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  • Kenseth wins at Talladega, Bowyer caught in "the big one"

    Kenseth wins at Talladega, Bowyer caught in "the big one"
    Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth won Sunday at Talladega Superpeedway, where a last-lap crash turned defending NASCAR champion Tony Stewart upside down.     Stewart was leading the final lap but had no drafting partner as the field closed in on him. He...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Kansas has a unique footprint in NASCAR

    The Backstretch Blog: Kansas has a unique footprint in NASCAR
    We all know about Clint Bowyer's involvement in NASCAR. If you didn't before you started reading this blog, you do now. But the Emporia native who is smack dab in the middle of the Chase for the Championship is not the only connection NASCAR has to the...
  • Johnson wins pole; Keselowski to start 32nd, Bowyer 8th

    Johnson wins pole; Keselowski to start 32nd, Bowyer 8th
    Jimmie Johnson's championship hopes got a boost Friday when he won the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway while points leader Brad Keselowski qualified 32nd.     Johnson, a five-time champion, gained not only the...
  • Kasey Kahne wins 1st career race at Bristol; Bowyer is fifth

    Kasey Kahne wins 1st career race at Bristol; Bowyer is fifth
    Kasey Kahne won a Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway for the first time Sunday after Brad Keselowski struggled on the final restart. Tempers flared after the race. Joey Logano leaned inside the car window of former teammate Denny Hamlin to...
  • Thousands of customers had no power in Missouri, Kansas on Tuesday afternoon

    Thousands of customers had no power in Missouri, Kansas on Tuesday afternoon
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - More than 41,000 customers in northwest Missouri and parts of Kansas remained without power on Tuesday afternoon as utility crews scrambled to return service before nightfall after the second winter storm in less than a week hit...
  • FHSU Men's Basketball Claims Share of MIAA Regular Season Championship

    FHSU Men's Basketball Claims Share of MIAA Regular Season Championship
    With a Washburn win over Central Missouri on Saturday evening in Topeka and a FHSU win over Lincoln on Friday, Fort Hays State earned its first-ever regular season championship in the MIAA, sharing the title with Central Missouri. Both teams finished...
  • Facts often get lost in the Medicare scare tactic

    Facts often get lost in the Medicare scare tactic
    William Tucker of Hampton beams with pride when he talks about meeting President Barack Obama last month when the president made a campaign stop in Hampton. Tucker, 83, a veteran of three wars who has also been the head of the state longshoremen's union,...
  • There will be lots more to watch in Richmond than Earnhardt, Johnson and Stewart

    There will be lots more to watch in Richmond than Earnhardt, Johnson and Stewart
    It's a certainty there will be more Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans on hand at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday for the Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 than any of the "5 Drivers to Watch" listed below. And it's entirely possible there will...
  • Keselowski takes Chase opener, points lead; Bowyer finishes 10th

    Keselowski takes Chase opener, points lead; Bowyer finishes 10th
    Brad Keselowski raced to an impressive victory in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, outdueling five-time champion Jimmie Johnson at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday.     Keselowski led after a crucial pit cycle with about 35 laps...
  • Earnhardt Jr. ends drought with win in Michigan, Bowyer is 7th

    Earnhardt Jr. ends drought with win in Michigan, Bowyer is 7th
    Dale Earnhardt Jr.raced to his first Sprint Cup victory in four years, ending a 143-race winless streak Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.     Earnhardt's win came almost exactly four years to the day after his last trip to Victory Lane in a...
  • Clint Bowyer headed to Michael Waltrip Racing

    Clint Bowyer headed to Michael Waltrip Racing
    In 2008, Clint Bowyer called Michael Waltrip the "worst driver in NASCAR period." Next season, Bowyer will call Waltrip boss. On Friday the two put weeks of speculation to bed, making the official announcement at the Kansas Speedway, that Bowyer will be...