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Johnson gives $556,623 to 12 schools in 3 states

Jimmy Johnson greets race fans before the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship series auto race, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has awarded $556,623 to a dozen different K-12 public and charter schools as part of the annual grants he and wife, Chandra, have given the last six years.

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Johnson believes Harvick was correct winner

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson believes the right driver won NASCAR’s championship, and that a Ryan Newman victory would have been “tough to swallow for the sport.”

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Finalist named for Bronko Nagurski award

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Touchdown Club in conjunction with the Football Writers Association of America has announced the finalists for the 2014 Bronko Nagurski trophy given annually to the nation’s top college defensive player.

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NBA’s Silver sends message on domestic violence

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league’s lack of tolerance for domestic violence.

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NBA’s Silver sends message on domestic violence

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league’s lack of tolerance for domestic violence.

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