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Sarah Palin should be FIFA president since she can see Russia from her house. — RUSS BENGT$ON (@russbengtson) January 28, 2015 Separate agreement w/ principals of Renegade Sprint Series brings drivers from both series’ together under All Star Circuit of Champions — Jenna Fryer (...

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FINANCE NOTES

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WORLD CUP, I: CABLE TIME SLOTS UP; NO "WE" IN WORLD CUP

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06/19/98
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