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Kahne ends up short of the win, but “we had a really good shot at it”

Kasey Kahne leads laps, comes home fourth at Daytona International Speedway for his first top-five finish with Leavine Family Racing. It wasn’t a win, but Kahne’s fourth-place finish felt close to a victory for Leavine Family Racing as they survived a wild race for their first top-five finish this season. Kahne led 17 laps and going into the last stag, ...

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Pollock back with D-backs after short rehab stint

PHOENIX — A.J. Pollock said he knew one at-bat into his minor league rehab assignment that he was ready to return to the Diamondbacks. He joked he thought about texting manager Torey Lovullo as much — before taking another at-bat or playing the field. Steven Souza Jr., also on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Reno brought up the at-bat as ...

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Astros win streak halted at 12, come up short of franchise record

After tying the franchise record with their 12th consecutive win in dramatic, walk-off fashion Monday, the Houston Astros dropped Tuesday’s contest against the Tampa Bay Rays, 2-1. The defending World Series champions will live alongside the 2004 and 1999 Astros, who also won a dozen straight. Th… MLB | theScore

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Golden Knights' inaugural season 'still a great story' despite falling short of Cup

While the Washington Capitals celebrated their first Stanley Cup title amid strewn sticks and gloves Thursday night, the T-Mobile Arena fans rose and gave one more stirring ovation to the bowed, kneeling figures in grey sweaters on the other end of the ice. The Vegas Golden Knights didn’t win the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural season. Just being there was a ...

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Kevin Harvick fastest in very short All-Star Race practice

Kevin Harvick was fastest in what turned out to be a much-shortened practice session in preparation for the NASCAR All-Star Race. Despite multiple attempts and combining the drivers already qualified for the All-Star Race with those for the Monster Open, persistent rain left very little time for practice Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Harvick’s average lap speed of 170.406 mph ...

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After falling short with McNabb, Reid is setting up Mahomes to succeed

Andy Reid made an overestimation early in his career that could keep him out of the Hall of Fame. Reid, who started his head coaching career in 1999 with the Philadelphia Eagles, made Donovan McNabb the second overall pick that year. That wasn’t a mistake. Picking an eventual six-time Pro Bowler is actually one of the best moves of his ...

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Jays fall short as J.D. Martinez powers Red Sox to series win

For once the Blue Jays bats got to Red Sox ace Chris Sale. Unfortunately for Toronto, the Jays couldn’t keep Boston’s offence in check in a 5-4 loss at Rogers Centre on Thursday night. J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning, as the Boston Red Sox edged the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 to win the rubber match ...

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