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Kyle Busch knocks brother Kurt off Texas pole

April 13th, 2013 3:07 am by Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas Move over, brother.The Busch brothers will start on the front row for the second time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after younger brother Kyle set a Texas qualifying record with a lap of 196.299 mph Friday night. That knocked Kurt off

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Lakers win thriller but lose Kobe to likely torn Achilles' tendon

April 13th, 2013 1:45 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Kobe Bryant pushed his fraying body and his Los Angeles Lakers teammates relentlessly through the second half of a vital game until he felt a searing pain in his left heel.Bryant's Achilles' tendon apparently is torn. His season likely is ove

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SEC Network nearly go for launch

April 12th, 2013 6:54 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

The long-awaited announcement of the Southeastern Conference network is days away.The SEC says that it will hold a news conference with ESPN executives on Tuesday in Atlanta. The network is to be launched in a partnership between the SEC and ESPN.

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UPDATE: Greinke needs surgery, Quentin draws suspension after brawl

April 12th, 2013 6:44 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO Zack Greinke's pitch sailed up and into Carlos Quentin's upper left arm, and it was on.A little personal history was at play, as were rules that aren't in any rule book.Now the Dodgers will be without their $147 million pitcher for at least eig

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'I made it:' 14-year-old Guan makes Masters cut despite penalty for slow play

April 12th, 2013 4:00 pm by Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Ga. History is one of Guan Tianlang's favorite subjects in school.How fitting.Hours after the 14-year-old was the first player ever penalized for slow play at the Masters, he became the youngest player to make the cut at Augusta National.

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NASCAR could take closer look at sponsorships

April 12th, 2013 1:07 pm by Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) NASCAR could take a closer look at how it approves future sponsors after the National Rifle Association became the title sponsor of the Sprint Cup race at Texas during a national debate over gun rights.

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Manning: 'It's an exciting time for Tennessee football'

April 12th, 2013 1:05 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Peyton Manning is back at his alma mater this week endorsing new Tennessee coach Butch Jones and preaching patience from the Volunteers' fan base.

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Greinke breaks collarbone in brawl with Padres

April 12th, 2013 9:43 am by Associated Press

Zack Greinke had his left arm in a sling and a dazed look on his face as he told his side of the story. Barely two hours before, the $147 million Dodgers pitcher was injured in a wild fight with the San Diego Padres that didn't even end when the game did.

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Texas is next test for NASCAR's new Sprint Cup car

April 12th, 2013 12:30 am by Associated Press

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