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NASCAR Preview: Don’t Give Jimmie Johnson The Title Just Yet

Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.


Martin Truex Jr.

Truex Checked To Make Sure Sonoma Win Was Real, Not Dream

After 218 consecutive losses, Martin Truex Jr. wasn’t quite certain he’d actually won at Sonoma Raceway when he woke the day after the victory.


Juan Pablo Montoya

Montoya Runs Out Of Gas On Last Lap At Sonoma

So many things have gone wrong for Juan Pablo Montoya this season that he’s come to expect the unexpected at the most inopportune time. It came Sunday with one lap to go at Sonoma Raceway, where Montoya was desperately hoping to bank a bunch of points.


Martin Truex Jr.

Truex Ends 218-Race Winless Drought At Sonoma Raceway

Martin Truex Jr. snapped a 218-race winless streak with an easy victory Sunday on the road course at Sonoma Raceway. It was only the second win of Truex’s career, but it put Michael Waltrip Racing in Victory Lane for the second year in a row after Clint Bowyer won here last season.


NASCAR Makes Annual Trip To Wine Country

Engines will be revving in Wine Country this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to Sonoma Raceway this Sunday. Nearly a quarter million fans are expected to attend.


NASCAR driver Greg Biffle. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images)

Roush’s Biffle, Edwards Not On Same Page Headed Into Sonoma

Greg Biffle was thrilled after his victory last weekend in Michigan. Teammate Carl Edwards was a little bit miffed. The two both drive for Roush Fenway Racing.


Hall of fame football player Jim Brown. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It’s About Time The Browns Bring Back Jim Brown

The Cleveland Browns have scheduled a Wednesday news conference to announce a new role on the team for 77-year-old Jim Brown, the greatest player in franchise history.


Toyota/Save Mart 350 - Practice

Sonoma’s Jeff Gordon Wrecks In NASCAR Qualifying

Gordon said, “We’ve got a car and an engine that’s pretty much done. Been a while since I wrecked in qualifying.”


TTYM: NFL’s ‘Gay ‘Ol Time’ And Erin Andrews Disses 50 Cent

If you are remotely related to the world of sports and wanted to get your name out there this week – all you had to do was weigh-in on the gays in the NFL discussion. […]


SAG Awards 2011

Bay Area Actor James Franco Named Daytona 500 Grand Marshal

Oscar-nominated actor and Bay Area native James Franco was named Friday as the grand marshal for NASCAR’s renowned Daytona 500 auto race.