1. I Was Legend: Is Smoltz Another Aging Athlete Who Doesn't Know When To Quit?

    Early yesterday, John Smoltz agreed to a deal with the St. Louis Cardinals, giving the 42-year old former Cy Young award winner a chance to show he isn’t finished yet...

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  2. Vickers and Martin Fastest In Final Michigan Practices

    The final two practice sessions run Saturday as a prep for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway gave somewhat of a preview of who will do well in the race...

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  3. Ryan Newman Finds No. 1 Spot at Michigan Practice, Kasey Kahne Loses an Engine

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' first practice session Friday at Michigan International Speedway was primarily used for qualifying set-ups as the teams get prepared to qualify for Sunday’s CarFax 400...

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  4. Who's In and Who's Out: Odds To Make the Chase

    With only four races remaining until the Chase for the Championship, there are only six drivers who are firmly entrenched at being one of the final 12 drivers eligible for NASCAR’s version of the playoffs...

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  5. Ambrose Sweeps Fastest Times in Final Practices at the Glen

    After Saturday’s final practice sessions for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup series race at the road course of Watkins Glen, a few drivers have stood out over the rest with consistent spectacular times during both sessions...

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  6. Penske Trio Tops First Practice at The Glen

    The first practice session for Sunday’s Helluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen was used for several purposes by 46 drivers entered to make the 43 car field...

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  7. Johnson Fastest in Final Pocono Practice Sessions

    Hendrick Motorsports continued their strong runs in Saturday’s practice sessions for Sunday’s Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500...

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  8. Hendrick Tops The Charts In First Pocono Practice While Qualifying Rains

    As the clouds were forming, it quickly became apparent that the first practice session would be all that happened on Friday for this weeks Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 race weekend at Pocono...

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  9. Jimmie Johnson Captures Third Brickyard 400 Win: First Ever Back-to-Back

    Jimmie Johnson won his third Brickyard 400 Sunday and became the only driver ever to win back to back NASCAR races on the famed track of Indianapolis Motor Speedway celebrating it’s centennial anniversary...

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  10. Newman Fastest In Happy Hour; Johnson and Edwards Look Better

    There were originally two practice sessions scheduled Saturday for Sunday’s All-State 400 at the Brickyard, but due to a lengthy rain delay prior to qualifying, one session was cut short ...

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  11. Mark Martin Wins Brickyard Pole; Fourth Of 2009

    After being nearly four hours delayed, qualifying for Sunday’s All-State 400 at the Brickyard was a case of all the youngsters not being able to catch the old man. Mark Martin set the pace early in qualifying with a blistering lap of 49...

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  12. Juan Pablo Montoya Most Impressive in Indy's Two Practice Sessions Friday

    The boys of NASCAR are out ripping again after a week off, and thank goodness. What a terrible week it was last week without the elite stock car drivers in the world going at it...

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  13. Carl Edwards's Wild Ride in '09: Indy Could Be His First Win

    From the end of the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season to the time leading up to this weeks Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Carl Edwards has gone through a wild ride for the last eight months...

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  14. Delaware Legal Sports Betting a Good Thing: NFL Doesn't Think So

    Ever since the 1958 NFL Championship game, which was the initial beginnings to televised Pro Football as we know it today, the league has taken all measures possible to distance itself from sports gambling...

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  15. Final Chicago Practices: It's Deja-Vu All Over Again!

    Many Crew Chiefs who had success at Michigan brought the same Chassis for this Saturday Night’s Lifelock.com 400 at Chicago Speedway...

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  16. Brian Vickers Smokes Chicago Field in First Practice and Qualifying

    Because of this weeks NASCAR Sprint Cup series race being run on Saturday night, NASCAR held their first practice session and qualifying on Thursday night. Brian Vickers led both sessions and will be on the pole for the Lifelock...

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  17. TNT's Wide Open Coverage Fantastic: NASCAR Fans Want More!

    In the aftermath of the spectacular ending to Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona, not much has been said about the fantastic “Wide Open Coverage” TNT offered to NASCAR fans home across the country...

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  18. Stewart Wins Daytona Apologetically in Spectacular Fashion

    NASCAR’s recently implemented double file restarts were thrust into action to create some excitement at the end of races, and Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona was the perfect ...

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  19. Ramirez Gets That Free Pass Bonds, Mac, and A-Rod Didn't

    My, how things have changed in baseball with fan perception of players using performance-enhancing drugs. In a span of less than a decade, we have gone from running players out of the game completely to adapting to the situation...

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  20. Open Mic: Baseball as American as Capitalism; Don't Like the Flag Hats

    Baseball is unquestionably the most American form of entertainment we as Americans have in our short history. For over half of our country’s existence since declaring Independence from ...

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  21. Yank Takes Down Brit at Wimbledon Semis Day Before Fourth of July

    Even though Andy Murray is from Scotland, he still is a representative of the United Kingdom and therefore gets my juices flowing red, white, and blue with Patriotic pride...

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  22. Daytona Practice Finished, But Not Telling: Dale Jr. Will Be Good!

    In 32 of the 36 NASCAR Sprint Cup series races, the practice and happy hour sessions prior to the race are pivotal and telling to who will do well on race day...

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  23. Would George Washington Attempt to Woo NASCAR Dad's Vote?

    This Fourth of July, Daytona and NASCAR will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of Richard Petty’s last and final win of his career...

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  24. Logano Does Rain Dance and Steals Loudon Win

    Joey Logano and his crew chef, Greg Zippadelli, took a gamble near the end of Sunday’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and it paid off handsomely for ...

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  25. Truex Jr and Sorenson Surprise in New Hampshire Practice

    Martin Truex Jr was spectacular in both of Saturday’s practice sessions in preparation for Sunday’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway...

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