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July 25, 2014 RSS feed / Sports

Saints tab Newberry assistant to lead its wrestling program

Limestone College and Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Mike Cerino have announced that Kelly Revells has been named as the third head wrestling coach in the 10-year history of the program. More...

Spurrier: Gamecocks close to being a championship team

South Carolina’s Steve Spurrier always considered the Gamecocks were a long-term project, even if some on the outside of the program saw it was just a quick lay-over for the national championship coach. More...

THE BIG STAGE

NASCAR’s annual pilgrimage to Indy not what it once was but still a “crown jewel” event

I n a decade of skyrocketing growth for the sport of NASCAR, no single event in the 1990s topped its first visit to the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 1994 Brickyard 400. More...

TRACKS ON TAP

SPRINT CUP SERIES Race: Crown Royal presents theJohn Wayne Walding 400 at the BrickyardTrack: Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayLocation: Speedway, Ind.Date: Sunday, July 27TV: ESPN (1:00 p.m. More...

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Gaffney’s Rice retires from NFL

Life after football has begun for Gaffney’s Sidney Rice. The former Gaffney High and South Carolina standout and current Seattle Seahawk announced Wednesday that he’s retiring on the eve of the NFL team’s training camp. More...

HAND TO HAND COMBAT

HAND TO HAND COMBAT- Two Blacksburg linemen participate in a blocking drill during a camp for linemen this summer. The Blacksburg Wildcats will begin preseason practice on Friday, Aug. 1. More...

Sports Briefs

n Gaffney High reserved season football tickets will be sold on Monday, Aug. 4 through Aug. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to last year’s season ticket holders. Those ticket holders will have first priority for reserved season tickets. More...

NEWS & NOTES

STEWART RETURNS TO DIRT Tony Stewart made a triumphant return to winged sprint car racing last Friday night, winning at Tri- City Motor Speedway in Auburn, Mich. More...

NUMBERS GAME

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INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

2014 Race Length: 400 miles/160 laps • Track Qualifying Record: 187.531 mph (Ryan Newman, 2013) Race Record: 155.912 mph (Bobby Labonte, 2000) More...

SPRINT CUP STANDINGS

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TRUCK STANDINGS

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