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35 min ago | Bangor Daily News

Announcements, Predictions and Results! Phew

Fort Kent's Austin Theriault at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen showcasing Maine lobsters. This business and others will be a key part of his "MaineOpen For Business" sponsored Nationwide car at Kentucky Speedway September 20.Photo by Tim Greenway Fort Kent's Austin Theriault took another giant leap forward in his quest to become a professional race driver in NASCAR when he announced that he will be sponsored by several Maine based companies and government entities at press conferences held Friday in Portland and Bangor.

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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Brad Keselowski wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase opener at Chicagoland

Brad Keselowski , driving the #2 Miller-Lite Ford Fusion, wins the Chase opener at Chicagoland Speedway for the 14th Annual MyAFibStory.com 400. Keselowski led 62 of the scheduled 267 laps to take the checkers, with a 1.759 seconds margin of victory, after having started the race in 25th place.

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4 hrs ago | BleacherReport

NASCAR at Chicago 2014 Results: Winner, Sprint Cup Standings and Highlights

Brad Keselowski has punched his ticket to the second round of the Chase following a victory at Chicago in the opening race of NASCAR's postseason. Keselowski used a strong restart with just nine laps remaining and blistered the field for a second consecutive win and his fifth of the season.

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10 hrs ago | USA Today

Chicagoland establishing identity as Chase starts

Chicagoland establishing identity as Chase kicks off Track trying to make footprint in crowded sports landscape about 50 miles south of Chicago Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s2eIr5 Matt Kenseth won the Chase opener at Chicagoland Speedway in 2013. This is the fourth year the 1.5-mile track has kicked off the 10-race title run.

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20 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Ray Rice attends high school game in N.Y.

Ray Rice attended a football game at his high school in New Rochelle, a New York City suburb. WABC-TV in New York reports that the recently released running back attended the game at New Rochelle High School with his wife, Janay Rice , and their daughter.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Did you know Jimmie Johnson was THIS good? www.utsandiego.com...

Jimmie Johnson waits for practice laps for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race to start on Friday afternoon, Nov. 8, 2013, at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. MARICOPA COUNTY OUT NO SALES The Associated Press Jimmie Johnson waits for practice laps for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race to start on Friday afternoon, Nov. 8, 2013, at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: NASCAR Nationwide Race Results - Harvick, Chevrolet Win

By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers Kevin Harvick and his No. 5 Jimmy John's Chevrolet won the 14th Annual Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 Powered by Coca-Cola, his 44th victory in 314 NASCAR Nationwide Series races.

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Paddock Talk

Indiana Sports Corporation President Melangton Joins Hulman Motorsports

Allison Melangton will join Hulman Motorsports as senior vice president of events, Hulman & Co. Chief Executive Officer Mark Miles announced today.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Menard paces early Saturday practice

Results Richard Childress Racing driver Paul Menard led Saturday's Sprint Cup Series practice for the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway . Menard posted a speed of 188.772 mph on his first lap, putting him at the top of the leaderboard.

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Sports Media 101

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Chicagoland Speedway Pushed Back to Saturday Night

Motorsports 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of Motorsports as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, race reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Motorsports 101.

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SFGate

Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry takes leave of absence

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player. "My hope is that this time away from the Hawks organization allows him the privacy he needs to listen to the community, to learn about his mistakes, and to begin the long process of personal healing," Hawks CEO Steve Koonin said in a statement.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Kyle Busch to start on the pole after rain washes out qualifying at Chicagoland

Kyle Busch , driving the M&M's Toyota, will start from the pole position at Chicagoland for the 14th Annual MyAFibStory.com 400 after Friday's qualifying session was rained out. NASCAR officials canceled qualifying about an hour prior to its scheduled start time of 6:45 p.m. ET, due to rain that hit the track mid-afternoon on Friday.

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St. Petersburg Times

Darian Grubb, Denny Hamlin's crew chief, back from suspension

Hamlin is one of 16 drivers in the 10-race Chase for the Championship, which starts with Sunday's Myafibstory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Grubb, Hamlin's crew chief, missed six races serving a NASCAR-imposed suspension.

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Examiner.com

The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is kicked off in Phoenix

A pace car for Quicken Loans Race for the Heroes 500 welcomed the Phoenix media to a Breakfast with Champions on September 10, 2014. Are you ready for some NASCAR? Had it with the miserable DBack season? Hopeful, but always anxious, about the Cardinals? Never know what the Suns are going to do? One sport that always seems to deliver great satisfaction to its fans is motorsports.

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KFVS12

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson facing arrest in child injury indictment

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent. Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player.

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KFVS12

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson facing arrest in child injury indictment

The investigation has been going on for some time with Adrian Peterson, source says. He testified for a grand jury weeks ago.

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AutoWeek

Formula E preview: car tech breakdown, the teams, the drivers, the schedule

The much-anticipated Formula E electric racing series kicks off on Sept. 13 in Beijing, China.

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The Miami Herald

Tight points battle in trucks heading into Chicagoland

By This is the 15th event on the 22-race schedule. Johnny Sauter currently holds a seven-point lead over ThorSport Racing teammate and defending series champion Matt Crafton.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Austin Dillon NASCAR Truck Race Preview

Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 15 of 22 - September 12th, 2014 Driver: Austin Dillon Truck: No.20 Rheem/Young Supply Company Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Point Standings: 14th Track: Chicagoland Speedway - Joliet, Illinois Event: Lucas Oil 225 Distance: 150 Laps / 225 Miles NASCAR Camping World Truck Series On Track Activity at Chicago begins on Thursday with back to back practice sessions, first practice 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. followed by final practice from 2:30p.m. - 4 p.m. On Friday, competition will resume with the sta rt of Knockout Qualifying at 2:15p.m. The Lucas Oil 225, the 15th event for the NCWTS in 2014, will take the green flag at 7:30p.m. on Friday, September 12th.

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The Maryland Gazette

Jeff Gordon riding high heading into Chase

Turmoil and drama are lacking this weekend as NASCAR veteran Jeff Gordon seeks to snap a 13-year championship drought. The 42-year-old driver enters the Chase for the Sprint Cup among the favorites as NASCAR's 10-race championship series opens Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.

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