Kyle Busch took the checkered flag today in California, but attention quickly turned to Denny Hamlin—whose crash sent him to the hospital and which let Busch take the lead on the final lap—and Joey Logano, who tangled with Hamlin and eventually found himself the target of Tony Stewart's fists. »
Tony Stewart showed flashes of the personality that earned him the nickname "Smoke" tonight in the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol when, after taking the lead from Matt Kenseth in the 332nd lap only to scape doors and find himself wrecked in the 333rd, let Kenseth know just how much he loved him by chucking his helmet … »
Your morning roundup for March 7, the day the Times informed us that Hollywood stars are "insulated from the consequences of their bad behavior." »
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.(PHOTO:) »
No longer content to continue reading about brave police dogs who died because they weren't wearing vests, Tony Stewart has come to the rescue. The vests cost $695 each. If you didn't know that police dogs wore bulletproof vests then you roll with Chris Samuels and Clinton Portis and hate animals. Stewart's gift will… »
With Sheryl Swoopes' earth-shaking announcement that she was (no!) a lesbian, tongues are wagging (sorry) about who the next — i.e., actually surprising — athlete to come out of the closet will be. Our friends at Oddjack have helpfully lay out the odds on five heavily rumored to be gay athletes, picking the favorites,… »
What you missed while trapped in a Russian sub ...
· Tony Stewart: wins Indy Allstate 400. You: Can't even get parents to loan you the car.
· When Cardinals' David Eckstein (5-foot-7, 165) is hitting walkoff grand slams, you know steroids are out of control.
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