1. Sprint Cup Preview: Matt Kenseth, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Greg Biffle, Mark Martin

    I'm sitting here watching the Rolex 24 and am simply amazed that after 23+ hours of racing, there are still four cars on the lead lap within seconds of each other...

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  2. Sprint Cup Preview: Ragan, Burton, Harvick, Kurt Busch

    You can throw Brad Keselowski's name into the Rookie of the Year mix in Sprint Cup: it was announced he was going to drive 10 races in James Finch's 09 Miccosukee Gaming Chevy, in addition to the seven races scheduled with Hendrick Motorsports...

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  3. Dust off the cobwebs, the new season begins NOW

    We Americans are faced with a daunting fact: this will be the first weekend without a meaningful football game since the week before Labor Day...

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  4. Sprint Cup Preview: Truex, McMurray, Hamlin, Bowyer

    Before looking at the 13th-16th ranked teams, a couple pieces of news from today:-Burger King will sponsor Tony Stewart at Daytona in July and Dover in September...

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  5. 2009 Sprint Cup Preview: Kahne, Montoya, Mears, Stewart

    To prove to you how indecisive I am with these picks, I reshuffled my entire 13th-20th rankings this morning driving to work. How I managed to dodge insane Delaware drivers and think at the same time, we may never know...

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  6. Blogspot Timestamps

    Obviously, by now I am no longer a Blogspot virgin, but I just realized that the entry timestamp shows the time when the entry is started, and not the time it is posted...

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  7. 2009 Sprint Cup Preview: 21st-25th

    Before we get to the moment we have all been waiting for, the first day of the Media Tour brought a lot of news. Here's a quick recap:-Scott Riggs, and not Dave Blaney as originally expected, will drive Tommy Baldwin Jr...

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  8. Is Todd Parrott going to be Bobby Labonte's crew chief?

    Based on the information we have been given this winter, Todd Parrott was going to remain with Travis Kvapil and the 28 team this season as crew chief...

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  9. The 2009 Sprint Cup Preview and Bad Predictions Extravaganza Begins Tomorrow

    I'm just giving everyone about 30 hours notice before we begin the yearly tradition of making poor predictions surrounding the new NASCAR season just around the corner. Tomorrow, we start off with the top 25 countdown and teams 21-25...

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  10. Conference Championship Previews

    Well, we are down to the final four in the NFL, and what a surprising final four it is. There is a two seed, a four seed, and both six seeds remaining in the bracket with a shot to win Super Bowl XLIII...

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  11. And Silly Season Takes Another Turn: Labonte to Yates

    With all we have seen the past few months in terms of Silly Season moves, I guess I shouldn't be so surprised by the various wheelings and dealings that keep cropping up in Sprint Cup...

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  12. Should Chip-n-Dale (EGR) Only Run Three Full-Time Cars in Sprint Cup This Year?

    With the drama surrounding the Gillett-Petty merger seemingly dying down (aside from the sponsors for Reed Sorenson, who told SPEED this weekend that the car was 100 percent funded), as well ...

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  13. NFL Playoffs: Divisional Round Preview

    The NFL playoffs march on, with the field of Super Bowl contenders down to eight. Atlanta, Indianapolis (sorry about mistakenly writing that their record was 11-5 and not 12-4 during ...

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  14. Tommy Baldwin Jr. Starting a Cup (Start and Park?) Team

    Tommy Baldwin Jr., who was Ward Burton's crew chief en route to a 2002 Daytona 500 victory, announced today that he is starting a full-time Sprint Cup operation, with intentions of running the full 2009 schedule under the Toyota banner...

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  15. I'm Baaaaack...

    Happy 2009 everyone, and welcome to another year of posting in these parts. You can read my preview of the NFL wild card action below...

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  16. Wild Card Playoffs: Keys to victory

    It's the most wonderful time of the year if you are a football fan, as the college bowl season hits its climax and the NFL playoffs get under way. For the players and coaches, it's time to put on your big boy pants...

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  17. BCS Preview

    There's a saying for when something goes wrong in sports: don't hate the player, hate the game. If we applied that to the Bowl Championship Series, it would go "don't hate the bowls, hate the bowl system...

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  18. NFL Preview: Week 16

    A little different procedure for Week 16: I am only going to preview the 12 games with playoff implications. So there will be no write-up for Bengals-Browns, 49ers-Rams, Texans-Raiders, or Saints-Lions ...

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  19. Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: Hornish Involved in Most Wrecks in 2008

    As I do every day during lunch in my office, I picked up the USA Today this morning and turning to the sports section, noticed one of the paper's long-running racing traditions was back...

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  20. 'Tis the Bowl Season: Non-BCS Games

    If I was going to do any bowl previews, I figured I would just focus on the BCS contests. But after the first Saturday without any college football in three months, I was bored, and decided to preview every bowl...

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  21. NFL Preview: Week 15

    I see where the Arena Football League plans on canceling its 2009 season. I guess they figured we all were getting our fill of 61-41 games by watching the Big 12 this fall. Too bad...that league is a pleasure to watch...

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  22. Brian France Doesn't Plan to be a NASCAR Lifer

    Both Big Bill and Bill France Jr. spent most of, if not all, of their working lives running the sport their family built from the ground up over 60 years ago...

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  23. NFL Preview: Week 14

    I see where NHL commissioner Gary Bettman suspended Stars' enforcer Sean Avery for calling actress/ex-girlfriend Elisha Cuthbert his "sloppy seconds...

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  24. College Football Preview: Championship Weekend

    Well, the BCS managed to screw it up again (with an assist to the Big 12's division tiebreaker), a week earlier than usual! I will mention I have no allegiance to Texas or Oklahoma, ...

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  25. NFL Preview: Week 13

    As with my college football preview, I'm a little early this week. GAME OF THE WEEK: Giants at Redskins A lot has changed since the Redskins were dominated by the defending champions on opening night...

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