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NASCAR issues major penalty to Noah Gragson for intentionally wrecking Sage Karam at Road America

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NASCAR fines Noah Gragson $35,000 and docked him 30 driver points. The penalty is for intentionally wrecking Sage Karam in last Saturday's Xfinity Series race. Karam was unhurt in the crash, which took out a dozen other cars. Gragsen's actions were widely condemned, including by Dale Earnhardt Jr.See the Story
Europe · Leeds

Leeds United sign USA international Tyler Adams

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Leeds are close to signing RB Leipzig midfielder Tyler Adams. The 23-year-old United States international is set to have a medical on Wednesday. Adams is likely to be Kalvin Phillips' replacement at Elland Road. Leeds sold England midfielder Phillips to Manchester City for £45m.See the Story
Houston Rockets

Eric Bledsoe to enter NBA free agency after getting waived by Trail Blazers, per report

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Bledsoe is expected to have suitors in free agencySee the Story

West Ham battle with Crystal Palace for Swansea midfielder Flynn Downes

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West Ham United are in advanced talks with Swansea City over the signing of midfielder Flynn Downes. The Hammers are light in the central midfield area after club captain Mark Noble retired in the summer. Sky Sports News has been told a deal thought to be worth £12m is close to being finalised.See the Story
Soccer · United States

US Soccer suspends ex-Toledo coach’s license after Guardian investigation

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Brad Evans was head coach at Toledo for 13 years before he resigned from the post in 2015. U.S. Soccer confirmed they have taken a number of immediate steps. Evans coaching license has been suspended, he has been blocked from accessing the federation's learning center and he was removed from any study groups he was in.See the Story
Joey Chestnut

How many watched Joey Chestnut gobble hot dogs and headlock a guy? Sports on TV

Joey Chestnut won his seventh consecutive Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. The event returned to its traditional Coney Island location for the first time in two years. Chestnut was in a walking cast for a lower leg injury, which was off his record pace of 76 set a year ago.See the Story

Middleton, Wild agree to 3-year extension: Source

The Minnesota Wild and defenseman Jacob Middleton have agreed to a three-year extension worth $2.45 million annually, a source confirmed to The Athletic. The...See the Story

What teams were hurt the most by the transfer portal? Texas Tech, Wichita State lead the way

More than 85 players have entered the college basketball transfer portal this summer. Which teams came out as the biggest winners and losers of the sport's de facto free agency? Some of our national college basketball experts chose their winners from the portal sweepstakes. Now it's time to flip the page and see which teams were hurt the most by all this player movement.See the Story

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