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Sports Stewart unsure if he'll race sprint cars again Stewart unsure if he'll race sprint cars again
For Tony Stewart, there was no greater joy than escaping his everyday life and climbing behind the wheel of a sprint car. He loves the feel, the way they drive, the purity he finds at all the tiny dirt tracks across the country.
Sports CBS analyst Simms stays away from 'Redskins' CBS analyst Simms stays away from 'Redskins'
CBS lead analyst Phil Simms referred awkwardly to "the Washington team" early in the Redskins' nationally televised game against the New York Giants on Thursday night.
Sports Locals win Prefontaine Memorial Run at Bay Area Fun Festival
More than 800 people ran legendary Olympian Steve Prefontaine’s famous route from start to finish, with Coos Bay native Jared Bassett finishing first. Bassett is a two-time winner, having won it previousy in 2008. The women's division winner was 14-year old Sailor Hutton of Bandon.
Sports Welker's return brings more concussion questions Welker's return brings more concussion questions
Wes Welker's receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there's another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine months.
Sports Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
Sports After making 'mistake,' Vikings bench RB Peterson After making 'mistake,' Vikings bench RB Peterson
Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back its superstar following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.
Sports Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL
The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night, saying that he shouldn't be punished twice for punching his fiancee in a casino elevator.
Sports Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge
Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.
Sports Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson
For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.