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Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing after fatal accident

Tony Stewart smiles as he speaks with his crew before the start of the rain delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, February 27, 2012.

Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the first time since he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track earlier this month.

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Mismatch fears over Paul McGinley dispelled

Europe's Paul McGinley of Ireland watches his shot on the third hole during the second day of foursomes competition against Asia at the Royal Trophy golf tournament in Chonburi province, near Bangkok, January 10, 2009.

Four-times European Tour winner Paul McGinley won the Ryder Cup in 2002 but Phillip Price says next month's matches at Gleneagles could end up defining his career.

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Dream run over for Catherine Bellis as big guns advance

Aug 28, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Catherine Bellis (USA) hits to Zarina Diyas (KAZ) on day four of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were forced to take a backseat to 15-year-old Catherine Bellis, who hogged the Flushing Meadows limelight once again.

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Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason looks down his sideline in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Temple on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Commodores stunned by Owls

Mason’s debut dampened by storm, poor play by Commodores.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) hands the ball off in the second quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Titans starters sit in preseason finale

Heavy rain again impacts evaluation process for Whisenhunt.

Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Jake Matthews (70) blocks Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey (99) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Atlanta.

Casey, Titans agree to four-year extension

Deal worth $36 million, with $20.5 million guaranteed.

Tennessee first-year coach Butch Jones watches his team against Kentucky in an NCAA college football game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. Tennessee won 27-14.

Jones about to watch Vols take first steps

Tennessee will place on field one of FBS’s youngest teams.

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt watches the action during his first game as the Titans' head coach against the Green Bay Packers in a preseason NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. Whisenhunt has been a much needed breath of fresh air for the Titans, snapping them out of routines and holding them accountable for mistakes.

Whisenhunt’s success hinges on a healthy Locker

Health of quarterback will impact coach’s encore.

APSU

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Memphis overwhelms Austin Peay in opener

Govs shut out, losing streak extended to 13 games.

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Lady Govs drop season’s first two matches

Austin Peay loses to Clemson, Troy in Big Orange Bash.

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Austin Peay shut out by Alabama

Lady Govs can’t contain Crimson Tide’s offensive threats.

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Lady Govs open season in Orange Bash

Lady Govs will face Clemson, Troy, USC Upstate in opening weekend.

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Lady Govs await Alabama in homestand

APSU looking for first win against SEC soccer team.

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Memphis overwhelms Austin Peay in opener

Govs shut out, losing streak extended to 13 games.

Clarksville High Ravenwood pic

Wildcats overpowered by Raptors

Ravenwood wears down Clarksville High in second half.

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Football roundup: Rossview loses to McGavock

Kenwood blown out for second straight week.

Austin Peay Troy volleyball pic

Lady Govs drop season’s first two matches

Austin Peay loses to Clemson, Troy in Big Orange Bash.

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Austin Peay shut out by Alabama

Lady Govs can’t contain Crimson Tide’s offensive threats.

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Clarksville High looking for rare 2-0 start

Wildcats will have challenge against 6A midstate power.

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Lady Govs open season in Orange Bash

Lady Govs will face Clemson, Troy, USC Upstate in opening weekend.

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Lady Govs await Alabama in homestand

APSU looking for first win against SEC soccer team.

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason looks down his sideline in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Temple on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Commodores stunned by Owls

Mason’s debut dampened by storm, poor play by Commodores.

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