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€INDIANAPOLIS - MAY 27: Dario Franchitti, driver of the #27 Canadian Club Andretti Green Racing Dallara Honda, celebrates by taking a drink of the traditional bottle of winner's milk in victory lane after winning the IRL IndyCar Series 91st running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 27, 2007 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

After winning in 1933, Victor Louis Meyer asked for a glass of buttermilk. By 1956 it had turned into a tradition. The winning driver of the Indy 500 is handed a wreath and a glass bottle of milk. The drivers are given a choice of whole, two percent, and skim.
  • A few reasons why the Patriots might have released former starting center Bryan Stork

    The New England Patriots releasing recent starters is newsworthy, sure, but it’s hardly shocking at this point. Bryan Stork, who was the starting center as a rookie for most of the Patriots’ season, will reportedly be released. The New England Patriots cut former starting center Bryan Stork .

    Shutdown Corner
  • Aly Raisman Agrees to Date With Raiders Tight End Colton Underwood

    Apparently mixing gymnastics and football, as she’s recently agreed to go on a double date with Raiders tight end Colton Underwood, and his teammate Andrew East who is married to fellow Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson. Raisman is definitely up to it. Lucky for Underwood, Raisman is scheduled to visit the area within the next month.

    People
  • Son of a Miami legend vying to be backup to quarterback Brad Kaaya

    The Miami walk-on quarterback who wears No. 14 on his orange jersey is not some anonymous teenager taking reps every now and then. Neither is the young man competing with him to back up one of the nation’s top signal-callers. With the Hurricanes’ opener against FAMU a week from Saturday, Vincent Testaverde – the son of 1986 UM Heisman Trophy winner Vinny Testaverde – is vying to be the No. 2 man behind standout Brad Kaaya. And so is Malik Rosier – the scholarship quarterback who led UM to the miracle win at Duke last season. “I was of course nervous at first,’’ Testaverde said Tuesday after practice, then added that when he was told late last week he “was going to be competing for the No. 2 spot,

    Miami Herald
  • Billy Bush Backpedals on Defense of Ryan Lochte … Sort Of

    Monday on Today, Al Roker and Billy Bush struck a more conciliatory tone when discussing the heated argument they had on Friday regarding Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. On Friday’s show, Bush seemingly made excuses for the way Lochte handled the situation in which he lied about being robbed at gunpoint while in Rio. Roker didn’t accept any of Bush’s explanations for Lochte’s actions and repeated over and over that everything the swimmer had said was a lie.

    Superfan
  • Dak Prescott's standout play could haunt the Eagles

    If Eagles fans have seen Dak Prescott play this preseason, they may be regretting not seeing their team select him. As Carson Wentz sat out from last week’s preseason game against the Steelers, Prescott was preparing to take on the Dolphins. When he got on the field Saturday night against Miami, Prescott lit it up with a dazzling performance. Prescott went 12 of 15 for just under 200 yards, throwing two touchdown passes and rushing for another two touchdowns. His play was reminiscent of former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb. For the second week in a row, Prescott made a strong case to be the heir apparent to Tony Romo deep in the heart of Texas. This isn’t an indictment on Wentz. After all,

    Eagles Wire
  • Segedin's solo home run

    Rob Segedin clubs a solo home run over the wall in left field, giving the Dodgers a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the 2nd inning

    MLB.com
  • This Olympic Silver Medalist Made a Gesture That Could Get Him Arrested or Even Killed

    Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa scored big for his country at the 2016 Olympics, getting a silver medal in the men's marathon by completing the race in two hours, nine minutes, and 54 seconds. The "X" was a gesture of solidarity with the Oromo people, the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia, who have been killed by the hundreds in government crackdowns on protests, according to the Washington Post. "The Ethiopian government is killing my people, so I stand with all protests anywhere, as Oromo is my tribe," Lilesa said at a press conference.

    Cosmopolitan
  • Eubank Sr: Golovkin is running scared

    Yes, he really said that! The outspoken Chris Eubank Sr. is calling for Billy Joe Saunders to "come out of hiding" to face his son in a rematch while also explaining why he thinks Gennady Golovkin is running scared of his son. By now it's been pretty well reported that the Eubank's didn't sign a deal in time to face Golovkin on Sept. 10, but Eubank Sr. gives his take on how those negotiations went awry, as told to The Express. But first, with Golovkin already tied into a fight with career welterweight Kell Brook next month, Eubank Sr. says the only other fight out there that makes sense for his son is a rematch with Billy Joe Saunders, who he's been taunting on social media. Then, when asked

    Bad Left Hook
  • Morning Report: Dillashaw: No title shot = robbery

    T.J. Dillashaw might be very unhappy with his employers soon. Dillashaw lost the bantamweight championship to Dominick Cruz back in January via contentious split decision. Since then he has been angling for a rematch, though Cruz himself seems rather cool to the idea, preferring super-fights with Jose Aldo or Conor McGregor. Though no official opponent has been announced as Cruz's next challengers, Dillashaw thinks that shot should rightfully be his, and on Brian Stann's radio show Tuesday on SiriusXM Rush, the former bantamweight champion had some strong opinions on why he should be next in line to face Cruz. "It only makes sense. If you really look at the sport, when the No. 1 ranked fighter

    MMA Fighting
  • Champion Sleeper! Aly Raisman Teases Simone Biles for Napping on Plane Ride Home from Rio

    Simone Biles had a busy 2016 Summer Olympics, winning four gold medals and one bronze – and even leading Team U.S.A. as the flag-bearer at the very rainy closing ceremonies on Sunday. The 22-year-old women's gymnastics captain caught Biles snoozing on the plane Monday night, teasing her pal in a sweet Instagram post. Miss @simonebiles fell asleep before we took off.

    People
  • League of Legends esports is in chaos over low pay, untimely patches, and more

    The League of Legends esports scene is a mess right now. In the past few months, tensions between Riot Games and team owners within the LCS have been rising. There is a rift (sorry) between the owners and Riot due to disagreements about how the LCS and the rest of League esports should be run.

    Taylor Cocke
  • Report: Lakers will sign No. 2 pick Brandon Ingram on Tuesday

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) When Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden were hired to take over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the expectation within in the organization and around the NBA was that they were coming in to make significant changes to a franchise with the longest-running playoff drought in the league. Ricky Rubio heard his name floated in the constant trade rumor mill, never more than after the Wolves selected Providence’s Kris Dunn, another point guard, with the fifth overall pick in the June draft. Rubio remained quiet throughout the summer, putting all of his focus into grieving the loss of his mother and then joining his national team to prepare for the Olympics. Now that the Rio Games have concluded and Rubio has earned a bronze medal with Spain, he said he is looking forward to returning to Minnesota to work with Dunn and reiterated his desire to remain with the Timberwolves and help turn them into a winner.

    ProBasketballTalk
  • NFL: 5 Teams the New England Patriots Need to Worry About

    For the New England Patriots, the first four weeks of the 2016 NFL season will be quite a bit different from what they’re used to. The obvious reason why: Quarterback Tom Brady is set to miss the first quarter of the season, after simply giving in to the many court hearings surrounding the infamous “Deflategate.” Brady decided to take his four-game suspension prepare for a Week 5 return against the Cleveland Browns. With Brady out for four games, the team’s task to finish atop the AFC is a bit tougher, but the question is, who are the teams the Patriots need to fear the most as they head into the upcoming season? Let’s check out the five biggest teams that should concern the New England Patriots. 1.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Could Wilson Chandler's 350-lb grouper start for the Denver Nuggets?

    Most NBA fans’ eyes were on Team USA’s gold-medal winning performance in Rio de Janeiro, but for me the most fascinating story of the weekend involved veteran Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler. The 29-year-old decided to do a little deep-sea fishing

    Ball Don't Lie
  • LeBron might return to Team USA in 2020 to play for 'the greatest NBA coach of all time'

    Despite deciding to forego suiting up for the U.S. men’s national basketball team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, LeBron James made it clear last week that — unlike longtime friend and newly minted three-time gold medalist Carmelo Anthony — he has not retired from Team USA, and that he remains open to the idea of donning the red, white and blue again in Tokyo in 2020. One big reason why the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar, four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, three-time NBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist might be interested in returning to the national team? The chance to play under the watchful eye of San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, who will take the reins of USA Basketball now that Mike Krzyzewski has concluded his run after three straight trips to the top of the Summer Games podium.

    Fourth-Place Medal
  • Older, wiser Alexander Radulov sees Stanley Cup potential with Montreal Canadiens

    In a Monday meeting with local media, Montreal Canadiens forward Alexander Radulov did not hide from his past problems. Radulov, who signed a one-year $5.75 million contract with the Habs this summer, noted that he’s older and more mature and that his learning experiences from his younger days could help the Montreal Canadiens reach their Stanley Cup goal. The 30-year-old Radulov has left the league twice for the KHL after two separate tenures with the Nashville Predators.

    Puck Daddy
  • Preliminary Sprint Cup entry list for Michigan

    Forty cars are entered for this weekend’s Pure Michigan 400 Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. No driver is listed for the No. 88 car. Hendrick Motorsports tweeted Monday that an announcement on who will drive the car is not expected before Wednesday afternoon. The team has stated that if Dale Earnhardt Jr. is not cleared by doctors to race, Alex Bowman will drive the car this weekend. Michael Annett is listed in the No. 46 car after missing last weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway for what the team called flu-like symptoms. Justin Allgaier drove for Annett at Bristol.

    NASCAR Talk
  • Ronda Rousey will not return at UFC 205 in New York

    If Ronda Rousey is going to return to the UFC in the future, it certainly won’t be at the fighting promotions highly anticipated debut in New York City. UFC president Dana White appeared on the “UFC Unfiltered” podcast to state that the former women’s bantamweight champion would not be fighting at UFC 205 on Nov. 12. “She’s definitely not fighting in New York,” White said.

    Cagewriter
  • Raiders' Colton Underwood downplays asking out Aly Raisman

    Colton Underwood is still surprised over the firestorm his video date proposal for gold medalist Aly Raisman created. "I was just asking a girl on a date," Underwood said Tuesday, via The Mercury News. Underwood said he and Raisman haven't officially talked yet, but they messaged each other on Twitter to set up the date.

    Sporting News
  • Give Simone Biles the Gold in Olympic Selfie-Taking

    From ELLELast night, the Rio Games' four-time gold medalist Simone Biles had what she called the "cherry on top" experience of being the United States' flag bearer during the closing ceremony of the Olympics. She fulfilled her duty proudly-and caused

    Elle
  • Andrew Miller induces worst swing of the season with nasty slider

    With that said, we just can’t think of another way to describe this beautiful slider from Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller. Allow us to set the scene: With the Indians up by one run in the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics, the club turned to Miller to close things out. It was pretty evident Miller had his good stuff during the outing, striking out the first two hitters he faced on just seven pitches.

    Big League Stew
  • Recruit says letter mixup leads to decommitment from Michigan

    A four-star recruit in the class of 2017 is reneging on his verbal commitment to Michigan because of an apparent mail mixup. Defensive tackle Aubrey Solomon posted this to Twitter on Monday night saying he was re-opening his recruitment. “A day or two ago, they sent my mom a card thanking us for going to the Michigan bbq, but we never went,” Solomon said.

    Dr. Saturday
  • John Wall and Bradley Beal are trying to learn to like each other

    John Wall and Bradley Beal feel the love. The Washington Wizards have been an excellent example of that difficulty. General manager Ernie Grunfeld opened this decade by selecting two very promising guards in John Wall (the first-overall pick in 2010) and Bradley Beal (third in 2012), and both have impressed enough to earn max-level contracts as the future leaders of the franchise.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Why A Freshman QB Gives Texas Best Chance To Beat Notre Dame

    Texas opens the season September 4th against 10th ranked Notre Dame. Campus Insiders' Ray Crawford spoke with Longhorns' Insider Ted Emrich about the QB battle in Austin and what fans should expect on offense with new offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert.

    Campus Insiders
  • Positional rankings: Projecting the NHL's top 25 centers in 2016-17

    (Note: These rankings are based on players' projected performances in 2016-17. Players are listed at their official NHL position when the rankings were created.) Here’s the Yahoo Sports ranking of the top 25 centers in the NHL for the 2016-17 season.

    Yahoo Sports