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Share this: We won’t know what type of racing Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Roval produces until September, but Fernando Alonso already has given the track his stamp of approval. CMS posted a video Friday of Alonso offering his take on the 2.4-mile circuit, saying he “thinks it will work in the future.” “I would love to …

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Share this: Photo via David Butler II/USA TODAY Sports Images The NFL has made strides in curbing its ever dangerous concussion problem, but the league still has work to do. That’s not necessarily by fault of its own, but the league revealed Friday that 281 concussions were diagnosed during the 2017 season. Not only is …

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Share this: Photo via Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY Sports Images It has been a tough week for Marcus Smart. The Boston Celtics guard missed a would-be game-winning shot Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, drawing the ire of many given other players — including Kyrie Irving — were open and would have had a …

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Share this: Photo via Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports Images FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots were forced to release a hypothetical injury report with game statuses Friday, and it’s sure to confuse some folks. The injury report is “based on if (Super Bowl LI) was played this Sunday,” and it lists tight end …

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by Zack Cox on Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 4:11PM 2,762 Share this: Photo via Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports Images FOXBORO, Mass. — The No. 1 question entering Super Bowl LII is whether tight end Rob Gronkowski will take the field for the New England Patriots. Gronkowski was knocked out of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game …

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Share this: Photo via Jasen Vinlove/USA TODAY Sports Images FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung, for some reason, is one of the most underrated players in the NFL. For four years he’s been a starting defender on the league’s best team. His primary position is strong safety, but he’ll move to linebacker …

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Share this: There’s a lot riding on Super Bowl LII. Forget the legacy of the New England Patriots or the coronation of the Philadelphia Eagles, though. What’s really at stake is the potential sullying of iconic boxing statues. Ahead of the big game in Minneapolis, Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney and Brockton, Mass., mayor Bill Carpenter …

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Share this: Markelle Fultz might’ve found a cure for his notorious shooting woes. The Philadelphia 76ers guard displayed ugly shooting mechanics before being sidelined by shoulder injury early in the season. And although Fultz appears closer to returning to game action, the first pick in the 2017 NBA Draft still looks like the worst shooter …

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Share this: HBO is getting back in the sports documentary game and telling a “tall tale” in the process. The network on Friday released the first trailer for the upcoming documentary on professional wrestling great Andre The Giant. And if the 2-minute teaser is any indication, it’s going to be tremendous. HBO is producing the …

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Share this: Photo via Brett Rojo/USA TODAY Sports Images The NCAA investigation bug has struck again. This time, in Storrs, Conn. The University of Connecticut men’s basketball program is under investigation by the NCAA, Hearst Connecticut Media reported Friday. In a statement, university president Susan Herbst said UConn will cooperate in a “thorough and transparent …

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