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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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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.

11/15/2013

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POLL: What Is The Cleanest Pro Sport In America?

With all the news recently about performance enhancing drugs in baseball (again), we thought we’d pose a question for you to consider. In the late 80s and early 90s it seemed that in football, PEDs […]

98.7 The Fan–07/15/2013

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Martin Truex Jr. Snaps 218-Race Losing Streak

JENNA FRYER,AP Auto Racing Writer SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. snapped a 218-race winless streak with an easy victory Sunday on the road course at Sonoma Raceway. It was just the second win […]

98.7 The Fan–06/23/2013

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Biffle Holds On To Win Again At Michigan

NOAH TRISTER,AP Sports Writer BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Greg Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, easily holding off Kevin Harvick after points leader Jimmie Johnson smacked the wall […]

98.7 The Fan–06/16/2013

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Long-Time NASCAR Driver, Dick Trickle Dead At 71

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. — former NASCAR driver Richard “Dick” Trickle, died Thursday afternoon from what reports are saying was an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Boger City, NC. According to WSOCTV.com […]

98.7 The Fan–05/16/2013

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David Ragan Steals Last-Lap Victory At Talladega

JENNA FRYER,AP Auto Racing Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — David Ragan used a sweeping last-lap pass in overtime to pull a huge upset victory Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. He got a push from teammate David […]

98.7 The Fan–05/05/2013

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