Chase drivers at the bottom of the standings must win one of final two races

...year of the new format which emphasizes winning, nobody, including Keselowski, knew how to approach...appreciative," he said. "But those other seven, nobody cares that we won Chicago, nobody cares that we won Richmond or the other three...

Fryer: Stay in Chase might be short for AJ Allmendinger, Aric Almirola

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship.They knew it, too, when they arrived in Chicago and for the first time in their...

Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

...haphazardly put together their team for the 2004 Olympics, nobody should have been surprised if they lost.That's exactly what...Thompson, to forwards Anthony Davis and Kenneth Faried.If nobody could beat a depleted U.S. team this summer, how could anyone...

Tigers hope to spring surprise as huge underdog against top-ranked Seminoles

...Even worse for Clemson is the game's location in Tallahassee where the Tigers are 3-11 all-time."I'm sure that nobody outside of Clem son believes that we can win this game," defensive tackle Grady Jarrett said."But we feel like we can win...

Augusta Commission gives OK to hire city administrator

...and she should have been considered after votes for Rodriguez didn't materialize."The ship is running loose; there's nobody directing the ship," he said.After General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said the commission was free to discuss salary and the...

Rookies Odor, Bonilla lead Rangers past Braves

...time, but only after Upton's two-out error when he tried to make a running catch and dropped a line drive from Martin."Nobody feels worse about it than Justin," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "He makes that play 100 out of 100 times. He was...

Coyote control might not help fawn mortality

...coyotes, which have spread rapidly across the South in recent decades."When we first started talking about this 10 years ago, nobody considered coyotes a threat," Kilgo said. "Today, the deer management community is on board with the fact that coyotes...

Picnic celebrates 50 years of Chapel Under the Pines

...church that week and had a donation in the envelope, and he was talking about how much he enjoyed the service," she said. "Nobody knew it was him on that houseboat."According to a history written by Ralston Wilder, a member of St. John, the greatest...

Owner Roger Penske goes after motorsports double

...Nationwide races, there has been just one lead change ... Former driver Geoff Bodine wants to create a fund to help retired drivers. Many current drivers said they support the program, but nobody knows how any program would be funded.

Complexities of domestic violence can have deadly consequences

...away from calling the police, he said."Whether you are a victim or not, you can always come to the sheriff's office. Nobody should be living in fear of their spouse in any way," McDaniel said.Two deputies respond to each domestic violence call...