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Meet Dr. Fiege: Physician to help further enhance medical efforts – Nascar

Saturday, April 22, 2017

RELATED: NASCAR bolsters emergency response system NASCAR again has upped its level of medical commitment and response, working in conjunction with American Medical Response to announce that Dr. Angela Fiege will serve as the newly appointed NASCAR/AMR Safety Team Medical Director. The Indianapolis-based doctor has served as a physician medical consultant in NASCAR for the past two years, supporting both the infield care centers and on-track response at all NASCAR-sponsored…

Seven-Time’s off weekend regimen includes much-needed ‘rehydration’ – Nascar

Saturday, April 22, 2017

BUY TICKETS: See the races at Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. — After his victory two weeks ago at Texas Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson was late for his post-race press conference – and with good reason. Because of a malfunction with his fluid delivery system, Johnson was dehydrated by the end of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Consequently, a trip to the infield care center for IV fluids delayed his…

Fifth Annual NASCAR Race To Green Celebrates – ESPN

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment To commemorate the holistic effort being made to help protect and preserve the environment, NASCAR® announced its fifth annual NASCAR Race to Green initiative. Beginning today and culminating with Sunday’s TOYOTA OWNERS 400 at Richmond International Raceway, the initiative will build awareness around the programs NASCAR, the industry and multiple partners have developed to help reduce its carbon footprint. A key pillar…

Your ultimate guide to the weekend’s live sport: What to watch, where to watch it and who’s going to win – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Stuck on which of the terrific sport on television this weekend you cannot miss? Never fear because we’ve rounded up the five best things to get your sporting mojo working so bad you’ll be desperate for a rest on Sunday night.  Saturday 1. Munster vs Saracens, Champions Cup semi-final What is it? It’s on Saturday, April 22, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. The second semi-final, between Clermont Auvergne and Leinster at Stade…

NHL commissioner on Winter Olympics: ‘We’re not going’ – Chicago Tribune

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Even if the International Olympic Committee sweetens its offer, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman insists that his league will not participate in the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea. “We’re not going,” Bettman said Friday during his annual meeting with a group of sports editors at league headquarters. “That decision has been made.” The issues on the table included insurance and travel expenses for players, and the IOC appeared to be…

Jimmie Johnson’s off weekend regimen includes much-needed … – Nascar

Saturday, April 22, 2017

BUY TICKETS: See the races at Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. — After his victory two weeks ago at Texas Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson was late for his post-race press conference – and with good reason. Because of a malfunction with his fluid delivery system, Johnson was dehydrated by the end of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Consequently, a trip to the infield care center for IV fluids delayed his…

Seven-Time’s off weekend regimen includes much-needed ‘rehydration’ – Nascar

Saturday, April 22, 2017

BUY TICKETS: See the races at Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. — After his victory two weeks ago at Texas Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson was late for his post-race press conference – and with good reason. Because of a malfunction with his fluid delivery system, Johnson was dehydrated by the end of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Consequently, a trip to the infield care center for IV fluids delayed his…

Seven-Time’s off weekend regimen includes much-needed ‘rehydration’ – Nascar

Saturday, April 22, 2017

BUY TICKETS: See the races at Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. — After his victory two weeks ago at Texas Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson was late for his post-race press conference – and with good reason. Because of a malfunction with his fluid delivery system, Johnson was dehydrated by the end of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Consequently, a trip to the infield care center for IV fluids delayed his…

NHL commissioner on Winter Olympics: ‘We’re not going’ – Chicago Tribune

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Even if the International Olympic Committee sweetens its offer, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman insists that his league will not participate in the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea. “We’re not going,” Bettman said Friday during his annual meeting with a group of sports editors at league headquarters. “That decision has been made.” The issues on the table included insurance and travel expenses for players, and the IOC appeared to be…

The air up there: Record motorcycle jump planned for ‘Dega – Nascar

Saturday, April 22, 2017

BUY TICKETS: See this event, races at Talladega   Alex Harvill is used to making the most of wide expanses. His pastime of jumping motorcycles great distances requires it, and the two leaps he’s made that stand as current world records have both taken place in the sweeping sand dunes of his home state of Washington.   But when Harvill wanted to bring his high-flying show to NASCAR, making the…

Fifth annual NASCAR Race To Green celebrates industry-wide effort – Nascar

Saturday, April 22, 2017

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — To commemorate the holistic effort being made to help protect and preserve the environment, NASCAR® announced its fifth annual NASCAR Race to Green™ initiative. Beginning today and culminating with Sunday’s TOYOTA OWNERS 400 at Richmond International Raceway, the initiative will build awareness around the programs NASCAR, the industry and multiple partners have developed to help reduce its carbon footprint. A key pillar of NASCAR Race to…

Inside the plot to bomb a soccer team to make money – CNNMoney

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Bomb a famous soccer team. Profit from the ensuing fall in the club’s stock. It sounds like the chilling plot of a James Bond movie. But police believe that was the motivation behind an attack last week on Germany’s Borussia Dortmund, which left a player injured and needing surgery.

NHL commissioner on Winter Olympics: ‘We’re not going’ – Chicago Tribune

Friday, April 21, 2017

Even if the International Olympic Committee sweetens its offer, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman insists that his league will not participate in the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea. “We’re not going,” Bettman said Friday during his annual meeting with a group of sports editors at league headquarters. “That decision has been made.” The issues on the table included insurance and travel expenses for players, and the IOC appeared to be…

Bastian Schweinsteiger, world soccer star, begins his Chicago odyssey – Chicago Tribune

Friday, April 21, 2017

Schweinsteiger married Ana Ivanovic last summer. The Serbian was the top-ranked female tennis player in the world in 2008 and retired in December at age 29. When either of them has put on social media pictures of themselves in Chicago — at a Bulls game last month or at Easter dinner, for example — European tabloids have run with it. Ivanovic was featured this month on the cover of the…

Soccer Team Bus Bombing Was Part Of Stock Option Plot, German Prosecutors Say – NPR

Friday, April 21, 2017

On Tuesday, police investigators work on a reconstruction of the April 11 bombing of the Borussia Dortmund team bus in Dortmund, Germany. Three bombs detonated as the bus was pulling away from a nearby hotel. Lukas Schulze/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Lukas Schulze/Getty Images On Tuesday, police investigators work on a reconstruction of the April 11 bombing of the Borussia Dortmund team bus in Dortmund, Germany. Three bombs detonated…

Qualifying canceled, practices tweaked due to wet weather – Nascar

Friday, April 21, 2017

RELATED: Full Bristol starting lineup MORE: Bristol weather updates | Stay up-to-date with the schedule Rain has forced the cancellation of Coors Light Pole Qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Bristol Motor Speedway, with NASCAR officials issuing a revised Friday schedule for on-track activity.   Instead, race officials have planned for a pair of 55-minute practices for the Monster Energy Series and the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The starting…

Double dippers: 15 who’ve raced in Indy 500 and NASCAR’s top series – FOXSports.com

Friday, April 21, 2017

In a remarkable performance, Busch finished sixth in the 2014 Indianapolis 500, which was his first open-wheel race of any kind. Unfortunately, he lost an engine in the Coca-Cola 600 that night. Busch is bullish on Alonso’s prospects. “I think he’ll be perfect for the situation,” Busch said of Alonso. “I think he’ll do really well. He’s a racer. He gets it. It’s a perfect time in his career…

The air up there: Record motorcycle jump planned for ‘Dega – Nascar

Friday, April 21, 2017

BUY TICKETS: See this event, races at Talladega   Alex Harvill is used to making the most of wide expanses. His pastime of jumping motorcycles great distances requires it, and the two leaps he’s made that stand as current world records have both taken place in the sweeping sand dunes of his home state of Washington.   But when Harvill wanted to bring his high-flying show to NASCAR, making the…

Bank of America 500 moving to Sunday afternoon – Nascar

Thursday, April 20, 2017

BUY TICKETS: See the races at Charlotte “Daylight Racing Time” is back for the Bank of America 500 as the race returns to a Sunday afternoon start time in 2017, Charlotte Motor Speedway announced on Thursday. The fourth race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs and first race in the Round of 12 will now be held on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. ET with TV coverage…

Study shows that cycling to work could cut risk of cancer by 45 percent – CNBC

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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