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HENDRICK COVERS CREW'S FIGHT FINES

Published Nov. 6, 2014

MAKING NEWS

Hendrick Motorsports will pay the $185,000 in fines levied against six crew members for their role in a post-race fight at Texas between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski. NASCAR fined and suspended four Hendrick team members, while the crew chiefs for Gordon and Kasey Kahne were also fined. "We will, as a team, incur (the fines) and won't put that on the crew members," Hendrick GM Doug Duchardt said.

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SEAL IT 'WITH A KISS'

Raftery seeks to trademark sayings

Bill Raftery's two most prominent sayings of "Onions!" and "With a Kiss" have entertained college basketball viewers for more than 30 years. Now he has filed trademark requests for the sayings. "The filing seeks to protect the use of the words as Raftery's during sports broadcasts and on athletic apparel," ESPN reported. "Raftery said in the past he wasn't preoccupied with owning what he uttered, but he recently decided to see 'what direction it goes in.'"

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"(He) might want to spend more time thinking about the Bobcats - or maybe the Hornets."

President Barack Obama, responding to Michael Jordan's playful comments that Obama was a bad golfer by giving the Charlotte owner a little taste of his trash-talking medicine

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