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  1. Dewar, Helton expect more drama for 2015
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    Dewar, Helton expect more drama for 2015

  2. Race Center Extra: 2015 spoiler height change
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    Race Center Extra: 2015 spoiler height change

  3. Jeff Gordon's impact on NASCAR
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    Jeff Gordon's impact on NASCAR

  4. Top tweets of 2014
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    Top tweets of 2014

  5. Red Horse Racing introduces Ben Kennedy
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    Red Horse Racing introduces Ben Kennedy

  6. France recognizes Gordon during Media Tour
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    France recognizes Gordon during Media Tour

  7. Gordon and Kes spread holiday cheer
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    Gordon and Kes spread holiday cheer

  8. NASCAR reveals automated pit-road officiating
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    NASCAR reveals automated pit-road officiating

  9. Guys and Gears: 2014 Drivers of the Year
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    Guys and Gears: 2014 Drivers of the Year

  10. Race Center Extra: 2015 tapered spacer
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  • Gibbs doesn't remember talk of deflated footballs in past

    Joe Gibbs said he was shocked when he learned the NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs to gain an advantage over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game. The Hall of Fame coach said Monday he never heard of anything comparable happening when he…

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  • NASCAR to leave championship format unchanged in 2015

    NASCAR won't change its new championship format, which chairman Brian France said Monday is ''overwhelmingly popular'' with fans. The Chase was revamped last year into an elimination-style system that created a winner-take-all final race among four drivers. France called it ''perhaps the best…

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  • Kyle Busch annoyed by being mistaken for older brother Kurt

    Kyle Busch said Monday he has not gotten involved in his older brother's personal issues and is disappointed he has been mistaken for Kurt in coverage of assault allegations against the 2004 NASCAR champion. Kurt Busch spent four days over the last two months in a Delaware courtroom as part of a…

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  • Scott Dixon shines in masterful final drive in Rolex win

    Scott Dixon's teammates spent the final three hours of the Rolex 24 at Daytona raving about his talent while watching him seal a victory in one of the most prestigious endurance races in the world. The three-time IndyCar champion would take none of the credit. Dixon, who carried the heaviest load…

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  • Chip Ganassi Racing's 'star car' wins Rolex 24 at Daytona

    Chip Ganassi bristles when his No. 02 team is called the ''star car.'' Truth is, the moniker couldn't be more appropriate right now. Ganassi's all-star driver lineup of three-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon, Daytona 500 winner Jamie McMurray, Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan and NASCAR's…

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  • Hornets beat Melo-less Knicks 76-71 for 9th win in 11 games

    Brian Roberts believes the Charlotte Hornets are in good hands if Kemba Walker is out for any length of time. The third-year point guard filled in for Walker and scored 17 points, and the Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games. Roberts…

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  • Mark Martin among inductees into Motorsports Hall of Fame

    Retired NASCAR driver Mark Martin and former motocross star Ricky Carmichael are among the 2015 inductees into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. The seven-member class also includes off-road racer Walker Evans, six-time NHRA champion Warren Johnson and four-time Trans-Am Series champion…

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  • Thursday's Sports In Brief

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.

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  • Motorsports community reacts to Jeff Gordon's retirement

    Some of the reaction to four-time champion Jeff Gordon's announcement that 2015 will be his last season as a full-time NASCAR driver:

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  • Gordon to stop racing full-time after 2015 season

    Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon, who ranks third in all-time race wins, said on Thursday the 2015 season would be his last as a full-time driver. Gordon, 43, has three Daytona 500 victories and a record five Brickyard 400 wins. "This is something that I've certainly been thinking…

    Reuters
  • NASCAR's Gordon to stop racing full-time after 2015 season

    (Adds Gordon comments from news conference, France statement) By Steve Ginsburg Jan 22 (Reuters) - Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon, who ranks third in all-time race wins, said on Thursday the 2015 season would be his last as a full-time driver. It really became clear about…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Thursday, Jan. 22

    Jan. 22 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Thursday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Brady talks Deflategate FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - After coach Bill Belichick pointed questions to his quarterback, Tom Brady meets the media…

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  • Motorsport - NASCAR star Gordon to retire after 2015

    - Jeff Gordon, a four-time US stock car champion whose 92 career wins rank third on the all-time list, will retire after the 2015 season, team owners Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday. The 43-year-old US racer will make the upcoming campaign his final full season on the National Association…

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  • NASCAR's Brian Vickers cleared to return to racing in March

    NASCAR driver Brian Vickers has been medically cleared to return to racing in March, just three months after surgery to repair a hole in his heart. Vickers will miss only the first two races of the season before he returns to his Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota. NASCAR on Tuesday granted him a…

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  • Midget champion Abreu makes move to NASCAR K&N series

    MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- USAC Midget champion Rico Abreu will make his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East debut in 2015 and race all 14 series events.

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  • Cole Whitt to drive for Front Row Motorsports in new 3rd car

    STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Front Row Motorsports will field a third full-time Sprint Cup entry this season for Cole Whitt.

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