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IndyCar moves up debut for debris deflector

4:14 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar announced Friday it will start using its new debris deflector at the May 11 road race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, moving up the debut from the Indianapolis 500 two weeks later. The 3/4-inch-wide titanium “AFP” piece is bolted to the car just in front of the open…

Chiefs' Hill will not face child abuse charges

5:00 PM ET The Johnson County (Kansas) District Attorney’s office has declined to file charges against Kansas City Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill or his fiancée, it was announced Wednesday. District Attorney Stephen M. Howe said that although he believes a crime occurred, the evidence in the case doesn’t clearly establish who committed the…

Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Jr., dies at 65

4:01 PM ET Associated Press KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a longtime employee at JR Motorsports alongside her daughter Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 65. The team announced her death on Monday. Jackson was the daughter of NASCAR fabricator Robert Gee, who…

Weekend Watch: Predictions, questions for all the top games

Apr 19, 2019 The defending champion Red Sox head to Tampa still mired in a season-long slump. Fresh off an onslaught of the Cardinals, Christian Yelich leads the Brewers against the Dodgers in a rematch of last week’s series. And the young guns of the Braves’ rotation take aim at the Indians. Here’s what we’re…

Ranking the biggest stars in the next three free-agent classes

7:00 AM ET Free agency might or might not be alive and well, and that might have spurred the recent run of long-term contract extensions. Travis Sawchik examined the spike of signings at FiveThirtyEight and reported that March saw not only the highest dollar amount in extensions ever for one month (over $ 1 billion),…