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  1. NASCAR - Hatred of Jimmie Johnson latest in long line

    Marty Smith

    As so many before him, today's most successful NASCAR driver, Jimmie Johnson, is the most hated man in the sport. Many inside the sport don't get that, but at the same time, they totally do.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  2. Jimmie Johnson dominates like few others

    Matt Willis

    Getty ImagesJimmie Johnson (left) is in a class with other champs like Roger Federer and Michael Jordan. The odds of Jimmie Johnson winning a sixth Sprint Cup Series championship are pretty good entering Sunday's season finale (1 p.m. ET, ESPN and W...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  3. NASCAR - Business as usual for No. 48 team and Jimmie Johnson

    Ryan McGee

    Hanging around the No. 48 shop as the team prepares to nail down a sixth Sprint Cup championship is a lot like hanging around there in March or any other time. It's all business.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  4. NASCAR - Danica Patrick benefactor of points swapping

    David Newton

    Still confused over the points swap between Stewart-Haas Racing and Tommy Baldwin Racing that guarantees Danica Patrick a spot in the Daytona 500? You're not alone.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  5. NASCAR - Chase adding up to big fun

    Terry Blount

    The best thing about playoffs is anything can happen, as baseball has proven already this postseason. As NASCAR's playoffs roll into Kansas, this Chase is looking like the best ever.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2011
  6. Obama honors Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR drivers at White House

    President Barack Obama says NASCAR and the presidency are alike: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong at some point during the season.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  7. NASCAR's Kevin Harvick threw out first pitch at Yankees game befo...

    Ian Begley

    NASCAR's Kevin Harvick threw out the first pitch at a Yankees game before heading upstate to Watkins Glen race.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2011
  8. Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s popularity waning?

    David Newton

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't just slipping in the Sprint Cup standings. He is also slipping in popularity. NASCAR's most popular driver over the past eight seasons dropped out of the top 10 of the recently released Harris Poll listing America's favorite...

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  9. Jimmie Johnson just may be the best NASCAR driver ever

    Ed Hinton

    Five in a row! Did that get your attention, NASCAR Nation? Did Jimmie Johnson finally do enough for you to put him in the same class as ol' Dale and The King?

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2010
  10. For Comparison's Sake: Jimmie Johnson's Fifth Straight Championsh...

    Kevin Liles/US Presswire Is it possible that this photo was taken at the top of the steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art? Stop us if you've heard this one before: Jimmie Johnson has won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. And although he came ...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  11. NASCAR witnessing the Jimmie Johnson Dynasty

    Tim Haddock

    The driver of the NASCAR No. 48 car is in a pole-position for a fifth-straight title.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2010
  12. Kasey Kahne will get his best shot to win a Sprint Cup title when...

    David Newton

    Just call Rick Hendrick the George Steinbrenner of NASCAR. He just keeps stockpiling talent. His latest prize? Kasey Kahne, who'll get his best shot to win a Cup title.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2010
  13. Jimmie Johnson's title run impresses New York Yankees' Johnny Dam...

    Johnny Damon knows how difficult it can be to win a championship. That's why even he marvels at Jimmie Johnson, who wrapped up an unprecedented fourth consecutive Cup championship.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2009
  14. Rick Hendrick is the driving force behind Hendrick Motorsports

    David Newton

    Jimmie Johnson winning a fourth straight title is a great story. So is Mark Martin winning his first at age 50. But lost in the shuffle could be the best story of all: Rick Hendrick.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2009
  15. Why watch the Atlanta race on a busy weekend? The drivers will te...

    David Newton

    The World Series is on, and so are a bunch of NFL games. Why watch Sunday's Cup race at Atlanta? We'll let the drivers make their case, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2008
  16. What does it take to be a success in NASCAR? Maybe a psychologist...

    David Newton

    What's the best route to success in a sport that can wear down the strongest minds? Hiring a sports psychologist -- and channeling a little John "Animal House" Blutarsky -- might not hurt, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2008