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Toyota: Defending NASCAR Cup title will be its “biggest challenge”

Toyota says attempting to follow up its dominant second manufacturers’ title means that the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series season will be its “biggest challenge.” The manufacturer introduced a brand new Camry for 2017, a year earlier than its rivals expected, and went on to win 16 races and won the title with Furniture Row Racing’s Martin Truex Jr. ...

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Reliability a bigger challenge than performance for Renault

Improving reliability has been a bigger challenge for Renault ahead of the 2018 season than chasing performance, according to chief technical officer Bob Bell. The works team suffered 12 retirements during 2017, even failing to start the British Grand Prix with one car as Jolyon Palmer retired on the formation lap at his home race. As a power unit supplier ...

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Brewers' Braun up for challenge of playing new position

PHOENIX — Ryan Braun has never been a fan of spring training, but he’ll have plenty of work to keep him busy this year. More Brewers coverage The Milwaukee left fielder reported to camp Monday to prepare for his 12th big league season. And for the first time since his rookie campaign in 2007, he’ll be taking groundballs as the ...

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Brooklyn's Spencer Dinwiddie captures Taco Bell Skills Challenge

Winner: Spencer Dinwiddie (Nets)Runner-Up: Lauri Markkanen (Bulls)Watch:HighlightsMore: NBA All-Star 2018 complete coverage LOS ANGELES – In the third year of guards vs. bigs in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, the guards finally won. But it was a big guard that did it. The Brooklyn Nets’ 6-6 point guard Spencer Dinwiddie defeated the Chicago Bulls’ Lauri Markkanen in the final round to take home ...

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Sabonis records a double-double as World defeats USA in Rising Stars Challenge

LOS ANGELES — Second-year Pacers center Domas Sabonis made a statement on a national stage Friday night, collecting 13 points and 11 rebounds over 19 minutes in the World team’s 155-124 victory over the U.S. team in the Rising Stars Challenge. Buddy Hield scored 29 points with five 3-pointers and Bogdan Bogdanovic&n… FOX Sports Digital

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How Bogdan Bogdanovic shot his way to the top of Rising Stars Challenge

LOS ANGELES — The MVP of the Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Challenge walked out of a side door in the bowels of the Staples Center on Friday night and strolled to the dais, light shimmering off his glass trophy. “Can I ask the first question?” Bogdan Bogdanovic said. When you’re the MVP, you can do whatever you want…. ...

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