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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2001, file photo, NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. carries the Olympic torch down Brevard St. in Charlotte, N.C. Earnhardt Jr. has barely had time to ease into retirement before NBC Sports gave him a full workload. Earnhardt will be part of the network's pregame show before the Super Bowl, then head to South Korea for NBC Sports' coverage of next month's Olympics. At the Olympics, he'll visit the speed skating venue and accept a recent social media invite from American bobsled team pilot Nick Cunningham to ride in a bobsled. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and OlympicsOnly On AP: Dale Earnhardt Jr. is branching out past NASCAR with NBC Sports. The network plans to use NASCAR's most popular driver at next month's Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics.
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Sirotkin chosen ahead of Kubica to drive for Williams in F1Sergey Sirotkin has been chosen ahead of Robert Kubica to drive for Williams in this year's Formula One championship
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) walks off the field after a 29-24 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in an NFL divisional football playoff game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. The Vikings defeated the Saints 29-24. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Saints QB Brees: No plans to field offers from other teamsDrew Brees says he still expects to remain with the New Orleans Saints as long as they'll have him
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Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles talks with reporters following a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Jags 'threw a tantrum' when Marrone started making changesThe Jacksonville Jaguars "threw a tantrum" when coach Doug Marrone started making changes
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2012 file photo, New York Jets running back Joe McKnight (25) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The trial in a road-rage shooting that left McKnight dead was set to begin with jury selection Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in a New Orleans suburb. McKnight was shot to death by Ronald Gasser in the December 16 shooting. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)
Trial set to begin in ex-NFL player's road-rage killingTrial in a road-rage shooting that left a former NFL football player dead began with jury selection Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb
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