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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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Golfer Bill Haas escapes serious injury in fatal crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) Officials say professional golfer Bill Haas was hospitalized but escaped serious injuries following a rollover crash in Los Angeles that killed the driver of the Ferrari he was riding in and injured the driver of a BMW. Officer James Stoughton says the Ferrari collided with the BMW in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood Tuesday evening. Stoughton says the ...

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16-Year-Old Snowboarding Sensation Suffers Sickening Crash In Halfpipe Final

Japanese snowboarder Yuto Totsuka suffered an awful accident in the final of the men’s halfpipe event that left him lying motionless after he collided heavily with the lip of the pipe. Totsuka, 16, had just started his second of three runs in the halfpipe final and was attempting a complex trick. As he tried to land the move, his rear ...

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U.S. Luger Emily Sweeney Wipes Out In Dramatic Olympics Crash

American luger Emily Sweeney crashed during the women’s singles competition at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday, and was reportedly taken to a hospital for evaluation. Sweeney, 24, was speeding around a curve when she lost control, bounced off the walls and flew off her sled. She was conscious and was able to walk off the ice with some assistance. She was ...

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Uruguay's Nacional fined after fans mock Chapecoense crash

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) South America’s soccer governing body has fined Uruguay’s Nacional and ordered the club to play its next three games without its fans after some of its supporters mocked the plane crash that killed most of Brazilian squad Chapecoense two years ago. Conmebol’s disciplinary court announced the sanction and the $ 80,000 fine late Monday. At least two ...

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Man charged in crash that killed Colts' Edwin Jackson

An Indiana prosecutor blasted U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday for politicizing the case of an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. and charged in a drunken crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man, saying his and others’ comments were “ghoulish and inappropriate.” Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said his office would “vigorously prosecute” the case ...

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Police Share What Heartbreak Sounds Like After Ontario Road Rage Crash

An Ontario police officer took to Twitter Thursday to share the “heartbreaking aftermath” of a fatal crash caused by aggressive driving. Nicole Turcotte, 22, died after a driver switched lanes then suddenly slowed down. That caused a five-vehicle pileup on the Queen Elizabeth Way in Mississauga, Ont on Jan. 27. “We spoke to t… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All ...

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Man charged in crash that killed Colts' Edwin Jackson

U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday charged an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver in Indiana. Manuel Orrego-Savala, 37, was charged with four felony counts related to the Sunday crash along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis. The citizen from Guatemala was due in court later Wednesday for an ...

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