24/7 JIMMIE JOHNSON EPISODE 1

In case you missed it - or don't have HBO - I present episode one of "24/7 Jimmie Johnson," AKA "Behind the Music with Vanilla Nice." (I swear I am going to make that nickname stick.) 24/7 Jimmie Johnson (HBO YouTube) ...

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JOHNSON IS MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Jimmie Johnson - whom I recently thought of a good nickname for - on Monday became the first driver to win the Associated Press's Male Athlete of the Year award. OK, let's take the new nickname for a spin. Vanilla Nice (see how I combined his vanilla-ness and his nice-ness there?) received 42 votes from editors at U.S. newspapers that are members of the AP. In their 78-year history of giving out the award, AP voters never thought to give Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt Sr. or Jeff Gordon the award ...

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