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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 Legend Gives Keys To Free Home To War Vet

A two-tour veteran of the war in Afghistan, his wife and five-year-old son received the gift of a lifetime Thursday: a free home.

09/12/2013

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Video: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Live In Studio

NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. stopped by the 670 The Score studios Monday afternoon to visit with The Boers and Bernstein Show.

670 The Score–08/12/2013

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Tony Stewart Breaks Right Leg In Iowa Crash

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will miss this weekend’s road course race at Watkins Glen after breaking his right leg in a sprint car race Monday night at Southern Iowa Speedway.

670 The Score–08/06/2013

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Police Monitoring Disability Parking At Chicagoland Motor Speedway

A warning to NASCAR fans at the Chicagoland Motor Speedway today – don’t park where you’re not supposed to park, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.

07/21/2013

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NASCAR Mourns Death Of Driver Jason Leffler

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

CBS Chicago–06/13/2013

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Ex-NASCAR Driver Dick Trickle Dead In Apparent Suicide

Authorities in North Carolina say former NASCAR driver Dick Trickle has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 71.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2013

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Teenage Driver Loses Control At California Race Track, Kills 14-Year-Old Cousin In Pit Row

The teenage driver already had multiple race victories under his belt and was pursuing a course laid out by several generations of his family when tragedy struck.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2013

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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Fans Injured At NASCAR Race Explore Legal Options

The attorney for three NASCAR fans injured last weekend during a race the day before the Daytona 500 says they are exploring a possible lawsuit, but some experts say they could face tough obstacles in winning damages.

670 The Score–02/27/2013

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Jimmie Johnson Wins Daytona 500

Jimmie Johnson has won his second Daytona 500, racing past defending NASCAR champion Brad Keselowski on the final restart, while Danica Patrick finished eighth.

02/24/2013

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Danica Patrick Wins Pole For NASCAR’s Daytona 500

Danica Patrick has won the Daytona 500 pole, becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any Sprint Cup race.

02/17/2013

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Danica Patrick Files For Divorce

NASCAR’s Danica Patrick has filed for divorce from her husband of seven years, Paul Hospenthal.

01/15/2013

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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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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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Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At Atlanta

For the last time on the circuit, Danica Patrick turned her first laps at a track. Atlanta Motor Speedway is a “cookie cutter” 1.5 mile track, similar to Texas and Charlotte, tracks where Patrick has already been.

09/03/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At Bristol

The spring Bristol Motor Speedway was not the same as the Bristol Motor Speedway the drivers came to this past weekend. After uneventful racing in the Spring, track owner Bruton Smith took bulldozers to the track and ground the top of the track, creating a whole new Bristol.

08/27/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve (Montreal)

The last time Danica Patrick was at a road course, she ran one of the best races of the season. A last lap punt into the gravel by Jacques Villeneuve ended her run and caused a stir in the racing world. Villeneuve didn’t take responsibility but his actions resulted in an apology from Penske Racing and many fans and members of the community wondered if he should be allowed to continue to race.

08/20/2012

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