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  1. Dillon's car catches fire after engine failure
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    Dillon's car catches fire after engine failure

  2. NXS RECAP: Logano tames Talladega's intensity
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    NXS RECAP: Logano tames Talladega's intensity

  3. Junior: The fans, his dad and the win
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    Junior: The fans, his dad and the win

  4. Edwards: 'I think he just spun me out'
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    Edwards: 'I think he just spun me out'

  5. Ives almost misses out on first NSCS win
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    Ives almost misses out on first NSCS win

  6. Race Center: All bets are off in Talladega
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    Race Center: All bets are off in Talladega

  7. Dale Jr: 'I don't feel like I deserve it'
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    Dale Jr: 'I don't feel like I deserve it'

  8. Race Recap: Junior Nation rewarded in Talladega
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    Race Recap: Junior Nation rewarded in Talladega

  9. Bayne triggers 15-car pileup at Talladega
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    Bayne triggers 15-car pileup at Talladega

  10. Dale Jr. wins at 'Dega for first time since '04
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    Dale Jr. wins at 'Dega for first time since '04

  • Edwards and Kenseth question lack of caution at end of race

    Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth were both frustrated with the end of the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, where NASCAR's decision not to throw a caution allowed drivers to speed past Edwards' spinning car. NASCAR didn't call a caution, which Edwards said allowed other drivers to…

    The Associated Press51 mins ago
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004

    There's something about Talladega Superspeedway - its ardent Earnhardt fans, the success his family has had at the track - that makes Dale Earnhardt Jr. feel a responsibility to put on a show. ''Even if I wreck ... we're going to be racing for the lead or trying to anyways,'' Earnhardt said. It…

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  • Earnhardt crew chief stays put on injured daughter's orders

    Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief, Greg Ives, couldn't get clearance to head home after his daughter broke her arm. It was fine with his driver, but 8-year-old Payton Ives would have none of that. She had surgery Saturday night to repair a broken arm, leaving the proud dad marveling at her…

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  • NASCAR briefly halts race after 15-car accident at Talladega

    NASCAR was forced to briefly stop Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway to clean up after a 15-car accident. The accident occurred 47 laps into the race when Paul Menard attempted to pass Trevor Bayne on the outside of a three-wide pack of cars. Kurt Busch was following closely on Bayne's…

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  • Ole Miss coach gets firsthand taste of Talladega speed

    Hugh Freeze knows a little something about speed and about NASCAR. The Mississippi football coach uses NASCAR terms to describe the various tempos of his no-huddle offense. Freeze drove the pace car for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, where pal Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Sunday, May 03

    May 3 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET onSunday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TSX will move post-draft reports for all 32 teams, includingpick-by-pick analysis. Bucs, Chargers, Eagles, Falcons, Giants,Dolphins, Rams,…

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  • Joey Logano uses big block on last lap to win Xfinity race

    Joey Logano picked up his third Xfinity Series win of the season by throwing a big block on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway. Logano led a race-high 40 laps Saturday but had to withstand an intense final race to the checkered flag. The Team Penske driver was the leader on a restart with…

    The Associated Press
  • Friday Sports In Brief

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao weighed in below the welterweight limit Friday before a packed arena of screaming, singing fans anticipating the landmark bout. One day before Mayweather and Pacquiao finally meet in the richest event in boxing history, they took the stage in an MGM Grand…

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  • Roush Fenway's Stenhouse, Biffle lead practice sessions

    The slumping Roush Fenway Racing organization got a slight boost Friday when Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Greg Biffle paced the field in a pair of practice sessions at Talladega Superspeedway. Stenhouse turned in the fastest lap at 200.780 mph in the first session Friday, and Biffle topped the second…

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  • Busch crew chief working through kidney stone complications

    Tony Gibson didn't get to celebrate his victory with Kurt Busch very much. Soreness from a passed kidney stone concerned him enough to visit a doctor just two days after their win at Richmond. Tests on Tuesday discovered the crew chief had never passed the kidney stone that sidelined Gibson…

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  • Harvick thinks a shakeup to NASCAR schedule would help sport

    If Kevin Harvick ran NASCAR, he has decided ideas on how to move the sport forward. Although he praised the current racing product and noted races at the end of last season either sold out or were nearly sold out, Harvick said Friday the current schedule is ''stagnant'' and fans want more short…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Friday, May 1

    May 1 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - BOXING Mayweather Jr. and Pacquiao set for pre-fight weigh-in LAS VEGAS - Undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao of…

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  • Mayweather-Pacquiao tops unbelievable Saturday sports lineup

    From the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight that could generate $400 million, to the 141st edition of the Kentucky Derby, to the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox colliding for the 2,142nd time to the NFL draft's finishing rounds and so much more, it's a sports enthusiast's dream. ''I don't…

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  • GoDaddy shifts away from NASCAR, Danica Patrick

    The online Web hosting firm GoDaddy said Wednesday it is shifting its global strategy into a new gear, and dumping its longtime sponsorship of NASCAR auto racing. The move leaves race car personality Danica Patrick, the best known female IndyCar driver, without a primary sponsor for the first time…

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  • Patrick likes chemistry with crew chief after decent start

    Danica Patrick is feeling more encouraged about her progress in NASCAR than ever before, in large part to stronger runs and an evolving rapport with her crew chief. Patrick heads this weekend to Talladega Superspeedway with two top-10 finishes through nine races, after a total of three last…

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  • Jeff Gordon to drive pace car in Indianapolis 500

    Jeff Gordon will finally get a chance to lead the Indianapolis 500 field across the yard of bricks. On Wednesday, the five-time Brickyard 400 champion was named this year's Indianapolis 500 pace car driver, setting up a busy Memorial Day weekend for the NASCAR star. Gordon and his family will…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Wednesday, April 29

    April 29 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Wednesday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - BOXING Mayweather, Pacquiao discuss their megafight in Vegas LAS VEGAS - Undefeated American Floyd Mayweather and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao…

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