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Baseball sets path for athletes' ability to take paternity leave

Mets infielder Daniel Murphy brought Major League Baseball's paternity leave policy to the public conscience, when hosts of a New York sports talk radio show criticized him for leaving the Mets for the birth of his child.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip visits Samford University

NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip was at Samford University on Tuesday, showcasing his historic number 88 racecar and also letting students know about the College Party Pass for Talladega Superspeedway.

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The Star Online

NASCAR Column: Consistency valuable even as wins in focus

We're eight races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, and the top series has this coming weekend off.

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Rice Lake Online

Maple syrup firm sweet on NASCAR promotion

2 Nationwide car Dave Greschner Sports editor Anderson's Maple Syrup west of Cumberland has a sweet connection this season with NASCAR racing.

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Sporting News

Round the track: Chase Elliott shouldn't rush to Cup in 2015

With back-to-back wins in the Nationwide Series, some might believe that Chase Elliott is ready for a Sprint Cup ride.

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Burlington Times News

SBI investigates fatal shooting of man by trooper

The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the fatal shooting of a Pender County man by a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper.

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The Gaston Gazette

Byrnes bond: Fox NASCAR announcer and Abbey pitcher have survived cancer scare, look to the future

As a veteran television reporter, Fox Sports 1's Steve Byrnes is one of the best at keeping his emotions in check when he delivers good or bad news about the NASCAR events he covers.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Detroit News

Monday's motors roundup: NASCAR's Gene Haas plans to field Formula 1 team in next 2 years

NASCAR team owner Gene Haas is out to prove that an American-based team can succeed in the Formula One racing series.

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Star Tribune

Hendrick Motorsports strong again, even with just 1 win among 4 star drivers

One thing's crystal clear as NASCAR's Sprint Cup series heads into its annual Easter break - Hendrick Motorsports looks as strong as ever.

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WMBF

Google Glass to hit stores Tuesday

DARLINGTON, SC - The Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Darlington as a 2013 Tree City USA, in honor of the city's commitment to effective urban forest management.

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Alabama Live

Monday NASCAR Checkered Flag: Kevin Harvick -- and four fresh tires -- wins at Darlington

Much proof of that came Saturday night when Kevin Harvick, with four fresh tires, erased a 15-car lead by Dale Earnhardt Jr. - with only two tires changed in a late pit stop - and passed him en route to the Bojangles 500 victory at Darlington.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Darlington: Carl Edwards NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Recap

Carl Edwards visited Darlington Raceway this week for the 11th time in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career starting the day in 21st position.

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The Jackson Sun

Local briefs: Ford Mustang caravan to pass through Hub City; Budget...

Cars from every decade met in Norman, Okla., on Sunday to join one of two Pony Drive caravans -- one headed to Charlotte Motor Speedway and the other to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, according to a news release.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Leading Off: Move over, Tiger, it's Bubba at PGA wheel

Bubba Watson holds his son Caleb as he leaves the 18th hole, after winning the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.

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St. Petersburg Times

Mike Conway gets two big breaks to take IndyCar race

Ryan Hunter-Reay dominated the race but triggered a seven-car accident 24 laps from the finish.

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KARE-TV Minneapolis

Danica Patrick credits team for improvement at Darlington

Danica Patrick was pleased with her solid performance in Saturday night's Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, one of the toughest tracks on the Sprint Cup circuit.

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NewsOK.com

NASCAR's Kurt Busch says Haas serious about F1

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch says team owner Gene Haas is serious about making a strong entry in Formula One now that the sport's governing body has opened the door for the first U.S.-based entry in decades.

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Examiner.com

Dale Earnhardt Jr. comes up one lap short at Darlington

When the sandy South Carolina dust settled late Saturday night in Darlington County, Dale Earnhardt Jr .

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Tragedy strikes a family from Indiana while vacationing in Tennessee

Tragedy strikes a family from Indiana while vacationing in Tennessee. Their cabin with more than 20 people in it caught fire early Saturday morning.

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Greenwich Citizen

Harvick survives shootout for 1st Darlington win

Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, S.C., Saturday, April 12, 2014.

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