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    When it comes to Wyoming racing royalty, the Novotny family is clearly at the top of the hierarchy. With roots taking hold in the earliest days of raising dirt rooster tails across the country, Gene Novotny and his milieu of “open cockpit jockey" established a dynasty from their Casper home ground.

      While many race tracks across the nation have shuttered among the motorsport landscape-some that hosted generations of racers and fans alike, a new playground of speed opened for business on a hot, windy Saturday night.

        There are few drivers that can boast of a “been there, done that” credo with the stats to back it up like Jamie Neumiller. A career that began in his teenage years parlayed into countless number of victories in a host of racing machinery.

          NASCAR's layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump took a sideswipe at the racing organization for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only full-time Black driver of perpetrating "a hoax" when a crew member found a noose in …

            Folktales have been spun for ages of a tall, largely secretive bipedal primate known to home in lush green expanses across the globe. While authenticating the existence of such creatures has been left to the tabloid and shock TV media, there just may be one in our midst with a preference for Nomex.

            The St. Thomas More girls open their season against Worland, Wyo. in the Gillette Tournament as winter sports jump into high gear Thursday.

            MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Until the final few weeks of the regular season, both the Clemson Tigers and Tennessee Volunteers truly believed they would be spending this time of year preparing for the College Football Playoff. No. 10 Clemson (No. 7 in the CFP rankings) was undefeated until the first week of November and didn’t take its second loss until the final game of the regular season. The ...

            I always have enjoyed the Aflac commercials with Nick Saban and Deion Sanders. Saban, who is known for having zero personality, almost comes across as human. Sanders, who has one of the most oversized personalities in all of sports, comes across as, well, Prime Time. What a pair they are. But I'm going to look at those television spots a little differently now. Everybody knows Saban is going ...

            STORRS, Conn. — The UConn football team is in a league of its own — and won it. “We were sitting here at 1-4, we gave up 148 points in those three games, NC State, Syracuse and Michigan, we kind of had a reset meeting,” coach Jim Mora said after practice Wednesday. “And we talked about some objectives. It’s going to sound kind of silly. We decided to create our own conference.” This could be ...

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            LOS ANGELES — The Raider Image, a store with a giant Raiders helmet for an entrance, was briefly without a customer Saturday afternoon. A young woman was behind the register. Otherwise, the modest space was empty amid the surrounding chaos at Universal CityWalk. Not for long. "We have some new things," the employee told a family of four once they entered through the helmet tunnel. "Holiday ...

            SAN DIEGO — Former Buffalo Bills punter and standout San Diego State University football player Matt Araiza will not be charged in connection with the reported gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at an off-campus party last year, officials announced Wednesday. The District Attorney Office said none of his former Aztec teammates will be charged in a case that rocked the university over the summer ...

            FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy initially said all the right things about the team’s two-day visit with free agent receiver Odell Beckham. “I thought the visit went very well. I know personally, extremely impressed with Odell and enjoyed our time together,” McCarthy said on Wednesday morning. “I liked his vibe. Just everything about our talk. We didn’t talk a whole lot about ...

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