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  • Friday's Sports In Brief

    Vin Scully will be back for a record 67th season in the broadcast booth for the Dodgers, who revealed the news in the second inning of their game against the Chicago Cubs. Magic Johnson, a co-owner of the team, appeared on the Dodger Stadium video board to tell the crowd that Jimmy Kimmel had a…

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  • IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to work

    IndyCar drivers got back to work Friday, climbing into their cars as a distraction - albeit a temporary one - from their grief over Justin Wilson's death. Wilson died Monday of a head injury suffered a day earlier when he was stuck by debris from another car at Pocono Raceway. The loss of one of…

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  • Stewart claims he didn't see man on track before fatal crash

    NASCAR star Tony Stewart said he didn't see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year before he struck and killed him, and noted the racer was impaired by marijuana and shouldn't have been outside his car, according to court papers filed Friday. Kevin Ward Jr.'s family filed a…

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  • Dillon can ask Gaughan for advice about Road America rain

    If it rains Saturday at Road America, Ty Dillon can draw on advice from teammate Brendan Gaughan about how to win on a wet track. It could be just the edge Dillon needs in chasing leader Chris Buescher atop the NASCAR Xfinity Series standings. The 45-lap, 182-mile race at Road America is…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Thursday, Aug. 27

    Aug. 27 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Thursday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Redskins LB Galette to have season-ending surgery Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden confirms that linebacker Junior Galette is out for…

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  • See What?: Iconic schemes to run at Darlington

    The Southern 500 will have a familiar feel, and not just because the race has returned to Labor Day weekend. At the last Southern 500 in April 2014, Darlington Raceway executives announced a campaign to tap in the track's long history as NASCAR's first superspeedway. Track President Chip Wile…

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  • Stewart's lawyer moves wrongful death case to federal court

    WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a driver killed by NASCAR star Tony Stewart's car on a western New York dirt track has been moved from state to federal court.

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  • Factbox: Reaction to the death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson

    (Reuters) - Reaction to the death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, who died on Monday after being struck in the head by debris during a race at Pocono Speedway in Pennsylvania on Sunday. - - Mark Miles, chief executive officer of Hulman & Co, the parent of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway …

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  • Reaction to the death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson

    Aug 24 (Reuters) - Reaction to the death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, who died on Monday after being struck in the head by debris during a race at Pocono Speedway in Pennsylvania on Sunday. - - Mark Miles, chief executive officer of Hulman & Co, the parent of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor…

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  • Prayers for IndyCar's Wilson, who remains in coma

    (Reuters) - The motor racing world united in prayer and support on Monday as British IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson remained in a coma after sustaining severe head injuries during a wreck the previous day. The 37-year-old Wilson from Sheffield, England, was still "in critical condition" in…

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  • IndyCar driver Justin Wilson in coma after wreck at Pocono

    Justin Wilson always understood the danger that lurked behind the wheel for an IndyCar driver. It went terribly wrong for Wilson on Sunday. IndyCar released the information on Wilson's condition Sunday night and said he was undergoing evaluation at Lehigh Valley Health Network Cedar Crest…

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  • Bowyer holds head high to cling to final Chase berth

    All of the crew members who work on Clint Bowyer's team know they'll be out of a job in 12 more races. Like everyone else at Michael Waltrip Racing, they face an uncertain future in NASCAR following this week's announcement that the organization will close at the end of the season. There was no…

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  • Logano defends Bristol victory to hold off Gibbs drivers

    As Joey Logano circled Bristol Motor Speedway, he'd briefly glance in the mirror to watch Kevin Harvick. Logano had taken the lead on a restart with 64 laps remaining, but Harvick was closing in by using a completely different line. Refusing to get rattled, Logano stuck to what worked for him…

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  • Pocono CEO Igdalsky says IndyCar '50-50' to return in 2016

    Pocono Raceway CEO Brandon Igdalsky said it's ''50-50'' that IndyCar will return to the track next year. IndyCar returned to Pocono in 2013 after a 24-year absence for the first race of a three-year contract. IndyCar ticket sales at Pocono have been soft the last two years.

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  • Kyle Busch races to 8th Xfinity victory at Bristol

    Chris Buescher appeared to be one of the few drivers capable of keeping Kyle Busch out of victory lane at Bristol Motor Speedway. Then a late caution screwed up his strategy, and Busch found a way to win yet another Xfinity Series race at the Tennessee track. Buescher ran out of gas on the…

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  • Denny Hamlin leads Toyota sweep in Bristol qualifying

    Denny Hamlin set a track record in leading a Toyota sweep of the first two rows in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. Hamlin turned a lap Friday at 131.407 mph to break the mark of 131.362 mph set last August by Kevin Harvick. ''It looks like I really got the car working the way I needed to…

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  • Kevin Swindell released from hospital following 2 surgeries

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Sprint car driver Kevin Swindell was released from the hospital Friday following two surgeries on his back.

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