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He's back: Kenseth returns to capture pole for All-Star race

Matt Kenseth's return to racing is already paying big dividends for Roush Fenway Racing after he grabbed the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.    

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Governor declares state of emergency for wildfire risk

Governor Scott Walker announced Tuesday morning he has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency in Wisconsin in response to wildfire conditions.

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Report: Kenseth returning to NASCAR

Cambridge native Matt Kenseth is returning to NASCAR. SB Nation is reporting that Kenseth is set to re-join Roush Fenway racing for the remainder of the season. The report indicates Kenseth will share the No. 6 car with Trevor Bayne. 

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Joe Gibbs Racing to replace Matt Kenseth with Erik Jones

Matt Kenseth is out at Joe Gibbs Racing, which will replace the oldest fulltime driver in NASCAR's top series with rising star Erik Jones next season.    Kenseth is 45. Jones turned 21 in May. 

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Tony Stewart to retire following 2016 season

Sources say the three-time NASCAR champion plans to officially announce his planned retirement.  More>>

Cambridge native Matt Kenseth ends 51-race drought with win at rainy Bristol

Matt Kenseth ended a 51-race drought Sunday night at rain-soaked Bristol Motor Speedway. The start was delayed nearly 90 minutes because of rain and the race was stopped three times as NASCAR desperately attempted to get a complete the show.
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Jeff Gordon wins pole for final Daytona 500 of his career

Jeff Gordon will start from the pole in his final Daytona 500 of his career. Gordon announced last month this will be his final full-time season, and he's been adamant next Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500 will be the last of his career. More>>

Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st Sprint Cup championship

Kevin Harvick has claimed his first career Sprint Cup championship with a win in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Brad Keselowski has won the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, a victory that automatically advances him into the second round.
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  • A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

    A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:24:51 GMT
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    (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo balloons are released in Memorial Stadium before an NCAA college football game between Indiana and Michigan in Bloomington, Ind. The celebration of releasing balloons into the air has lo...(AP Photo/AJ Mast, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo balloons are released in Memorial Stadium before an NCAA college football game between Indiana and Michigan in Bloomington, Ind. The celebration of releasing balloons into the air has lo...
    Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?.More >>
    Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?.More >>
  • Djokovic, US Open champ Stephens win in Cincinnati

    Djokovic, US Open champ Stephens win in Cincinnati

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:44:10 GMT
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    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns to Adrian Mannarino, of France, in the second round at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Mason, Ohio.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns to Adrian Mannarino, of France, in the second round at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Mason, Ohio.
    Novak Djokovic completed his comeback from elbow surgery by winning Wimbledon for the fourth time. He's inching closer to one of the few titles to elude him. Djokovic overcame an upset stomach to get a three-set...More >>
    Novak Djokovic completed his comeback from elbow surgery by winning Wimbledon for the fourth time. He's inching closer to one of the few titles to elude him. Djokovic overcame an upset stomach to get a three-set victory at the Western & Southern Open.More >>
  • Heisman hopeful Grier wants to lead WVU to 1st Big 12 title

    Heisman hopeful Grier wants to lead WVU to 1st Big 12 title

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:56:45 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, West Virginia quarterback Will Grier (7) looks to pass against Texas Tech during an NCAA college football game in Morgantown, W.Va. While the Sooners are still the preseason f...(AP Photo/Raymond Thompson, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, West Virginia quarterback Will Grier (7) looks to pass against Texas Tech during an NCAA college football game in Morgantown, W.Va. While the Sooners are still the preseason f...
    West Virginia will have some significant firsts if quarterback Will Grier can mimic Baker Mayfield.More >>
    West Virginia will have some significant firsts if quarterback Will Grier can mimic Baker Mayfield.More >>
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