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Kenseth wins pole for NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600

Matt Kenseth, right, talks with Tony Stewart before qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is hoping history repeats itself Sunday night at the Coca-Cola 600.

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New dad Kyle Busch ready for racing

Kyle Busch waits in his car before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch says infant son Brexton can be anything he wants, even a race car driver. He just better be good.

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Logano says NASCAR can learn from IndyCar on safety crews

Joey Logano looks out of the garage before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joey Logano says NASCAR can learn something from the near-fatal accident involving IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe this week and the importance of having a regular safety crew at each race.

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Johnson ‘shocked’ NASCAR questioned side skirt issue

Jimmie Johnson prepares to climb into his car before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson said Thursday he was “shocked” to learn NASCAR was looking into whether his No. 48 team illegally altered the car’s side skirts during last weekend’s All-Star race.

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Miami rallies past Virginia 9-5 in ACC tourney pool play

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — David Thompson hit a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth inning to help Miami rally past Virginia 9-5 in the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament.

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