1. Identifying Each NASCAR Driver's Favorite Track

    Of the nearly two dozen tracks on the Sprint Cup schedule, just about every driver seems to have a favorite...

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  2. The 10 Greatest Traditions in NASCAR

    Any sport with strong regional roots is bound to have its own set of strong traditions. NASCAR is, of course, no exception to this, with its predominantly Southern flavor still shining ...

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  3. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Pocono

    The second half of the Sprint Cup Series regular season opened at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, with Jimmie Johnson producing one of the most dominant performances of the season so far...

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  4. 5 NASCAR Drivers on the Brink of Superstardom

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. Tony Stewart . Jeff Gordon . Jimmie Johnson. All four are huge stars within the NASCAR stratosphere, and they've been on top for the better part of the past decade...

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  5. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Dover

    What an ending, huh? It's not every day that you see a black flag on the final restart of a race cost a driver like Jimmie Johnson the win. Johnson is too good and too experienced to make those sorts of mistakes...

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  6. Ranking the 10 Most Embarrassing NASCAR Driver Sponsors in History

    Remember the movie Stroker Ace ? In it, Burt Reynolds was a top-tier NASCAR driver trying to get out of a terrible contract with a businessman named Clyde Torkle...

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  7. Ranking the 10 Biggest Blunders of the 2013 NASCAR Season

    We do a lot of top 10 lists at Bleacher Report over the course of a given NASCAR season. Some are lists that drivers and teams want to be on; some are lists that nobody wants to be on...

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  8. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Charlotte

    "Have you ever?" "No, I've never." If those two phrases have ever been applicable to a Sprint Cup race, chances are it was Sunday's Coca-Cola 600, when some of the strangest incidents in recent memory lengthened what is already the sport's longest race.

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  9. Ranking the 10 Most Disappointing Seasons in Sprint Cup Series History

    Don't let Jimmie Johnson's career statistics fool you. Most drivers have a disappointing season or two over the course of their Sprint Cup careers...

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  10. How Big Is the Gap Between Jimmie Johnson and NASCAR's 2nd-Best Driver?

    He may be two full seasons removed from his last Sprint Cup title, but there's no doubt right now: Jimmie Johnson is the best driver in the series...

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  11. 5 Ways to Win a Debate with Anyone Who Says NASCAR Drivers Aren't Athletes

    "Why do they put NASCAR on ESPN and SportsCenter ? It's not a sport. Those guys aren't athletes." Yawn . We've heard it all before...

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  12. Who's Hot and Who's Not in NASCAR After Sprint Cup Series Race at Darlington

    The Bojangles Southern 500 is now a Mother's Day weekend tradition for the Sprint Cup Series, revived in its glory despite being removed from its Labor Day weekend roots about a decade ago...

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  13. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Darlington

    If you don't like the way the middle stages of a NASCAR race play out, just wait for the end of it. The first three-quarters or so of Saturday night's Southern 500 at Darlington ...

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  14. Ranking the 10 Most Dominant Seasons in Sprint Cup Series History

    What makes a season truly dominant at NASCAR's highest level? Is it scoring far more victories than anybody else in the series? Is it amassing a huge advantage in the championship ...

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  15. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Talladega

    Well, that was fun, wasn't it? We sat through more than three hours of rain delays before resuming Sprint Cup action at Talladega...

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  16. Ranking the 10 Most Entertaining NASCAR Drivers to Follow on Twitter

    The advent of Twitter has been one of the greatest assets to any NASCAR fan, allowing them to have an inside look at drivers' lives, both at and away from the track, from the drivers themselves...

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  17. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Richmond

    Richmond International Raceway signifies the quarter mark of the Sprint Cup season, and by now it's clear who the contenders and pretenders are this year...

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  18. NASCAR: 5 Perennial Chase Contenders Already out of the Title Hunt

    We may only be six races into this year's Sprint Cup season, but that doesn't mean it's too late to start eliminating some drivers from realistic Chase for the Sprint Cup contention...

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  19. Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Martinsville

    Show of hands: Who missed NASCAR racing last week? You don't need to raise your hands, we know you did. Luckily, the Sprint Cup Series doesn't believe in two off-weekends in a row ...

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  20. Penguins vs. Rangers: How New York Can Capitalize on End of Pittsburgh's Streak

    They may have shared headlines before the start of the NHL season as Stanley Cup favorites, but the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers have had two completely different seasons so far...

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  21. UEFA Champions League 2013: Players Under Most Pressure in Quarterfinals

    The pressure is on for the eight remaining teams in the UEFA Champions League, as the quarterfinal round begins with matches on Tuesday and Wednesday this week...

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  22. NASCAR: Predicting the No. 11 Team's Performance Without Denny Hamlin

    Trying to replace Denny Hamlin , one of the fastest and most competitive drivers on the Sprint Cup circuit, is no easy task...

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  23. NHL: What Potential Jaromir Jagr Deal Means for Bruins

    No, this isn't a late April Fools' Day joke—multiple NHL insiders are confirming that Dallas Stars forward Jaromir Jagr should be joining the Boston Bruins : Jaromir ...

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  24. Nuggets vs. Spurs: San Antonio Must Start Crucial Homestand off with Big Win

    The Denver Nuggets head to San Antonio on Wednesday, looking to begin a new winning streak after their 15-game run was snapped on Monday night in New Orleans...

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  25. Matt Barkley Pro Day: Best-Case Scenarios to Improve USC QB's Draft Stock

    For any NFL Draft prospect, pro day is the final opportunity to make a good impression on pro scouts. But for Matt Barkley , USC's graduating four-year starting quarterback, Wednesday's ...

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