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Thabo Sefolosha Worries For Innocent People Less Fortunate Than Him

On Friday, after swingman Thabo Sefolosha was found not guilty on all counts related to an early morning incident outside a New York City nightclub last April, the Atlanta Hawks player issued a statement (viewable below) in which he questioned why the justice system had forced him to go to such …

Basketball

Jazz's Trevor Booker suspended 1 game for swing at Roy Hibbert

The NBA has suspended Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker one game without pay for his altercation with Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert in a …

NASCAR: Johnson says Harvick was correct winner

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson believes NASCAR's new championship format produced the correct champion and a Ryan Newman victory would have been "tough to swallow for the sport."<p>Johnson began the season as the six-time and defending champion, but he was eliminated from title contention in …

Kevin Harvick brings Sprint Cup crown home in first season with Stewart-Haas Racing

With a team co-owned by Tony Stewart and a crew chief he handpicked, Kevin Harvick found happiness -- and success -- like never before.<p>Going to work every day had become tiresome. What Kevin Harvick wanted was a change. If he was going to achieve his goals Harvick needed to leave his longtime team …

Chevrolet wins Sprint Cup manufacturers' title

November 16, 2014, <b>Staff report</b>, NASCAR.com<p>Like<p>Bowtie Brand earns 38th championship, 12th consecutive<p>Chevrolet clinched its 38th NASCAR Sprint Cup …

EXCLUSIVE: Meet The First Full-Time Mexican Driver In Nascar, Daniel Suarez!

Earlier this summer, the world of stock racing made a <i>huge</i> announcement: <b>Daniel Suarez</b> will become the first and only Mexican driver to compete full-time in <b>NASCAR's Nationwide Series</b>.<p>Suarez's first introduction to racing came over 10 years ago when he began karting with friends in his hometown of …

Motorsport

NASCAR at Atlanta 2014: Live Results and Analysis from Oral-B USA 500

<b>Kasey Kahne wins in Atlanta!</b><p>The Oral-B USA 500 started out as a typical 1.5 mile track:<p>One driver held a dominant lead while the rest of the field tried to catch up.<p>Kevin Harvick cemented his lead early on, leading the race by as much as five seconds at one point. Harvick continued to lead for the …

Motorsport

Sprint Cup Chase 2014: NASCAR Standings and Schedule After Atlanta 500

The cutoff to get into NASCAR's 2014 Chase for The Sprint Cup is looming next week. Sunday's Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway marked the penultimate race before the final 16 in the Chase grid is set.<p>With so many drivers jockeying for Chase positioning and others seeking a last-minute entry, …

NASCAR at Atlanta 2014 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

Kasey Kahne is in the Chase.<p>Entering the Oral-B USA 500 directly on the bubble of the Chase for Sprint Cup on Sunday night, the 34-year-old was able to enter Victory Lane after an absolutely wild finish, effectively booking his spot in the top 16 and saving his season.<p>NASCAR's Twitter feed provided …

What Does a Tire Go Through Before Hitting a NASCAR Track?

It takes 3,000-4,000 tires to get through your average NASCAR weekend. Take a look behind the scenes to see what these tires go through before they are finally ready for a race.

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Richmond 2014: Full Schedule, Standings and Preview

The dominance for JR Motorsports continues in the Nationwide Series.<p>Whether it's Chase Elliott, Regan Smith or one of the full-time Sprint Cup drivers behind the wheel, a JRM car always looks strong. In Atlanta, one of the team's cars was atop the leaderboard throughout the event, leading every …

NASCAR at Richmond 2014 Results: Race Order, Final Times and Twitter Reaction

With just one race remaining before the Chase for the Sprint Cup begins, Brad Keselowski will start from the pole in the Federated Auto Parts 400 in Richmond, Va. Keselowski registered a time of 21.324 seconds and final speed of 126.618 mph to take pace the field.<p>Bleacher Report provides a look at …

New IndyCar Champ Will Power Says He's Too Old For F-1, But Not For NASCAR

In part one of our interview yesterday with 2014 Verizon IndyCar Champ Will Power, the Team Penske driver discussed his new title, teammate Helio Castroneves and his learning curve on oval tracks. Here, Power opens up about growing up in Australia, his view (literally) of the devastating 2011 crash …

Jimmie Johnson Illness: Updates on NASCAR Star's Status

<b>Updates from Tuesday, Sept. 9</b><p><i>USA Today's</i> Nate Ryan reports on why exactly Jimmie Johnson had issues with the heat over the weekend:<p><b>Original Text</b><p>Jimmie Johnson finished eighth Saturday at the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway, but he had a scary end to his night as he …

Motorsport

NASCAR at Richmond 2014 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

The Federated Auto Parts 400 turned into the "Brad Keselowski Show" as the No. 2 car led 383 of the 400 laps on Saturday night en route to Victory Lane.<p>With the win, Keselowski vaulted into the top seed for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, per SiriusXM NASCAR:<p>Rarely do you see this kind of domination …

Motorsport

Man Sits Atop Fence During NASCAR Race at Richmond

Have front row tickets to Saturday night's NASCAR race at Richmond? If so, you may be surprised to learn that those aren't the best seats in the house.<p>One man proved you can get even closer to the action by sitting atop a fence.<p>If you're willing to have near-200 MPH cars whizzing under you, and …

Motorsport

NASCAR 2014: Winners and Losers from the Sprint Cup's Regular Season

The 2014 regular season ended in a Brad Keselowskian feat of dominance at Richmond, the site of last year’s SpinGate but also the last chance for certain drivers to qualify for The Chase.<p>Twenty-six races ago, the NASCAR season kicked off with Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning the Daytona 500, making Steve …

Motorsport

Gordon feels he has the team to win first NASCAR title since 2001

It's been 13 years since Jeff Gordon last won the NASCAR Sprint Cup title but the veteran driver feels he has the team to end that lengthy drought this year.<p>Gordon, in Toronto on Tuesday to promote the Chase, is a four-time Cup champion but his last championship came in 2001.<p>However, the …

Motorsport

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Chicagoland 2014: Full Schedule, Standings, Preview

Perfection in NASCAR is a nearly impossible feat, but Kyle Busch accomplished just that last weekend in Richmond. Busch will look to reach that level of success yet again in the Nationwide Series at Chicagoland.<p>Leading all 250 laps of the Virginia529 College Savings 250, the Joe Gibbs Racing driver …

Motorsport

NASCAR at Chicagoland 2014 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard Updates

The weather ruined qualifying for Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, handing the first pole of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup to Kyle Busch.<p>Busch will lead off the pack by virtue of his top time in practice runs earlier on Friday, which, per NASCAR rules, will set the field …

Motorsport

Associated Press News

NASCAR's super-fast pit stops - CNN Video

NASCAR pit crews are key to a driver's success. CNN's Max Foster reports.NASCAR pit crews are key to a driver's success. CNN's Max Foster reports.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is enjoying prime time in his NASCAR career

A NASCAR career on the upswing has<p>Dale Earnhardt Jr.sounding content as he nears his 40th birthday.<p>"I feel physically and mentally 10 years younger than that," Earnhardt said as he prepared for Sunday's Chase for the Sprint Cup opening race at Chicagoland Speedway.<p>"I still enjoy what I do and had …

NASCAR Truck Series at Chicago 2014 Results: Winner, Standings and Reaction

Kyle Busch led a race-high 66 laps en route to Victory Lane in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' Lucas Oil 225 at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday.<p>It was eventful triumph for Busch to say the least, as the usual Sprint Cup driver fought through multiple points of adversity to take the …

Motorsport

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Chicago 2014 Results: Winner, Standings and Reaction

Kevin Harvick finished first at Chicagoland Speedway's Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 on Saturday afternoon, winning the Nationwide Series event a day before the Chase for the Sprint Cup kicks into high gear.<p>With 27 laps to go, Harvick entered a restart in first with Aric Almirola and Brian Scott …

Motorsport

NASCAR at Chicago 2014: Start Time, Lineup, TV Schedule and More

After 26 races, the Chase for the Sprint Cup field has finally been decided, and NASCAR's version of the playoffs will begin Sunday afternoon.<p>Of the 43 drivers qualified for Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, 16 of them are in the running to win the Sprint Cup title. The bottom …

Motorsport

NASCAR at Chicago 2014: Race Schedule, Live Stream Info and Drivers to Watch

NASCAR's exciting postseason format begins Sunday in Chicago, as race one of 10 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup takes place with the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.<p>As the Chase begins, it's tough to decide who exactly is in the driver's seat, with more than a couple of standouts …

Motorsport

Man who tried to sell crushed pop tart as cocaine prosecuted for fraud

Cameron Mitchell falls foul of North Carolina counterfeit laws<p>Trying to sell drugs to an undercover police officer is not the best move for an aspiring drug dealer.<p>However attempting to pass off a crushed pop tart as crack cocaine has proved particularly unwise.<p>It has left Cameron Mitchell of Rocky …

Browns beat Saints 26-24 on last-second kick

CLEVELAND -- Mike Pettine received a Gatorade bath and looked forward to smoking a cigar. Brian Hoyer wanted to hold onto the feeling as long as …

Football (U.S.)