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Dixon loses speed late and fades to 4th in Indianapolis 500

Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, makes a pit stop during the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Sam Riche)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon had his second Indianapolis 500 victory in sight and a powerful Chevrolet that led him to believe he could park it in victory lane.

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David Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tribute

David Letterman, who ended his 33-year career as a late-night television host Wednesday, waves to fans as he walks through the pit area before the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500.

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Andretti family brushes off so-called curse at Indianapolis

Marco Andretti, left, talks with his grandfather and 1969 Indianapolis 500 champion Mario Andretti during practice before qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2015.  (AP Photo/Sam Riche)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The roar rose from the crowd with the simple introduction of one of the Indianapolis 500’s all-time stars.

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Flyers name North Dakota’s Hakstol new head coach

Philadelphia Flyers newly-hired head coach Dave Hakstol listens to a reporter's question during a news conference, Monday, May 18, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once the surprise news hit Philadelphia, Flyers die-hards — heck, NHL fans everywhere — all sounded a bit as if they should have been Jeopardy contestants.

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