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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla | Orange Bowl gets an Alabama-Oklahoma CFP matchup

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla — Alabama was the easy pick. Oklahoma was the difficult choice. They’re on equal footing now. Top-seeded Alabama (13-0) will continue its quest for a second consecutive national championship in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 29, when the Crimson Tide will take on the fourth-seeded Sooners (12-1) — who got to the … Continue reading MIAMI GARDENS, Fla | Orange Bowl gets an Alabama-Oklahoma CFP matchup

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla | The Latest: Oklahoma St beats No. 19 LSU for 3rd place

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla  — The Latest on the AdvoCare Invitational (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Cameron McGriff had 28 points, Lindy Waters added 16, and Oklahoma State defeated No. 19 LSU 90-77 in the third-place game Sunday. Oklahoma State (4-2) beat Memphis 84-64 and lost to defending national champion Villanova 77-58 earlier in the … Continue reading LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla | The Latest: Oklahoma St beats No. 19 LSU for 3rd place

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Mars landing looms for NASA; anxiety building a day out

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — With just a day to go, NASA’s InSight spacecraft aimed for a bull’s-eye touchdown on Mars, zooming in like an arrow with no turning back. InSight’s journey of six months and 300 million miles (482 million kilometers) comes to a precarious grand finale Monday afternoon. The robotic geologist — designed to … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Mars landing looms for NASA; anxiety building a day out

HOMESTEAD, Fla | Johnson, Knaus reach checkered flag of championship pairing

HOMESTEAD, Fla — Jimmie Johnson walked into a Hendrick Motorsports family reunion on pit road. Hall of Fame driver Jeff Gordon chatted near the No. 48 car while Johnson’s wife cradled crew chief Chad Knaus’ baby boy. They needed baby wipes as much a checkered flag. “It’s all about this moment right now,” Gordon said. … Continue reading HOMESTEAD, Fla | Johnson, Knaus reach checkered flag of championship pairing

HOMESTEAD, Fla | The Latest: Pit-stall call draws criticism after 1st stage

HOMESTEAD, Fla— The Latest on NASCAR’s Cup Series championship (all times local): 4:25 p.m. The controversial pit stall selections of Joe Gibbs Racing drew scrutiny after the first stage of Sunday’s championship race. Denny Hamlin missed his pit stall when he headed in for service and had to back up. It cost the pole-sitter valuable … Continue reading HOMESTEAD, Fla | The Latest: Pit-stall call draws criticism after 1st stage

HOMESTEAD, Fla | The Latest: Furniture Row Racing says goodbye to NASCAR

HOMESTEAD, Fla  — The Latest on NASCAR’s Cup Series championship (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Furniture Row Racing gathered at Martin Truex Jr.’s car for one final group photo moments before the start of NASCAR’s season finale. Furniture Row is closing after the race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The No. 78 is trying to win its … Continue reading HOMESTEAD, Fla | The Latest: Furniture Row Racing says goodbye to NASCAR