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James Barney Jr., a 9-year-old Floridian, made international news after he wrestled a 400-pound alligator-and won.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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While he's not quite ready to name starters, Panthers coach Ron Rivera is pleased with how his offensive line has progressed following an offseason of change.
Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing Glance
Schedule: Friday, practice , qualifying ; Saturday, race, 7:30 p.m. . Fast facts: Tony Stewart is expected to miss his third straight race since striking and killing Kevin Ward Jr. in a sprint car race in Canandaigua, New York.
Former Vanderbilt guard Kedren Johnson Memphis bound
Former Tennessee Titan Tim Shaw announced in a video Tuesday that he was recently diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
W. Michigan football team puts fmr. player's disabled son in endzone
The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
Ukrainian fighter plane shot down as clashes kill dozens
Separatists have shot down a Ukrainian fighter plane amid fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces in the eastern part of the country, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Sunday.
Tony Stewart skipping Bristol after Ward's death
Jeff Burton prepares to qualify for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Burlington Times News
Swerving to avoid future track tragedies
Angry confrontations between drivers are a common component of motorsports - and popular among fans who like to see passion from their racing heroes.
Joe Gibbs: Tony Stewart is "a racer's racer"
Joe Gibbs: Tony Stewart is "a racer's racer" Joe Gibbs is waiting for Tony Stewart to emerge from seclusion to reach out to his former driver.
Chaz and AJ Podcasts - 8/19/14
NASCAR star and CT native Joey Logano calls in to comment on the Tony Stewart situation and to tell us about a fun event next month at On Track Karting in Wallingford.
The Orlando Sentinel
Tony Stewart silence heightens roar of criticism
Pure Michigan 400: Jeff Gordon Aug 17, 2014; Brooklyn, MI, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon celebrates in victory lane after winning the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Column: Grief gives no timetable on Stewart return
None of those studies offer a clean timetable on when the roller coaster of emotion will come to a stop.
There's still a place for emotion, driver confrontation in NASCAR
When NASCAR announced Friday that it was tightening its rules to restrict angry drivers from exiting their cars and immediately going after another driver, it sparked two immediate reactions.
Tony Stewart's fatal incident leads to redoubling of safety message at Flomaton's dirt...
FLOMATON, Alabama - Micha McCall, the operations director for Flomaton Speedway, started Saturday night's drivers meeting with a direct message to those about to strap into late models, street stocks, pure stocks, tuners and vintage racers: "Stay in your car."
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Gleason's Sporting World: Best, worst of times for social media
Points to ponder while wondering if the past couple weeks officially brought out the best and worst of social media.
Tony Stewart skips NASCAR race at Michigan
Tony Stewart isn't racing in Michigan. This is the second NASCAR Sprint Cup race he has chosen to skip.
Hawkeye Downs Joins Rule-Change Movement After Stewart Incident
Late Model cars make their way past a safety crew on the back stretch during their heat race at Hawkeye Downs on Friday night in Cedar Rapids.
Centre Daily Times
More than 520 people have died in U.S. auto racing in past 25 years
Friends and family mourn the loss of Kevin Ward during his funeral service at South Lewis Central School in Turin Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.
Even without Tony Stewart, Bob Newton Classic a success
It was a night to honor a pioneer in racing and the four features that ran at the Playground of Power Saturday night, Plymouth Speedway in Indiana, made the Bob Newton Classic a night to remember.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
New York track pays tribute to Kevin Ward Jr.
Canandaigua Motorsports Park turned its weekly auto racing show on Saturday night into a tribute to Kevin Ward Jr., the 20-year old sprint car driver who was killed at the half-mile dirt track Aug. 9 after he was hit by NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart.