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Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Fight mars Johnson's victory in Texas

Jimmie Johnson won Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway, but while he was celebrating, Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon confronted Brad Keselowski after Keselowski made contact with him.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide race in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Kyle Busch won the Nationwide Series race at Texas on Saturday, giving him a chance for a tripleheader sweep this weekend.

Newman makes late move

Ryan Newman is the shocking surprise among the eight drivers still in contention for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
By Stephen Hawkins

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Drivers talk over differences

Matt Kenseth feels terrible about the wreck that left Kevin Harvick last among the eight drivers still eligible in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Keselowski must win one of next two races

Brad Keselowski is back in a familiar spot - essentially needing a win to advance to the next round in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
By Don Coble

Finish line is in sight in NASCAR

As the NASCAR season gets closer to the finish line in three races, surviving drivers often are nearly overwhelmed by the pressure to advance to the next round.
By Don Coble

Stewart is confident in Harvick's chances

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart has never been fond of predictions and when asked, he almost always gives the same response: “If I knew the answer to that, I’d probably be a bookie in Las Vegas.”
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Points still crucial in new NASCAR format

When NASCAR chairman Brian France revealed the changes to the championship format, he vowed that winning would be the most important element.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Junior earns emotional win at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized the emotional impact his win at Martinsville Speedway had on Rick Hendrick when he met his boss in Victory Lane.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Harvick must make up ground

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway, never when the stakes were so high.

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Edwards, Newman hope to continue surprising runs

Carl Edwards and Ryan Newman, two drivers few predicted would still be eligible at this stage of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, remain in the hunt for the title.

McMurray surprise winner of Martinsville pole

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR's championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Earnhardt raises awareness about concussions

Dale Earnhardt Jr., other athletes, recount their battles with concussions in a video made for the Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
By Jenna Fryer

Owner praises his duo of Keselowski and Logano

Race team owner Roger Penske says the Brad Keselowski-Joey Logano grouping is special.
By Don Coble

Crews for Patrick, Kurt Busch swapped

Stewart-Haas Racing will swap the teams of Danica Patrick and Kurt Busch after this Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway.

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Keselowski goes his own way

TALLADEGA, Ala. - It didn't take long for Brad Keselowski to earn an unpleasant reputation in NASCAR.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Chase moves on without big-name drivers

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kyle Busch all were knocked out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.
By Don Coble

Keselowski advances, Johnson, Earnhardt eliminated from Chase

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime for one of the biggest wins of his career and earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race.
By Don Coble

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Vickers on pole, but many drivers are angry and confused

TALLADEGA, Ala. - NASCAR's new qualifying format put Brian Vickers on the pole at Talladega but left many drivers angry and confused, and three full-time teams failed to make Sunday's race.
By Jenna Fryer

Peters ends drought with first Truck victory of the season

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Timothy Peters picked up his first NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season and ended a 22-race winless drough tSaturday by holding off the field on a two-lap sprint to the ...
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GRU-UGA dean stepping down

ATHENS, Ga. -- Barbara Schuster, the first and only dean of the Athens branch campus of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, will be stepping down in May, as the second ...
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