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Truex cruises to stage sweep, Fontana win

Truex cruises to stage sweep, Fontana win

Truex finished fourth at Fontana a year ago, but his Furniture Row Racing Toyota was too quick for the field in a fairly clean race. Tire degradation is a big factor on the weathered asphalt, and after 13 cars couldn't pass inspection to qualify on Friday, a few drivers up front complained the mistakes would turn out to be an advantage because the cars in the back could start on fresh tires.


Paul Scholes questions Jose Mourinho criticism

Paul Scholes questions Jose Mourinho criticism

Mourinho remains focused on adding an extra central midfielder to get the best out of the £89million man for next season and has regularly insisted there is no issue between himself and his star man. After being overlooked for Marouane Fellaini in midweek, Pogba will hope to earn a start at club level on Saturday, when Manchester United face Brighton in an FA Cup quarter-final.


Del Potro beats Federer in Indian Wells thriller

Del Potro beats Federer in Indian Wells thriller

The Swiss superstar survived a stern test from world number 49 Coric but managed to hold on for a 17-0 record this year, surpassing his prior career-best calendar year start in 2006 when he opened with 16 wins. "I love to play against him", Del Potro said. "It will be a good challenge to see how my level is against him". Unseeded Naomi Osaka is their third unseeded champion at the Indian Wells after Serena Williams in 1999 and Kim Clijsters in 2005.


Real Madrid announce squad against Girona

Real Madrid announce squad against Girona

They have also been lifted by the arrival of Uruguay striker Cristhian Stuani, who had a disappointing stint with Middlesbrough but has plundered 15 goals on his return to La Liga. Girona were inches from equalising when Johan Mojica raced down the left and hung up an inviting cross which Portu headed just wide. Vazquez looked as if he had made amends for his earlier miss by putting the ball in the net after being set up by Kroos, but saw his 23rd-minute goal disallowed due to a dubious ...


Raiders trade returner Cordarelle Patterson to Patriots

Raiders trade returner Cordarelle Patterson to Patriots

He has one year and $3.25 million left on his contract. A former first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings , Patterson's best season was his rookie campaign in 2013, when he tallied 627 scrimmage yards and seven touchdowns, in addition to leading the league in kick-return average (32.4) and kick-return TDs (two).