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• 2017 Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Championship Results: 1. Martin Truex Jr. (5040 points), 2. Kyle Busch (5035 points), 3. Kevin Harvick (5033 points). 4. Brad Keselowski (5030 points).
• The NHL said that the Philadelphia Flyers would host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Lincoln Financial Field, home of the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles, on Feb. 23, 2019, as part of the outdoor 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series.
• UFC said that Cris "Cyborg" Justino would defend her UFC women's featherweight title against Holly Holm at UFC 219 in T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, on Dec. 30. Holms knocked out the previously unbeaten Ronda Rousey in 2015 to win the UFC women's bantamweight title but lost the belt to Miesha Tate.

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• Average age of participants Nov. 5, 2017: 41.2 years old
• 11,696 participants will represent their running clubs
• More than 50,000 people will cross the finish line
• 305 runners will celebrate their birthday on Marathon Day
• Cost to take a taxi on the NYC Marathon 26.2 mile route: $68.50 (no traffic)
• The biggest and smallest includes on the race route are both on the Verrazano Bridge
• Number of hot dog vendor carts needed to cove the course: 34,584
• Number of intersections crossed by Marathon runners: 300
• Number of times needed to climb 104 stories of One World Trade Center to complete a marathon: 101+
• Size running shoe needed for the Statue of Liberty: 879

SOURCE: TCS NYC MARATHON

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1. George Springer Houston Astros
2. Justin Verlander Houston Astros
3. Anthony Rizzo Chicago Cubs
4. Yasiel Puig Los Angeles Dodgers
5. Francisco Lindor Cleveland Indians
6. José Altuve Houston Astros
7. Enrique Hernandez Los Angeles Dodgers
8. Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles Dodgers
9. Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs
10. David Ortiz Boston Red Sox
SOURCE: MLBSHOP.COM

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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Jun302009

JetBlue Takes Flight With NBA No. 1 Draft Pick Blake Griffin

June 30, 2009: The Los Angeles Clippers and JetBlue Airways have launched a “32 Flights in 32 Hours” sweepstakes, with 32 representing the jersey number of Blake Griffin, who last week was selected as the Clippers No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. The news coincided with the Clippers officially introducing Griffin on June 29 to local media and fans at the team's new workout facility in Playa Vista. The sweepstakes supports Jet Blue's new routes from Burbank, LAX and Long Beach to New York and Boston, which began June 17.

According to JetBlue, which also is the official airline of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angeles of Anaheim and Boston Red Sox, 32 fans will each receive one round-trip flight on JetBlue from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to either Boston’s Logan or New York’s John F. Kennedy International (JFK) airports. The contest began at 12:00 PM Pacific time on June 29 and ends 32 hours later, at 8:00 PM Pacific time on June 30. Details and conditions are available at the Los Angeles Clippers Web site.

Griffin will figure prominently in the team's marketing efforts for the 2009-10 season. In addition to the  deal with JetBlue, the Clippers have Griffin jerseys for sale at its Web site. and are using his selection to  try to boost season ticket sales. "He's somewhere between Charles Barkley's explosiveness and ability to rebound [and] Tim Duncan's size and ballhandling skills out on the floor," Clippers' head coach Mike Dunleavy said of the 6'10" power foward out of Oklahoma at the media event.

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