The 3 plays in sports everybody will be talking about today


Good morning! Here are the plays everybody will be talking about Monday.


Denny Hamlin wins a thrilling Daytona 500. Hamlin started the final lap in fourth place. He needed a push from Kevin Harvick, a nice move to get past Matt Kenseth, and lots of bumping with Martin Truex Jr. to cross the finish line first, by just inches. It was the closest finish in Daytona 500 history. You can see more GIFs and images here.

The save of the day. We have to go to the AHL and the St. John's IceCaps and the Binghamton Senators when it looked as if the Sens were going to put away an easy empty-net goal. Out of nowhere, Bud Holloway does his best Superman impersonation and knocks the puck out of mid-air with his stick.


The dunk of the day. Felix Balamou is a 6-foot-4 senior guard for St. John's, and he used two hands to posterize the entire Seton Hall defense. Seton Hall had the last laugh, however, as it went on to win 62-61.

Bonus. In the funniest moment of the Daytona 500, John Cena, who was at the race to promote his new show on Fox and drive the pace car, got caught in the prerace crossfire when Jamie Little was walking through the crowd along pit row. Poor Cena was just trying to blend in - not easy for a pro wrestler - and got a face full of ponytail and seemingly had no idea how to react.

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