NEW CREW CHIEF FOR EARNHARDT?

Look for a major shakeup soon on the No. 88 team. Dale Earnhardt Jr. endured another disappointing run at Michigan, and with the dust settled on the Kasey Kahne deal, Rick Hendrick can once again focus on righting the 88 team. One possible outcome: grab Kenny Francis and put him on the No. 5 car and slide Alan Gustafson over to the 88. This is much more probable than the other logical solution -- finding a new driver. Time for another shake-up to Earnhardt's team (SI.com)  ...

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BEST AND WORST MOVES OF 2010 SEASON

What have been the best Silly Season moves of 2010? What have been the worst? RCR's decision to reorganize and Kevin Harvick's decision to stay with RCR has to be No. 1. The worst move of the Sprint Cup season? That would be Rick Hendrick's decision to force the No. 5 and No. 88 teams to work together.  The three best and worst moves in NASCAR this season (SI.com) ...

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THE SILLY SEASON BEGINS IN CLEVELAND

We Are Lebron Video - Watch more Funny Videos Tragedy. Doom. Bad luck. Poor decisions. Superior competition. Outright quitting. No, we're not talking about one lap around the track for Dale Earnhardt Jr. We're talking about what it is like to be a Cleveland sports fan. The people of Cleveland have banded together in a preemptive strike aimed at keeping beloved Cleveland Cavs superstar LeBron James from leaving town. The video was produced by our friends at Break's Creative Lab. None of thes ...

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HORNISH ‘FAIRLY CONFIDENT’ HE WILL BE WITH PENSKE NEXT YEAR

TALLADEGA, Ala. _ Earlier this week it was announced Shell/Pennzoil would be leaving Richard Childress Racing to become the primary sponsor for Kurt Busch at Penske Racing. With Shell making the long-term move to Penske Mobil 1 was forced out, leaving Sam Hornish Jr. without a sponsor for 2011. In the final year of his contract, Hornish now has the added pressure of courting sponsors while renegotiating his deal with the team.Friday, Jay W. Pennell was able to catch up with Hornish at the Tallad ...

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