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Engine running rough not starting

I have a 96 calvalier with a 2.2 and it has been not starting or stalling after it starts then the other day it stalled and then started back up ran really rough and then it died so i towed it home and pulled out the spark plugs three of them where smashed so i put new ones in and it did it again i dont know what is going on i have changed the plug wires and the coil packs

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The spark plugs had damage to them ?.
First thing i would look at is the timing belt. not sure if it is a belt or chain but i'm willing to bet it has slipped or broken.

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