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Home Sweet Homestead

Home Sweet Homestead

Homestead-Miami Speedway has become dear to the hearts of several champions who were crowned at the 1.5-mile track.  In fact, over the past half dozen years the championship has been decided under the South Florida sun. Here’s a look at some recent memorable title performances: 2010 – Jimmie Johnson comes from behind to lock up […]

Sting to Headline NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards in Las Vegas

Sting to Headline NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards in Las Vegas

Sixteen-Time Grammy Award Winner to Perform at Annual Event Honoring the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2016) – Grammy Award-winning artist Sting will perform at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards on Friday, Dec. 2, at Wynn Las Vegas. The finale of NASCAR Champion’s Week festivities, the annual awards […]

SEVEN FROM SUNDAY – WEEK 9

SEVEN FROM SUNDAY – WEEK 9

A look at seven statistical highlights from games played at 1:00 p.m. ET and 4:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 6, the ninth week of the 2016 season. Dallas rookie quarterback DAK PRESCOTT completed 21 of 27 passes (77.8 percent) for 247 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions for a 141.8 passer rating in […]

#Se7en: A Jimmie Johnson Story

#Se7en: A Jimmie Johnson Story

It includes Jimmie Johnson instead of Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt, but for the next three weeks, NASCAR fans will be treated to another star-studded tale called #Se7en. With his victory at Martinsville Speedway, Jimmie Johnson clinched the first berth in the Championship 4 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway (Sunday, Nov. 20, 2:30 p.m. ET on […]

Can Six-Time Can Change Nickname To Seven-Time?

Can Six-Time Can Change Nickname To Seven-Time?

Known as “Six-time” for his six NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships, Jimmie Johnson is four races away from potentially tying NASCAR Hall of Famers Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty with a record seventh premier series title. Johnson continues his quest for crown No. 7 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Round of 8 […]

Is Football Bad for the Brain?

Is Football Bad for the Brain?

Brain changes seen in youth football players without concussion. OAK BROOK, Ill. – Researchers have found measurable brain changes in children after a single season of playing youth football, even without a concussion diagnosis, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. According to USA Football, there are approximately 3 million young […]

Chase Snapshot: Bubble Occupied By Heavyweights And Talented Youngsters

Chase Snapshot: Bubble Occupied By Heavyweights And Talented Youngsters

The competition for the final transfer spot to the Round of 8 is tight following Sunday’s race at Kansas. Four drivers are within seven points of each other for the final spot, including a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, two Daytona 500 champions and a talented up-and-coming wheelman. Here’s how the Chase Grid shakes out […]

Johnson Advances To Round Of 8 For First Time Under New Chase Format

Johnson Advances To Round Of 8 For First Time Under New Chase Format

Jimmie Johnson advances to the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup’s Round of 8 for the first time under the new “win and you’re in” format following his record eighth victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway last Sunday. The Championship 4 race at Homestead is likely to include Johnson. The Round of 8 features Martinsville where […]

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN

Baltimore wide receiver STEVE SMITH, SR. has 27 catches this season, bringing his career total to 988. With 12 catches on Sunday against the New York Giants, Smith would become the 14th player in NFL history to record 1,000 career receptions. The players with 1,000 or more career receptions in NFL history: PLAYER CAREER RECEPTIONS […]

Round Of 12 Begins At Charlotte

Round Of 12 Begins At Charlotte

The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Round of 12 kicks off this weekend with Saturday’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (7 p.m. ET on NBC). The drivers, who advanced following last Sunday’s race at Dover were Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano, Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin, […]

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