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Denny Hamlin, Chase Elliott win Daytona 500 qualifiers

Denny Hamlin didn't need a Toyota teammate to grab another win at Daytona International Speedway. 

Hamlin charged past Dale Earnhardt Jr. with one lap remaining Thursday night to deny Earnhardt a victory a 150-mile qualifying race that Earnhardt dominated.

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NFL report: Buccaneers cut Alterraun Verner; Broncos part ways with Russell Okung

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released cornerback Alterraun Verner on Thursday. 

Verner, 28, played for the Bucs from 2014-16, appearing in 46 games with 23 starts, totaling 141 tackles, 20 passes defensed, four interceptions, three forced fumbles and a half sack.

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Golf roundup: Martin Kaymer one shot off the lead at Honda Classic

One reason Martin Kaymer enjoys the Honda Classic is because he doesn't feel as though he has to make a bunch of birdies. 

On such a serene Thursday at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., that was required to keep pace. 

A pair of PGA Tour rookies who last played this course at Q-school for the Web.com Tour, Cody Gribble and Wesley Bryan, each opened with a six-under-par 64 in the morning and

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Jameis Winston says he used 'poor word choice' after telling kids that girls are 'supposed to be silent'

Jameis Winston was brought in to a Florida elementary school Wednesday to deliver a positive message to the students.

And he did that for most of his speech. But for some reason during his 40-minute speech, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback also told the girls in the room they should be “silent, polite, gentle” while informing the boys they’re “supposed to be strong.”

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College football: Mississippi self-imposes one-year ban while NCAA alleges new violations

Mississippi's football team will not play in the postseason next year.

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College basketball: Syracuse upsets Duke on buzzer-beating shot; Butler knocks off Villanova

John Gillon made a three-pointer from 25 feet at the buzzer and Syracuse upset No.

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