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Reed wins again at Daytona

Reed wins again at Daytona

It’s too early,” he said. “I just feel like it’s a long race and we should be a little bit more smart. Darrell Wallace Jr. also thought the drivers would been more conservative and try to make it through the opening stages. “We kind of figured that it would be different, but I thought everybody would still be somewhat smart and mindful of not tearing up your equipment early and let’s go after it with three to go,” Wallace said. “But there are different mentalities out there and...

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Transgender boy wins girls state title

Transgender boy wins girls state title

CYPRESS — A 17-year-old transgender boy completed an undefeated season Saturday by winning a controversial girls wrestling state title in an event clouded by criticism from those who believe the testosterone he’s taking as he transitions from female to male created an unfair advantage.

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Wesley Bryan, Cody Gribble share lead at Honda

Wesley Bryan, Cody Gribble share lead at Honda

It was an important start for Poulter, who is playing on a medical extension from a foot injury last year and has only six PGA Tour events left to earn either $220,301 or 154 FedEx Cup points to retain his full status. “I’m on borrowed time,” said Poulter, who has slipped to No. 206 in the world. “A win would be nice.

Mavs add big man Noel, waive Williams

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DALLAS — The Mavericks made two plays for the future Thursday, acquiring big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers before the trading deadline and waiving point guard Deron Williams to clear the way for rookie Yogi Ferrell.

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Baseball should get serious about speed

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Toronto general manager Ross Atkins came up with an idea that’s even more radical: cut out the last two innings of a regulation game. He told MLB. com he “would love to know” the impact over the course of a full season, but he might as well have proposed adding field goals, because such a change would alter everything from time-honored statistics to the makeup of rosters.

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Last year, players who filed for arbitration averaged a 96 percent increase. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Denny Hamlin moved one contract closer to being a lifelong Joe Gibbs Racing driver Thursday, signing an extension that included a new deal for sponsor FedEx.

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LaJoie, Kennington race into Daytona 500

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Top-10 finishers Thursday earned points. “We didn’t say one word about points before the race,” Elliott said. “We just kind of set out and wanted to race, not ride around.