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  • Power builds points lead after winning Milwaukee

    Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan finally caught up with Milwaukee Mile winner Will Power at the post-race celebration, lathering his head with cream puffs. After coming into Milwaukee with a four-point lead, Power heads to the road course at Sonoma next week with 602 points, 39 more than fellow…

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  • Toyota looking for horsepower in NASCAR engines

    Denny Hamlin was clearly frustrated a week ago at Michigan, when some jockeying for position led to a confrontation with Dale Earnhardt Jr. after the race. His Toyota engine is at the root of Hamlin's displeasure and the manufacturer doesn't disagree. Hamlin said after Sunday's race that he's…

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  • NASCAR Illustrated -- Ryan's Hope: Reed rolls on despite diabetes

    An initially devastating Type-1 Diabetes diagnosis came early in 2011 after Reed had done enough on the track to secure a developmental deal with Kyle Busch Motorsports. So Reed moved from California to North Carolina to advance a career teeming with promise at KBM. Upon his return to California…
  • Weekend Sports In Brief

    Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.

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  • PRESS BOX: Marion expects to sign with Cavs

    Forward Shawn Marion informed the Cleveland Cavaliers that he intends to sign a free-agent deal with them this month, even though the team can only pay him the league's minimum salary, reported Sunday.

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  • Hunter-Reay signs extension, stays with Andretti

    Ryan Hunter-Reay never seemed too worried about his future with Andretti Autosport. There are just three weeks left on the IndyCar schedule for Hunter-Reay to pass Will Power and Helio Castroneves and claim a second series championship in three seasons. A smiling Hunter-Reay and team owner…

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  • Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile

    With traffic ahead and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya closing in from behind, Will Power stepped on the accelerator. The IndyCar points leader maneuvered through the high-speed gridlock to claim a crucial victory Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile. Power added a little breathing room in the standings over…

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  • IndyCar results at Milwaukee Mile

    WEST ALLIS, Wis. -- Results Sunday of the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.015-mile Milwaukee Mile, with order of finish, starting position in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, laps completed and reason out (if any):

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  • Power lives up to name at Milwaukee Mile

    Will Power apparently is now an oval specialist in IndyCar. Less than a year after winning his first full-length race on such a track, Team Penske's driver won another. Power led 228 of the 250 laps at the historic Milwaukee Mile, giving himself a big lead heading to the season's final two races.…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Sunday, Aug 17

    Aug 17 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Sunday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Report: Falcons LT Baker has torn knee ligament The move of Atlanta Falcons rookie Jake Matthews to protect quarterback Matt Ryan's blind…

  • Will Power earns pole for Milwaukee IndyCar

    Australian Will Power, closing in on his first IndyCar crown, earned pole position for Sunday's Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile. Power, driving the Chevrolet-powered number 12 Penske car, on Saturday recorded a two-lap average speed of 169.262 mph (272.4 Km/h) for his third pole of the season…

  • IndyCar leader Will Power takes pole at Milwaukee

    Will Power gave Tony Kanaan a friendly tap on the arm when someone asked the fellow IndyCar driver about what it took to succeed at the Milwaukee Mile. The IndyCar series points leader will start at the pole Sunday after being the only driver to surpass 169 mph in qualifying. What a nice way to…

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  • Carpenter, Fisher to merge IndyCar teams in 2015

    Two of the IndyCar series' smaller teams are planning to merge in 2015. Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing said Saturday they will unite to form CFH Racing. The Indianapolis-based teams will be headquartered at Fisher Hartman offices a few blocks from Indianapolis Motor Speedway.…

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  • Andretti hopes to draw more IndyCar fans to Mile

    The IndyCar stop at the Milwaukee Mile has a new date in a series with a tight driver leaderboard. Now if the 250-mile race could attract a few more fans, promoter and team owner Michael Andretti would feel more secure about the future of a race at the 111-year-old track. It's second only to…

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  • Friday's Sports In Brief

    NASCAR has thrived for years thanks to the personalities of some of its biggest stars and that includes an occasional feud, gesture or angry encounter on the track. The new rule takes effect immediately and applies to all NASCAR series. IndyCar reviewed its safety guidelines after Ward's death, and…

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  • Gordon sets qualifying mark at Michigan

    Jeff Gordon set the track qualifying record at Michigan International Speedway on Friday with a speed of 206.558 mph, winning his 76th career pole in NASCAR's Sprint Cup series. Gordon broke the previous mark of 204.557 by a remarkable margin - and that record was set just two months ago by Kevin…

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