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NASCAR legend Junior Johnson dies at 88

Robert Glenn "Junior" Johnson, one of NASCAR's earliest star drivers and a legendary figure in the auto racing garage, has died at age 88, according to a tweet from NASCAR.

Legendary Iowa football coach Hayden Fry dead at 90

Hayden Fry, who helped the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football program return to national prominence in his 20 seasons as head coach, died Tuesday after battling cancer, according to Fry's family. He was 90 years old.

Chinese state media pulls TV coverage of Arsenal game

Chinese state media on Sunday pulled coverage of Arsenal's English Premier League game against Manchester City after its midfielder Mesut Ozil posted social media messages in support of China's Muslim Uyghur minority.