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Author: 0 DraftKings NASCAR Lineup: QuikTrip 500 2017 Picks

Elliott will attempt to become the youngest driver to win in Atlanta. Las Vegas' 1.5-mile track now hosts a spring NASCAR Cup event. And we can safely guess that Texas and Bristol aren't going to swap dates with Las Vegas if the track is to get a second Cup date.

Sport Liverpool push Arsenal out of top-4
Author: 0 Liverpool push Arsenal out of top-4

But his explanation simply didn't stack up with the Gunners adopting their usual passing style as fuming Sanchez watched on from the sidelines looking just like a man who can't wait to join another club. However, their record against the better teams is excellent. "We need to push harder, to start the games with a better attitude and just go for it because we showed that when we go for it and want something, we can do it".

Sport Fan accidentally oils down Kyle Busch's tires in Atlanta garage
Author: 0 Fan accidentally oils down Kyle Busch's tires in Atlanta garage

That victory came with some slight controversy however, as the race-winning auto failed post-race inspection. "It's always a game of cat and mouse, but sometimes it feels like chicken", Keselowski said. "(Crew chief) Scott (Graves) made some good calls on being able to get me the grip that I was looking for". These Truck races are really tough to get restarts going, because it's so aero-dependent.

Sport Jay Gruden signs two-year extension with Washington Redskins
Author: 0 Jay Gruden signs two-year extension with Washington Redskins

While Cousins' long-term future has yet to be determined, Washington used the franchise tag on him for the second year in a row, which means it is likely he will be under center once again in 2017. Last year despite failing to reach the postseason for two consecutive years, they finished the year with a winning record of 8-7-1. In three campaigns with the Redskins, Gruden is 21-26-1 with one playoff appearance.

Sport Rodgers heaps praise on St Mirren after Celtic's cup win
Author: 0 Rodgers heaps praise on St Mirren after Celtic's cup win

Ladbrokes Premiership champions in waiting Celtic have beaten their Glaswegian rivals three times already this season, but when the teams met at the same stage of the cup past year it was Rangers, then in the Championship, who came out on top.

Sport Katie Taylor destroys Gentili in five round fight, goes 3-0 unbeaten
Author: 0 Katie Taylor destroys Gentili in five round fight, goes 3-0 unbeaten

The Italian fighter stood her own, but it was clear that Katie was a rank above the rest. "Boxing those type of opponents, you can definitely express yourself a bit more. She could offer little in response by the fourth round as Taylor's relentless attack began to take its toll. Taylor was pleased to record her second stoppage in three fights ahead of her return to Enamait's CT base today for more work in advance of her busy fight schedule.

Sport Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger not looking to park the bus at Anfield
Author: 0 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger not looking to park the bus at Anfield

A weak aerial challenged allowed Liverpool to break forward, while Arsenal only had three men back. It was Arsenal's third loss in four Premier League games, which now puts them at risk of missing out on a place in the top four. "We did really well". While turning the tide against the Bundesliga giants looks an insurmountable task, Wenger will be keen to address a wretched run against the current top six in the Premier League.

Author: 0 Karim Benzema double sparks Real Madrid rout at high-flying Eibar

James Rodriguez has now recorded 26 #LaLiga assists since 2014/15; Cristiano Ronaldo (30) is the only Real Madrid player with more. Bale will be suspended after the first red card of his Real career in midweek as Madrid fell a point behind Barcelona at the top of the table.

Sport Jabrill Peppers runs a 4.46 40-yard dash, fastest among linebackers
Author: 0 Jabrill Peppers runs a 4.46 40-yard dash, fastest among linebackers

Jabrill Peppers did everything for the Michigan Wolverines during his time in Ann Arbor, from lining up at safety and linebacker, to taking direct snaps, to becoming one of the most feared returners in the entire country. The time was the fastest of any linebacker, though Peppers has also said he considers himself a safety. "I didn't think it'll hurt me. I think that's what I did, and that's what I'm going to continue to do".

Sport Murray sets up Verdasco final
Author: 0 Murray sets up Verdasco final

It also strengthens his hold on the world No 1 ranking after Djokovic was beaten in the Abierto Mexicano quarter-final earlier this week and will head to the States defending the title at both Indian Wells and Miami far from his best form. He will try to increase the gap in Indian Wells and Miami where he has a very few points to defend, while Djokovic won titles in both events previous year.

Author: 0 Michael Bisping vs Georges St-Pierre highlights

As for what's next in St-Pierre's comeback plans? GSP: It's a difference in size, but I think skills are on my side and fighting IQ is on my side. While Bisping could make an argument with an inanimate object personal, the middleweight champion seemed genuinely put off by St-Pierre seeking out a fight with him for his first bout after more than three years on the sidelines.

Sport Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal: Five Things We Learned
Author: 0 Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal: Five Things We Learned

Five goals in the first leg and Arsenal more fragile than every before, therefore, it won't be surprising if they score more than ten goals over the two legs. Arsenal went into the break 2-0 down after poor defensive lapses, but gave a good account of themselves in the second-half. Monreal shouldered him, allowing Sanchez to further cut inside to create chances.

Sport UFC 209 headliners take pass on trash talk
Author: 0 UFC 209 headliners take pass on trash talk

From the top position Woodley worked his oponent's body with his left hand and ate some knees when he eventually worked his way back to his feet. It's pointing out both the fantastic record that Jon Jones, the former UFC light heavyweight champion and the man most regarded as the best fighter ever, has compiled, as well as what Woodley still needs to do to get into the conversation.

Sport Premier League manager rejects talk of Barcelona move
Author: 0 Premier League manager rejects talk of Barcelona move

Barca are on the lookout for a new manager after current boss Luis Enrique confirmed he would be leaving the club at the end of the current campaign after three seasons in the role. Arsenal's 3-1 defeat against Liverpool on Saturday has placed the London club's top-four - and Champions League - place in doubt, something Wenger has always achieved in England.

Sport Sunderland v Man City
Author: 0 Sunderland v Man City

Sunderland boss David Moyes has admitted that Manchester City are a frightening team to play against, but insists that they are not unstoppable ahead of his teams match against the Citizens on Sunday. Pep Guardiola suggested weeks ago that the Premier League title was no longer a realistic target, but this made it seven wins and one draw in their past eight matches in...

Sport A reason for Bills fans to like Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett
Author: 0 A reason for Bills fans to like Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett

Texas A&M defensive end and potential No. 1 draft pick Myles Garrett responded with New England Patriots' Tom Brady when asked if he could sack any one quarterback. 1 instead. "Doesn't matter (who drafts me) ... but I'd like not to go anywhere cold", Garrett said, per The Houston Chronicle . In December, Garrett also said that he didn't want to play "anywhere cold", which also apparently was meant to be a light-hearted comment.

Sport Leicester beat Hull City 3-1 at the King Power Stadium
Author: 0 Leicester beat Hull City 3-1 at the King Power Stadium

Back-to-back wins will give confidence for the last 11 games of the season. I've just reminded the lads we have 12 games left in the Premier League. "I can't control it and there's no point worrying about it". 'We scored first and after they did a good reaction with the goal. Hull couldn't cope with him in the second half and his quality was ultimately the difference between the two teams.

Sport Oklahoma State loses to Kansas on Senior Day
Author: 0 Oklahoma State loses to Kansas on Senior Day

In the first half , Oklahoma State was down by as many as 12 points. The Jayhawks led 43-40 at the half after shooting 55 percent from the floor. DeShawn Freeman scored 21 points and hit a three-pointer with seven seconds left to lead Rutgers past IL 62-59. SALT LAKE CITY - Lorenzo Bonam scored 26 points as Utah rallied to defeat Stanford 67-59.

Sport Bayer Leverkusen sacks coach Roger Schmidt after dismal run
Author: 0 Bayer Leverkusen sacks coach Roger Schmidt after dismal run

The injury will cause him to miss Dortmund's second leg against Benfica in the Champions League Last 16 on Wednesday as well as the postponed German Cup quarterfinal against Sportfreunde Lotte. In the opening stages today, Marco was the one who constantly got us going, who took the responsibility, who was alert. "It remained a close game because Leverkusen never gave up", he said.

Author: 0 Jadeja strikes blow for India as Smith falls

At draw of stumps, Mathew Wade (25) and Mitchell Starc (14) remained unbeaten. He then foxed Renshaw in the second session to have him stumped and Ashwin pulled off a fine tumbling catch off Jadeja's bowling to get rid of Peter Handscomb, who was just starting to look unsafe, having played a few lofted attacking shots to the fence.

Sport Patriots offered 32nd pick for Brandin Cooks
Author: 0 Patriots offered 32nd pick for Brandin Cooks

They are seeking a mid-first round selection, and that is obviously something that the Patriots don't have. There are reportedly conflicting reports as to which suitor is more likely to land the back-to-back 1,000-yard receiver, but Bleacher Report's Matt Miller reports that the deal could involve first-round picks.

Sport Georges St-Pierre Was Given The Easiest Big-Name Opponent Available
Author: 0 Georges St-Pierre Was Given The Easiest Big-Name Opponent Available

Bisping shot back, "Yeah it doesn't matter because I'm gonna get the best out of you so shut the f*ck up". You're an athlete. And good for you, you're a very, very good athlete, but you're an athlete, I'm a fighter. On Friday, however, White said he's hoping the fight will headline the promotion's International Fight Week event in July, which is expected to be UFC 213 on July 8 in Las Vegas.

Author: 0 Australia bowl out India for 189

Indian skipper Virat Kohli admitted that he was disappointed with the thumping defeat served by Australia in the first test in Pune and hinted at changed in the squad. "I was just trying to enjoy it and laugh at what (Kohli) was saying because some of it was quite amusing", Renshaw said after play. Jadeja saw Renshaw emerge from his crease and fired the ball down the leg side as wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha completed the stumping in quick time .

Sport Mauricio Pochettino denies he's set to replace Barcelona boss Luis Enrique
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino denies he's set to replace Barcelona boss Luis Enrique

I understand the business and I can understand that my name is on some list. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has swatted aside rumours linking him with a move to Barcelona and described it as "part of the business". "We are one of the exciting team to watch". "We try to sign players who can improve our squad not only in terms of football quality", said Pochettino.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola praise for under-fire goalkeeper Claudio Bravo

Pep Guardiola has indicated that England goalkeeper Joe Hart's Manchester City career is over, regardless of how well he performs at Torino. As strikers, we love the way we play and you can see it is getting the results. "Sergio is more than ready to do that", said the City boss. Indeed, only against Fulham (12) has he won more home Premier League games than against the Citizens (7).

Author: 0 Matt Renshaw, Shaun Marsh give Australia hard-earned lead

Both Australian openers looked determined to progress at a moderate pace, but David Warner (33) was the first to fall when he was undone by a deceptive Ravichandran Ashwin (1-75) offbreaker that cleaned up his off-stump. Australia's Matt Renshaw watches his shot during the second day of their second test cricket match against India in Bangalore, India , Sunday, March 5, 2017.

Author: 0 Day 2: Australia take 48 runs lead against India

While Australia showed great amount of resilience, it was the Indian bowlers who fired salvos and came up with a spirited show to slow down Australia's progress. At 134 for 3, Shaun Marsh was joined by Peter Handscomb who fought hard to keep at bay the Indian bowlers, especially the spinners. The first session saw the Australians score just 47 runs from 29 overs and the scoring also didn't pick up after the lunch break.

Sport David Wagner set to bring back big guns when Huddersfield host Newcastle
Author: 0 David Wagner set to bring back big guns when Huddersfield host Newcastle

The challenge will be to make sure the players do not take nothing for granted, having built up an 11 point lead to the play-off zone even if third placed Huddersfield do have a game in hand. Billing dragged a volley wide from the edge of the penalty area in the 58th minute before Wells curled a free-kick over Darlow's bar from 25 yards. David Wagner's Terriers picked up five wins and a draw during the month to get to within six points of the top two, although their 3-1 defeat to Rafa ...

Sport Here's why starless UFC 209 is worth your time and money
Author: 0 Here's why starless UFC 209 is worth your time and money

Nurmagomedov was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center on Thursday night, the MMA promotion said . Unlike their first encounter, the UFC 209 headliner was pretty uneventful, as Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson spent majority of the 25 minutes being tentative and inactive as they both tried to read and counter each other.

Sport Shockers draw Bradley in the MVC Tournament
Author: 0 Shockers draw Bradley in the MVC Tournament

Illinois State was nearly as impressive in its 76-62 verdict over Wichita State on January 14 in Normal, Ill., canning 54.2 percent from the field and limiting the Shockers to their second-fewest points in a game. The Shockers outrebounded the Bears 39-30 and held them to 37.9 percent shooting. "He's as good a shooter as I've ever been around", said Wichita State Head Coach Gregg Marshall.

Sport Tyron Woodley defeats Stephen Thompson via majority decision
Author: 0 Tyron Woodley defeats Stephen Thompson via majority decision

It's going to be a controversial finish as it's hard to see how Woodley took three out of five rounds, but with the fifth round near-finish it's hard to argue that Woodley didn't deserve to win the fight in spirit, if not exactly on the judges' scorecards.

Author: 0 Celtics' Isaiah Thomas after victory over Cavaliers: 'Nobody holds me in check'

While playing alongside LeBron James helps anyone's game, don't be shocked if the former No. 2 pick uses this as a launching pad to get back into relevance. And after the game, which the Cavaliers lost 103-99, he said that that was by design. Even James himself commented "I'm not taking no legend out".

Sport Napoli star Mertens breaks out 'peeing dog' celebration in Roma clash
Author: 0 Napoli star Mertens breaks out 'peeing dog' celebration in Roma clash

Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri was dismissed for his protests. Kevin Strootman scored late on for Roma , and Diego Perotti nearly levelled in injury time with Reina producing a magnificent save to deny him. Surprise packages Atalanta are six points behind Napoli before hosting Fiorentina, with Lazio just one point further behind in fifth before travelling to Bologna.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo is an injury doubt for Real Madrid's game with Eibar

It's a remarkable streak made sweeter for Real Madrid fans because they can claim bragging rights over Barcelona once again. In addition to injured Coentrao and Raphael Varane, Zidane won't be able to play Gareth Bale and Alvaro Morata who are both suspended - the Welshman received a direct red card against Las Palmas, while Morata accumulated five yellow cards.

Sport UFC champ Tyron Woodley anxious to move on from Stephen Thompson
Author: 0 UFC champ Tyron Woodley anxious to move on from Stephen Thompson

At UFC 205, Woodley did not capitalize on Thompson's inexperience with ground fighting, but he did almost submit Wonderboy with a guillotine choke during the fourth round. I knew it was close. This falls in line with what the oddsmakers have as Woodley, despite being the champion, is the underdog in the rematch. But in the last round, I knew I just had to come in to try and get it done.

Sport 'Phillauri' song 'Naughty Billo': Anushka Sharma turns rapper with Diljit Dosanjh's
Author: 0 'Phillauri' song 'Naughty Billo': Anushka Sharma turns rapper with Diljit Dosanjh's

But compared to the other songs, this one seemed a little let down! The #Funkjabi song is here! In " Phillauri " Anushka plays a "friendly ghost" which makes it even more interesting for the viewers. We can only say that the makers of the movie are leaving no stone unturned and to promote the movie and reach out to millions of people. An out-and-out party number, " Naughty Billo " sees Diljit Dosanjh, Anushka , Suraj Sharma and Mehreen Pirzada grooving to the beats of the song.

Sport Koeman: I want to replicate Tottenham at Everton
Author: 0 Koeman: I want to replicate Tottenham at Everton

As it stands the pair of them lead the scorers premier league with 17 goals apiece. Sunday's clash also brings into focus one of the most intriguing striker match ups with both Kane and Romelu Lukaku on 17 goals. Kane is yet to feature at a World Cup having only made his England debut in 2015, but came close to a taste of domestic glory with Spurs last season as the 23-year-old's side eventually finished third behind Leicester despite his Golden Boot-winning exploits.

Sport Liverpool through the roller coaster and looking up again, says Klopp
Author: 0 Liverpool through the roller coaster and looking up again, says Klopp

But Liverpool did not back down and it was attack against attack for most of the second half after that. "But I am strong enough and lucid enough to analyse the impact". That for me is a much more rational explanation than all the rest. Say what you want about Arsene Wenger, but you can never deny that he keeps people on their toes.

Sport Alistair Overeem Shuts Off Mark Hunt's Lights With Vicious Knees
Author: 0 Alistair Overeem Shuts Off Mark Hunt's Lights With Vicious Knees

Overeem was patient with his strike selection and went to work on Hunt's lead leg. Hunt got in a strong body kick, with Alistair answering with a jumping front kick to the body. As Hunt crashed to the ground, the referee swooped in to stop the fight before he took any undue damage. A punch now and then a spinning back kick to the midsection.

Sport Craig Shakespeare waits for Leicester job verdict after Foxes see off Hull
Author: 0 Craig Shakespeare waits for Leicester job verdict after Foxes see off Hull

Goals from Christian Fuchs and Riyad Mahrez and a Tom Huddlestone own goal overturned the lead given to Hull by Sam Clucas and gave the defending champions back-to-back league wins for the first time this season. Shakespeare was pleased with the response from his players as Leicester came from behind to win a match for the first time this season. Using superb technique and displaying a great deal of determination to score , Ndidi won the ball before a deft touch lifted the ball ...

Sport Cavaliers Officially Sign Forward Derrick Williams For Remainder of Season
Author: 0 Cavaliers Officially Sign Forward Derrick Williams For Remainder of Season

Bogut was a key piece to the 2015 NBA champions the Golden State Warriors that defeated the Cavs in six games as well as last year's 73-9 Warriors team that ultimately fell in the NBA Finals to the Cavs in seven games. This season, Bogut has only played in 26 games with the Dallas Mavericks due to a nagging hamstring injury. Former Dallas Mavericks center Andrew Bogut boxes out Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard in the first quarter at American Airlines Center on January 7, 2017.

Sport Tony Bellew beats struggling David Haye in heavyweight boxing upset
Author: 0 Tony Bellew beats struggling David Haye in heavyweight boxing upset

Haye and his team will be wearing EnergyBet branded apparel in the lead up to, and during, the heavily anticipated fight against Tony Bellew on 4 March at London's O2 Arena. Haye landed in the fourth round with a solid right hand on Bellew, who took it well. Bellew came out in the tenth looking to finish the fight, but Haye began to fight back.

Sport Barcelona vs. Celta Vigo score, highlights: Messi goes nuts in win
Author: 0 Barcelona vs. Celta Vigo score, highlights: Messi goes nuts in win

It was a performance which Barca are renowned for but one that has been rarely seen this season. Messi sent Barcelona on their way in the 24th minute. Neymar cut a pass back to Messi, and the move progressed to Rafinha whose touch landed to an offside-looking Rakitic who easily slotted home. In other Barcelona team news, Spain global Gerard Pique will have to be on guard as he is just one yellow card away from picking up a one-game ban.

Author: 0 Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp to replace Enrique at Barcelona?

The coach, who has won eight out of 10 trophies since taking charge in 2014, echoed the words of current Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, who also quit Barca after a trohpy-laden era in 2012, declaring: "I'm empty and I need to fill up".

Author: 0 Melo Trimble beats Michigan State with buzzer beater

The Maryland star tested the NBA waters after his sophomore season and could put his name in for the NBA Draft after this season. Could anyone blame him? Maryland hosts senior day and looks to lock up its spot in the NCAA tournament with a win on Saturday afternoon.