Fort Myers shooting scene

2 dead, as many as 16 shot in Florida nightclub

Two people are dead and as many as 16 people were shot early Monday at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office said the incident occurred at Club…

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Jeff Gordon, November 2015

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Gordon to replace Earnhardt for next two races

Retired driver Jeff Gordon will return to the racetrack for this weekend's Brickyard 400 to replace Dale Earnhardt Jr., who continues to battle concussion-like symptoms.

Earnhardt's concussion plan goes beyond Brickyard

The Dale Earnhardt Jr. concussion watch has begun. After the Sprint Cup teams raced without him at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, it was clear that the presence of NASCAR's most popular driver was missed and unclear what the fu...

Bowman thrilled with his run as Earnhardt Jr.'s sub

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange LOUDON, N.H. -- Even though his dreams of a career-first top-10 finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ended in a wreck against the frontstretch wall, Alex Bowman couldn'...

Jeff Gordon, September 2014

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Gordon to drive at Brickyard if Earnhardt can't race

Retired driver Jeff Gordon will return to the racetrack at next week's Brickyard 400 if Dale Earnhardt Jr. doesn't recover from his concussion-like symptoms.

Earnhardt to miss New Hampshire with concussion-like symptoms

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after experiencing concussion-like symptoms, his Hendrick Mo...

Strong racing, close battles highlight first half of season

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has reached its midpoint, and there's one inescapable conclusion: the 2016 rules package has produced some of the closest and most exc...

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES: NEW HAMPSHIRE 301 (301 laps, 318.46 miles), New Hampshire Motor Speedway; Loudon, N.H. TV: Sunday, July 17, 1:30 p.m. ET -- NBCSN (Radio: Performance Racing Network/SiriusXM Channel 90). THEN AND NOW: This will be ...

Repaved Kentucky ready for Round Two, aero changes

The Kentucky Speedway has been on the cutting edge during its relatively short-lived tenure of six years as a host for Sprint Cup races. The 1.5-mile track in Sparta, Ky., was among the first to buck the Great Recession by selling out for t...

Kyle Busch, 2015 Daytona 500 qualifying

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Kyle Busch back on track headed to Kentucky

On Saturday, Kyle Busch will vie for his fourth victory of the season in Saturday's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, where he is the defending winner and ranks tied with Brad Keselowski for first on the all-time list with two triumphs.

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES: QUAKER STATE 400 (267 laps, 400.5 miles), Kentucky Speedway; Sparta, Ky. TV: Saturday, July 9, 7:30 p.m. ET -- NBCSN (Radio: Performance Racing Network/SiriusXM Channel 90). THEN AND NOW: The Sprint Cup Series retu...

NASCAR Sprint Cup team owner Joe Gibbs

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Gibbs team still on top in return to Daytona

When it comes to winning Sprint Cup races and poles, Joe Gibbs Racing has been out in front since Denny Hamlin won this year's Daytona 500 in February.

Tony Stewart celebrates Sonoma victory

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Stewart back to winning in classic style at Sonoma

Tony Stewart's Sprint Cup win at the Sonoma Raceway was a classic victory by NASCAR's most tempestuous driver -- and possibly the last we'll see.

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