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Sports Stewart returns to racing but questions remain (New) Stewart returns to racing but questions remain (Photo Gallery)
Will he face criminal charges for running over a fellow driver at a sprint-car race in upstate New York? Will the brash racer they call "Smoke" regain the edge that made him a NASCAR superstar, even after conceding he'll be affected the rest of his life by the death of Kevin Ward Jr.?
Sports Review: 'Madden NFL 15' scores on new consoles Review: 'Madden NFL 15' scores on new consoles
If you followed all the offseason NFL headlines — concussions, racial slurs, bullying, domestic violence — you'd think the league was in serious trouble.
Sports After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans
NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Sports USC football player admits to lying about injuries, rescue USC football player admits to lying about injuries, rescue
Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.
Sports Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season
Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended the entire NFL season for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy.
Sports After trio of near misses, 49ers chase Super Bowl After trio of near misses, 49ers chase Super Bowl
Three straight seasons of being so close have the 49ers yearning for a Super Bowl championship they believe is right within reach. So now, no more near misses.
Sports Free symposium to address concussions in student-athletes Free symposium to address concussions in student-athletes (Video)
With the school year underway, a new group is about to hold a concussion symposium to address student-athlete safety in Kern County. Every year, student-athletes suffer concussions, which may not be properly diagnosed or treated.