How LeBron James changed NBA this decade

From the minute LeBron James decided in 2010 to play for the Heat, it was inevitable that nobody would have a bigger impact on the NBA in the following...

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Fallon Sherrock and some other women's firsts in sport

Fallon Sherrock made history on Tuesday evening when she became the first woman to beat a man at the...

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Friday Sports in Brief

The league would make the changes for the 2021-22 season on a trial basis, with an option to continue the next season. NEW YORK — The average salary in the major leagues has dropped in consecutive ...

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Ed Hardin: Junior Johnson was a national treasure, but he was just one of us

Junior was a simple man who made moonshine long after they sent him to prison for it. Racing purists...

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Brad Keselowski recounts 2012 Watkins Glen finish - NBC Sports

Brad Keselowski used Twitter to relive his dramatic last-lap battle with Marcos Ambrose after it was...

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Junior Johnson, NASCAR legend known as "The Last American Hero," dies at 88

Robert Glenn "Junior" Johnson, a moonshine runner turned NASCAR driver described as "The Last...

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NASCAR legend, Hall of Fame member Junior Johnson dies at 88

A member of the 2010 inaugural NASCAR Hall of Fame class, Junior Johnson was lovingly considered a...

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Rodney Childers can relate to why Cole Pearn stepped away from NASCAR - NASCAR Talk

Here are 10 moments and stories as voted on by NBC Sports’ writers. It was a Sunday that began a new...

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Decade in Review: Best NASCAR finishes of the 2010s - NBC Sports

In that time span, NASCAR’s three national series held 924 points races. What were the best race...

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Head-to-head: Erik Jones vs. Christopher Bell

He made the playoffs again, but as in 2018 Jones immediately struggled and failed to...only for one year. Jones was watching when Gibbs’ unceremoniously...

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Best of the decade: 10 greatest soccer teams

Another example is 2011-12 Borussia Dortmund. While it didn’t rack up the most points, it was the year that Jurgen Klopp introduced his “gegenpress,” an...

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Best of the decade: US women end 2010s where they started it, as world's best

When the decade began, the U.S. women were the No. 1 soccer team in the world. Halfway through, the...

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17 places around the world that were abandoned in the 2000s

Tourists on a boat visit the former Soviet underground submarine base of Balaklava. Constructed...

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Daniel Hemric – NASCAR Talk

Car owner Rick Hendrick faces those questions with seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson’s announcement that the 2020 season will be his last as a full-time Cup driver. Hendrick was ready with ...

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In surprise move, Martin Truex Jr. crew chief Cole Pearn decides to leave NASCAR

Cole Pearn, who won the 2017 NASCAR Cup championship with Martin Truex Jr., is leaving the sport to...

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Mahaffey native Troupe wins NASCAR Xfinity Series title as team engineer

If you’re a fan of racing, particularly NASCAR, you may not know that there’s a local person taking...

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WOODSON COLUMN: Ward Burton misses NASCAR, but not all of it

Ward Burton won nine NASCAR races over a 10-year period. Not surprisingly, there are certain aspects...

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Darius Rucker to perform pre-race concert before Daytona 500

Rucker will perform a pre-race concert before the Daytona 500 in February. It will be Rucker’s...

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Darius Rucker to perform pre-race show at Daytona 500 | NASCAR.com

Rucker will perform the DAYTONA 500 Pre-Race Show before the 62nd running of “The Great American...

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NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson to retire as full-time driver after 2020

Before the start of the 2018 NASCAR season, seven-time stock car champion Jimmie Johnson talked about his future. “I won’t stop racing when I step away from NASCAR ...

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Jimmie Johnson seeks life balance, break from grind of 38-race NASCAR schedule

Jimmie Johnson handed out mini bottles of Patron at his retirement announcement – so perfectly on...

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NASCAR, Rev Racing announce 2020 Drive for Diversity team

When Jimmie Kenneth Johnson first competed in motorcycle racing and then off-road truck racing, ...

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Irish, Midshipmen both thankful for long-running series

The belated congratulations came to Roger Staubach on a February afternoon in 2008 at the Daytona...

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NASCAR's Championship 4: A brief history in pictures

In 2014, the current playoff format made its debut. Joey Logano was still in contention for the title in the closing laps in 2014, but when the car fell...

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Dead Heat: No clear favorite in NASCAR championship race

Kyle Busch, weary from the hype surrounding NASCAR’s championship race, just wanted to end his media...

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Hamlin Fights Off One Rival, but Has Three More to Beat

Joey Logano will not repeat as champion when NASCAR’s top racing series holds its season finale on...

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NASCAR at Homestead 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV, more for Ford EcoBoost 400 championship race

All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's season finale in the NASCAR Cup Series, the...

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StatWatch: Busch win caps tremendous season for JGR

Matt Willis has been a studio researcher at ESPN since 2006, working on "NASCAR Now" and "SportsCenter," among other shows. You could make a good...

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Career timeline: Jimmie Johnson through the years

When Jimmie Kenneth Johnson first competed in motorcycle racing and then off-road truck racing, NASCAR seemed a world away. Johnson agreed to try his...

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Danica Patrick reviews driving ability of Packers quarterback, boyfriend Aaron Rodgers

Danica Patrick is regularly seen supporting her boyfriend and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron...

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Le Mans '66: the real story

The film about the epic Le Mans rivalry promises to be a must for car fans - and this is the real story behind it

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Sports in brief

Danica Patrick broke down in tears Friday as she announced she will retire from full-time racing next year after running the Daytona 500 then the Indianapolis 500, closing ...

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Form1 | NBCSports

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lewis Hamilton could have settled in for a nice Sunday drive to win the Formula One championship. Hamilton wrapped up his sixth career F1 championship with a second-place ...

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Penske’s purchase of IMS, IndyCar Series isn’t panacea for sport needing more fans, sponsors -...

While the cheers from the IndyCar paddock were loud in the wake of the news Roger Penske is buying...

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Weekend preview: Kyle Busch looks to stay hot in Arizona

As expected, this week's championship set-up race, the Bluegreen Vacations 500 (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC,...

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Denny Hamlin is the best active NASCAR driver without a title. Is this his year?

Denny Hamlin punched the dashboard inside his No. 11 Toyota. Then he qualified 37th at Homestead,...

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Critically Acclaimed NASCAR Documentary ‘Blink of an Eye’ Hits Major Digital Download and Rental...

Brought to the big screen by multiple Emmy Award-winning filmmaker TAUBLIEB Films, the NASCAR documentary with an appealing story far beyond the world of motor sports now ...

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Opinion: Amidst IndyCar, IMS purchase, Roger Penske keeps eye onNASCAR prize, responsibilities

Roger Penske has no plans to back away from his NASCAR involvement. He has a Cup Series title to...

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NASCAR driver who battles depression: 'Hard to reset your brain' after setbacks in sport

NASCAR drivers and crew members perform while in jeopardy of serious injury or death, travel 35-40...

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