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Alex Palou scores 1st career IndyCar win; Jimmie Johnson satisfied with 19th-place end in debut

Fernando Alonso is winless so far this season in Formula One. Same with Carlos Sainz. Over in IndyCar, however, Alex Palou scored a victory for Spain. Palou got his first career win – in his first race with Chip Ganassi Racing – by holding off a pair of series champions in Sunday’s season-opening race at…

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UFC 264: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier to host capacity crowd in Las Vegas

A capacity crowd will be available at UFC 264 on July 10 in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White declared on Wednesday. The pay-per-view card will be held at T-Mobile Arena and headlined by the trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. “I signed bout agreement this morning,” McGregor told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani on…

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RB James Conner agree to sign 1-year deal with Arizona Cardinals

James Conner’s first free-agent visit of the week proved to be his last. Conner has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals, the team reported Tuesday. Conner visited Arizona on Monday, drawing his first public interest during free agency after spending his first four NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Clearly,…

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Washington Capitals receive Detroit Red Wing’ Anthony Mantha in blockbuster trade

The Washington Capitals received Red Wings winger Anthony Mantha in a blockbuster deal in ahead of Monday’s NHL trade deadline, the team reported. In exchange, the Capitals sent the Red Wings forwards Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik, just as a 2021 first-round pick and a 2022 second-round pick. Mantha, 26, was a 2013 first-round pick…

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Tennessee State Tigers is naming RB Eddie George its new head football coach

Tennessee State is naming Eddie George its new head football coach, sources told ESPN. George will supplant Ron Reed, who had been with the Tigers since 2010 and compiled a 60-69 record. Reed’s departure is required to be declared Monday, with George scheduled to be introduced Tuesday, sources told ESPN. George starred at running back…

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Seven-time Super Bowl champion ‘Tom Brady’ is launching an NFT company called Autograph

Tom Brady is joining the NFT party. The seven-time Super Bowl champion is launching an NFT platform called Autograph this spring. It will unite probably the greatest names in sports, entertainment, fashion and pop culture to work with creators to develop unique digital collectibles, an agent for Brady discloses to CNN Business. Autograph will also…

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