NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Gibbs was honored with the Bill France Award of Excellence, capping a year in which he was elected to NASCAR's Hall of Fame, won his fifth Cup championship as a car owner and thoroughly dominated the competition.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch toted his championship trophy all over Nashville for photo opportunities. He opened his celebratory week with an appearance on WWE's “Raw," then joined industry heavyweights for a NASCAR-themed night at the Grand Ole Opry.

WENATCHEE — Yakima Valley’s women’s basketball team won their second consecutive game at the Wenatchee Valley Classic, beating Whatcom 81-65 on Sunday.

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson handed out mini bottles of Patron at his retirement announcement — so perfectly on brand for the cool Californian who stormed to a record-tying seven NASCAR championships yet somehow bored fans who found him too vanilla for their liking.

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch casually collected the championship flag from his team and did a slow, subdued celebratory lap. The most polarizing driver in NASCAR had just won his second Cup title and wanted to soak in the moment with his true fans.

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs keeps mementos of his late son on his office desk. There's a photo of a little girl who could barely walk but whose day brightened when J.D. Gibbs surprised her with a tour of the Joe Gibbs Racing shop. Hundreds of letters are stacked on the desk, written by …

Action from the Northwest Super Late Model 200-lap race at the 32nd annual Fall Classic Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at the Yakima Speedway in Yakima, Wash.

SELAH, Wash. — Riley Seed was 5 for 6 with four runs scored and five RBI as the Yakima Valley Pepsi Pak swept Centralia 12-2 in both games in Senior Legion nonleague play Saturday at Archer Stadium.

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