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Darrell Wallace Jr.'s Daytona 500 journey chronicled in docu-series

Darrell Wallace Jr.’s first appearance in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ biggest race is going to get some extra attention. Wallace’s first attempt at the Daytona 500 will be chronicled in a new docu-series called, “Behind the Wall: Bubba Wallace,” which will be shown this week and next on Facebook Watch. The first episode will post on Thursday. A ...

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Olympic journey begins for Canadian men's hockey team — in Latvia

By Tim Wharnsby, CBC Sports RIGA, LATVIA — From the youngest player, 25-year-old Christian Thomas, to the oldest, a pair of 37-somethings in Chris Lee and Chris Kelly, the dream has begun in earnest for the journeymen of the Canadian men’s Olympic hockey team. Most of the 25-player roster gathered here on Monday and has been put through paces by ...

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Nathan Eovaldi opens up about his 2nd journey through Tommy John surgery

Nathan Eovaldi didn’t believe it was serious. Every pitcher is sore in August. He thought this was no different. He knew the type of pain all pitchers fear. The pain that results in a player hearing the name they never want to hear: Tommy John. He had been down that road once before as a high school senior. This wasn’t ...

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Case Keenum's long journey has led him to Super Bowl contender

No one could have seen this coming. Once an afterthought, always an afterthought, but Case Keenum never relented, never surrendered, never stopped believing, and now he laughs over the phone when I ask what kind of movie his NFL career might be. “It’d probably be like a combination of Brad Pitt from like ‘Oceans Eleven,’ and then maybe some ‘Troy’ ...

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Inside Lauri Markkanen's incredible journey from Finland to Chicago

After four seasons at Utah, Hanno Mottola’s name was called at the 2000 NBA Draft, when the Atlanta Hawks selected him with the 40th pick. Mottola became the first Finnish-born NBA player. In two seasons and 155 games with the Hawks, he made 17 starts and averaged 4.6 points and 2.9 rebounds. He went on to have an esteemed professional ...

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