  7. Waiver Wired: Josh by Gosh

    Trade season is in full swing around MLB and we've already seen a couple of significant deals over the past few days...

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  8. Rory McIlroy Returns to Cover of Sports Illustrated

    Rory McIlroy has now won three majors. For the second time after one of those major wins, he's on the cover of the most major of sports magazines: Sports Illustrated...

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  9. Nicklaus Would Pick Tiger for Ryder Cup Team

    If it were up to Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods would be an easy decision as a pick for the U.S. Ryder Cup team. "Oh, absolutely," Nicklaus said Thursday during a conference call with reporters...

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  10. Townsend Forced to Play a Doubles Match Alone After Partner Injured

    There wasn't anything normal about what went down on Thursday night at the World Team Tennis event, when American Taylor Townsend was forced to play a doubles match all alone when her partner went down with an injury...

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  11. Youzhny, Haase Advance at Swiss Open

    Top-seeded Mikhail Youzhny began his Swiss Open title defense by beating Kenny De Schepper of France 6-3, 6-4 in a second-round match on Thursday...

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  12. Mysterio Reported to Have Stopped Cashing in WWE's Checks

    It's looking increasingly likely that Rey Mysterio won't be returning to WWE, after he's stopped cashing their checks, which may be a prelude to taking legal action against the company to get out of his recently extended WWE contract...

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  13. Unnecessary MMA of the Day: Team Fighting from Poland

    ave you ever wanted MMA to be more brutal and violent and feel less regulated? Congratulations, today is your day...

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  14. This Street MMA Walk-off KO Is so Incredible We Don't Even Know If It's Real.

    Every 7th full moon, something so incredible and amazing happens in a Street MMA match, we don't even know if it's real...

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  15. 2014 Steelers Season Scenarios: Steelers Win AFC North Crown

    After back to back 8-8 seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers new found athleticism and speed is enough to not only have a winning season, but to win the AFC North...

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  16. Roethlisberger Most Indispensable Steeler

    ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski recently ranked all of the starting quarterbacks in the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers ' Ben Roethlisberger is sixth on his list after Peyton Manning , Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers , Drew Brees and Andrew Luck ...

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  17. Five Questions Facing Steelers Entering Training Camp

    It's not the questions the Steelers struggled with the past couple of seasons. It was finding answers to them...

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  18. Steelers Cut Linebacker Kion Wilson, Sign Cornerback Toler

    Kion Wilson, an inside linebacker who started two games early last season after Larry Foote was injured, was waived by the Steelers on Thursday, the day before the start of training camp...

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  19. Ron Cook: Ben Roethlisberger Eyes Prize Above Deal

    In Ben Roethlisberger 's perfect world, he gets a rich contract extension before the NFL season opens Sept. 7 at Heinz Field against the Cleveland Browns and another world championship when it ends Feb...

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  20. Ray Rice Suspension Opens Door for Bernard Pierce

    The NFL has ruled on the case of Ray Rice. The Baltimore Ravens running back will be suspended for the first two games of the season under the league's personal conduct policy...

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  21. Crowded Backfields to Monitor During Training Camp

    To fantasy football owners, the following phrase is like hearing finger nails screech slowly down a chalkboard (insert ear plugs): "running back by committee," aka RBBC...

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  22. 2014 Fantasy Football Rankings Projections - Free Fantasy Football - ESPN

    The default order for player projections is based on ESPN.com's recommended draft rankings, which take into account projected total points as well as upside and risk...

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  23. QB Primer: Following the Peyton Principle Is No Passing Fancy

    Almost universally fantasy 'experts,' both actual and self-proclaimed, have crammed the same, tired strategy down your throat when approaching quarterbacks this season: WAIT! WAIT! ...

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  24. Monday Mini-Mock: A Backup QB Plan

    So here's how this works. Each Monday, the Yahoo fantasy crew jumps on a conference call to discuss the week that was/will be...

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  25. WR Primer: To the Point, PPR Leagues Changing Fantasy Draft Mentality

    By nature, fantasy owners are superstitious creatures of habit. Every league has that one guy/gal who believes some celestial force, if appeased properly, will grant their every fantasy wish...

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