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Rain pushes Daytona 500 to Monday conclusion

Just 20 of 200 laps were run on Sunday, with the excitement of President Donald Trump’s involvement quickly halted by downpours. 15 minutes ago

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Female student beats transgender athlete in high school race

A female high school student defeated a transgender athlete in a Connecticut state championship race, just two days after a lawsuit was filed in an effort to block transgender athletes from participating in girls sports in the state. 2 hours ago

Tacko Fall made his mark at the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest

At the NBA dunk contest on Saturday night, Aaron Gordon dunked over 7-foot-5 Celtics center Tacko Fall — and didn’t come away with the win.

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Rory McIlroy shares lead at Genesis Invitational

He shot a 3-under-par 68 to tie Matt Kuchar and Adam Scott going into the final round.


Jimmie Johnson fired up for Daytona 500

In his last full season, the seven-time NASCAR champion is driven to finish strong.

Dayton 71, UMass 63

No. 6 Dayton turns back UMass for 14th straight win

Dayton was the Minutemen’s highest-ranked home opponent since a game against No. 2 Saint Joseph on Feb. 25, 2004.


Iced out: Elite youth hockey coaches at Assabet Valley suspended after abuse complaints

Three girls’ youth hockey coaches have been suspended for allegedly emotionally abusing and bullying seven of their adolescent players.