Kevin Harvick's past helped him deal with pressure at Dover

...laps and won easily.Harvick now joins 11 other drivers who will advance to the next round of the playoffs. Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer, Paul Menard and Jamie McMurray were eliminated from the championship.Harvick started the Chase with a crash at the...

Cubs win wild-card game over Pirates behind Jake Arrieta

...one-two combinations, eventually sending it tumbling to the ground.Pittsburgh had no such luck against Arrieta, with manager Clint Hurdle seemingly flummoxed on how to get to attack a right-hander who has matured from raw project into overpowering force...

NL wild-card rivals have followed same path

...reach 19 victories since 1991."He respects everything about the game but he fears absolutely nothing," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "That's a wonderful place to be."Both the Pirates and Cubs spent most of the summer stalking but never quite...

Penalty drops Clint Bowyer to last in Chase field

Clint Bowyer's slim shot at winning the Sprint Cup championship in Michael Waltrip Racing's final season took a huge hit Wednesday...

Kevin Harvick dominates in must-win race to advance in Chase

...transfer spot over Jamie McMurray on a tiebreaker. Earnhardt finished third and McMurray was fourth on Sunday.Paul Menard and Clint Bowyer also were eliminated as the Chase field was sliced from 16 to 12. Four more drivers will be eliminated in the next three-race...

Penalties against Clint Bowyer are upheld

An appeals committee has upheld penalties against Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip Racing that effectively ends any shot Bowyer had at winning the Sprint Cup championship.

Defending Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick has back against the wall at Dover

...Harvick is 15th and will have to win to advance and remain in championship contention.Kyle Busch, Paul Menard, Harvick and Clint Bowyer are in the bottom four and most at risk of elimination Sunday."We've still got racing to do," Bowyer said.Just...

Tony Stewart to retire from NASCAR after 2016

...hasn't won a race in over two years and has been privately working on finding a successor for the No. 14 Chevrolet all year.Clint Bowyer, released from his contract with Michael Waltrip Racing because the team is folding at the end of the season, will...

Joe Gibbs has mixed emotions after latest win by his team

...who needs a Hail Mary at Dover. The only sure-way Jamie McMurray, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Paul Menard,Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer can advance is to advance. Otherwise, others control their fate.Second-round clinching scenarios for Dover include...

Fryer: Tony Stewart will finally get chance to find happiness

...the particulars of his current contract didn't fall into place with the timetable Stewart needed to execute his plan. Then Clint Bowyer became available and Stewart had his man. Bowyer will spend 2016 making laps with another team as he waits for Stewart...