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National Sports Briefs

Associated Press
Rain washed out qualifying for Sunday’s TUMS QuikPak 500 in Martinsville.
Points leader Jimmie Johnson was given the pole position, followed by last week’s winner Jeff Burton, Greg Biffle and Carol Edwards.
NFL
CHARLOTTE ó The Carolina Panthers have a slim chance of getting their five starting offensive linemen on the field Sunday for their NFC South game against New Orleans.
Right tackle Jeff Otah and center Ryan Kalil didn’t practice for the second straight day Friday because of lingering ankle injuries.
– ASHBURN, Va. ó Washington Redskins cornerback Shawn Springs was unable to practice Friday and was listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns.TENNIS
MADRID, Spain ó Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer stayed on track to meet in another final by winning their quarterfinals in straight sets Friday at the Madrid Masters.
Top-ranked Nadal downed Spanish countryman Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-4, and second-ranked Federer eliminated ninth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 6-3.
BOXING
Kelly Pavlik is looking for more than a knockout against Bernard Hopkins. He is looking to end Hopkins’ career.
The 26-year-old Pavlik will put his undefeated record on the line tonight when he faces the 43-year-old Hopkins in a 12-round fight at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.
GOLF
LAS VEGAS ó Marc Turnesa holed out from 159 yards for eagle on the par-4 18th hole to offset a 17th-hole double bogey and maintain a share of the lead Friday in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
– THE WOODLANDS, Texas ó Andy Bean hit all 18 greens in regulation and shot a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Administaff Small Business Classic.
– KAPALUA, Hawaii ó Annika Sorenstam bounced back from a rough start and shot a 2-under 70 on Friday in the second round of the inaugural Kapalua LPGA Classic.

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