How Bad Has Team Harvick Been Hurt? Not Much

Anyone really surprised that NASCAR came down on Team Harvick with a passel of penalties over the "failed" window brace last Sunday at Las Vegas? I doubt it. You know what I also doubt? That is is going to hurt Kevin Harvick very much. Harvick already has the win at Atlanta, effectively qualifying him for the playoffs. If more than 16 drivers get wins, it could make things interesting, but come on, how often does that happen? What's more, this isn't like Joey Logano's situation last ye ...

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NASCAR Odds: Quicken Loans Race For The Heroes 500

For a race that's supposed to be filled with drama, The NASCAR odds at Sunday's Quicken Loans Race For The Heroes 500 look pretty simple for the surface. Here's how your favorite Sprint Cup driver stacks up at Phoenix International Raceway. (more…) ...

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AdvoCare 500 Odds

There are only two more races in the 2013 Sprint Cup season. While fans let that sink in, there are still several unanswered questions for fans, teams and drivers. Judging by what oddsmakers think, we may not get many answers this weekend. (more…) ...

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DAYTONA CINDERELLAS TAKE ON THE REST OF THE SEASON

My daughter Colleen loves the Disney princess movies. All of them. The ones that were made well before she was born, and even the ones made well before I was born. The time-tested Cinderella is a favorite to my 5-year-old.The premise is similar among all of the animated films. Young attractive female meets young, attractive male and they are attracted to one another. Some villain or obstacle gets in the way, but is overcome leaving them with a lesson learned. The story ends with our two heroes t ...

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FAN DESIGNS DALE EARNHARDT JR’S RIDE

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a special reason to run well this weekend at Phoenix. Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 will have a totally new look, one designed by a fan. As part of a promotion with Diet Mountain Dew, fans had a chance to submit their own dream design for the No. 88. More than 10,000 people stepped up with a concept.  After getting whittled down to ten finalists,  Earnhardt Jr. himself got to pick the winner. That design was unveiled during the first intermission of a Friday night h ...

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