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Richard Petty Says NASCAR’s Danica Patrick Would Be Afterthought If Not For Gender

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBSNewYork/AP) — NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty says Danica Patrick can only win a Sprint Cup Series race “if everybody else stayed home.” The seven-time champion made the comment during a […]

02/11/2014

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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.

12/31/2013

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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?

11/21/2013

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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.

11/15/2013

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NASCAR Driver Jason Leffler Dies After Crash On N.J. Track

NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway.

06/13/2013

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Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

05/28/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer On Concealed Carry

Schumer ‘Launching Fight’ To Block Loosening Restrictions For Concealed Carry

The U.S. Senate will take up debate on the compromise gun control measure on Tuesday.

04/14/2013

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) speaks next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference on January 24, 2013. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senator From Conn. Requests That Fox Not Broadcast NASCAR Race Sponsored By NRA

A U.S. senator from Connecticut has sent a letter to media mogul Rupert Murdoch asking that Fox network not broadcast Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race sponsored by the National Rifle Association.

04/12/2013

TTYM: NFL’s ‘Gay ‘Ol Time’ And Erin Andrews Disses 50 Cent

If you are remotely related to the world of sports and wanted to get your name out there this week – all you had to do was weigh-in on the gays in the NFL discussion. […]

03/01/2013

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VIDEO: 50 Cent Tries To Kiss Erin Andrews At Daytona 500

Watch as Andrews struggles to decide which cheek to offer up — the full-on lip smack obviously not an option.

02/25/2013

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Fans Injured In Last-Lap Accident At Daytona International Speedway

As emergency workers tended to injured fans and ambulance sirens wailed in the background, a somber Tony Stewart skipped the traditional post-race victory celebration following the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.

02/23/2013

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TTYM: A ‘Bear’ Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry

What one thing terrifies the NFL’s Eric Berry on the field? Ndamukong Suh’s personal hygiene is more important than you.. And find out how soccer sensation Hope Solo and former Seattle Seahawk Jerramy Stevens spent their […]

11/16/2012

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New York City Marathon’s Biggest Concern: Weather

The 2012 New York City Marathon is this Sunday, November 4 and there is at least one element of the race that is out of the hands any human being.

10/29/2012

Little Big Town in Charlotte

Little Big Town Helps Unveil New Kasey Kahne Car With Life-Size Replica Cake

The car-sized confection was created by “Ace of Cakes” star Duff Goldman and took three weeks to bake and assemble.

10/12/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Virginia 529 College Savings 250

The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.

Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.

09/10/2012

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