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NASCAR’s Brian Vickers eager to race after heart surgery

Driver Brian Vickers speaks to the media during the NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway media tour in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brian Vickers is eager to get back on the racetrack and prove to everyone he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery last month.

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Gibbs doesn’t remember talk of deflated footballs in past

NASCAR Championship team owner Joe Gibbs speaks to the media during the NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs said he was shocked when he learned the NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs to gain an advantage over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game.

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Hornets’ Biyombo to miss 10 days; Williams out, too

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving pressures Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Hornets announced Monday that Kemba Walker will undergo surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.

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Kyle Busch annoyed by being mistaken for older brother Kurt

Driver Kyle Busch speaks to the media during the NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch said Monday he has not gotten involved in his older brother’s personal issues and is disappointed he has been mistaken for Kurt in coverage of assault allegations against the 2004 NASCAR champion.

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