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McManaman: Matt Kenseth gets last laugh in Phoenix as his NASCAR career winds down

Matt Kenseth’s emotions erupted almost as much as the fountain of steam that was blowing sky-high out of the radiator on his Circle K Toyota. The veteran NASCAR driver had just won the Monster Energy Cup Series Can-Am 500 on Sunday at Phoenix Raceway, and had completely overheated his race car upon

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It could be raining 3s when Magic, Warriors meet (Nov 13, 2017)

The Golden State Warriors’ 3-point-shooting prowess will be tested by one of the big guns from the East when they host the Orlando Magic on Monday night in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors bombed in 14 of their 27 3-point attempts while dispatching of the Philadelphia 76ers 135-114 on Saturday night

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It could be raining 3s when Magic, Warriors meet

The Golden State Warriors’ 3-point-shooting prowess will be tested by one of the big guns from the East when they host the Orlando Magic on Monday night in Oakland, Calif. Golden State, which leads the NBA in 3-point field goal percentage (41.6), has made at least 10 3s in all 13 of their games.

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Jazz center Rudy Gobert will be reevaluated in four weeks after suffering a knee injury

The awkward-looking knee injury Jazz big man Rudy Gobert’s suffered on Friday night against Miami has indeed turned out to be serious.  According to a report on Sunday from Shams Charania of The Vertical, Gobert will be out for four-to-six weeks with a bone bruise in his knee.  The Jazz confirmed

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Sabathia hopes to return to Yankees, but no talks on new deal yet

CC Sabathia is still hoping for a reunion with the Yankees in 2018, but as of Sunday night, the veteran lefty said there has still been no communication between Sabathia’s agent, Roc Nation, and Bombers general manager Brian Cashman. Offseason just started, so I’m just enjoying my family, hanging

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Photos of the Week: 11/5/17-11/11/17

FOX Sports North rounds up the top Minnesota sports photos of the week.

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Matt Kenseth runs up the score at Phoenix on big career

Bob Pockrass NASCAR • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com • 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year • More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Follow on Twitter AVONDALE, Ariz. — Matt Kenseth acted like he had just won in a must-win situation Sunday at Ph…

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Matt Kenseth runs up the score at Phoenix on big career

Bob Pockrass NASCAR • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com • 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year • More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Follow on Twitter AVONDALE, Ariz. — Matt Kenseth acted like he had just won in a must-win situation Sunday at Ph…

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WATCH: Paul George with the Tomahawk slam in the 3rd quarter vs. Dallas (VIDEO)

WATCH: Paul George with the Tomahawk slam in the 3rd quarter vs. Dallas 15 mins ago Comparing DSJ with Russell Westbrook | Mavs Live 1 hr ago Comparing Dennis Smith Jr. with Russ | Thunder Live 1 hr ago DQ Big Game of the Week | Bay City vs. El Campo 2…

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Pacers unable to slow James Harden and the Rockets in 118-95 loss

INDIANAPOLIS — James Harden had 26 points and 15 assists and the Houston Rockets beat the Indiana Pacers 118-95 on Sunday night. Indianapolis native Eric Gordon had 21 points for Houston, and Clint Capela had 20 points and 17 rebounds. Houston led by 2…

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GAME RECAP: Pistons 112, Heat 103

Tobias Harris and Avery Bradley combine to score 49 points as the Pistons edge past the Heat, 112-103. Hassan Whiteside scored 20 points for Miami in the loss.

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Warriors star Curry questionable for Magic clash

Two-time MVP Stephen Curry suffered a right thigh contusion during Saturday’s 135-114 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Here’s why Matt Kenseth’s win at Phoenix brought him closure, pleased so many others

AVONDALE, ARIZ. The love taps on the side of the car, those bumps from behind – it may not look like it, but those maneuvers are all about respect. So as Matt Kenseth, who won Sunday’s Can-Am 500 race at Phoenix International Speedway, took his victory lap around the track, all those little ticks

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Angels to shop for a second baseman at general managers meetings

The Angels’ front-office contingent will arrive at this week’s general managers meetings in Orlando, Fla., with one clear and present need: a second baseman. There are more additions they would prefer to make, but in the 90 days before spring training starts, the closest thing to a certainty

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Matt Kenseth’s latest NASCAR victory is among his greatest

AVONDALE, Ariz. – Chase Elliott will have his chances. He drives for one of the best teams in NASCAR, carries a Hall of Fame name and at age 21 could enjoy two more decades — or even three — left in a promising career. Matt Kenseth is 45. There’s a good possibility he has just one race left. And

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Oladipo on Pacers loss to Rockets: ‘It was tough to get back into the game’ (VIDEO)

Turner on Pacers loss to Rockets: ‘We feel like we can compete with elite teams’ 1 hr ago Oladipo on Pacers loss to Rockets: ‘It was tough to get back into the game’ 1 hr ago McMillan: ‘We did pretty much everything you can do except stop them’ 1 hr ago Wabash coach Don Morel

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