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  • Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

    Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

    Associated Press - 5 minutes ago
    Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) โ€” Carl Edwards won for the first time in two seasons โ€” and the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing โ€” moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night. …

  • AFP's Premier League team of the season

    AFP's Premier League team of the season

    AFP News - 7 minutes ago
    AFP's Premier League team of the season

    As the 2014-15 Premier League season fades into the sunset, AFP's London football writers present their team of the season, playing in a 4-4-2 formation: Goalkeeper David de Gea (Manchester United) The error-prone start to the Spaniard's Old Trafford career seemed a distant memory at the end of a superb campaign that could be his last in England if he is unable to resist the lure of an approach from Real Madrid. Defenders Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Described by Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho …

  • Gerrard and Lampard bid farewell with goals

    Gerrard and Lampard bid farewell with goals

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
    Gerrard and Lampard bid farewell with goals

    Steven Gerrard disconsolately trudged off an English Premier League pitch for the final time after his beloved Liverpool were battered 6-1 at Stoke City, their worst top-flight defeat since 1963. At least the 34-year-old, who leaves for Los Angeles Galaxy having been the heartbeat of Anfield for 15 years, managed a goal on the final day of the season. It was a typical Gerrard goal, a low composed finish from an iconic player even rival fans have been applauding during the closing weeks of the …

  • Lightning move within one win of Stanley Cup Finals

    Lightning move within one win of Stanley Cup Finals

    Reuters - 25 minutes ago
    Lightning move within one win of Stanley Cup Finals

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Tampa Bay Lightning snapped a scoreless tie with two brilliant second-period goals to beat the New York Rangers 2-0 on Sunday and move within one win from the Stanley Cup Finals. The Lightning hold a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals with the series heading back to Florida on Tuesday. The Lightning, neutralized in the first period and a half, showed their explosiveness during a sublime five minutes late in the second, sparked by …

  • Celebrating Drogba challenges 'new Chelsea' to emulate him

    Celebrating Drogba challenges 'new Chelsea' to emulate him

    Reuters - 35 minutes ago
    Celebrating Drogba challenges 'new Chelsea' to emulate him

    By Clare Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - The departing Didier Drogba threw down the gauntlet to the young Chelsea squad on Sunday as he led Premier League celebrations at Stamford Bridge, telling them they had to win more titles to stand comparison with the class of 2005. Sporting the gold crown from the Premier League trophy, the 37-year-old Ivorian danced in front of a cheering crowd and his jubilant team mates after they finally got their hands on the Premier League trophy three weeks after …