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Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004

Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Talladega 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — At a track that has always been good to his family, in front of an adoring crowd that so clearly favors him over everyone else in the field, Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to an emotional first win of the season.

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NASCAR briefly halts race after 14-car accident at Talladega

Trevor Bayne (6), Landon Cassill (40), Joey Logano (22), Danica Patrick (10) and others are involved in a multi-car crash during the Talladega 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Greg McWilliams)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — NASCAR was forced to briefly stop Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway to clean up after a 15-car accident.

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Ole Miss coach gets firsthand taste of Talladega speed

Honorary pace car driver and Mississippi head football coach Hugh Freeze gestures during introductions for the Talladega 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Hugh Freeze knows a little something about speed and about NASCAR.

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Joey Logano uses big block on last lap to win Xfinity race

Winner Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Joey Logano picked up his third Xfinity Series win of the season by throwing a big block on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway.

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Redskins take Crowder, Kouandjio on final day of NFL draft

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The offensive line was an area of concern for the Washington Redskins when they finished at the bottom of the NFC East last year for the sixth time in seven seasons. So Washington took Alabama guard Arie Kouandjio in the fourth round after selecting Iowa tackle Brandon Scherff with the fifth overall pick in the first round.

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