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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunday at Pocono

Matt Kenseth played the fuel-mileage game to perfection Sunday at Pocono Raceway, outlasting Joey Logano and Kyle Busch to record his second victory of the season – snapping Busch’s three-race winning streak but at the same time, extending Joe Gibbs Racing’s run of summertime success. Dating back to NASCAR’s All-Star …

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Local Sports Archive – Before 8/2/15

Southern League baseball:  The Smokies beat Chattanooga 4-1 Thursday and will return home to finish the series against the Lookouts Friday through Sunday at Smokies Park. —————————————————————— Southern League baseball:  The Smokies led 7-1 entering the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday night in Chattanooga but gave up 7 runs as they …

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NASCAR Xfinity Series Saturday at Indy

NASCAR Xfinity Series Saturday at Indy…Kyle Busch stalked race leader Ryan Blaney on the final lap Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and when Blaney wiggled coming off Turn-2, Busch took advantage of the opening and drove away to his second win of the season. The margin of victory over Blaney was …

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunday at Indy

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunday at Indy…Kyle Busch drove away from Joey Logano on Sunday’s final restart and was not seriously challenged over the final two laps, extending his winning streak to three races and snapping Chevrolet’s twelve-year string of victories at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Busch started ninth and led three …

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Southern League baseball

Southern League baseball:  Friday, the Smokies set a single-game attendance record at Smokies Stadium and beat Chattanooga 8-4.  Saturday, the Lookouts dealt Tennessee a 4-3 loss and finished out the series Sunday with an 8-0 win.  The Smokies have Monday off and will open a five-game set at Montgomery on Tuesday.

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