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After eight releases, defensive end Cap Capi hopes he’s found an NFL home with Cardinals

SportPulse: It’s the most wonderful time of year! No, not Christmas. That window of time just after Week 1 of the NFL preseason where we get to overreact about everything. Cap Capi has spent the past four years trying to get his foot in the door with an NFL team. Every time the defensive end manages

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After eight releases, defensive end Cap Capi hopes he’s found an NFL home with Cardinals

SportPulse: It’s the most wonderful time of year! No, not Christmas. That window of time just after Week 1 of the NFL preseason where we get to overreact about everything. Cap Capi has spent the past four years trying to get his foot in the door with an NFL team. Every time the defensive end manages

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At 61, Sterling Marlin looks forward to setting Fairgrounds Speedway record next year

Even at 61, Sterling Marlin is nowhere near crossing the finish line of his illustrious racing career. Not only did the two-time Daytona 500 champion wrap up this season with a victory last week at Fairgrounds Nashville Speedway, but he also is eagerly…

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Terrell Owens hosts own NFL Hall of Fame ceremony: Chattanooga over Canton ‘right thing to do’

Chants of "T.O." rained down on Terrell Owens Saturday as he officially became an NFL Hall of Famer. His mother, Marilyn Heard, gave him his golden jacket to the cheers from  thousands in attendance at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga. Owens sta…

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Terrell Owens hosts own NFL Hall of Fame ceremony: Chattanooga over Canton ‘right thing to do’

Chants of "T.O." rained down on Terrell Owens Saturday as he officially became an NFL Hall of Famer. His mother, Marilyn Heard, gave him his golden jacket to the cheers from  thousands in attendance at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga. Owens sta…

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Titans respond quickly with Kenny Vaccaro signing, and here’s what they are getting

To call Kenny Vaccaro’s arrival as the newest Tennessee Titans safety an upgrade over injured Johnathan Cyprien would be dismissive of both Cyprien and chemistry. For one thing, late last season — especially in a playoff win at Kansas City — Cyprien was starting to look more deserving of the four-year

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Can Jon Gruden get Raiders, Derek Carr back on track?

SportsPulse: NFL insider Jarrett Bell goes to Napa, Calif., for Oakland Raiders camp to see if Jon Gruden can revitalize the franchise as well as the latest with Khalil Mack’s potential holdout. NAPA, Calif. – Maybe Jon Gruden, still as picky, demanding and intense as he was in revitalizing the Oakland

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Coach: Kobe asked why didn’t Lakers draft Tatum

Celtics forward Jayson Tatum grew up idolizing Kobe Bryant’s game, and that has translated directly into Tatum’s performance on the court. Two weeks ago, a video from NBA skills coach Drew Hanlen showed the striking similarities between Tatum’s and Kobe’s games. It apparently had Kobe

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Kyle Busch pulls away in overtime at Pocono for sixth NASCAR Cup win of 2018

Kyle Busch feels that NASCAR should not only promote its young stars, but also established drivers such as himself, and Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. LONG POND, Pa. — Highlights of Sunday’s Gander Outdoors 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway: WINNER — Kyle Busch underlined

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Kyle Busch wins 6th race of the season at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Kyle Busch had no one to bump him out of the lead this week and stormed from the bottom half of the field Sunday at Pocono Raceway on the way …

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Dan Hamhuis returns to the Predators

Nashville Predators’ Dan Hamhuis (2) and Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews vie for the puck as Predators goalie Pekka Rinne falls to the ice during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Sunday, April 18, 2010, in Chicago.( Nam Y. Huh / AP

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Will Kyle Busch get revenge on Kevin Harvick in next NASCAR race?

Welcome to FTW’s NASCAR Feud of the Week, where we provide a detailed breakdown of the latest absurd, funny and sometimes legitimate controversies and issues within the racing world. Following Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the racing world has been buzzing about

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NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire 2018: Start time, lineup, TV schedule, more

Sports Pulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Mike Hembree discusses the continuing dominance of Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick as we head into Sunday’s race in New Hampshire. It’s race day at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and we’ve got all the information you need to get ready for

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New York Giants players will not be punished for kneeling during national anthem

Art Stapleton analyzes where the NY Giants offense stands in advance of training camp Players from the New York Giants will not be fined or suspended by the team if they choose to kneel in protest of social and racial injustice during the national anth…

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Predators sign Ryan Hartman to 1-year contract

Hartman, a restricted free agent acquired in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks on Feb. 26 for two draft picks and a prospect, had five goals and nine points in 30 regular-season and playoff games with the Predators. By signing a contract worth close …

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With former NFL stars on board, American Flag Football League could be the next big thing

A sport usually played by youth is now going pro. The American Flag Football League hopes to attract former NFL greats and younger, developing players when it launches nationwide next year. (June 29) INDIANAPOLIS — The idea for a professional flag foot…

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