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Stewart Haas Racing co-owner and driver Tony Stewart talks to members of the media during the NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

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NASCAR champion Tony Stewart hospitalized with back injury

Stewart is retiring at the end of this NASCAR season. He turns 45 in May and missed a third of the 2013 season with a broken leg he sustained in a sprint car accident.

Denver Broncos' Vernon Davis is interviewed during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

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Vernon Davis hopes to play a role in Super Bowl with Broncos

According to Football Perspective, Davis is one of just four players to have competed in home games on the Super Bowl field during the regular season then return for the championship game with a different team.

Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

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Super Bowl 50: Josh Norman shows several sides

Norman talked about how the fan in him wants to see Peyton Manning go out on top. Then again, he's not a fan on Sunday.

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Survey: NFL players question teams’ attitudes on health

An Associated Press survey of 100 NFL players finds that fewer than half think the league's clubs, coaches and team doctors have the athletes' best interests at heart when it comes to health and safety.

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Love him or hate him, Newton blossoms in run to Super Bowl

Whether viewed as electrifying and flamboyant or as egotistical and annoying, Cam Newton stands tall as the one-of-a-kind quarterback of the Carolina Panthers.

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Snedeker wins without hitting shot on Monday

American Brandt Snedeker won the weather-hit Farmers Insurance Open without hitting a shot on Monday as his closest pursuers succumbed to brutal conditions in southern California.

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NCAA: Emmert gets contract extension

The NCAA says its board of governors has voted to extend the contract of President Mark Emmert for three years, through October 2020.

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Super models, super heroes add up to Super strange Media Day

Media Day was transformed into Opening Night for Super Bowl 50 but the switch to prime time did nothing to change the zany tone on Monday as super models and super heroes mingled with giants of sports journalism.

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Super Bowl babies

Seal and a bunch of "babies" come together to highlight what happens after the big game.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's sports stories.

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Panthers, Broncos meet reporters at Super Bowl media circus

This new and amped-up interview-fest came complete with a guy walking around inside an inflatable football and a newly choreographed players' introduction that involved all 60 players from each team coming out on a four-story-high catwalk.

Bayern head coach Pep Guardiola shouts during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburger SV and FC Bayern Munich in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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Guardiola to become Man City manager, replacing Pellegrini

Guardiola announced in December that he would be leaving Bayern Munich at the end of this season, after three years in charge when he enhanced his status as soccer's most sought-after coach.

Bruno Mars performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Bruno Mars to join Coldplay and Beyonce at Super Bowl

The Gorilla singer, who headlined the big gig two years ago, has been linked to Sunday's spectacular.

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski directs his team during the first half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game against Michigan State, Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Indianapolis.

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Duke out of AP men’s poll for 1st time in over 8 years

The Associated Press For the first time in more than eight years, Duke is not in The Associated Press Top…

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2016, file photo, Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick reacts as her team falls behind during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, in South Bend, Ind. Tennessee is one of the signature programs in women's college basketball, yet the Lady Volunteers haven't reached a Final Four since 2008. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)

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Tennessee’s streak continues as Lady Vols still ranked

Tennessee's streak of being ranked in The Associated Press women's basketball poll will continue for another week.

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett (72) of Team Irving dances with mascots and hula dancers of during the NFL Pro Bowl football game, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

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Photos: 2016 Pro Bowl

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) of Team Irvin reacts after winning offensive MVP award while being interviewed by ESPN…

Fans walk below a sign at Super Bowl City in San Francisco, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

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Super Bowl 50 Media Day now a “Primetime” event

"Super Bowl Opening Night" will begin at 5pm on the NFL Network.

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle (21) runs on a kicks off return during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

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Former Dallas Cowboy Joseph Randle arrested in Texas

Former Dallas Cowboy Joseph Randle has been arrested in Texas after it was determined he was wanted for speeding.

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NFL says NBC, CBS to share Thursday Night Football broadcast

NBC, owned by Comcast Corp, and CBS will broadcast five games each in 2016 and 2017.

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Reeling Phoenix Suns fire coach Jeff Hornacek

Hornacek coached the Suns for 2 ½ seasons. His team had lost 10 of 11 games and 19 of its last 21. At 14-35, their record is tied for fourth worst in the NBA.

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The Knicks made the decision Monday after losing Sunday for the fifth straight time. They have dropped nine of 10 and fallen to 23-31, well back in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

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