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19 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Tony Stewart reads statement about fatal crash

Tony Stewart read a statement about driving the sprint car that killed Kevin Ward Jr., 20, on Aug. 9. Later, Stewart was 12th in qualifying for a race at NASCAR's highest level Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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19 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Florida State, Oklahoma State show college football playoff system encourages early marquee matchups

In this aerial photograph taken on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, the Dallas Cowboys new football stadium Cowboys Stadium is shown in Arlington, Texas.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Indiana University student found dead at sorority house

FOX59 has confirmed with IU spokesman Mark Land the student was found dead at 8 p.m. No foul play is suspected.

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TwinCities

Stewart to drive Sunday as three-race hiatus ends

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Ice Bucket ChallengesMon, 25 Aug 2014 18:01:00 EDT

Daytona Beach police Chief Mike Chitwood and police spokesman Jimmie Flynt after dousing themselves with ice water after taking the ALS challenge last week.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

SFGate

Judge tosses out some evidence in Aaron Hernandez case

A judge on Tuesday granted a request by former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence from two cellphones and three iPads taken from his home in a search during a 2013 murder investigation.

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Detroit Free Press

Metro & state: NASCAR's two weekends at MIS remain middle June, August

Auto racing: NASACAR weekends are scheduled for June 12-14 and Aug. 14-16 next year at Michigan International Speedway.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Local sports briefs for Aug. 26: Kansas Speedway to host two NASCAR weekends in 2015

A Sprint Cup Series race will be May 9, 2015, and the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Hollywood Casino 400 will be Oct. 18, 2015.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Darlington Raceway to host Bojangles' Southern 500 on Labor Day weekend in 2015

In the last two seasons, college football's premier award has gone to players who had never taken a single snap in a college game prior to the start of their Heisman-winning seasons.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Latest North Carolina sports

Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down Saturday to beat Poland's Jerzy Janowicz 3-6, 7-6 , 7-5 to win the Winston-Salem Open title.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Motorsport.com

A ride in a Red Bull Global Rallycross Hyundai on the hottest day of the year?

It's the hottest day of the year, which in Florida, means something. It's even hotter strapped into the right seat of Red Bull Global Rallycross driver Emma Gilmour's 600-horsepower Hyundai Veloster , as we are about to take a few laps on the Daytona International Speedway's GRC track, which is just over one mile long, the longest track the drivers ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Bristol: Matt Crafton NASCAR Truck Race Recap

What was scheduled to be a night race for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Bristol Motor Speedway was delayed due to rain on Wednesdaynight, turning the UNOH 200 into a Thursday morning show.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Albany Times Union

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The Baltimore Sun

Ex-Orioles outfielder McLouth to undergo season-ending surgery

Former Orioles and current Washington Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery Thursday to repair a torn right labrum.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Tony Stewart silence heightens roar of criticism

Pure Michigan 400: Jeff Gordon Aug 17, 2014; Brooklyn, MI, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon celebrates in victory lane after winning the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Sports shorts: Young, U.S. reach Hlinka Memorial Cup semis

Brentwood native and Phillips Exeter Academy star defenseman Spenser Young and the U.S. Under-18 Select Team topped Finland, 9-4, on Wednesday to reach the semifinal round of the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

The Sioux City Stampede will play Des Moines in the MFA title game on Saturday.

When the Sioux City Stampede introduced their semi-pro football team in April, they said their goal was to make the postseason in their first year.

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MLive.com

NASCAR at Michigan International Speedway: What you need to know for race weekend

NASCAR crews and race fans already are arriving in the Irish Hills area for a weekend of racing and festivities at Michigan International Speedway, 12626 U.S. 12. Here are some highlights of what to expect this weekend if you're headed to the track, or even if you're tuning in on television.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Tony Stewart accident: Kevin Ward Jr.'s father says 'there's no reason' for fatal crash

The father of the driver run over and killed by Tony Stewart told The Syracuse Post-Standard on Wednesday that "there's no reason for" the crash that led to his son's death.

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ThinkProgress

How a Nascar Driver Recovered From a Drug Suspension To Earn His First Win

The tragic accident in which NASCAR star Tony Stewart struck and killed fellow driver Kevin Ward during a dirt track race this weekend has enveloped the sports world, but it has also overshadowed an uplifting story from another race that took place just down the road.

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