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Joe Gibbs believes Kyle Busch “has unusual talent”

Nobody appreciates Kyle Busch’s racing talent more than his team owner, Joe Gibbs, who has enjoyed enormous success in both the NFL and NASCAR. On Sunday night, Busch added another milestone to his already stellar NASCAR racing resume becoming the first Cup Series driver to win at least one race on all of series’ current tracks. Charlotte Motor Speedway was ...

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Aric Almirola: “Unusual” Talladega hurt by difficult cars

Stewart-Haas Racing’s Aric Almirola says that the NASCAR Cup series race at Talladega was “unusual” because the increased speeds are making the cars worse to drive on restrictor-plate tracks. NASCAR ended its minimum ride height rule for Daytona and Talladega to bring the superspeedways in line with other tracks, meaning early weekend speeds reached over 200mph. The restrictor plates, designed ...

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LOOK: Baseball's new season includes a lot of rookies with unusual deliveries

It’s a good season to be a baseball fan. Thursday was Opening Day, a pseudo-holiday and a promise that someone somewhere would be playing nine nearly every night from then until November. But it’s also a grand time because the new year is delivering fresh funky deliveries. There are few things more aesthetically pleasing than a simple delivery that signifies ...

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Westminster show dogs have some unusual food faves

NEW YORK (AP) Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he’s not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food after a couple of meals. The one treat he never refuses? Sauerkraut – and hold the hot dog. Emmy the harrier is crazy for ice cubes. Dick the Chinese crested isn’t excited ...

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Cardinals host Brewers in unusual role as spoiler

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals are in unfamiliar territory. When they host the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night in the first game of a season-ending series at Busch Stadium, the Cardinals will do something they haven’t done since 2010 — play a game after being eliminated from the playoffs. The Cardinals had hoped to still be trying to catch the ...

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Dolphins' Matt Burke ready for another unusual debut

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Strange things seem to happen whenever Miami Dolphins assistant coach Matt Burke is making his debut in a new job. Burke has been preparing for his first game as defensive coordinator in Southern California this week because of Hurricane Irma. The storm forced the Dolphins’ season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to be moved to ...

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