Kingsport Times News Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Denny Hamlin benefits from clean air to win $1 million race

Denny Hamlin benefits from clean air to win $1 million race

May 18th, 2015 9:40 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Denny Hamlin intently watched the qualifying event for NASCAR's annual All-Star race and noticed, as has been the case in recent years, the driver out front in the waning laps was almost certainly guaranteed the win.

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Lady Vols reach fourth straight NCAA Super Regional

Lady Vols reach fourth straight NCAA Super Regional

May 18th, 2015 12:01 am by Staff Report

The Tennessee softball team advanced to a fourth consecutive NCAA Super Regional round - and eighth overall - with a 3-1 victory over Utah on Sunday.

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High school schedules, week of May 18

High school schedules, week of May 18

May 17th, 2015 10:48 pm by Staff Report

The high school sports schedules for teams in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia the week beginning May 18.

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Dixon claims Indy 500 pole, breaks up Penske monopoly

Dixon claims Indy 500 pole, breaks up Penske monopoly

May 17th, 2015 7:39 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

Scott Dixon had a four-lap average of 226.760 mph in qualifying Sunday to claim his second Indianapolis 500 pole and end Team Penske's streak of eight straight pole wins.

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VanDyke stays perfect at LPR in 2015

VanDyke stays perfect at LPR in 2015

May 17th, 2015 6:30 pm by Staff Report

Kres VanDyke added to his undefeated season at Lonesome Pine Raceway with a sweep of the twin 35-lap Late Model Stock features on Saturday night.

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Miller gives up first hit with two outs in 9th, Braves win 6-0

Miller gives up first hit with two outs in 9th, Braves win 6-0

May 17th, 2015 4:05 pm by STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writer

Shelby Miller's no-hit bid ended with two outs in the ninth Sunday when Justin Bour singled sharply up the middle, and the Braves right-hander pitched a two-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Marlins that completed a three-game sweep.

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Hamlin gives JGR first All-Star race victory

Hamlin gives JGR first All-Star race victory

May 17th, 2015 1:40 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Denny Hamlin gave Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in NASCAR's Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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American Pharoah romps in Preakness; Triple Crown try next

American Pharoah romps in Preakness; Triple Crown try next

May 16th, 2015 7:45 pm by RICHARD ROSENBLATT, AP Racing Writer

American Pharoah has Bob Baffert back in the Triple Crown groove. With thunder rumbling and rain pouring down, Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah took the lead early and easily won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.

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McCarty records two wins Friday at Kingsport Speedway

McCarty records two wins Friday at Kingsport Speedway

May 16th, 2015 7:04 pm by Staff Report

Ronnie McCarty was victorious in both NASCAR Whelen All-American Series "First Kingsport Credit Union" Twin 35s.

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Rain washes out Day 1 of Indy 500 qualifying

Rain washes out Day 1 of Indy 500 qualifying

May 16th, 2015 5:50 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

Ryan Hunter-Reay finished the rain-shortened first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying in the same spot he finished last year's race: No. 1. Now he'll have to do it all over again Sunday.

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