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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.



Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?


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NASCAR Preview: Don’t Give Jimmie Johnson The Title Just Yet

Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.


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Odds Are Matt Kenseth Will Win NASCAR Sprint Cup

Matt Kenseth made it 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.


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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Predicts Sprint Cup Win Coming Soon

Winless for more than a year and with just two victories since 2007, Dale Earnhardt Jr. predicted Monday that a Sprint Cup series triumph is right around the corner for him.


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Tony Stewart Released from Hospital Following Second Surgery

Three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart has been released from the hospital and is resting at home.


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Tony Stewart Needs Second Surgery After Crash In Sprint Car Race

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart broke his right leg Monday night at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, where he flipped his 360 winged sprint car while leading with five laps remaining in the 30-lap feature.


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Review: ABC Employees in Virginia Received Gifts, Tickets

State Alcohol Beverage Control employees received more than $50,000 in gifts and entertainment from the alcohol industry from 2008 to 2011, a newspaper review found.


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Dale Jr. Has Tough Day On and Off the Track

Sunday proved to be a difficult day for Dale Earnhardt Jr. both on and off the track at the Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis.


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Morgan Shepherd Becomes Oldest Driver in NASCAR Sprint Cup History

At 71, Morgan Shepherd took the wheel of the No. 52 Toyota and became the oldest driver to start a race in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series.