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  • Auto racer Aleshin upgraded to stable after crash

    Russian rookie driver Mikhail Aleshin was upgraded to stable condition after suffering head and chest injuries during a multi-car practice crash ahead of the IndyCar auto race. Aleshin had already qualified for Saturday's race when he was involved in a flying wreck on the final practice run of…

  • IndyCar - Aleshin in stable conditon after crash

    - Russian rookie driver Mikhail Aleshin was in a stable condition Saturday after suffering head and chest injuries during a multiple-car crash ahead in practice for an IndyCar race. Aleshin had already qualified when he was involved in a flying wreck on the final practice run of Friday night's…

  • IndyCar driver Aleshin healing after Fontana crash

    Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been upgraded to stable condition after undergoing a procedure for a chest injury from his horrific crash during a practice session. IndyCar announced Aleshin's improvement Saturday before its season-ending race at Fontana. Aleshin was taken to Loma Linda…

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  • PRESS BOX: Spurs might make run at Allen

    The San Antonio Spurs have joined the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Ray Allen sweepstakes. ESPN reported that the Spurs and perhaps the Los Angeles Clippers are vying for the 18-year veteran's services. Despite not being certain about wanting to return, some of the league's elite teams are courting…

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  • Doctors upgrade Aleshin's condition

    Doctors upgraded the condition of IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin to stable on Saturday following a procedure for a chest injury suffered in a crash on Friday.

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  • Sports on Saturday: College Football Returns

    Real American football is on all day today. Let that sink in for a second.

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  • Friday's Sports In Brief

    Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as ''one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with.'' Ninety minutes later,…

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  • Aleshin hospitalized after Fontana IndyCar crash

    Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale. Aleshin was taken away from the Fontana track in an ambulance and airlifted to nearby Loma Linda University…

    The Associated Press
  • Castroneves grabs pole for season finale

    Helio Castroneves won the 41st pole of his IndyCar career in qualifying Friday for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.

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  • IndyCar - Castroneves on pole, Power starts well back

    - Brazil's Helio Castroneves won pole position while championship points leader Will Power from Australia qualified 21st for Saturday's Fontana IndyCar race, the final event of the season. With Friday's pole victory, Castroneves moved from 51 points to 50 behind Power in the battle for the 2014…

  • Power finishes 21st in IndyCar finale qualifying

    Will Power struggled in qualifying for the final race of the IndyCar season on Friday, leaving the series leader starting in 21st place when he chases his first championship. While Power had the second-worst performance in qualifying, Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves won the pole. …

    The Associated Press
  • Power faces final obstacles in IndyCar title race

    Will Power will start the final race in his IndyCar championship chase from the next-to-last spot on the grid. Way up front on the pole is Helio Castroneves, Power's teammate and the driver with the most realistic chance of catching him for the series title. If the Australian intends to raise the…

    The Associated Press
  • Houston removed from 2015 IndyCar calendar

    IndyCar officials confirmed Friday that Houston, which hosted two races each of the past two seasons, will not be on next year's schedule. The two Grand Prix of Houston races were staged the past two seasons on a temporary circuit but no date could be arranged for next season. "(IndyCar) will…

  • Houston races dropped from IndyCar slate in 2015

    The Grand Prix of Houston has been dropped from the IndyCar schedule for 2015. IndyCar ran a doubleheader race at the NRG Park track the past two years, but IndyCar president Mark Miles said Friday that scheduling conflicts prompted the change. Houston's departure from the schedule likely opens a…

    The Associated Press
  • Power looks for elusive IndyCar title at Fontana

    Stay on the lead lap, keep his car out of scrapes and within shouting distance of Helio Castroneves and the IndyCar championship will be Power's after Saturday's race at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. He has a 51-point lead over Penske teammate Castroneves - another elite driver in…

    The Associated Press