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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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  • GERD vs. Heartburn

    Nearly one-third of the U.S. often experiences heartburn. But what causes that irritating pain in the chest?

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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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  • IndyCar heads to finale reeling from loss of Justin Wilson

    When Tony Kanaan arrived home following the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway, his wife asked him why he continued to race in a series that has such high risk. Justin Wilson had been airlifted out of the track earlier that day after being hit in the head with a piece of debris from another car. …

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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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  • 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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  • Toyota holds Waltrip relationship in high regard

    Toyota has a strong appreciation for its long relationship with Michael Waltrip and was committed to backing the team long into the future. Michael Waltrip Racing was Toyota's flagship team when the manufacturer entered the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2007, and the relationship actually went back…

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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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  • SMI owner Bruton Smith treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

    Speedway Motorsports Inc. executive chairman Bruton Smith revealed Friday that he was treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in June and used this weekend's races at Bristol Motor Speedway as motivation during his recovery. Smith arrived at Bristol on Wednesday for the Truck Series race - his first…

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  • Clint Bowyer won't reveal where he's headed after MWR

    If Clint Bowyer already has his future figured out, he wasn't ready to reveal it Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. The only thing that is certain is that Bowyer won't follow Rob Kauffman to Chip Ganassi Racing. Kauffman is moving his investment from Michael Waltrip Racing to Ganassi, and MWR will…

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  • Montoya starts final drive for IndyCar title at Pocono

    Juan Pablo Montoya turned the Philadelphia Eagles' training camp parking lot into a showcase for some pace-car burnouts. Montoya screeched and spun the poor Pocono Raceway car - with defensive back Fletcher Cox in the passenger's seat - through the lot and left behind circular trails of skid marks…

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  • Kauffman couldn't justify continued investment into MWR

    The decision to close Michael Waltrip Racing boiled down to finances and results. When the results weren't matching the financial investment Rob Kauffman was making on an annual basis, the co-owner could no longer justify pouring money into the organization. ''Michael Waltrip Racing wouldn't have…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Friday, Aug. 21

    Aug 21 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Keating, 647-624-4094 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Pass, flail: Redskins, Griffin heading wrong direction Boos followed him off the field and there was sorrow in a somber locker room Thursday…

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