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NASCAR - a lot to digest after Homestead

2017-11-21 16:42:45.740

As longtime favorites ran their last races, there was a lot else going on at Homestead on Sunday. As the NASCAR season comes to a close, our man has a lot on his mind before the holidays have even started.

NHL - Golden Knights' success, Sidney Crosby's struggles among quarter-mark superlatives

2017-11-21 07:23:06.980

The first fourth of the season has produced plenty of surprises, among them: the Devils lead their division, the Golden Knights are a playoff team, the Oilers have been a disappointment and Sidney Crosby is struggling -- at least by his lofty standards.

NHL - How to fix the Buffalo Sabres

2017-11-21 04:08:49.583

Woeful for so very long now, the Sabres, led by budding superstar Jack Eichel, were expected to step up this season. But as they wallow yet again near the bottom of the league, it's clear changes need to be made. So, what gives?

NHL -- Nashville Predators' P.K. Subban on social activism, family and the infamous trade

2017-11-20 11:15:29.163

In a wide-ranging interview, Predators superstar defenseman P.K. Subban talks about his family, the shocking trade by the Canadiens, an athlete's place in social media activism and playing in a predominantly white sport. Oh yeah, and country music.

Golf -- Fall movers make an early splash on the PGA Tour wraparound season

2017-11-19 06:02:56.137

Which players took the most advantage of the fall series of PGA Tour starts? And what does that mean for the rest of the 2017-18 season? Bob Harig examines the big winners early in the wraparound season.

NHL - Bruins captain Zdeno Chara mentors young Boston blueliners like Charlie McAvoy

2017-11-20 06:31:24.067

For two decades, Zdeno Chara has been one of the NHL's most dominating and intimidating defensemen. Now Boston's 40-year-old captain is sharing his accumulated wisdom as a mentor to Charlie McAvoy, the 19-year-old rookie skating alongside him.

NHL - Seattle should be the next expansion city

2017-11-20 05:19:05.863

Sure, Houston is in the news and ready to get the next NHL franchise, whether it's through expansion or relocation. But the Pacific Northwest makes more sense for the 32nd team for a lot of reasons.

NASCAR - as usual, Dale Earnhardt Jr. thought of everyone else Sunday

2017-11-19 16:13:38.357

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was preparing for what may be the final race of his career, and the last person he was thinking about was himself. That's typical, and as it has always been, the kind of endearing trait that made his fans the most loyal in NASCAR.

NASCAR - Martin Truex Jr.'s championship a reward for hard work and faith

2017-11-19 15:59:41.767

Martin Truex Jr. was at a crossroads in 2013, victim of a team scheme that cost him a spot in the playoffs and ultimately his ride. But he found a new home at Furniture Row Racing, and Sunday his talent propelled him to the top of NASCAR.

Flight tracking, restaurant sightings and the craziest start to the coaching carousel ever

2017-11-19 16:47:44.973

Who will take over at Florida and Tennessee? Where -- if anywhere -- will Chip Kelly and Jon Gruden land? The rumors and tweets are flying about the possibilities, and UCLA's firing of Jim Mora adds to the intrigue.

NASCAR - a lot can go wrong for the championship four at Homestead

2017-11-18 12:27:09.467

The NASCAR Cup championship four know that their ultimate success -- or failure -- is not entirely in their own hands. What should Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick be concerned about Sunday? The list is long.

NASCAR - no one goes out on their own terms

2017-11-18 10:57:38.067

Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced his retirement in April. Fellow future Hall-of-Famer Matt Kenseth knew he was done in the last few weeks. Danica Patrick had to admit it is over Friday. Every career comes to an end, but it's never on anyone's own terms.

NHL - Wyshynski - League worried about safety of younger players

2017-11-18 07:33:14.337

Hits from behind are becoming a flash point for teams and players, mainly because of the way the rules have conditioned them while they were growing up. Now the league is looking for a way to step up the protection.

NASCAR - Danica Patrick excited about way to call it a career

2017-11-17 14:56:51.467

Danica Patrick will be the first to admit things just weren't very fun anymore in NASCAR. She got emotional Friday as she announced plans to run next year's Daytona 500 and Indy 500 and then hang up her helmet. But you could see the excitement too.

NASCAR - Dale Earnhardt Jr. winding down career his way

2017-11-17 11:05:36.207

Dale Earnhardt Jr. never set out to rule the NASCAR world, he just wanted to earn a place in it. He did that and more, becoming the most popular driver in the sport and admiration for the man he became. None of it was easy. Saying goodbye isn't, either.

NASCAR - hard to pick a favorite among this final four

2017-11-17 09:07:08.423

The four drivers vying for the Cup title Sunday at Homestead are deserving in their own way, but only one will leave happy. Who will that be among Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick? You can pick with your head, or heart.