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Billy Torrence takes New Hampshire title

EPPING, N.H. – For those hoping to mount a challenge for the 2021 NHRA Camping World Top Fuel championship, Sunday’s good news was that point leader Steve Torrence finally lost a race on one of the all-concrete tracks on which he has been dominant the last four seasons. Read more

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HOOKED 'EM! UT headed back to CWS

Trey Faltine drove in three runs with a pair of doubles and Cam Williams hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning after walking his first four times up and scoring three times as No. 2 overall seed Texas breezed into the College World Series with a 12-4 victory over South Florida on Sunday, sweeping the Austin Super Regional. Read more

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Prescott puts horrific injury in rear-view mirror

FRISCO (AP) — Dak Prescott finished the offseason with his most vigorous practice since the horrific ankle injury that ended his 2020 season.

Then the star Dallas quarterback tried to declare the injury issue dead.

"I've buried the injury," Prescott said Wednesday after what ended up being the final practice of the mandatory minicamp for the Cowboys, who used the last of the three days for team bonding. Read more

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PLAY BALL! | Super regionals all weekend to decide CWS teams

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Super regionals this weekend are the next stop on the NCAA baseball tournament's Road to Omaha. Read more