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  • Column: NASCAR has long needed a driver council for feedback

    It started last fall as a text message chain that included roughly 20 of NASCAR's top drivers. The purpose of that group chat was for the drivers to hash out where the current rules package was headed and attempt to gain a consensus on what was best for the competitors. NASCAR has downplayed the…

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  • Johnson makes history with 10th win at Dover

    Jimmie Johnson took the congratulatory call from his boss, then flipped the phone for a selfie. The six-time series champ and crew chief Chad Knaus sandwiched the 60-pound trophy and smiled for a familiar photo. With his No. 48 Chevrolet on cold tires, Johnson got hot down the stretch Sunday to…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Sunday, May 31

    May 31 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ETon Sunday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Browns' McCown glad there's no QB battle with ManzielCleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown, firmly the No. 1quarterback in the team's…

  • Buescher wins Xfinity race at Dover International Speedway

    Chris Buescher stretched his fuel, connected with a teammate and held on to win the Xfinity Series at race at Dover International Speedway on Saturday. Buescher won for the second time in the last three races and added to his lead in the series points race. Buescher knocked his Roush Fenway…

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  • Reddick takes charge late to win Truck Series race at Dover

    DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Tyler Reddick took the lead with seven laps left and held on to win the Camping World Truck Series race Friday night at Dover International Speedway.

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  • Hamlin wins the pole at Dover International Speedway

    Denny Hamlin was in the clear, in his head and on the track. Hamlin put a weekend of illness behind him, turning a lap of 160.121 mph Friday at Dover International Speedway to win his first pole of the season. ''I felt like I kept up with my fluids pretty well last week, but obviously it wasn't…

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  • Baby on board: NASCAR driver Landon Cassill a father

    DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Landon Cassill is ready to take a run at fatherhood with the birth of a son.

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Friday, May 29

    May 29 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - SOCCER Blatter wins fifth FIFA term as challenger concedes ZURICH - Sepp Blatter is re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term after the only other candidate…

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  • Tony Kanaan to feature Taylor Swift paint scheme in Detroit

    Add former Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan to the list of fans who just can't shake off Taylor Swift. Swift will fill in the blank space on Kanaan's car this weekend at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix as part of a promotion with her label, Big Machine Records. Kanaan will drive the No. 10…

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  • NASCAR penalizes 3 teams for infractions at Coca-Cola 600

    NASCAR penalized three teams Wednesday for infractions at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Matt McCall, crew chief for Jamie McMurray, was placed on probation through Dec. 31 for a P2 penalty because the right rear quarter panel wheel opening had been modified after qualifying inspection for the…

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  • NASCAR: Biffle thinks Roush Fenway turning corner

    Greg Biffle is not celebrating yet. Biffle had a strong two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway, capped by a second place in the Coca-Cola 600 - his best on-track showing this season. The Sprint Cup finish was just Biffle's second top 10 of the year (he was 10th in the Daytona 500) and only the…

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  • Monday's Sports In Brief

    The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby. McDonald was taken into custody Monday on suspicion of domestic violence and child endangerment, Santa Clara…

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  • Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

    Juan Pablo Montoya was all smiles at the victory banquet Monday night where he celebrated his second Indy 500 win in three tries. Also, tribute was paid to team owner Roger Penske for winning a 16th race at Indy. The check amounts were announced at the annual victory dinner Monday at the…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Monday, May 25

    May 25 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Monday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Peterson not planning to budge in Vikings' standoff Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson plans to skip this week's organized team…

  • Edwards' Coca-Cola 600 win gives Gibbs much to celebrate

    Joe Gibbs has had many special nights in football and auto racing. Few were bigger than Sunday's showing in the Coca-Cola 600. The highlight, though, was Carl Edwards' first victory for his new JGR team in NASCAR's longest race.

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  • Weekend Sports In Brief

    LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals by beating the Hawks 114-111 in overtime on Sunday night to take a 3-0 series lead. The Cavs needed every single…

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  • Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

    Carl Edwards was as much relieved as he was excited to win at Charlotte Motor Speedway. After all, joining Joe Gibbs Racing means big expectations that he hadn't met this season before the Coca-Cola 600. Edwards outlasted Greg Biffle to win NASCAR's longest race, getting his 24th career victory,…

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