Daytona 500


In the NBA, Cleveland beat New York 101-83, Atlanta bested Milwaukee 97-86, Detroit defeated Washington 106-86, Indiana won against Golden State 104-98, Orlando topped Philadelphia 103-98, Oklahoma City trumped Denver 119-94, Dallas bested Charlotte 92-81, Memphis beat Portland 98-92, and it was the Lakers over Boston 118-111.

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

Feb 25, 2013
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Yesterday was a big day for Nascar as Jimmie Johnson snatched the lead position, winning his second Daytona 500. Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished second and Danica Patrick, who began the race as the first female pole sitter, finished in eighth-place.

There were several crashes but none approached the magnitude of the wreck that injured more than two dozen fans a day earlier in a second-tier race on the same track.