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Danica Patrick: 'We'll be all on board' to help Tony Stewart

Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick glad to have teammate, friend back at track<p>HAMPTON, Ga. — The simple act of arriving at Atlanta Motor Speedway – a step Tony Stewart made Friday in returning to NASCAR after a three-race absence — was like a homecoming for his Stewart-Haas Racing teammates.<p>…

Saints cut DB Champ Bailey, could mean end of 36-year-old's career

Veteran defensive back Champ Bailey was cut by the Saints Saturday, a move that could mean the end of the 36-year-old's career.<p>After 15-years in the …

LLWS star Mo'Ne Davis headed to WNBA conf. finals

Little League World Series sensation Mo'Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday.<p>The 13-year-old star pitcher from Philadelphia became the 18th girl to play in the Little League World Series and the first to win a game on the mound. She has said her dream is to play for …

Wisconsin's Konrad Zagzebski carted off after nasty collision

The backup redshirt senior defensive end showed movement in his legs while being stabilized by trainers.<p>Wisconsin Badgers defensive end Konrad Zagzebski suffered an upper-body injury during Saturday night's game against LSU in Arlington. He appeared to be struck in the head during a play in the …

Winston, FSU hold off Oklahoma St 37-31 in opener

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jameis Winston and No. 1 Florida State might have to play better for a return trip to the stadium where the next national title will be decided.<p>At least the reigning champion Seminoles didn't leave the $1.2 billion home of the Dallas Cowboys with a season-opening …

Saban: Alabama WR DeAndrew White suffers separated shoulder

It's another injury setback for Alabama wide receiver DeAndrew White as Nick Saban said he'd had a minor shoulder separation.<p>If there's an area of …

College Football

For Better or for Worse, Alabama Has Found Its Quarterback in Blake Sims

ATLANTA — From the moment Alabama walked off the field on Jan. 2 after losing the Sugar Bowl to Oklahoma, the program had a quarterback battle that featured, among others, senior Blake Sims and Florida State transfer Jake Coker.<p>That battled ended on Saturday afternoon in the Georgia Dome in …

College Football

Danica Patrick scores career-best Sprint Cup finish at Atlanta

USA TODAY Sports | USAToday<p><i>Danica Patrick, who drives the No. 10 Chevrolet, is in her second full-time season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and her second with Stewart-Haas Racing and crew chief Tony Gibson. Patrick, who spent seven years driving open-wheel cars in the IndyCar Series (2005-11),</i> …

Robert Griffin III spent Sunday night at Baylor's new stadium, and all was right

College football misses you, RGIII.<p>Remember RGIII?<p>Not RGIII the NFL hot takes magnet or RGIII the branding guru or RGIII the awful fit for certain misguided pro offenses. Robert Griffin III, the greatest player in Baylor history and the biggest delight of college football for an entire …