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Johnson to start 500 in backup after Duel crash

An errant piece of debris cost Jimmie Johnson his second car this Daytona Speedweeks as he crashed out of his Can-Am Duel qualifying race Thursday evening. The Hendrick Motorsports driver believes he ran something over in Turns 3 and 4 before the tire went soft in the tri-oval. When Johnson then hit the short-chute going into Turn 1, the No.48 ...

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New Colts coach Reich: Backup role suits me

7:08 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — Frank Reich is ready to embrace being the backup option again. He spent the majority of his 14-year NFL playing career as a backup quarterback. And he’s the Indianapolis Colts‘ second choice for head coach after Josh McDaniels reneged on his agreement at the very last minute. “The backup role has suited me well in ...

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Flames go with backup goalie against hot Bruins (Feb 12, 2018)

BOSTON — The Calgary Flames received a major scare with 11 seconds left in Sunday’s victory over the New York Islanders in Brooklyn. Goaltender Mike Smith, the leader of the charge into the battle for a playoff spot, was injured making a save and had to be helped off the ice with a lower body injury. “Arguably, he’s been our ...

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Coyotes come up empty in shootout vs. Flyers backup goalie

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Philadelphia Flyers got their first shootout win of the season after losing the first four, and neded their backup goalie in to finish it off. Nolan Patrick scored in the seventh round of the overtime shootout and Michal Neuvirth came off the bench to stop five shootout a… FOX Sports Digital

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