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Dale Earnhardt Jr. (R) on the field with recently retired London Fletcher (L) and owner Dan Snyder before a Redskins game in 2012. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

RGIII, Redskins Congratulate Dale Jr. on Daytona 500 Win

The Washington Redskins and Robert Griffin III are touting Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory at the Super Bowl of auto racing.

02/24/2014

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Five Sporting Events Worth Traveling For

Some of the best American sporting events worth traveling for are the Daytona 500, the Masters Tournament, the Super Bowl the U.S. Open and the World Series.

12/31/2013

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 06: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet, celebrates with his crew in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Johnson 1st Driver to Sweep Daytona Since 1982

A flawless race gave Jimmie Johnson a perfect year at Daytona International Speedway and put him on another exclusive list.

07/07/2013

TTYM: NFL’s ‘Gay ‘Ol Time’ And Erin Andrews Disses 50 Cent

If you are remotely related to the world of sports and wanted to get your name out there this week – all you had to do was weigh-in on the gays in the NFL discussion. […]

03/01/2013

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Danica Patrick Has NASCAR on Fast Track to Higher TV Ratings

With Danica Patrick starting from the pole, the Daytona 500’s television ratings are much higher than last year’s.

02/26/2013

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, stands on the grid prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Duel 1 at Daytona International Speedway.  (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Danica Takes It Easy In Daytona 500 Warmup; Waits to Drop Hammer

Danica Patrick started on the pole for the first 150-mile Budweiser Duel before she coasted and finished 17th out of 23 cars. She’ll keep the top spot for Sunday’s Daytona 500.

02/22/2013

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet.  (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Danica Patrick No Longer Just a Pretty Face in Fast Car

For so long, Danica Patrick was just a pretty girl in a fast car surrounded by a crack marketing staff who parlayed a few golden moments on the track into worldwide fame.

02/18/2013

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Danica Patricks Makes History at Daytona 500; 1st Woman to Win Pole

Danica Patrick won the Daytona 500 pole Sunday, becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any race in NASCAR’s premier circuit. It’s by far the biggest achievement of her stock-car career. She’s braced for the attention that will follow.

02/18/2013

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