A pair of drivers looking to claim victory for the first time this season sit deadlocked atop the odds ahead of Wednesday’s running of the Alsco Uniforms 500, with Chase Elliott and Martin Truex Jr. set as the +500 co-favourites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.

Bad luck has befallen Elliott since NASCAR resumed its schedule 10 days ago. After a collision with Kyle Busch ended his hopes for victory at last week’s Toyota 500, the 24-year-old was forced to settle for a second-place finish at last weekend’s Coca-Cola 600. Elliott’s misfortune now leaves him winless in 14 Cup Series race

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LOS ANGELES — Jalen Ramsey says he will definitely report to training camp with the Los Angeles Rams for the final year of his rookie contract.

And while he didn’t confirm how he’ll get there, Ramsey probably won’t feel the need to show up in an armoured bank truck this time.

The Rams have said they realize Ramsey deserves to be one of the NFL’s highest-paid cornerbacks ever since they acquired him from Jacksonville last season.

In turn, Ramsey has done everything possible to be worthy of a megadeal, receiving his third Pro Bowl nod last fall before earning his

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Entering Week 4 of the NBA 2K League season, one team reigns above all others: Raptors Uprising GC.

Looking down at the rest of the league with a perfect 6-0 record, the Uprising have found a formula of success that simply can’t be beat for now.

Hot on their tails has been Warriors Gaming Squad, who is also perfect so far, but has played only five matches.

Both of these powerhouse squads are on a bye this week, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to discuss.

Here’s a quick look back at the week that was — and what’s

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CONCORD, N.C. — Kyle Busch passed Austin Cindric on the final lap in overtime to win his 97th career Xfinity Series race in dramatic fashion Monday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

After a crash involving several cars sent the race into overtime, Cindric passed Busch on a restart starting at the inside lane of the front row. But Busch battled back and pushed the pedal to the floor, passing Cindric on the last lap to earn his 18th overall win at Charlotte Motor Speedway across NASCAR’s top three series — the most of any driver.

“I thought choosing the outside

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About seven months ago, Alphonso Davies earned his first start of the Bundesliga season for Bayern Munich at left-back against Union Berlin.

That was on Oct. 26, 2019.

Fast forward to May 25, 2020, and Davies has started every match under coach Hansi Flick – the only Bayern player to do so.

That’s sparked conversations about where Davies should play for the Canadian national team: At full-back or further up the pitch as a winger or striker.

“We started that process [of Davies playing left-back],” Canada coach John Herdman said on A Kick In The Grass. “We played against

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On Monday’s episode of In Conversation, Ron MacLean was joined by four-time NBA champion John Salley and multi-platinum Canadian rapper k-os. They discussed being raised as Jehovah Witnesses, Salley’s signing and taking k-os to Chicago and meeting the Dalai Lama.

In Conversation with Ron MacLean is a new digital roundtable show airing exclusively on Sportsnet’s Facebook page, YouTube channel, SN NOW and Sportsnet.ca on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT.

In the 20-30 minute show, MacLean will interview notable Canadians from all corners of the sports and entertainment worlds.

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The French tennis federation will set aside nine million euros ($9.8 million) for its players who financially struggle as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The money will come from a larger 35-million euro ($38.1 million) support plan for French tennis as a whole. It will go to the players ranked outside the Top 100 who won’t receive any compensation from tennis’ international governing bodies.

Bernard Giudicelli, the president of the French tennis federation, told a conference call Monday that 66 male players and 39 female professionals will benefit from the allocation. Beach tennis and paddle tennis players, as well

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