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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.
  • WNBA rescinds fines regarding protest shirts

    LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and a number of Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets players wore “I can’t breathe” T-shirts in warmups after the death of Eric Garner in New York. LeBron and his then Heat teammates wore hoodies for a photo shoot after the Travon Martin shooting. NBA players have made other protest fashion statements, with no repercussions from the league.

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  • Pirates fan makes a perfect barehanded grab

    On Sunday at PNC Park, one Pittsburgh Pirates fan performed a public service for everyone watching. On the 3-2 pitch, catcher Elias Diaz hit the ball foul, and it careened toward the stands on the first base side. It sailed over the Phillies’ dugout, and it was headed right for a Pirates fan sitting with his son.

    Big League Stew
  • Iowa State DB Nigel Tribune arrested for OWI

    Iowa State dB Nigel Tribune (34) has started 26 games in three seasons. A starter on Iowa State’s defense was arrested over the weekend. According to the Des Moines Register, defensive back Nigel Tribune was booked for OWI early Sunday morning in Ames.

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  • Wright-Phillips, Kljestan lead Red Bulls past NYCFC 4-1

    Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice, Sacha Kljestan had a goal and two assists and the New York Red Bulls beat New York City FC 4-1 on Sunday. Wright-Phillips poked a shot from the center of the box, off the pass from Kljestan, past a charging Josh Saunders in the 20th minute. Three minutes later, Kljestan found Ronald Zubar who gave the Red Bulls (9-9-4) a 2-0 lead. Kljestan converted a penalty kick, after a hand ball in the penalty area by Frederic Brillant, in the 41st minute. Two minutes later, Thomas McNamara sent a shot, from well outside the area, to the top-right corner and trimmed the NYCFC deficit to 3-1. Wright-Phillips outdueled defender Ethan White for a loose ball, then cut back

    SNY
  • Today’s Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis: start time, weather, TV/radio info and lineup

    The Sprint Cup Series makes its annual visit to Indianapolis Motor Speedway today for the 23rd running of the Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400. Here’s all the info you need for today’s race. (All times Eastern) START: Tony George will give the command for drivers to start their engines at 3:07 p.m. The green flag is scheduled for 3:19 p.m. DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 160 laps (400 miles) around the 2.5-mile speedway. PRERACE SCHEDULE: The Sprint Cup garage opens at 9 a.m. The driver/crew chief meeting is at 1 p.m. Driver introductions are at 2:30 p.m. NATIONAL ANTHEM: Cassadee Pope will perform the anthem at 3 p.m. TV/RADIO: NBCSN will broadcast the race with its

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  • Jeremy Lin talks Knicks tenure, Melo and Courtney Lee

    Jeremy Lin will forever be a staple in the heart of New York City and Madison Square Garden. And while he's tried to develop a reputation as a dependable NBA player following the outbreak of Linsanity for the last several years, similar questions are resurfacing as Lin goes through the motions with the Big Apple media as the newest member of the Brooklyn Nets. "I was really, really sad. I was sad the way everything went down, 'cause nothing happened the way I thought it was going to. I had wished that they had offered me a contract just in the beginning," Lin told Steve Serby of the New York Post in a recent Q&A of his Knickerbocker ending. Of course, the Knicks opted not to offer Lin a contract.

    SNY
  • Blues may take ‘half-step back’ to put lead foot forward

    If you’re a St. Louis Blues fan, these are strange days. How many conference finalists bid farewell to their team captain and starting goaltender in the following summer? How many general managers of conference finalists are willing to admit that to get

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  • The Rangers are expecting a better Kevin Hayes next season

    While speaking about Kevin Hayes on a conference call, Jeff Gorton said that he expects Hayes to come into this season with a chip on his shoulder and "play really well." Gorton said that Hayes is a 6-5 center who has shown at times "how good he can be in this league." He said that Hayes' second year was similar in some ways to a lot of players who have a good first year and struggle the next year to meet expectations. Alain Vigneault said after the season that Hayes is part of the Rangers future but needs to step up. It's been said that Hayes is someone who needs to engage more on a consistent basis. For more on Hayes, click HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE.

    SNY
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    She Was Perfect In The 70's, Now However...

    What became of these 1970's vixens? You'd be surprised

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  • Ranieri on Leicester post-Kante: “Don’t worry. Football in Leicester will keep going”

    Claudio Ranieri hasn’t lost his way with words over the summer. The Leicester City boss who famously refused to admit his team was in a title race for most of the Premier League season is keeping it cool in the wake of N'Golo Kante signing for Chelsea. Simply put, Ranieri says everything’s going to be fine. From Sky Sports: “Last season we lost Esteban Cambiasso and everybody was crying,” Ranieri said, after his side drew 1-1 with Celtic in a pre-season friendly. “Now we are crying because we lost Kante. Don’t worry. Football in Leicester will keep going.” Kante was probably the most important part of Leicester’s title capture last season, but Ranieri’s system was also critical. The follow-up

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  • Report: Some in Chris Bosh camp suspicious of Heat’s intentions

    Pat Riley said he’s open to Chris Bosh playing this season. Not everyone is convinced of the Heat president’s authenticity. Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald: Some in the Bosh camp remain angry and suspicious of the Heat’s intentions, wondering if Miami was motivated by clearing cap space. A Heat source insists this is not the case, that Miami wants him to play if doctors are comfortable with it. An NBA-employed friend says Bosh very much wants to play and believes he should be cleared. If the Heat fights him on this, it wouldn’t be surprising if Bosh takes this issue to the players union one issue that has been discussed is whether Bosh should come off blood thinners or continue taking them,

    ProBasketballTalk
  • With arbitration hearing looming, Corrado and Leafs aren’t that far apart

    Frank Corrado should be used to waiting by now. He had to wait 28 games before the Leafs inserted him into the lineup for the first time last season and now he’s waiting for a new contract. There’s still a gap between the two sides, but it doesn’t appear to be very significant. Corrado and the Leafs will head to arbitration on July 26th unless the two sides can agree to a new deal before then. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, The Leafs have two different offers on the table. One is a two-way contract, while the other is a one-way deal that would see him make less money if he sticks in the NHL. Corrado is looking for a one-way deal worth $900,000. Toronto scooped Corrado up off waivers

    ProHockeyTalk
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  • Baseball Hall revamps veterans’ committees

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Baseball’s Hall of Fame has again revamped its veterans’ committees, attempting to increase consideration for more contemporary players, managers, umpires and executives. Under the change announced Saturday by the Hall’s board of directors, there will be separate committees for Today’s Game (1988-2016), Modern Baseball (1970-87), Golden Days (1950-69) and Early Baseball (1871-1949). Today’s Game and Modern Baseball will vote twice every five years, Golden Days once every five years and Early Baseball once every 10 years. “There are twice as many players in the Hall of Fame who debuted before 1950 as compared to afterward, and yet there are nearly double the eligible candidates

    HardballTalk
  • Terence Crawford beats Viktor Postol, is Manny Pacquiao next?

    Terence Crawford was simply far too good for Viktor Postol. As Floyd Mayweather would say, it was easy work for the budding superstar from Omaha, Neb. He was faster, more accurate, hit harder and controlled the bout from start to finish to add Postol’s WBC belt to his collection. Crawford now has the WBO and WBC super lightweight belts and possibly a Nov. 5 date with Manny Pacquiao if the Filipino senator decides to fight again.

    Kevin Iole
  • What to watch for: Hungarian Grand Prix (NBCSN, NBC Sports app from 7am ET)

    Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton are poised to renew their fierce rivalry in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix after locking out the front row of the grid for Mercedes. Hamilton went into qualifying chasing a sixth pole position at the Hungaroring, and looked to have clinched it when a yellow flag was shown at the end of Q3 following a spin for Fernando Alonso. All drivers were forced to slow down, the majority abandoning their lap altogether. Rosberg was the exception. After lifting through the yellow flag zone, the German lit up the timesheets over the rest of the lap to edge out Hamilton and snatch pole away. The stewards did investigate Rosberg’s lap later that evening to ensure he had slowed

    MotorSportsTalk
  • Cop:  No Guns, This Is What I Carry When Off-Duty

    Cop: No Guns, This Is What I Carry When Off-Duty

    This officer says the risk of carrying a gun off-duty usually outweighs the benefits. But this handy tactical tool is something he always carries.

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  • Les Miles issues statement on wreck that claimed lives of MSU, Nebraska punters, injured LSU’s kicker

    A tragedy that struck the Michigan State and Nebraska football communities has also touched LSU’s. On their way home from a kicking camp overnight, Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed in a car accident in Wisconsin this weekend.  Additionally, LSU placekicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the crash that claimed the players’ lives. Delahoussaye has since been released from an area hospital after sustaining burns to his legs and lacerations that required stitches.  LSU issued a press release revealing a couple of details surrounding the accident: The car crash occurred at 11:43 p.m. on Saturday on Beaver Lake Road. According to the Waukesha County

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  • Johnny Cueto annoyed with Royals after White House snub

    Johnny Cueto played a key role in the Royals World Series win, but wasn’t invited to the White House celebration. According to the San Jose Mercury News, Johnny Cueto, who pitched a shutout for Kansas City in Game 2 of the World Series before joining the San Francisco Giants in the offseason, was also not extended an invitation to the event. And, like Gomes, he’s not happy about it.

    Big League Stew
  • Greg Biffle’s Brickyard hopes end early after wreck

    Greg Biffle‘s hopes of a strong finish in the Crown Royal Presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard ended abruptly when his No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford Fusion was involved in a single-car wreck on Lap 52. “We blew a right-front tire and went straight into the fence,” Biffle said afterward.  “We were either real loose or real tight, and we just couldn’t get the balance right.  We’ve just got to get them to turn a little better.” Biffle subsequently added, “I don’t know what happened.  The right-front went down at the end of the straightaway.  That’s the worst possible place, but unfortunately it happened.”

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  • Messi returns ahead of schedule, sporting golden hair (photo)

    Messi will be on the roster for the International Champions Cup, as Barcelona is slated to play Celtic, Leicester City, and Liverpool.

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  • DeMarcus Cousins looks to make most of chance with US basketball team

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins considers the thought, and one of the NBA’s most recognizable scowls quickly turns into a bright smile. Without saying a word, it’s clear he agrees: For the first time under Mike Krzyzewski, the U.S. Olympic basketball team has a genuine offensive weapon in the middle. The Americans might even have the best center in the world. Cousins had 14 points and 15 rebounds in just 16 minutes of the Americans’ exhibition opener, a 111-74 victory over Argentina. The Sacramento Kings star can score inside and out, and gives the U.S. a dimension it hasn’t had while winning the last two gold medals. “DeMarcus is going to be a force in Rio,” teammate Klay Thompson said. The

    ProBasketballTalk
  • Coyotes have work to do, with RFAs Murphy, Stone still unsigned

    The Arizona Coyotes added a defenseman with a right shot to their roster, signing Luke Schenn on Saturday. And there could be more moves to the back end on the way for Arizona. They still have work left with respect to two restricted free agents. Defensemen Connor Murphy, 23, and Michael Stone, 26, are still looking for new contracts. Stone, another right-shot blue liner, had a career-best 36 points in 75 games last season for the Coyotes and has an arbitration hearing scheduled for Aug. 4. His previous contract was a three-year deal with an average annual value of $1.15 million. But he’s also coming off surgery to repair the ACL and MCL in his left knee, according to azcentral.com. In April,

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  • Red Sox analyst Remy struck by monitor as wind causes havoc

    “The incident, which was non-physical in nature, currently is under further investigation by the club,” general manager Rick Hahn said in a statement. The White Sox clubhouse was open to reporters for only 20 minutes before it was closed for a team meeting before the game. Manager Robin Ventura did not discuss the incident later in his pregame availability. Right-hander Matt Albers started in Sale’s place and the White Sox planned to use multiple relievers.

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  • Video: Dudes can't stop dunking on Andre Drummond at the Drew League

    Andre Drummond hasn’t had this much pie on his face since the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards. Maybe it was payback for the vicious block Andre Drummond unleashed on a Danish child in June. Andre Drummond is a savage.

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  • Jets have multiple offers out to Ryan Fitzpatrick

    The Jets have multiple contract offers out for QB Ryan Fitzpatrick to choose from, reports Manish Mehta of the Daily News. It was reported last week by ESPN's Jeremy Fowler that the Jets and Fitzpatrick haven't spoken in over a month. Fitzpatrick has been in a contract dispute with the Jets all offseason. He set the franchise record for touchdowns in a season last year and led the team to their first season with double-digit wins since 2010. Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall has said that Fitzpatrick has stopped responding to his text messages, and head coach Todd Bowles is preparing for a season with Geno Smith as the starting quarterback. The Jets have also recently cleared over $5 million

    SNY
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  • Ericsson to start Hungarian GP from pit lane

    Marcus Ericsson will start Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix from the pit lane after Sauber changed the survival cell on his car following a crash in qualifying. Ericsson crashed out midway through a frenetic Q1 session marred by rain and red flags, sustaining enough damage to warrant repairs overnight. Sauber was forced to break parc ferme conditions to fix Ericsson’s car, meaning he will now have to start from the pit lane “As the survival cell has been changed the competitor is required to start from the pit lane and should follow procedures laid out in Article 36.2 of the FIA Formula One sporting regulations,” a statement from the race stewards in Hungary reads. Rio Haryanto has also been given

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