Sports briefs: Brad Keselowski wins pole at New Hampshire
NASCAR • Brad Keselowski turned a lap of 135.922 mph to set a track record and win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Keselowski led a fast Friday on the track as nine drivers topped the previous track record held by Ryan Newman, who went 135.232 in 2011. Series points leader Jimmie Johnson originally qualified second for Sunday's race, but his Chevrolet failed inspection because the front was too low. He'll start in the rear, in the 43rd spot. Kurt Busch replaced Johnson on the front row.
Bruins extend pact with Bergeron
NHL • Boston Bruins star Patrice Bergeron signed an eight-year, $52 million contract extension. The new deal for one of the NHL's best two-way forwards begins after next season when Bergeron's three-year, $15 million contract with the Eastern Conference champions expires.
From wire reports
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