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Daytona offers American flags in exchange program

A number of flags, including a Confederate themed one,  fly atop RV's in a campground outside the track during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Friday, June 26, 2015, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.

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Rays sign first-round draft pick Garrett Whitley

Tampa Bay Rays first-round draft pick Garrett Whitley takes batting practice after signing his contract before a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in St. Petersburg, Fla., Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have signed first-round pick Garrett Whitley, the 13th overall selection in this year’s baseball draft.

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Casey McGehee designated for assignment by Giants

MIAMI (AP) — Casey McGehee, the NL Comeback Player of the Year in 2014, will need another comeback.

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Florida State freshman QB Johnson charged with battery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State freshman quarterback De’Andre Johnson has been charged with misdemeanor battery.

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University of Miami grad donates $1 million to school

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — A University of Miami graduate has donated $1 million to the school, money that will perpetually fund a scholarship for a football player.

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