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  • AJ Allmendinger wins NASCAR's Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. That was truly a race into the Chase. A.J. Allmendinger went door-to-door and fender-to-fender over the final two laps with Marcos Ambrose to muscle out a win in Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at the Glen at Watkins Glen International. The win...
  • Kevin Ward Jr. was a tough driver who 'wasn't afraid to go fast'

    Kevin Ward Jr.'s young life was consumed by racing. Ward, 20, who was killed Saturday night when the sprint car of NASCAR star Tony Stewart struck him on a dirt track in upstate New York, was one of the top young drivers on the Empire Super Sprint...
  • Missionaries who had contact with Ebola to be quarantined in Charlotte

    Missionaries returning from Liberia who have been in direct contact with the Ebola virus but who are not sick are heading to Charlotte and will be quarantined once they arrive, health officials said Sunday. Dr. Stephen Keener, medical director of the...
  • Ebola-exposed missionaries returning to North Carolina

    Ebola-exposed missionaries returning to North Carolina
    Missionaries returning to North Carolina after working with or around Ebola patients in West Africa will be quarantined upon their arrival, officials announced Sunday. SIM USA, a mission organization based in Charlotte, said some of its staffers and...
  • Car driven by Tony Stewart, hits, kills driver on track

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. A sprint car driven by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed another driver who was standing on the track while a Saturday night race at Canandaigua, N.Y. Motorsports Park was under caution. Sheriff Philip Povero confirmed...
  • Like others, Charlotte's no-bid contract lets Motorola lock up market share

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Motorola has thrived virtually without competition as Charlotte's emergency radio company, scoring more than $60 million in no-bid contracts over the last decade. The latest sole-source deal, approved by the Charlotte City Council last...
  • Watkins Glen: Marcus Ambrose grabs fifth Nationwide career series win

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. It is almost expected to see Marcos Ambrose in Victory Lane at Watkins Glen International, especially in the Nationwide Series of late. That doesn't make it any less rewarding for the Australian native. Ambrose overcame an early-...
  • Gordon continues roll, wins pole at the Glen

    Jeff Gordon holds the record for most road course wins in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, but his last victory at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International came in 2001. He'll have an excellent opportunity to change that in Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at the Glen...
  • Ambrose once again a favorite at Watkins Glen International

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. Jeff Gordon leads all drivers in the Sprint Cup Series with a NASCAR record nine wins on road courses. Tony Stewart's five Cup series wins at Watkins Glen International are the most of any driver. Neither can touch Marcos Ambrose's...
  • Kelvin Benjamin has big grab in Panthers' loss to Bills

    So that's why the Carolina Panthers let Steve Smith go or at least one of the reasons. It was one catch in an August exhibition, but rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin showed why the Panthers envisioned him as their future No. 1 receiver when they...
  • Game roundup: Bortles solid in Jaguars' win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: FINAL version: Game roundup: Bortles solid in Jaguars' win Jacksonville rookie quarterback Blake Bortles, the third pick in the NFL Draft, completed 7 of 11 passes in his exhibition debut, as the Jaguars beat visiting...
  • Steve Letarte won't let himself dream of Cup title

    Steve Letarte's future will include a career filled with endless possibilities. But the present offers many rewards. Letarte, 35, is in his final season as crew chief for Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and will become an analyst next season...