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Photods for Headline Surfer / Dan Wheldon, two-time Indy 500 winner, shown above, is remembered by the racing world following his Oct. 16, 2011, fatal crash in the  IZOD IndyCar World Championship at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
YouTube download / Rememering Dan Wheldon.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
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Photos for HeadlineSurfer / Erik Pastrana, shown above and below is DSC's new hoops coach. 
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH Fla. – After receiving more than 200 applications, Daytona State College has selected Erik Pastrana as the Falcon’s new head men’s basketball coach. Pastrana, who spent the last year as an assistant coach at Florida International University, brings a decade of experience as an assistant in both NJCAA and NCAA play to his first head coaching position.

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Youtube download / Highlights of day 1 qualifying from Indianapolis Motor Speedway. 
Headline Surfer illustration / Top: Sebastien Bourdais makes hard contact with the SAFER Barrier in Turn 2 during qualifying Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 101st running of the Indiapolis 500 on May 28. Middle: His car absorbds most of the energy. Bottom: Bourdais suffers fractures to his pelvis and hip, causing him to undergo surgery Saturday night..  
 
By HENRY FREDERICK

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BRASELTON, Ga. – After teeing off for four days at the Chateau de Elan Resort in Braselton, Ga, Daytona State College claimed its ninth title in 13 seasons at the NJCAA Women’s Golf National Championships. Under the direction of Head Coach Laura Brown, the Falcons scored 1191 over four rounds to finish 55 over par, besting their closest competition by 14 strokes. 

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Always Dreaming prevailed in the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby, winning on a rain-soaked muddy track at Churchill Downs in Louisville by 2¾ lengths with jockey John Velazquez on board. 

At 9-2 odds, Always Dreaming was the pre-race favorite and did not disappoint, settling for the inside track early on and in second before Velasquez steered him to the front pretty quickly.

"He was running so gpod down the stretch," Velasquez said as Always Dreaming stayed the course up front.

This was the fifth consecutive Kentucky Derby that the pre-race favorite prevaild. Finishing in second a third, respctively were longshots: Lookin At Lee at 33-1, and Battle of Midway at 40-1. Velasqurez was pleased with the run by Always Dreaming, an 1¼ miles in 2:03.59 and paid $11.40, $7.20 and $5.80.

"This is the best horse (trainer) Todd (Pletcher) and I have ever come to the Kentucky Derby with,'' Velazquez said. "Being behind me for 24 years together, a long time for him to still trust in me and give me the opportunity, it's not very often it happens in this business.''

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Published on May 1, 2017

The New York Mets placed starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day disabled list with a partial tear of his right lat muscle, the team announced Monday.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. --  Harley J. Earl, an American automobile designer (b. 1893), died on this date: April 10, 1969. Why is this worth noting? Because a replica of the trophy is given to the winning driver of the annual running of the Great American Race: The Daytona 500. That's why!

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SI Now co-hosts Maggie Gray and Jordan Schultz discuss the impact LaVar Ball's latest comments could have on his son Lonzo Ball's draft prospects.

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By HENRY FREDERICK
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1. Hulk Hogan

2. "Nature Boy" Ric Flair

3. The Undertaker

4. Bruno Sammartino

5. John Cena

6. "Stone Cold Steve Austin

7. The Rock

8. Sean Michaels

9. Triple H

10. Andre the Giant

11. Bert "Hitman" Hart

12. Sting

13. Goldberg

14. Brock Lesnar 

15. "American Dream" Dusty Rhodes

16. Verne Gagne

17. Bob Backlund

18. Harley Race

19. Dory Funk Jr.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Relive all the drama of the 2017 Daytona 500 right here: Just click on the YouTube video for the complete running of the Great American Race held Sunday Feb. 26, from Daytona International Speedway in front of a capacity crowd of 101,000 die-hard NASCAR fans.

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