1. Kevin McDowell Released From Hospital After Scary Incident in the Pits

    Late in the May 30 Coca-Cola 600, Roush Fenway Racing rear tire carrier Kevin McDowell was clipped by the No. 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet on pit road. Stewart was exiting his pit during green flag pit stops...

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  2. Breaking News: Minnesota Twins Extend Joe Mauer

    The Minnesota Twins announce that Joe Mauer has signed an eight-year, $184 million contract. The deal includes a full no-trade clause. The deal will be made official at a 7:00 pm EST press conference in the Twins’ Conference Center...

    Jesse L. Medford Written by Jesse L. Medford about over 4 years ago 211 reads 1 comments

  3. NASCAR Nationwide Series: Scotts Turf Builder 300 Sponsorship News

    Rumblings within the NASCAR community suggest that the reason Carl Edwards wasn’t suspended for intentionally wrecking Brad Keslowski last week is because he is sponsored by Scotts Miracle-Gro...

    Jesse L. Medford Written by Jesse L. Medford about over 4 years ago 335 reads 2 comments

  4. Kenny Wallace: NASCAR Nationwide Series Sponsorship Deal Made on Twitter

    Just before Kenny Wallace entered his No. 28 Nationwide Chevrolet at Daytona International Speedway on Feb 13, 2010, @Kenny_Wallace tweeted that he needed $7200.00 for four sets of tires...

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  5. NASCAR Commercials: 10 Most Recently Uploaded to YouTube

    With the disappointment of the Super Bowl commercials, NASCAR fans still had the opportunity to see companies put their best foot forward. Studies indicate that Super Bowl commercials have higher recall, but Daytona 500 commercials are more likeable...

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  6. Breaking News: Pothole Brings Daytona 500 Red Flag, Jimmie Johnson Penalized

    With 78 laps remaining in the 52nd running of the Daytona 500, the race is at a standstill. A red flag was called due to a pothole in an asphalt seam that likely caused Jimmie Johnson’s flat tire...

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  7. Breaking News: Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Involved in Big Ones

    In the first career Nationwide Series race for Danica Patrick, she was caught up in the first "Big One" of the Drive4COPD 300 in Datona. The wreck happened in front of her, and she couldn't see anything...

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  8. Favorite Drivers in NASCAR: As Determined by Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Auto Racing

    Everybody knows that Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is the most popular driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Even with his woe is me attitude. But the real question is who is the fans next favorite driver, when they aren't busy following the herd...

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  9. With a Bobsledding Medal, The USA Has NASCAR To Thank

    “We’re expecting medals this year, so it won’t be a big upset,” said Phil Kurze, President of non-profit Bo-Dyn Bobsled Project, Inc. According to Kurze, 2009 was the first time the USA team won the World Championships in 50 years...

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  10. Fantasy NASCAR, Survivor Style

    Have you ever wanted to play in a Fantasy NASCAR league that is more fun than Fantasy Football? During the 2002 NASCAR season and Survivor Thailand, I created a hybrid fantasy NASCAR league that is a cross between fantasy NASCAR & Fantasy Survivor...

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  11. A Minnesota Vikings Win in NFC Championship Will Change Life as We Know It

    If you are a longtime die-hard Minnesota Vikings fan, not a new or bandwagon/fair weather fan, a Vikings victory in today’s NFC Championship game, will change your life as you know it...

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  12. Brett Favre News Shocker: A Loss "Could Very Well Be My Last Game"

    It has begun. Just about as shocking as Mark McGwire's steroid announcement, Brett Favre has started his retirement talk to ESPN's Ed Werder. Favre stated, "If you win, you go on...

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  13. Jedd Fisch: Are the Minnesota Gophers Fighting To Keep Him?

    Rumors have been rampant that Jedd Fisch is going back to the NFL. First it was to Chicago to work with Jay Cutler again. Then it was to the Redskins, to reunite with Mike Shanahan...

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  14. Lane Kiffin returns to USC: Jay Med's Minnesota Gophers Column, Jan. 12, 2010

    In 2007, Lane Kiffin interviewed for the Minnesota Golden Gophers head coaching position, while he was an assistant at USC. Since being passed over for the job in favor of Tim Brewster, Kiffin has coached for the Oakland Raiders and Tennessee Volunteers..

    Jesse L. Medford Written by Jesse L. Medford about over 4 years ago 338 reads 2 comments

  15. Minnesota Twins: Potential Acquisitions and Former Twin Updates 1/12/10

    Padres third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff is being mentioned in Minnesota Twins' trade scenarios. The Crushin' Russian consistently holds one of the largest strikeout to walk ratios in the majors...

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  16. Dylan Favre Snubs Uncle Brett's Alma Mater and Minnesota Vikings News

    Mississippi's Mr. Football, Dylan Favre, nephew of Brett Favre, has accepted an offer to play for the Mississippi State Bulldogs. He also received scholarship offers from Southern Miss, Tulane, and Northwestern State...

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  17. NASCAR Business News and Superstar Pitbits: A Jay Med Column 1/7/10

    Aaron's, Inc. plans to design a special BCS National Championship paint scheme that will be featured on their NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racecar driven by David Reutimann...

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  18. Kevin Whaley: Minnesota Gophers Dump a Thug

    Less than a week after being suspended by the Minnesota Golden Gophers, 21-year-old Kevin Whaley asked for a release from his football scholarship...

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  19. Minnesota Vikings and Gophers News: Jay Med's Twin Cities Sports 1/3/10

    Percy Harvin just broke the Vikings record for rushing yards by a rookie wide receiver, with 145 yards. Sidney Rice credits his improved work ethic, to training with Chris Carter and Larry Fitzgerald during the off season...

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  20. NASCAR Vacation News and Superstar Pitbits: A Jay Med Column 1/3/10

    After signing autographs at Sound and Speed, Denny Hamlin flew commercial to Los Angeles yesterday. He said it was a "reality check." Kelly Bires spent New Years eve at Wisconsin Dells. Colin Braun celebrated at Times Square...

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  21. Minnesota College and Pro News: Jay Med's Twin Cities Sports 12/30/09

    The Minnesota Golden Gophers and Iowa State Cyclone players get to go to a suite at their Arizona hotel, where they will be given a list of Sony products. They will get to choose what they want, up to a $300 value...

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  22. NCAA Wrestling: Nation's Best Compete in Greensboro's Southern Scuffle

    Seven of the nation's top 25 collegiate wrestling teams will be among the 30 teams competing in the Southern Scuffle December 29 and 30 at North Carolina's Greensboro Coliseum...

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  23. Carolina Panthers Are Taking It to the Giants and Other NFL Scores In Progress

    Suddenly Favre doesn’t look so bad. In the third quarter, Eli Manning has his New York Giants down 34-3. The same Carolina Panthers that just spanked the Vikings 26-7 are taking it to another level against the Giants...

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  24. Gophers, Vikings, and Twins News: Jay Med's Twin Cities Sports 12/27/09

      From 2002-2008, Navy sold a total of 151,000 tickets for their seven consecutive bowl appearances. The Midshipmen never lost money on any of these trips...

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  25. Urban Meyer: Health Concerns Lead to Resignation of Gator Coach

    "I have given my heart and soul to coaching college football and mentoring young men for the last 24-plus years and I have dedicated most of my waking moments the last five years to the Gator football program...

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