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Travis Kvapil’s NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race

NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil uses a cell phone in the garage at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta.

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Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

FILE - In this April 1955 file photo, Fort Wayne's Mel Hutchins (9) and Syracuse's Earl Lloyd (11) reach for the ball during an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis. Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper played their first games.

The Associated Press Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd’s alma mater,…

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Vanderbilt AD says Stallings’ outburst handled internally

Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings yells to his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams says coach Kevin Stallings' outburst after the Commodores' win at Tennessee was "unfortunate" and he will handle the issue internally.

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Cardinals release 11-year NFL veteran Darnell Dockett

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) is sacked by defensive end Darnell Dockett (90) in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Seattle.

The Arizona Cardinals have released defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, allowing the three-time Pro Bowl lineman to test the free agency market.

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best shots in sports this week.

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Former Mariner Bret Boone is writing a memoir

**FILE** Seattle Mariners' Bret Boone throws his bat after hitting a double against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning on Monday, April 14, 2003. It was announced Sunday, July 3, 2005, that Boone was cut by the Mariners after a half-season of struggles at the plate.

Former Mariners Bret Boone figures the best way to tell a baseball story is through his own family.

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No. 3 Gonzaga sluggish but gets past San Diego

Gonzaga guard Kyle Dranginis (3) celebrates with forward Kyle Wiltjer (33) and guard Eric McClellan during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Francisco in San Francisco, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Gonzaga won 81-70.

Przemek Karnowski scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half, Domantas Sabonis added 11 off the bench, and No. 3 Gonzaga overcame a sluggish first half to beat San Diego

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Eight straight for Vikings after 110-77 win over Simon Fraser

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Parker scores career-high 31 as Vikings roll

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Labs are America’s top dog

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Labrador retrievers reigned as the nation's top dog for the 24th year.

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Fruits and vegetables get a star-studded marketing push

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What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars and potato chips?

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Diverse emojis coming to a phone near you

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The use of emojis has become universal — but their look hasn't.

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Lexus, Mazda get highest marks in ‘Consumer Reports’ study

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

Japanese brands took four of the top five places in the annual "report card."

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How to properly quit a job

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According to a fall 2014 report from the U.S. Department of Labor, more American workers are on the move than ever before.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 2-year-old sings National Anthem, makes America better

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Adorable Trent Harris singing the "Star Spangled Banner" before the start of a high school basketball game will make you proud to be an American.

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Turn it down: Study says millions at risk for hearing loss

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A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

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What color is this dress?

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The "great dress debate" has been dividing the Internet. Are you team #WhiteandGold or team #BlueandBlack?

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PHOTOS: Leonard Nimoy through the years

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Although he capped his "Star Trek" run with a notable career as both an actor and director, in the public's mind he will always be Spock.

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‘Star Trek’ star Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

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The world famous Mr. Spock has passed away.

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George Harrison tree tribute replaced to mark 72nd birthday

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A new tree tribute to the late George Harrison has been planted in a Los Angeles park after a beetle infestation killed off the last pine.

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Rock ‘n’ roll dreams come true for adults at Minnesota camp

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Just because you have a family and a mortgage doesn't mean you can't rock and roll.

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Llama drama captivates the nation

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Llama I'm coming home! Two llamas making a therapy visit to an Arizona retirement community escaped, sparking a hilarious chase caught live on TV.

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Las Vegas plans Elvis exhibit

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It opens 59 years to the day since the King first performed in Las Vegas.

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Randy Bachman teams up with Neil Young, Peter Frampton

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The Bachman Turner Overdrive star has big names on his upcoming album.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 2-year-old sings National Anthem, makes America better

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Adorable Trent Harris singing the "Star Spangled Banner" before the start of a high school basketball game will make you proud to be an American.

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