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John Youk looks up from a camouflage grill beneath a tent at Kentucky Speedway and eyes a Sprint Tower in the distance. He scans the numbers for Stewart-Haas drivers. “Patrick’s third fastest,” he says, nodding. “Stewart’s quick, sixth. We’ve got hot cars. Oh y...

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10/03/11
Precious metals, emerging markets enter mix

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09/26/11
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Baseball The Arizona Diamondbacks named Josh Rawitch senior vice president of communications. Rawitch was vice president of communications for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Farnsworth The San Diego Padres ...

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09/26/11
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09/26/11
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09/19/11
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Baseball The Florida Marlins named Stan Meek vice president of scouting and Jim Fleming special assistant to the president of baseball operations and hired Marty Scott as vice president of player development. Chuck LaMar resigned as Philadelphia Phillies assistant general manager of ...

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09/19/11
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11/26/11
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09/12/11
MLB helps ‘Moneyball’ get it right

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