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Marquette's Markus Howard (0) goes up for a 3-pointer past Villanova's Saddiq Bey (41) during the final seconds of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) **FILE**

Teams tossing bricks at historic pace since 3-point arc moved

- Associated Press

The NCAA moved back the 3-point line this season to create more room in the lane and cut down on the barrage of 3s in college basketball. Shooting percentages are down, historically low. Attempts also have dropped, slightly.

Denny Hamlin (11) squeezes between Ryan Newman (6) and Ryan Blaney (12) along the front stretch to win the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Denny Hamlin wins Daytona 500 in photo finish

- Associated Press

At the finish line, Denny Hamlin made history with a second straight Daytona 500 victory in an an overtime photo finish over Ryan Blaney, a celebration that quickly became muted as word of Newman’s wreck spread.

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