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  • Sadler wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega after OT wreck

    Elliott Sadler celebrated his 41st birthday Saturday with his first victory in almost two years. Mired in a drought that dated to May 4, 2014, Sadler didn't mind waiting through a five-minute post-race review by NASCAR to be named the winner of the Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. …

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 (RPT)

    Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 p.m. on Saturday. All times ET: - - - - For any U.S. coverage questions, please contact us.general-news@thomsonreuters.com. - - - - NFL 2016 NFL Draft CHICAGO - Wrapping up the 2016 NFL Draft from rainy Grant Park in Chicago: --Lede at the end of seventh round…

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  • Chase Elliott wins pole at Talladega 30 years after his dad

    Chase Elliott wasn't born yet when his father turned a record-setting lap to win the pole at Talladega Superspeedway. Elliott turned a lap at 192.661 mph to put his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in the top position for Sunday's race. Bill Elliott won the pole in 1986 with a lap at 212.229 mph.

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  • Column: Let's get rid of 'war rooms,' other ludicrous terms

    For some reason, these high-level decisions take place within the confines of a ''war room'' - even though the only thing that conjures up any thought of actual combat is Laremy Tunsil's ''gas'' mask (wink, wink).

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  • Earnhardt gets favorite car "Amelia" back for Talladega

    The beloved car ''Amelia'' will be back at Talladega Superspeedway after Hendrick Motorsports rebuilt the Chevrolet for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to drive Sunday. Earnhardt drove the car he named Amelia Earhart to four wins in six starts over a 13-month period. Earnhardt wrecked Amelia in February and…

    The Associated Press
  • Lug nuts and $35,000 fine still the talk around Tony Stewart

    It's been an action-packed week for Tony Stewart following his return to a race car after a back injury sidelined him the first eight races of the season. Upon his return, he was promptly fined $35,000 by NASCAR for criticizing the series about safety surrounding lug nuts. Now he's scheduled for…

    The Associated Press
  • Edwards will have post-Richmond talk with Kyle Busch soon

    TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -- A test session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has delayed the inevitable conversation between teammates Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch.

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:25 PM ET on Friday, April 29

    April 29 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:25 PM ET on Friday: - - - - For any coverage questions, please contact us.general-news@thomsonreuters. ...

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  • IMSA enjoying strong and steady start to sports car season

    The way Scott Atherton views it, things couldn't be much better for IMSA right now. The CEO of the sports car series is enjoying stability in the first year of a long-term entitlement partner in WeatherTech, which is aggressive in its promotion of IMSA. The series has 41 full entrants this year,…

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  • Stewart focuses on 'fun' after NASCAR fine, policy change

    Tony Stewart kept his thoughts to himself after NASCAR beefed up the penalties for using fewer than five lug nuts on each wheel during a race. Carl Edwards and Chase Elliott both backed the move. ''I listened to Brian France speak about it, and if the intention is to make safer for the drivers…

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  • NASCAR suspends crew chief for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 1 race

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The crew chief for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has been suspended for Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway for a technical violation found last weekend.

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  • NASCAR adds penalties for teams that ignore lug nuts

    NASCAR has added mandatory fines and other penalties for teams caught without five lug nuts on each wheel. The move announced Monday comes less than a week after three-time series champion Tony Stewart urged NASCAR to take action. NASCAR can only check for every lug nut before and after a race,…

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  • Column: Not even bump-and-run generates good vibes in NASCAR

    It's what Carl Edwards did to teammate Kyle Busch at Richmond International Raceway in what NASCAR says was the first last-lap pass for a win in track history. It was dramatic, controversial and likely set the stage for tense team meetings this week at Joe Gibbs Racing. Was it enough, though, to…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM ET on Monday, April 25

    April 25 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Monday: - - - - For any coverage questions, please contact us.general-news@thomsonreuters.com - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Brady's four-game ban restored via appeals court A three-judge panel ruled 2-1 in favor of the NFL in the…

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  • Daytona's Chitwood promoted to ISC's chief operating officer

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- After overseeing a widely acclaimed $400 million upgrade of Daytona International Speedway, track President Joie Chitwood III is getting promoted.

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  • Stewart says he won't hold tongue on safety concerns

    NASCAR driver and car owner Tony Stewart says he's not going to keep quiet when he has safety concerns. The three-time Sprint Cup Series champion was fined $35,000 on Thursday by NASCAR after suggesting that the series needs to do a better job of monitoring whether teams use five lug nuts during…

    The Associated Press
  • Edwards passes Kyle Busch on last lap to win at Richmond

    Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond International Raceway. Instead, Edwards focused on the reason they are racing: to win. ''I wish it was anybody but my teammate that…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 3:30 PM EST on Sunday, April 24

    (Refiles to change date, contact detail) April 24 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 3:30 PMET on Sunday: - - - - For any coverage questions, please contactus.general-news@thomsonreuters.com - - - - MLB Dodgers' Maeda continues stellar work DENVER -- After launching his Los Angeles Dodgers…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:15 PM EST on Sunday, April 24

    April 24 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:15 PMET on Sunday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - MLB Eye on Babe, A-Rod feeling pressure, age NEW YORK - Stalking the immortal Babe and trying to outrunage in the same stride, Alex Rodriguez is still trying to…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:30 PM ET on Saturday, April 23 (RPT)

    Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. All times ET: - - - - For any U.S. coverage questions, please contact budget@sportsxchange.com. - - - - NBA Warriors' Curry has no pain, expected in Game 4 Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry is expected to play in Game 4 against the…

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