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NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. talks retirement, family and honoring his dad

ABC(NEW YORK) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. may be retired from NASCAR but that’s not keeping him out of the driver’s seat.At home he’s pulling full-time dad duties alongside his wife Amy.He said he is blown away experiencing his daughter Isla’s first milestones as she starts to make some speedy moves.”When she started crawling we were…read more »

Racing legend Niki Lauda dies at the age of 70

ERWIN SCHERIAU/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) — Niki Lauda, the Austrian former Formula One legend and three-time World Championship winner, has died at the age of 70. “With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on Monday,” his family said in a statement to the Austrian Press Agency. “His unique…read more »

Warriors sweep Trail Blazers, head to fifth consecutive NBA Finals

TuelekZa/iStock(PORTLAND, Ore.) — The matchup between brothers Seth Curry and Stephen Curry came to an end Monday night as Stephen’s Golden State Warriors defeated Seth’s Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.With the 119-117 overtime win, the Warriors are now headed to the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive year.They will…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 5/20/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 12 Toronto 2Oakland 6 Cleveland 4NY Yankees 10 Baltimore 7Texas 10 Seattle 9Houston 3 Chi White Sox 0Minnesota 1 LA Angels 1NATIONAL LEAGUENY Mets 5 Washington 3Philadelphia 5 Chi Cubs 4, 10 InningsAtlanta 4 San Francisco 1San Diego 2 Arizona 1NATIONAL…read more »

Regional Sports


Illinois DE Roundtree injures spine in swimming accident

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (AP) — Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree was speaking, eating and sitting up after severely injuring his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his Florida home, a school spokesman said Monday. Roundtree had surgery at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor on Sunday, a day after the accident, the university announced earlier…read more »

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