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  1. NFL domestic violence is AP sports story of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... College Football Playoff, which made more and more matchups meaningful deep into the fall. 7. TONY STEWART: One of NASCAR's biggest stars, Tony Stewart, was taking part in a small sprint car race in upstate New York on Aug. 9 when he struck and ...

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  2. Greenwood, SCRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | GwdToday.com

    ... organization. EDGEFIELD, S.C. - The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently announced a partnership with NASCAR driver Ryan Newman. The racing veteran, who recently wrapped up a great racing season, will act as spokesperson for the Save the ...

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  3. NASCAR Surpasses 1 Billion Total Page Views Across Its Digital Platform In 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Paddock Talk

    In only the second full year of managing its digital rights in-house, NASCAR has experienced significant growth, exceeding one billion aggregate page views across NASCAR.comA , NASCAR mobile web and the NASCAR Mobilea app in 2014. The billion page view milestone marks a 45-percent year-over-year increase in engagement on the platform, according to data from Adobe Omniture SiteCatalyst.

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  4. Straight No Chaser To Sing '(Back Home Again In) Indiana' At 2015 IndianapolisRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Paddock Talk

    Atlantic Records recording group Straight No Chaser will perform " Indiana" during the pre-race festivities for the 2015 Indianapolis 500 on May 24. The world-renowned a cappella group, founded in 1996 at Indiana University-Bloomington, will sing the traditional song in 2015 as legendary entertainer Jim Nabors retired after the 2014 race, having performed the song live 35 times since 1972. "One of the most cherished traditions each year at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the singing of ' Indiana' and we are pleased that Straight No Chaser will join us next May to perform as we lead up to the start of the 99th Indianapolis 500," said J. Douglas Boles, Indianapolis Motor Speedway president.

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  5. Michael Waltrip, Jeff Burton obvious choices to fill-in for Brian VickersRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Auto Racing Daily

    As previously announced , Brian Vickers, driver of the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, is expected to miss the beginning of the 2015 Sprint Cup season as he recovers from recent heart surgery.

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  6. Growing List of Safest Cars Belies Fears in Record U.S. RecallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Insurance Networking

    The number of vehicles ranked best for keeping occupants safe in a crash rose to 71 for 2015 models from 39 a year ago even as the crash tests used to pick winners got harder, according to a report released today by the 'Our tests show that the designs of vehicles to protect and even prevent crashes are greatly improving,' IIHS President Adrian Lund said in an interview. 'The key thing people need to keep in mind is that defects are the rarity.

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  7. NFL's troubles with domestic violence voted AP sports story of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Globe and Mail

    ... College Football Playoff, which made more and more matchups meaningful deep into the fall. 7. TONY STEWART: One of NASCAR's biggest stars, Tony Stewart, was taking part in a small sprint car race in upstate New York on Aug. 9 when he struck and ...

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  8. Chili Bowl entry list again nearing record 300 markRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Driller for Wilke-Pak, and a first for either driver. Keith Kunz will up the car count to five in 2015 with 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year, Kyle Larson, joining an all-star lineup which includes Nationals Midget Driver of the Year, ...

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  9. Woman's disappearance at Talladega race ruled a homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Sporting News

    One month after the body of Theresa Been was found near the Talladega SuperSpeedway, investigators say she did not die of natural causes. Lincoln Police released a statement confirming the body found last month was that of Benn, who was reported missing on Oct. 19. According to the statement, Benn's body was discovered Nov. 22 in the Jackson Shoals area of Choccolocco Creek, several miles from the Talladega track.

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  10. Cup 2014: Curbed Cup Elite Eight: (3) Financial District vs. (6) FlatironRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Curbed

    ... residence in boutique buildings like The Whitman , which is now reportedly home to first daughter Chelsea Clinton , NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon , and Selena impersonator Jennifer Lopez . Eateries like newcomers Cosme , Marta , and Upland are places to ...

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  11. Theresa Benn death has been ruled a homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Daily Mail

    Death of 42-year-old woman who went missing in October 'after an argument with her husband over attending a race' has been ruled a homicide Theresa Benn went missing on October 19 at 7:30 p.m. and her body was found on November 22 in the Jackson Shoals area of Choccolocco Creek The last sighting of Benn, 42, took place at Speedway Industrial Drive October 19 after she 'had an argument with her husband' Her husband Kevin Dulaney has said she got out of his car in the middle of an argument over attending the race The death of a woman who disappeared near the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama back in October during a racing weekend has been ruled a homicide.

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  12. Straight No Chaser to replace Jim Nabors at Indy 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | AutoWeek

    The a cappella group Straight No Chaser will replace Jim Nabors in singing "Back Home Again in Indiana" before the start of the Indianapolis 500 in May. The group was founded in 1996 at Indiana University in Bloomington and all 10 members are alumni. They will replace the 84-year-old Nabors, who announced earlier this year that the 2014 race would be his last because of health reasons.

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  13. Gaining Traction: Cole CusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    RELATED: Subscribe to NASCAR Illustrated Racing is the Custer family business. Cole's father, Joe, is the executive vice president at Stewart-Haas Racing , and it was Joe that first took a 4-year-old Cole out to Pomona Valley Speedway to practice in quarter midgets.

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  14. Kyle Larson, girlfriend welcome baby boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Sporting News

    Chip Ganassi Racing driver Kyle Larson had his 2014 highlight Monday when his girlfriend Katelyn Sweet gave birth to the couple's first child. The 22-year-old Larson, the 2014 Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year, tweeted about the birth early Tuesday morning: Owen Miyata Larson born at 11:09pm 7lbs 14oz 19 1/2in.

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  15. Kimi Raikkonen not guaranteed a Formula One seat with Ferrari in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | AutoWeek

    That is the warning of new Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene, following recent reports that the Finnish driver wants to stay at Maranello not only next year but perhaps also in 2016. 35-year-old Raikkonen, however, struggled notably on his return to the Maranello team from Lotus this season, with a points haul one-third the size of Fernando Alonso's and not a single podium appearance.

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  16. Jeremy Bullins joins Ryan Blaney at Wood Brothers RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Stock Car Spin

    Nov 14, 2014; Homestead, FL, USA; NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Ryan Blaney before the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Jeremy Bullins will be the crew chief for the No.

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  17. Football vs. NASCAR: Which Fans Rock Hardest?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Live Science

    Football, NASCAR and their rowdy, roaring crowds faced off in a head-to-head battle this year to see which sport hits highest on the seismic charts, scientists reported Dec. 18 at the American Geophysical Union's annual meeting in San Francisco. Seattle Seahawks football fans have stomped their way to several "earthquakes," shaking the football stadium so hard that nearby seismometers register tremors.

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  18. Can Lewis Hamilton survive the loss of genius engineer aRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Yahoo!

    The engineer who masterminded Lewis Hamilton's second world title has defected. Will Gray looks at how badly will he really be missed.

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  19. New Ford GT To Race In United SportsCar Championship & 24 Hours Of Le Mans: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | MotorAuthority

    The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is set to launch its new Ford Performance brand at next month's 2015 Detroit Auto Show and word on the street is that a new GT supercar might be unveiled to help launch the brand with a bang. This would be in addition to some awesome machinery such as a new F-150 Raptor, a new Focus RS and perhaps even a track-focused Mustang Shelby GT350R .

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  20. Chinnor turn the tables on the HawksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Henley Standard

    Chinnor 28, Henley Hawks 21 HENLEY HAWKS finished the year in top place in National Division 2 South despite losing their second consecutive match of the season away to county rivals Chinnor on Saturday. The Hawks won the first clash of the two sides at Dry Leas back in September as they went on a 14-match unbeaten run while Chinnor had a slow start to the season losing four of their first five games but prior to Saturday's match had risen to fifth place in the league on the back of nine victories.

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