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UPDATE: Death in infield at Texas ruled suicide

April 14th, 2013 11:59 am by Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas A medical examiner said a man who died in the infield during a NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway shot himself in the head.

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UPDATE: Kyle Busch gets NASCAR weekend sweep at Texas

April 13th, 2013 11:30 pm by Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas Kyle Busch took advantage of a late caution to regain the lead and held on for the final 16 laps after the last restart Saturday night to win the Sprint Cup race at Texas, completing a NASCAR weekend sweep.

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Tiger in contention despite 2-shot penalty

April 13th, 2013 7:14 pm by Paul Newberry, AP National Writer

AUGUSTA, Ga. Tiger Woods dropped two strokes at the Masters before he even hit a shot Saturday, and he still has a chance to wear another green jacket.Woods shot a 2-under 70 in the third round at Augusta National, shaking off a two-stroke penalty assess

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Torn Achilles' tendon ends Kobe's season

April 13th, 2013 6:01 pm by Associated Press

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Kobe Bryant had surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles' tendon, ending the season for the Los Angeles Lakers star.Teammates and coaches say Bryant is determined to return quickly from the biggest injury of his career. General manager Mi

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Tebow vows 'great attitude' at workouts

April 13th, 2013 3:27 pm by Associated Press

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow plans to report for offseason workouts Monday with a "great attitude."Speaking at his annual charity event in his hometown Friday night, Tebow offered little insight into his feelings abo

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Vols' QB battle to continue into summer

April 13th, 2013 3:18 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE The end of spring practice next weekend probably won't end Tennessee's quarterback competition.Tennessee coach Butch Jones said Saturday after the Volunteers' third spring scrimmage that he would like his quarterback candidates to keep battling

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McRae to return to Vols for senior season

April 13th, 2013 12:41 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE Tennessee guard Jordan McRae plans to return to school for his senior season rather than entering the NBA draft."I'm not ready for my experience at Tennessee to be over," McRae said in a statement released Saturday by the university announcing

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Woods assessed two-stroke penalty for bad drop but isn't DQ'd

April 13th, 2013 12:01 pm by Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Ga. Tiger Woods got a reprieve Saturday in the Masters when he was given a two-shot penalty for a bad drop but was allowed to stay in the tournament.Woods' shot on the par-5 15th hole of the second round hit the flag stick and bounced back into

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Up for grabs: Richt's Bulldogs have starting roles to fill

April 13th, 2013 3:15 am by Associated Press

ATHENS, Ga. Now that spring practice is complete, Georgia football coach Mark Richt can confirm his starters for 2013, and the list is pretty short.

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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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