Quote of the Day

"This doesn't mean student-athletes' uniforms will look like NASCAR cars. There won't be decals on those uniforms."
-- Hendrick Automotive Group Chair Rich Hendrick, on his company securing a $250,000 deal with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as an official sponsor of CMS athletics. (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 8/4)
Thursday August 4, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 226 Print This Issue

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  • Cruise Control

    Edwards has been driving for Roush since debuting in truck series in '03

    Roush Fenway Racing announced this morning that it has re-signed driver Carl Edwards to a multiyear contract, starting next season. Edwards joined RFR in '03 and drove in the Camping World Truck Series before running a Sprint Cup Series schedule the next season. He currently sits atop the Cup Series point standings ( RFR ). FOXSPORTS.com's Lee Spencer, who first reported the deal, notes after a "bidding war between Roush and Joe Gibbs Racing for Edwards' services in which financial incentives were fairly equal among the two operations, it is clear the ultimate decision was not about the money." Edwards' decision to stay with RFR and Ford "will pay off in more than just monetary dividends." While this "latest round of negotiations dragged o ...

  • There's No Turning Back

    Goodell confident CBA will be finished soon, despite hiccups over some details.

  • Sunday, Bloody Sunday?

    Comcast sues DirecTV over Sunday Ticket advertising.

  • America The Beautiful

    Rory McIlroy surprises the golf world by announcing intent to rejoin PGA Tour.

  • California Kings

    L.A. officials endorse Farmers Field plan as 49ers unveil model of Santa Clara stadium.

  • Swan Song?

    NASCAR's future in Nashville in jeopardy after parent company drops track's races for '12.

  • Cycle Of Life

    Amgen extends title sponsorship for Tour of California.

  • Magic The Gathering

    WPS could fold magicJack amid ongoing fued with Borislow.

  • Screaming Eagles

    Southern Miss trying to save Golden Eagle logo amid trademark case from Univ. of Iowa.

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