Lawyer: Insanity may have led to twin kill

Lawyer: Insanity may have led to twin kill

GALLATIN, Tenn., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The lawyer for a Tennessee woman charged with killing her newborn twins suggested he is considering an insanity defense.

NASCAR VP Jim Hunter dies at 71

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter has died at age 71, racing circuit officials said Saturday.

Busch, Stewart warned by NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- NASCAR's Kurt Busch and Tony Stewart Saturday were ordered to stay away from each other after Stewart allegedly slugged Busch following a car-banging incident.

Stewart-Busch incidents at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Brief incidents involving two-time Sprint Cup points champion Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch highlighted Friday's practice for NASCAR's Budweiser Shootout.

Suspended crew chiefs get NASCAR warning

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 6 (UPI) -- Three Nextel Cup crew chiefs have been told to stay away from upcoming auto races or risk further sanctions. The warning to Tony Eury Jr. of DEI and Chad Knaus and Steve Letarte of Hendrick Motorsports follows the suspensions and fines to the teams of Kyl

NASCAR driver blasts officials

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 26 (UPI) -- NASCAR driver Tony Stewart accused the Daytona Beach, Fla., based league of improper officiating during a Nextel Cup race.

Report: Two have problems at Daytona

DAYTONA, Fla., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne had their qualifying runs for next Sunday's Daytona 500 disallowed after both failed post-race inspections, it was reported.

Officials probe plane crash that killed 10

MARTINSVILLE, Va., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The crash of a twin-engine plane owned by NASCAR's Hendrick Motorsports team in rural Virginia claimed all 10 lives aboard.

NASCAR plans change in scoring system

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- NASCAR's top series will have more than just a new name this season. It will have a playoff-style format to determine its champion.

Rusty Wallace fined for infraction

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Rusty Wallace's bid for his first Daytona 500 victory took a serious blow Friday when his race team was fined $10,000 he was pushed back in the field for Sunday

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Tony Stewart goes after NASCAR crown

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart's path to the NASCAR Winston Cup championship has been much more difficult off the track than in the heat of battle.

Cy Young Award winners

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball Cy Young Award winners

Big crash scares drivers

TALLADEGA, Ala., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The "Big Crash" returned to NASCAR restrictor-plate racing Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway and it left many drivers, team owners and crew chiefs demanding a c

James MacGregor Hunter (born June 22, 1964 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is a Major League baseball pitcher who had a brief career with the Milwaukee Brewers during the 1991 MLB season.

Originally drafted by the Montreal Expos out of the University of Georgia in 1985, Hunter's contract was purchased by the Brewers the following year. However, he would not make his Major League debut until 1991. He played in a total of 8 games, starting in 6 of those, and posted an 0-5 record with a 7.26 ERA. Hunter was granted free agency that same October, and did not play for another Major League club.

Hunter is noted for his 1991 game against the Kansas City Royals, wherein he shattered a batter’s ankle with a devastatingly accurate and powerful throw. Hunter claims that the pitch followed his intended trajectory; regardless, it is likely directly responsible for the end of Hunter’s career.

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