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Denny Hamlin: Sinus Infection Ruins Race Day

Associated Press tells us that Denny Hamlin, ace NASCAR driver who was seventh in the points standing this Sunday, dropped to 11th after sitting out on today’s Fontana race due to a sinus infection. Hamlin was spotted wearing dark sunglasses indoors during the pre-race driver’s meeting, and complained of having a terrible headache and blurred vision. After being unable to …

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Ana Ivanovic Beats Flavia Pennetta at the Sony Open

Number 12 in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings for singles Ana Ivanovic defeated 20th seed Flavia Pennetta on Saturday, at the Sony Open in Miami, at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park. Serbian Ivanovic, 26, claimed victory over Pennetta in one hour and 17 minutes in a 6-4, 6-3 run. With the win, Ivanovic’s record against her Italian opponent …

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Robin van Persie Out for Six Weeks

Dutch Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will be sidelined for four to six weeks due to a sprained knee sustained shortly after scoring against Olympiakos in the Champions League on Thursday. Van Persie, regarded as being one of the best strikers in the world, joined Manchester United in 2012, after leaving Arsenal as team captain. Van Persie was United’s …

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Ivan Lendl and Andy Murray Parting Ways

Ivan Lendl, described as one of the greatest tennis players of all time, has parted ways with Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray. During their two-year coaching partnership, Murray won Wimbledon, as the first Briton to do so in 77 years. Murray commented on his blog, “I’m eternally grateful to Ivan for all his hard work over the past two years, …

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Pontiac Silverdome Memorabilia to be Auctioned Off

Pieces of the former home of the Detroit Lions will soon be auctioned off, as renovations of the Pontiac Silverdome get underway. Fans will have the opportunity to own seats, signs and even stadium urinals, by way of an auction being handled by Plymouth, Michigan-based RJM Auctions. The auction will be held between May 12-16, and a pre-auction is offering …

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Jim Irsay: Indianapolis Colts Owner Facing Felony Charges

Jim Irsay, the owner and CEO of NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, faces four felony counts for possession of a controlled substance, along with a preliminary misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. The charges against Irsay were confirmed by Deputy Bryant Orem of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department. The Colts owner was pulled over on Sunday night after roadside police observed him …

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FIFA World Cup 2014: Will Brazil Be Ready?

Brazil will be hosting the next FIFA World Cup, but many are wondering if they will be ready in time, as there are less than 3 months left before the event is scheduled to begin. Cuiaba, the capital city of Brazil’s Mato Grosso state, is filled with unfinished structures that were supposed to be done last December. Reports also say …

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Phil Jackson Very Likely To Join the Knicks

Phil Jackson can’t seem to shake the allure of the game. It just calls him right back, and oh, no… now he’s with the Knicks. Staying true to his word on being done with coaching, New York Times reports that anonymous sources have announced that Jackson has agreed to a presidency position in an attempt to straighten up the troubled …

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Ryan Braun To Endorse 3N2 Softball Cleats

Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers’ right fielder, has just signed an endorsement deal with 3N2, a manufacturer of baseball cleats. This is the first endorsement the player has agreed to, following his 65-game suspension for violating the anti-drug agreement of the MLB (Major League Baseball). Braun’s endorsement deal with Nike was cut short on August 2, due to the drug allegations. …

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Joakim Noah Leads Bulls In Overtime Win Over Heat

Joakim Noah scored 20 points, 7 assists, and 5 blocks for the Chicago Bulls in Sunday’s game versus Miami Heat. Noah filled up his team’s stats and led them through an overtime victory with a final score of 95-88. The Miami Heat are the two-time defending champions and have eliminated the Bulls twice during the last three seasons, making Sunday’s …

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Patrick Reed Triumphs At WGC-Cadillac Championship In Doral

The reign of Tiger Woods as the youngest World Golf Championships tournament winner has finally come to an end, thanks to Patrick Reed. The 23-year old Texan native won by one shot over Jamie Donaldson and Bubba Watson. Donning a red shirt and black pants, Reed also managed to make history on Sunday by scoring a 4-under-par 284, which tied …

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Here’s Danica Patrick’s ‘At Google’ Talk

Race car driver and “GoDaddy girl” Danica Patrick recently spoke in an “At Google” talk as part of the Women at Google series. Google has now made the discussion available for all. “As a woman in a male dominated field, Danica will share her story on how she succeeded against the odds,” Google says in the description. “She hopes that …

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