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Souvenir trailers could return at NASCAR races – Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Monday, May 08, 2017

NASCAR fans will soon be able to enjoy the souvenir trailer experience once again. Dale Earnhardt Jr. fueled the rumor mill following the Geico 500 on Sunday night when he spilled a nugget on Periscope. “I heard a rumor that the big souvenir tent was going away, and the trailers were coming back,” Earnhardt said prior to taking off on a turkey hunting trip. “I don’t know if…

Slovenia hockey player kicks opponent in the neck with his skate – For The Win

Monday, May 08, 2017

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A disappointing day for Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Talladega – ESPN

Monday, May 08, 2017

9:00 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment TALLADEGA, Ala. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. earning big cheers at Talladega Superspeedway? No surprise. Such was the case Sunday. Dale Earnhardt Jr. finding his way near the front at Talladega? No surprise, too, right? Such was not the case Sunday. Earnhardt’s 22nd-place finish is just the way it appears: A distasteful day for a driver who has six career…

The Big One Strikes Late | 2017 TALLADEGA | FOX NASCAR – FOXSports.com

Monday, May 08, 2017

May 7, 2017 at 5:50p ET NASCAR Cup Series Highlights: AJ Allmendinger triggers the big one when he gets to the bumper of Chase Elliott. More  NASCAR  Videos Ryan Blaney Spoils Star Wars in Two Minutes 3 days ago Ben Kennedy’s Unannounced NASCAR Visitor 3 days ago Sam Bass Designed The Rainbow Warrior Paint Scheme 5 days ago Danica Patrick Has Tip on Cooking Brussels Sprouts 5 days ago Original…

IIHF: NHL has time to change Olympics decision – ESPN

Monday, May 08, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Even though the NHL said its players will not participate in next year’s Olympics, International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel says the league could still participate if a decision is made before mid-July. Fasel said that he is still talking to the NHL and the International Olympic Committee to broker a deal. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced last month that the…

Keller hat trick leads USA to win at worlds – ESPN

Monday, May 08, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment COLOGNE, Germany — The United States bounced back from its surprise opening loss at the ice hockey world championship with a 7-2 rout of Denmark on Sunday, thanks to a hat trick from the Arizona Coyotes‘ Clayton Keller in the Group A game. France defeated Finland for the first time, in a Group B match in Paris which was followed by an…

NASCAR Hall of Fame hosts Pinewood Derby event – ESPN

Monday, May 08, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A Boy Scout tradition took off Saturday morning in the home for racing in the Carolinas… The annual Pinewood Derby at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. This time-honored tradition pits the tiny hand-designed race cars against each other in a contest of engineering skill. Jayski’s Pinewood Derby from the early 1970’s came in 2nd Jayski Even though there are guidelines about the size…

NASCAR drivers react to dramatic Supercross season finale – FOXSports.com

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Saturday night’s 250SX and 450SX Main Events at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas may have been the craziest races of all time. In 450SX, Eli Tomac started the last lap one spot ahead of championship rival Ryan Dungey. However, that would still give Dungey the title so Tomac tried to back him up into the traffic behind. In the end, it didn’t work in Tomac’s favor, as…

NASCAR Cup Series at Talladega 2017: Start time, lineup, TV, more – USA TODAY

Sunday, May 07, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share USA TODAY Sports’ Brant James previews the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. USA TODAY Sports Brad Keselowski (2) leads a pack of drivers en route to winning the 2016 GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.(Photo: Marvin Gentry, USA TODAY Sports) Sunday’s GEICO 500 has the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series back at a restrictor-plate track for the second time this season. Some essential information…

Michigan’s Female Hockey Players Support Their Team With Cash and Brooms – New York Times

Sunday, May 07, 2017

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Michigan’s Female Hockey Players Support Their Team With Cash and Brooms – New York Times

Sunday, May 07, 2017

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Michigan’s Female Hockey Players Support Their Team With Cash and Brooms – New York Times

Sunday, May 07, 2017

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Monster Energy Girl Mariel Lane on working around confederate flags at NASCAR tracks – For The Win

Sunday, May 07, 2017

TALLADEGA, Ala. – There are no shortages of confederate flags flying from tents and RVs at NASCAR races, particularly at Talladega Superspeedway. Although NASCAR likely wishes that was not the case, issuing a statement in 2015 discouraging fans from flying the flag in order “to create an all-inclusive, even more welcoming atmosphere for all” and “demonstrate (a) sense of mutual respect and acceptance for all who attend our events.” But…

Aric Almirola Wins at Talladega | 2017 XFINITY SERIES | FOX NASCAR – FOXSports.com

Saturday, May 06, 2017

May 6, 2017 at 4:20p ET NASCAR Xfinity Series Highlights: Aric Almirola takes home the checkered flag at Talladega as Bubba Wallace takes hard hit on the final lap. More  NASCAR  Videos Ryan Blaney Spoils Star Wars in Two Minutes 2 days ago Ben Kennedy’s Unannounced NASCAR Visitor 2 days ago Sam Bass Designed The Rainbow Warrior Paint Scheme 4 days ago Danica Patrick Has Tip on Cooking Brussels Sprouts…

Canada is getting its own professional league as Canadian Premier League gets green light – FOXSports.com

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Canada will finally be getting its own professional soccer league. The country’s soccer association officially sanctioned the Canadian Premier League, giving it the go-ahead to operate as Canada’s top league. The league has been in the works for the better part of a year now. With the sport growing in the country, there has been a desire to see professional soccer in more markets and to do so without the constraints…

Patrick Hager plays hero as Germany downs US in worlds opener – ESPN

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment PARIS — Winger Patrick Hager scored a late winning goal on his home ice as Germany stunned the United States with a 2-1 win on the opening day of the ice hockey world championships on Friday. Three minutes after the Americans had equalized through defenseman Connor Murphy, the Germans scored a scrappy second on a power-play with six minutes remaining. Left winger…

Sounders and Rainiers baseball team reach deal on soccer-specific stadium in Tacoma to host USL team – Seattle Times

Saturday, May 06, 2017

In a move to expand the profile of their United Soccer League squad, the Sounders plan to move the Sounders 2 affiliate to Tacoma to play at a new 5,000-seat soccer specific stadium adjacent the Tacoma Rainiers Class AAA baseball team’s home venue. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was reached between the Sounders and the Rainiers to build the new venue on land near Cheney Stadium a few miles from…

NASCAR community still has fun despite rainy Friday at Talladega … – FOXSports.com

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Friday night at Talladega Superspeedway is always a party, and this time, it just happened to fall on Cinco de Mayo. Despite a rainy day that forced the cancellation of all track activity, it didn’t stop the NASCAR community from having fun. Kyle Larson, Clint Bowyer and Jeff Gordon were among the many who enjoyed a night on the boulevard at the 2.66-mile Alabama track. Check out…

Rain forces NASCAR to cancel remainder of Friday’s on-track activity – FOXSports.com

Saturday, May 06, 2017

TALLADEGA, Ala. — NASCAR made the call to cancel the remainder of Friday’s on-track activity as steady rain continues at Talladega Superspeedway. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers got roughly 20 minutes on the track during opening practice Friday afternoon before the skies opened up, cutting the rest of the session short. Clint Bowyer led the very brief practice as Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Kurt Busch and Joey Logano rounded…

‘Skew is the magic word’ in NASCAR’s rulebook – ESPN

Saturday, May 06, 2017

5:31 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment TALLADEGA, Ala. — NASCAR changed the rules to eliminate the skew in the rear suspension in 2017. The idea: Make the cars harder to drive, and the real talent behind the wheel will shine. In order to enforce the rules, NASCAR has had to kick some folks in the, ahem, rear. The latest was Joey Logano, whose win Sunday…