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Cody Masters’ hit gives Tx Tech 5-4 win at CWS, sends Hogs home

Cody Master’s first triple of the season drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Taylor Floyd held off Arkansas in the ninth, and Texas Tech stayed alive in the College World Series with a 5-4 win. The No. 8 national seed Red Raiders bounced back from a 5-3 loss to Michigan and await the loser of the game between the Wolverines and Florida State. No. 5 Arkansas was eliminated in two games a year after making it to the CWS finals.
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Natasha Howard scores career-high 26, Storm edge Fever 84-82

Natasha Howard scored a career-high 26 points and the Seattle Storm held on to beat the Indiana Fever 84-82. Jewell Loyd added 18 points and Mercedes Russell had a career-high 13, including 11 in the first half, for the Storm (4-3), who had a double-figure lead late in the third quarter.

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NASCAR’s top series a two-team show for now

NASCAR’s top series has been a two-team show so far in 2019. Joey Logano’s victory at Michigan gave Team Penske its fifth Cup win of the season. That’s two fewer than Penske had all of last year, when Logano took the series title. In another year, Penske might be the clear choice as NASCAR’s dominant team, but that’s not the case at the moment. Joe Gibbs Racing has nine victories – together, these two teams have combined to win 14 of the 15 races so far.
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Ford drivers hopeful for more success at Michigan

Ford’s drivers should be motivated this weekend on the manufacturer’s home turf at Michigan, and history suggests they’ll be tough to beat. Ford won both NASCAR Cup Series races at Michigan last year, when Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer prevailed. Joe Gibbs Racing already has nine victories this season, but Gibbs and his Toyotas only have one win in the last 14 races at Michigan.
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Joey Logano wins 2nd Cup Series pole of season

UPDATED: Sat., June 8, 2019, 3:07 p.m.

Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series pole of the season, just ahead of Aric Almirola. It’s Logano’s 22nd career pole and fourth at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick qualified third. There were five Fords in the top six and eight in the top 10 in qualifying.
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William Byron tops 173 mph and hits fast lap to win pole at Pocono

UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 1:19 p.m.

William Byron turned a lap of more than 173 mph to win the pole at Pocono Raceway. Byron won his second straight pole in the No. 24 Chevrolet, following up his first-place start last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Byron opened the season with a pole in the Daytona 500 but has yet to win a Cup race in 49 career starts.