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NASCAR Hall of Famer David Pearson recovering from stroke

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR Hall of Famer and former three-time Cup champion David Pearson is recovering from a mild stroke he suffered on Dec. 9.

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Hornets: Kemba Walker to miss 6 weeks after knee surgery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets expect point guard Kemba Walker will miss a minimum of six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.

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Tony Stewart acquires national sprint car series tour

Stewart-Haas Racing drivers, from left, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch, and Danica Patrick pose for a photo during the NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway media tour in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart won’t be back in a sprint car, by his own estimation, for “a very, very long time.”

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Ex-UNC athletes: Lawsuit aims to protect college athletes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two former University of North Carolina athletes suing the school and NCAA say the goal is to ensure athletes receive a quality education.

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Patrick heads into 2015 in final season with team, sponsor

Driver Danica Patrick 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) — Danica Patrick begins her third full season at NASCAR’s top level facing an uncertain future.

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