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IndyCar needs to strike balance between excitement, danger

...Greatest Spectacle in Racing." It's no coincidence that the Indy 500 drew a higher television rating than NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 for the first time in 10 years.Those who watched did not see cars fly through the air, but were treated to an intense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-29/indycar-needs-strike-balan
Mets beat Braves as Bartolo Colon picks up his ninth win

NEW YORK - Bartolo Colon moved into a tie for the major league...on Friday night.The 42-year-old Colon (9-4) gave up two runs and six hits...Braves had two runners on in the sixth but Colon got the final out on a comebacker.Colon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-12/mets-beat-braves-bartolo
Around the block

...Sinatra's 100th birthday with a swing band.The Riverwalk Fireworks display and an Afterglow Party catered by Publix, Coca Cola and Pet Dairy follow the concert.Tickets are available at www.riverwalkseries.com.For more information, call (706...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-25/around-block
McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

...prior to the change, it said the percentage of Happy Meals with soda had been holding steady for at least 18 months.Coca-Cola said in a statement that it is proud to be McDonald's partner, and noted that it supplies a range of drinks for the chain's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/mcdonalds-fewer-happy-meal
Coca-Cola 600 hinges on who takes advantage of 'aero-push'

CONCORD, N.C. - Kevin Harvick believes success and failure in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway is more reliant on the laws of physics than the skills of a driver and crew.The two most-dreaded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-22/coca-cola-600-hinges-who-t
People in the News

...understands that talking about colons can be an unpleasant subject...that urge children to discuss colon, or colorectal, cancer and...talk to their parents about colon cancer, it will encourage parents...32, said he will undergo a colon cancer screening soon, as will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/22/ent_419750.shtml
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Matt Kenseth captures pole for Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C. - By winning the pole position Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600, Matt Kenseth might have made the easiest passes of the entire race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.Since trailing cars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-21/matt-kenseth-captures-pole
Jeff Gordon tries not to get too sentimental about final Coca-Cola 600

...N.C. - Jeff Gordon's first of 92 career victories at Charlotte Motor Speedway came 22 years ago.While today's Coca-Cola 600 will be his last, the 43 year-old driver is careful not to confuse his competitive nature with sentimentality."If this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-23/jeff-gordon-tries-not-get-
GreenJackets' Cain battles through major operations to return to baseball

...diagnosis."At the time, I didn't think it was really that serious," he said. "Obviously, it was."It's ulcers in your colon, intestinal bleeding. When you have a flare-up, it's really bad stomach cramps. A lot of people say you don't understand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-22/greenjackets-cain-battle
Edwards' win allows Gibbs to shift its focus

...bigger than Sunday's showing in the Coca-Cola 600.The head of Joe Gibbs Racing had...for us."Edwards won his first Coca-Cola 600 with a gutsy call from crew chief Darian...Charlotte's All-Star event. The Coca-Cola 600 was the first time racing for points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-25/edwards-win-allows-gibbs-s