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Mayfield | Jeremy Mayfield intent on returning

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 08:51:39 -0800

Suspended Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield is intent on returning to NASCAR and is ready to do "whatever it takes" to get back to driving, including drug rehabilitation. He's hoping to reach a plea bargain in his case that doesn't include jail time on 19 felony charges. His first step on returning will be to enter NASCAR's Road to Recovery program.

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Mayfield | Jeremy Mayfield interested in returning

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:07:27 -0800

Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield said he is interested in returning to racing. He's been suspended since he failed a drug test in 2009 for methamphetamines. "Well, Jeremy, you know the path back for you," NASCAR chairman Brian France said. "It's the path back for anybody. I've always hoped that you would choose the right path and not litigation and a bunch of other things. But that's up to you."

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NASCAR | Jeremy Mayfield charged with drug possession

Wed, 02 Nov 2011 08:48:17 -0700

Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield was charged with possession of a methamphetamine Tuesday, Nov. 1. He posted $3,000 bond and is due in court Wednesday, Nov. 2.

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Mayfield | Jeremy Mayfield's suit dismissed

Wed, 19 May 2010 06:42:00 -0700

Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield's lawsuit against NASCAR was dismissed Wednesday, May 19, ending a yearlong saga surrounding the first Sprint Cup driver suspended for failing a drug test, according to The Associated Press.

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Mayfield | Mayfield being sued

Wed, 25 Nov 2009 18:10:57 -0800

David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield is being sued by attorney Bill Diehl. Diehl is claiming Mayfield owes his law firm at least $371,973.66, plus attorney fees, interest and late charges.

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Mayfield | Mayfield's injunction dropped

Mon, 23 Nov 2009 12:57:56 -0800

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield's injunction that lifted his suspension for a positive drug test for methamphetamines has been dropped due to Mayfield's request. He requested that the injunction be permanently dropped so the case can move quickly.

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Mayfield | Injunction appeal set for December

Wed, 07 Oct 2009 09:56:06 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports an injunction appeal in Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield's case has been set for Dec. 1.

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Mayfield | Mayfield hires high-profile attorney

Fri, 02 Oct 2009 16:25:13 -0700

The Associated Press reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield has hired high-profile attorney Mark Geragos to help fight his drug suspension by NASCAR.

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NASCAR | Four claim to have witnessed Mayfield using drugs

Tue, 22 Sep 2009 10:54:53 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports NASCAR filed affidavits Monday, Sept. 21, from three Kentucky residents and a deposition from a former brother-in-law who said they have seen Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield use methamphetamines at least 50 times since 1997. Mayfield has denied using methamphetamines in interviews and court documents.

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NASCAR | Wants Mayfield to be evaluated

Mon, 21 Sep 2009 16:49:09 -0700

The Associated Press reports NASCAR has asked a federal judge to order a mental and physical examination on Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield to determine if he has substance-abuse problems and/or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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NASCAR | Mayfield thinks he is being used as example

Thu, 10 Sep 2009 10:53:01 -0700

ESPN.com reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield thinks NASCAR is using him as example after suspending him May 9 for testing positive for methamphetamines. "(NASCAR wants to) get the message back to other drivers in the sport," Mayfield said. "To put the fear of God into them. To scare the other drivers. And crew members and everybody out there. I think it killed two or three birds with one stone there with the policy. And it put the fear of God in other people and other drivers who have tested positive that they didn't put in this situation."

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NASCAR | Judge denies NASCAR's request to lift Mayfield's injunction

Tue, 01 Sep 2009 13:26:01 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports a U.S. District Court Judge has denied NASCAR's request to permanently lift the injunction issued July 1 that had allowed suspended Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield to race.

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Mayfield | Stepmother suing Mayfield

Wed, 29 Jul 2009 11:16:18 -0700

David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield's stepmother is seeking damages against her stepson for public comments he made in regard to his civil case against NASCAR, according to court documents. Lisa Mayfield is seeking compensatory damages in excess of $10,000, punitive damages in excess of $10,000 and any other "relief as the court may deem just and proper."

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NASCAR | Mayfield trial set for next year

Tue, 28 Jul 2009 14:58:26 -0700

David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield's lawsuit against NASCAR has been set to be heard in a trial beginning Sept. 13, 2010, according to court documents.

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Mayfield | Mayfield lied about chronology of drug test

Mon, 27 Jul 2009 13:57:13 -0700

The Associated Press reports NASCAR said Monday, July 27, that Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield lied to a federal court about the chronology of a second random drug test. Mayfield said a July 6 request for a second drug test went to voicemail and he did not receive the message until 40 minutes later. NASCAR is saying it has a recording of the actual phone call.

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Mayfield Motorsports | Mayfield selling off cars, parts and more

Sun, 26 Jul 2009 10:10:44 -0700

David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports suspended Sprint Cup owner/driver Jeremy Mayfield sold his hauler and inventory of cars and parts to John Carter. Carter plans to compete in as many races as he can the rest of the year. The deal, according to Carter, included six cars. Four of Mayfield's former crew members, including crew chief Tony Furr, are currently employed by Carter.

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Mayfield | Mayfield back under suspension

Fri, 24 Jul 2009 12:31:32 -0700

The Associated Press reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield is back under suspension after an appeals court ruled in favor of NASCAR, which overturns the original ruling that Mayfield would be able to drive after he failed a drug test.

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Mayfield | Mayfield working on big sponsorship deal

Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:57:15 -0700

Dave Rodman, of NASCAR.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield said he is "80 percent there" on receiving a major sponsorship deal that could let him once again drive in the Sprint Cup Series. However, he is not currently on the entry list for the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard. "I'd like to come to Indy just to come watch, and to try to get a ride," Mayfield said. "We're working on sponsorship deals as we speak and I'm telling you, if this works out, it's going to be big."

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Mayfield | Attorneys argue Mayfield's case Monday

Mon, 20 Jul 2009 18:45:50 -0700

David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports attorneys for Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield filed papers Monday, July 20, arguing that NASCAR has not shown sufficient reason that the court should overturn the decision to lift his suspension for violating the substance-abuse policy.

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Mayfield | Additional testing on Mayfield sample negative

Mon, 20 Jul 2009 15:41:15 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield's lawyer said additional testing on Mayfield's urine sample remains negative for methamphetamines. The results of the latest tests have resulted in a dispute on which lab, and which samples, should be considered by a judge.

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Mayfield | Mayfield thinks NASCAR spiked drug test

Mon, 20 Jul 2009 09:47:57 -0700

ESPN.com reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield thinks NASCAR spiked his urine sample, which caused him to test positive for methamphetamines. Mayfield continues to deny that he has ever consumed methamphetamines in his life.

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Mayfield | Mayfield case unlikely to be decided until next June

Fri, 17 Jul 2009 18:19:12 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield and his case with NASCAR is unlikely to be decided until at least next June.

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Mayfield | Mayfield has harsh words for stepmother

Wed, 15 Jul 2009 19:45:35 -0700

ESPN.com reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield had some harsh words for his stepmother Wednesday, July 15, who testified that she has seen Mayfield many times using methamphetamines. Mayfield said that he believes his stepmother shot and killed his dad in 2007. "She knows what we've got on her," Mayfield said. "For her to come out and do this is pretty ballsy. Everybody that has ever known me knows I never, ever have been around her for more than 10 hours of my life. She's a gold digger. I knew that from Day 1." Mayfield claims NASCAR paid Lisa Mayfield for her affidavit.

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NASCAR | Mayfield's test results have different results

Wed, 15 Jul 2009 19:03:05 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports NASCAR says that Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield tested positive again for methamphetamines, but Mayfield's attorney claims that the result of a separate test taken within an hour of that one is negative.

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Mayfield | More on Mayfield

Wed, 15 Jul 2009 18:24:56 -0700

Updating previous reports, David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports an affidavit by the stepmother of Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield claims she had knowledge of Mayfield's use of methamphetamines. "I first saw Jeremy using methamphetamine in 1998 at Jeremy's shop on Jackson Road in Mooresville, North Carolina," she said. "Jeremy cooked some of his own methamphetamine in his shop by the house until the stores took pseudoephedrine off the shelves. In addition to making methamphetamine for his own use, I am aware that Jeremy has bought methamphetamine from others." She also testified that she had seen Mayfield using methamphetamine roughly 30 times throughout the years, including at least once before a race. Mayfield continues to deny that he has ever used methamphetamines.

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Mayfield | Mayfield tested positive for meth again

Wed, 15 Jul 2009 15:58:45 -0700

ESPNews reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield tested positive for methamphetamines for the second time July 6.

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Mayfield | Wooten resigns

Wed, 15 Jul 2009 15:03:18 -0700

The Associated Press reports Mayfield Motorsports general manager Bobby Wooten resigned Wednesday, July 15, because he does not think driver Jeremy Mayfield will return to the race track in the Sprint Cup Series. Wooten said he was the last remaining employee with the team and that he does not believe Mayfield has any interest in resurrecting the team.

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Mayfield | Mayfield considering selling team

Fri, 10 Jul 2009 11:05:06 -0700

Jenna Fryer, of The Associated Press, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield is considering selling his team after being unable to secure sponsors for the Sprint Cup schedule following his suspension.

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NASCAR | Mayfield resisted drug test Monday

Thu, 09 Jul 2009 09:46:14 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield submitted to a NASCAR drug test Monday, July 6, but did not provide a sample to NASCAR's technicians for seven hours. NASCAR spokesman Ramsey Poston said the delay was a sign that Mayfield was trying to avoid the test, but Mayfield's attorney, John Buric, said it was just the result of confusion over where the laboratory was.

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Mayfield | Mayfield won't race at Chicago

Thu, 09 Jul 2009 09:43:39 -0700

The Associated Press reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield will not race at Chicagoland Speedway this weekend, according to his attorney. John Buric said Mayfield does not have the necessary sponsorship for his car and no owner is willing to give him a ride for the Sprint Cup race.

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Mayfield | Mayfield tested twice Monday

Wed, 08 Jul 2009 18:13:29 -0700

CBSSports.com reports the attorney for Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield said Mayfield was tested twice for drugs Monday, July 6, once at an independent laboratory and once at his home by NASCAR.

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NASCAR | Asking court to put Mayfield back on suspension

Mon, 06 Jul 2009 12:37:42 -0700

The Associated Press reports NASCAR has asked a federal judge to reverse his ruling and keep Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield off the track. Mayfield was suspended May 9 after failing a random drug test.

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Mayfield | Mayfield not entered at Chicagoland

Mon, 06 Jul 2009 11:08:25 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield is not entered in his No. 41 car for the Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway Saturday, July 11. He has until Thursday, July 9, to enter the race.

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Mayfield | Mayfield hoping to return at Chicago

Mon, 06 Jul 2009 09:54:08 -0700

David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield said he is doing everything in his power to bring his No. 41 team to Chicagoland Speedway next week. NASCAR could keep Mayfield off the track if they file an appeal.

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Mayfield | Mayfield will not race at Daytona

Thu, 02 Jul 2009 14:15:40 -0700

The Associated Press reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield missed the deadline Thursday, July 2, to enter the Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.

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Tommy Baldwin Racing | Not considering Mayfield

Thu, 02 Jul 2009 09:52:42 -0700

The Associated Press reports Tommy Baldwin Racing is not considering giving Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield a ride for the Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway this weekend. "We all like Jeremy, there's no doubt about that," owner Tommy Baldwin said. "The unfortunate thing is the last couple months here, he's gone through his struggles and it's not going to help him in the business world of racing. That's for sure."

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Larry Gunselman | Not considering Mayfield

Thu, 02 Jul 2009 09:52:19 -0700

The Associated Press reports Larry Gunselman Motorsports is not considering giving Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield a ride for the Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.

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NASCAR | Teams shying away from Mayfield

Thu, 02 Jul 2009 09:43:15 -0700

The Associated Press reports two team owners will not put Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield in their cars for the Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway this weekend, one because of sponsor concerns and the other because Mayfield is "marked" following his legal battle. Mayfield can still bring his own team car into the race, but faces a $5,005 late entry fee.

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Mayfield | Mayfield unsure if he will race at Daytona

Wed, 01 Jul 2009 14:30:06 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield is unsure if he will race in the Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway Saturday, July 4, after his suspension by NASCAR was lifted Wednesday, July 1. "I'm happy I can go back racing and just glad the justice system works like it does and just thank God," Mayfield said. "It might be a little late for this weekend, but we'll see what happens. I'm able to race, that's the main thing. I think so now [I have a sponsor]. I have to go back and see where we stand on that and where they are."

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Mayfield | Mayfield wins injunction

Wed, 01 Jul 2009 13:02:21 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield won his injunction against NASCAR Wednesday, July 1, which forces the sanctioning body to lift his indefinite suspension for a test that NASCAR said tested positive for methamphetamines. ESPNews reports Mayfield will be able to race in the Sprint Cup event at Daytona International Speedway Saturday, July 4.

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Mayfield | NASCAR confirms Mayfield tested positive for meth

Wed, 01 Jul 2009 10:59:59 -0700

The Associated Press reports NASCAR confirmed Wednesday, July 1, that Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield tested positive for methamphetamines. "We will prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that Jeremy Mayfield did violate the NASCAR substance abuse policy and tested positive for methamphetamines," spokesman Ramsey Poston said.

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Mayfield | Mayfield's second test verifies drug use

Tue, 30 Jun 2009 09:47:17 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports NASCAR contends that a second test of Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield's urine samples proved that he had an illegal drug in his system. Mayfield and NASCAR are scheduled to be in U.S. District Court Wednesday, July 1, for the hearing on Mayfield's request for an injunction.

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Mayfield | Mayfield's sample receiving second test

Mon, 29 Jun 2009 12:32:06 -0700

David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield's urine sample is being sent by NASCAR to an independent laboratory for a second test, according to court documents. NASCAR is claiming Mayfield tested positive for a "dangerous, illegal, banned substance."

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Mayfield | Mayfield denies taking drugs in court

Thu, 25 Jun 2009 18:25:18 -0700

The Associated Press reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield denied ever taking amphetamines Thursday, June 25, and said he doesn't know how he failed a random drug test. He said his indefinite suspension by NASCAR has ruined his driving career. "I have never taken methamphetamines in my life, and when accused of taking them I immediately volunteered to give another sample," Mayfield said.

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Mayfield | Hearing set for injunction

Fri, 19 Jun 2009 10:44:04 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports NASCAR has set a July 1 hearing for Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield's preliminary injunction request to keep NASCAR from enforcing its indefinite suspension against him. His next Sprint Cup race will not be at least until the July 4 race at Daytona International Speedway.

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Mayfield | Witness defends credentials

Thu, 18 Jun 2009 11:27:59 -0700

The Associated Press reports an expert witness for Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield said he attempted to fix mistakes in an affidavit about his educational background, but the errors were submitted into court. The inaccuracies in Harvey MacFenerstein's background were challenged by NASCAR in federal court, which accused him of lying about his credentials in six sworn statements.

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Mayfield | Sued by parts supplier

Wed, 17 Jun 2009 10:57:56 -0700

Bob Pockrass, of SceneDaily.com, reports Mayfield Motorsports and driver Jeremy Mayfield are being sued by Triad Racing Technologies and BDR Acquisition for $86,304.55 for parts, pieces and chassis work. The suit claims that Mayfield requested parts from BDR for his new Sprint Cup team but later requested to return the parts rather than pay for them and then returned only a portion of the parts.

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Mayfield | Mayfield planning counter motion

Tue, 16 Jun 2009 11:41:18 -0700

ESPN.com reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield's expert witness does not have the medical degrees or certifications he listed in his qualifications. The U.S. District Court dismissed a sworn affidavit by Dr. Harvey MacFenerstein because the expert falsely represented himself on six counts. However, Mayfield and his representation will file a countermotion to refute NASCAR's claim.

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Mayfield | Mayfield tested positive for methamphetamine

Tue, 09 Jun 2009 12:23:17 -0700

Ryan McGee, of ESPN The Magazine, reports Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield tested positive for methamphetamine during a random drug screening May 1 at Richmond International Raceway, according to two independent sources. Mayfield revealed that he was taking prescription Adderall-XR, which he claims was prescribed by a physician to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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NASCAR | Countersues Mayfield

Fri, 05 Jun 2009 15:24:37 -0700

The Associated Press reports NASCAR has filed a countersuit in federal court against Mayfield Motorsports driver Jeremy Mayfield and denied each of Mayfield's arguments as to why his failed drug test should be overturned.

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