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Kurt Busch to try Indy 500-Coca Cola 600 double
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s been 10 years since a driver last attempted running both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, a feat so grueling that only Tony Stewart has successfully completed all 1,100 miles. Now Kurt ...
Do or die for the Mavericks
DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki joked after a loss to San Antonio that the Mavericks don’t “want to see anyone” in the playoffs, given their recent record against winning teams....
Clock is ticking on Nuggets’ season
DENVER — Brian Shaw found himself in a downright defensive mood at practice. So for nearly two hours Tuesday, the first-year Denver Nuggets coach had his team work on nothing but defense and defense and more defense....
Dancing on the fringe: NCAA bubble watch
Providence has put itself in position to make the NCAA tournament for the first time in a decade with a strong late-season run. The Friars know there’s still some work to do if they’re going to get it....
Fairways in flux: Doral a familiar place that no one recognizes
DORAL, Fla. — Steve Stricker usually doesn’t show up at a tournament on Sunday. He made an exception for the Cadillac Championship, and it made perfect sense. And not just because snow is in the forecast at home in Wisconsin....
Lebron puts up MVP-level performance
MIAMI — An hour after what he called the best regular-season game he’s ever played, LeBron James simply explained why this performance was like none other. The basketball, he said, felt small as a golf ball....
No. 16 Iowa State falls 74-61 at Baylor
WACO, Texas — Big 12 scoring leader Melvin Ejim struggled with his shot all game, and Georges Niang was ineffective for No. 16 Iowa State after getting called for two quick fouls. Even without much help from two of their top scorers, the ...
76ers freefalling toward worst record in NBA
PHILADELPHIA — Allen Iverson raised his No. 3 to the rafters and had Sixers’ fans raising the roof....
Coming down the home stretch
Virginia jumped from No. 12 to fifth in this week’s poll, the Cavaliers’ first appearance in the Top Ten since the 2001-02 season, when they reached as high as No. 4....
Up for grabs
The only certainties about the Big 12 are that Kansas will finish in first place and TCU will be last. For everyone else, the final week of the regular season represents a chance to either improve their postseason positioning or win over ...
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