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Racing legend Stirling Moss dead at 90

Stirling Moss, a daring, speed-loving Englishman regarded as the greatest Formula One driver never to win the world championship, has died. He was 90. Moss died peacefully at his London home following a long illness, his wife Susan said Sunday. “It was one lap too many,” she said. “He just closed his eyes.” A national treasure affectionately known as “Mr. ...

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Clemson star Isaiah Simmons a do-it-all talent for the NFL

Several years before building a Super Bowl roster in San Francisco, John Lynch the broadcaster was pining for a new kind of defensive playmaker. What the NFL needed to counter all the offensive innovations driving up scores, he said back in 2013, was a hybrid linebacker/safety who could stay on the field no matter the down and distance, regardless of ...

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South Carolina church displaced by coronavirus moves Easter service to beat severe storms

CLOVER, S.C. – Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. When Pastor Matt McGarity looked out at his Clover, South Carolina, congregation, he saw a view unlike anything he’d seen before. The familiar faces of his flock were blurred behind vehicle windshields, with the exception of a few children sticking their heads out ...

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Olympic torch relay: No torch, no torchbearers, no public

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The Tokyo Olympic torch relay will start Thursday as planned in northeastern Fukushima prefecture — but with no torch, no torchbearers, no public, and little ceremony. There will be an Olympic flame — that arrived on March 12 from Greece — carried in ...

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NASA worker accused in death of Maryland National Guardsman

A NASA employee has been charged with murder in the death of a Maryland National Guardsman whose family members say had an ongoing dispute with the suspect. Michael Hetle, 52, was arrested Tuesday after the fatal shooting of Specialist Javon Prather, 24, Fairfax County police said in a news release. Hetle and Prather were neighbors in Springfield, Virginia, news outlets reported. The ...

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Noah Gragson wins NASCAR Daytona Xfinity Series race

Who has won the most Daytona 500s? Many NASCAR Hall of Famers have been unable to take home the trophy at the fabled Daytona 500 in Florida. Others have found success, but only a dozen have won it twice, and these drivers who have surpassed that record are the masters of the Great American Race. Noah Gragson won his first ...

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