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NASCAR star Earnhardt cleared to race again after concussion
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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr., who missed the final 18 races of last season because of a concussion, has been medically cleared to return next year....

Dale Earnhardt Jr. reflects on long concussion recovery
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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The longer Dale Earnhardt Jr. couldn't drive because of the debilitating effects of a concussion, the more uptight he became....

Johnson, Stewart, Earnhardt honored as NASCAR closes 2016
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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson called winning a record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title "insane" Friday night, while Tony Stewart was sent off into retirement and Dale Earnhardt Jr. told his adoring fans at the season-ending banquet that he'll be ready to race in 2017....

NASCAR hopes sponsor Monster attracts needed younger fans
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- NASCAR's top circuit has been called the Winston Cup, Nextel Cup and Sprint Cup....

Happy, healthy Stewart leaving NASCAR so he can race more
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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Tony Stewart sat in a casino ballroom wearing a coat and tie he no doubt wanted to rip off and brushed off a question about whether he was happy his NASCAR career was over....

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