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WTCC – WTCC Title battles too close to call as Japan prepares for a perfect 10

RACE PREVIEW: FIA WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan, 27-29 October 2017FIA World Touring Car Championship 2017: Rounds 15 and 16 of 20 *Tenth visit to Japan for FIA World Touring Car Championship entourage*Honda on top in makes’ title tussle by five points, Björk holds half-point driver lead*J SPORTS expands live TV commitment for home event Nine years since the FIA World Touring Car ...

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Coach Ed Orgeron leads No. 24 LSU in return to Ole Miss

LSU’s Ed Orgeron will return to Oxford, Mississippi, on Saturday as a head coach for the first time in nearly 10 years. This time, he’ll try to leave a winner. Orgeron had a rough tenure as the head coach at Ole Miss from 2005-07, finishing with a 10-25 record, including a 3-21 mark in the Southeastern Conference. Nearly a decade ...

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Sri Lanka wins toss, batting first vs Sri Lanka in 4th ODI

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) Sri Lanka, desperate to break a 10-match losing streak, won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan in the fourth one-day international on Friday. Pakistan already has an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series and awarded an ODI debut to 23-year-old left-arm seamer Usman Shinwari, who replaced Rumman Raees. Also, allrounder Imad ...

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Hamilton has no plans to take a knee

Lewis Hamilton insists he has no plans to take a knee during the national anthem ahead of this weekend’s United States Grand Prix. The championship leader showed support for similar protests in the NFL with a pair of Instagram posts last month, and said there are “opportunities all over” F1 to take a political stance. That led to speculation that ...

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Indiana tries for a rarity: back-to-back wins over Spartans

The Old Brass Spittoon is the trophy that Michigan State and Indiana have been playing for since 1950, and the Spartans have held onto it in almost routine fashion. Last year, the Hoosiers beat Michigan State in overtime to win the Spittoon for the first time in a decade. Beating the Spartans in back-to-back games would be even more rare. ...

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3 former Cup champions sitting on playoff bubble (Oct 19, 2017)

It’s easier to predict President Donald J. Trump’s next tweet than who will advance and who will be eliminated when the second round of the NASCAR playoffs end at Kansas Speedway. It’s part of the charm of the new stage system, if not the modern American political system. Playoff bonus points would be nice for the 10 drivers on Sunday ...

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F1 and SiriusXM sign multi-year broadcast agreement

SiriusXM and Formula 1 have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes SiriusXM the exclusive North American radio broadcaster of all F1 races, starting with this weekend’s United States Grand Prix. SiriusXM’s coverage of the 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin will air live this Sunday at 3:00 pm ET, exclusively on Sirius channel 132, XM channel ...

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Australia, New Zealand teams for the 3rd Bledisloe Cup test

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Australia and New Zealand lineups for the third Bledisloe Cup test at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday. —- Australia: Israel Folau, Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Kurtley Beale, Reece Hodge, Bernard Foley, Will Genia; Sean McMahon, Michael Hooper (captain), Jack Dempsey, Adam Coleman, Rob Simmons, Sekope Kepu, Tatafu Polota-Nau, Scott Sio. Reserves: Stephen Moore, Tom Robertson, Allan Alaalatoa, Lukhan ...

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