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Slater celebrates after the Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks at Super Bowl XLIX in 2015.

Matthew Slater, a key player in one of the NFL’s greatest ever dynasties, retires after 16 seasons with New England Patriots

By Ben Morse, CNN (CNN) — Matthew Slater, a key player in one of the NFL’s greatest ever dynasties, has announced his retirement after 16 seasons with the New England Patriots. Slater was a key component of the Patriots’ successful run under head coach Bill Belichick, providing leadership and excellence on kick and punt returns.

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This year's Daytona 500 was postponed by a day due to persistent rain.

Daytona 500 champion William Byron credits ‘really unique’ computer racing background for success

CNN By Homero De la Fuente, George Ramsay and Amanda Davies, CNN (CNN) — Newly-crowned Daytona 500 champion William Byron has explained how a “really unique” background in online racing helped to lay the foundations for his success in motorsports. Byron weathered a chaotic conclusion to Monday’s rain-delayed event, kickstarting Hendrick Motorsports’ 40th anniversary season with the team’s

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Teresa Gould named Pac-12 commissioner, becoming the first woman commissioner of a Power 5 conference

By Sam Joseph, CNN (CNN) — Teresa Gould will become the first-ever ‘Power 5’ Conference female commissioner and lead the Pac-12 Conference after being promoted from her role as Pac-12 deputy commissioner, the conference announced on Monday. She will succeed George Kliavkoff in the role from March 1, having joined the Pac-12 as deputy commissioner

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Daytona 500 champion William Byron credits ‘really unique’ computer racing background for success

By Homero De la Fuente, George Ramsay and Amanda Davies, CNN (CNN) — Newly-crowned Daytona 500 champion William Byron has explained how a “really unique” background in online racing helped to lay the foundations for his success in motorsports. Byron weathered a chaotic conclusion to Monday’s rain-delayed event, kickstarting Hendrick Motorsports’ 40th anniversary season with the team’s first

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