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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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2018 NFL Free Agency: Trumaine Johnson, Malcolm Butler lead the defensive backs

Every team wants one: a shutdown cornerback they can leave isolated on the sideline to shadow and ultimately shut down the opposition’s top receiving threat. But shutdown corners are hard to find. Most often, you need to draft and develop them. Sometimes, like the Jaguars did with A.J. Bouye a year ago, you can get lucky by plucking one away ...

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Houston Rockets sign veteran guard Joe Johnson

HOUSTON — Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed free agent guard/forward Joe Johnson for the remainder of the season.  Johnson will wear #7 for the Rockets. Johnson (6-7, 240) was originally the 10th overall pick by Boston in the 2001 NBA Draft and is in his 17th NBA season.  In 1,253 games with 1,090 ...

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Chiefs won't re-sign longtime star LB Johnson

4:14 PM ET The Kansas City Chiefs announced Tuesday that they do not plan to re-sign linebacker Derrick Johnson. Johnson will be a free agent when the new league year begins on March 14 and he said in the Chiefs’ statement Tuesday he plans “on playing for several more years.” “Few players in recent history have meant more to the ...

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Will OBJ, Wentz, David Johnson and more be ready for Week 1

11:59 AM ET The NFL seasons of many teams — both real and, in some cases, fantasy — were derailed by major injuries to star players in 2017. But those players are on the mend this offseason with a lot riding on their recovery. NFL Nation reporters update the status of many star players working their way back from injury ...

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Jimmie Johnson wrecks out of Clash for seventh consecutive year

The tide appeared to be turning for Jimmie Johnson and the start of Daytona Speedweeks. For the last six years, Johnson had wrecked out of the preseason exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway. But with about half a lap remaining in Sunday’s Clash, Johnson was sitting third behind race leader Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano. It was not to be. ...

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Ted Potter wins at Pebble Beach, outplaying Dustin Johnson

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Ted Potter Jr. outplayed the world’s No. 1 player and held off everyone else Sunday to win the AT&T Pebble Beach National for his first victory since a broken ankle nearly ended his career. Potter holed a chip from behind the green for birdie on the par-3 seventh hole to build a two-shot lead over Dustin ...

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