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Martin Truex Jr. says his team is “fired up as they’ve ever been”

Truex, who won his inaugural series title last season, is trying to become just the second driver since Jeff Gordon (1997-1998) to win consecutive titles. Jimmie Johnson won five-in-a-row from 2006 through 2010. “Obviously, that’s our goal right now, and it’s going to be a challenge,” Truex said Saturday at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. “I think we’re up to it. I ...

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Prominent Ohio State coach ensnarled in fired assistant's domestic violence allegations

Urban Meyer’s job appears to be in jeopardy. Ohio State placed Meyer, one of the most successful coaches in college football history, on paid administrative leave Wednesday while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before the staff member was fired last week. Courtney Smith gave an interview to Stadium ...

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Eagles surprise fired employee with SB ring

2:36 AM ET Carol Cullen thought she received the message in error. The email from the Philadelphia Eagles came through about a month and a half ago while she was at work, notifying her that she would be receiving a Super Bowl LII championship ring. Thing is, Wilson had been fired by the Eagles — or more specifically, former coach ...

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Ex-coach of the year? Fired Dwane Casey named finalist for NBA award

Less than a week after being fired by the Toronto Raptors, Dwane Casey was named a finalist for NBA’s coach of the year.  The 61-year-old was the most successful coach in Raptors history, and Toronto rewrote the franchise record book this past regular-season, winning 59 games and earning the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference for the first time. Toronto general ...

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