Last Update on August 23, 2014 01:31 GMT
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Kevin Harvick will start from the pole position Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Harvick turned a lap at a track-record 131.362 mph at the high-banked Bristol oval. He knocked Jeff Gordon from the top spot for his 11th career pole. It is his fifth pole this season, which he attributes to one thing: "faster cars."
Gordon, the points leader, will start outside the front row, with Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch in the second row.
Once again Tony Stewart is sitting out this week's race. This is the third straight Cup race he's skipped after he struck and killed dirt track racer Kevin Ward Jr.
With three regular-season races left, Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski top the series with three victories. In the standings the leader is Gordon, by three points over Earnhardt.
UNDATED (AP) -- Indians catcher Yan Gomes has been diagnosed with a concussion and there's no timetable for when he'll return to the lineup. Gomes was hit on the mask after a pitch deflected off Minnesota's Kurt Suzuki on Thursday. Gomes remained in the game, but felt ill and was removed the following inning.
Manager Terry Francona says team doctors don't think at this time that Gomes will have to be placed on the seven-day concussion list.
In other baseball news:
-- Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado (muh-CHA'-doh) will not be ready to play when he's eligible to return from the disabled list on Aug. 27. He sprained his right knee while taking a swing against the Yankees on Aug. 11.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The reported Minnesota-Cleveland NBA trade that would bring Kevin Love to Cleveland and send the last two No. 1 picks in the NBA draft to the Timberwolves has taken on a new look. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as part of the new three-team deal.
The Wolves agreed weeks ago to send Love to Cleveland for No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, former No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett and a 2015 No. 1 draft choice they obtained from Miami.
The deal now includes the Sixers, who will get guard Alexey Shved (sh-VEHD') and forward Luc Mbah a Moute (BAH'-ah MOO'-tay) along with that Miami No. 1 pick.
When Wiggins is moved from the Cavs to the Timberwolves in the deal, he will become just the second No. 1 overall draft pick to be traded without playing a game for the team that drafted him since the ABA and NBA merged in 1976. Chris Webber went from the Magic to the Warriors in 1993 for a package that included Penny Hardaway.
UNDATED (AP) -- Cleveland backup quarterback Johnny Manziel (man-ZEHL') has been fined $12,000 by the NFL for flipping his middle finger at Washington's sideline in a game this week, a person familiar with the penalty has told the Associated Press.
Manziel said he was reacting to taunting by the Redskins during Monday night's nationally televised game. The action didn't help his chances to win Cleveland's starting job, which went to veteran Brian Hoyer.
In other NFL news:
-- Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Donald Stephenson has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league's performance-enhancing substance policy.
-- San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te'o (MAN'-ty TAY'-oh) will miss Sunday's preseason game against San Francisco with a sprained foot.
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) -- Adam Scott ran off four straight birdies in the middle of his round and finished with a tap-in birdie for a 6-under 65 to share the 36-hole lead with Cameron Tringale (trihn-GAH'-lay) at The Barclays.
Tringale shot a 68 to get to 8-under. That's one shot better than Jim Furyk (FYOOR'-ihk), Brendon Todd and Kevin Chappell (CHAH'-pehl).
British Open and PGA champion Rory McIlroy was nine shots better than his opening round, playing bogey-free for a 65. Not only did he make the cut, McIlroy suddenly is only five shots behind going into the weekend.
Phil Mickelson played a shot from the deck of a grandstand in a wild day that ended with a birdie to make the cut on the number.
LPGA-CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN
LONDON, Ontario (AP) -- South Korea's So Yeon Ryu (soh yahn yoo) shot a 6-under 66 to take the lead after two rounds of the Canadian Women's Open. She's 15-under, good for a five-shot lead over Anna Nordqvist (NORD'-kwist) who shot a 3-under 69.
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) -- The opening round of the Champions Tour Boeing Classic is under way. Bernhard Langer (LAHN'-gur) enters the event fresh off another win. He finished first in last week's Dick's Sporting Goods Open for his fifth win of the season
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.
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"STONER" ARRESTED FOR POT
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