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Dale Earnhardt Jr wins the Daytona 500 (photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Sport)

Dale Earnhardt Jr Wins 2014 Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Through rain and wrecks, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ended the only drought that mattered. NASCAR’s most popular driver won the Daytona 500 for the second time, a decade after his first […]

98.7 The Fan–02/23/2014

An Air Titan track drier runs during a rain delay in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Replay Leads Many To Think Johnson Won Daytona 500

Jimmie Johnson’s phone started blowing up Sunday while he was sitting in his motorhome — nowhere near Victory Lane.

98.7 The Fan–02/23/2014

Rain falls during a delay in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Daytona 500 Delays Now Common

Daytona could use a dome.

98.7 The Fan–02/23/2014

Daytona International Speedway during the Budweiser Duel (photo: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Sport)

Hamlin, Kenseth Win Daytona 500 Qualifying Races

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin is still undefeated in 2014, winning the second Daytona 500 qualifying race Thursday night as he coolly pulled away from the field as chaos erupted behind him. Now […]

98.7 The Fan–02/20/2014

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Kirk McEwen On NASCAR’s New #3

The 56th Daytona 500 is this Sunday and there are so many different story lines in play as the drivers try to win the big one! There are changes to “The Chase” now where greater […]

98.7 The Fan–02/17/2014

Austin Dillon wins the pole for the 2014 Daytona 500 (photo: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Sport )

Austin Dillon Puts No. 3 On Pole For Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Austin Dillon put the famed No. 3 back out front at Daytona International Speedway. Dillon won the pole for the season-opening Daytona 500 driving the No. 3 Chevrolet — a […]

98.7 The Fan–02/16/2014

Courtside Grille St. Pete Photo credit Barbara Ann Kelley

Best Sports Bars In Tampa Bay

Here’s a list of Tampa Bay’s best sports bars that carry DIRECTV’s sports packages including MLB, NFL ticket, Center Ice, NBA League Pass, NASCAR, UFC and ESPN College Game Day packages

CBS Tampa–01/15/2014

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Five Sporting Events Worth Traveling For

Some of the best American sporting events worth traveling for are the Daytona 500, the Masters Tournament, the Super Bowl the U.S. Open and the World Series.

12/31/2013

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the series championship following the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Jimmie Johnson Wins 6th NASCAR Championship

Back on top with only two NASCAR greats left to catch, Jimmie Johnson won his sixth championship in eight years Sunday and staked his claim as one of the most dominant competitors in sports history.

11/17/2013

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