Jimmie Johnson finished ninth at Phoenix. Jimmie Johnson would appreciate you not making superficial snap judgments based off the first four races of the season. The defending Cup Series champion is 16th in the points standings and got his first top-10 finish of the season last week at Phoenix.
Arkansas politicians are already changing a concealed carry law. The governor of Arkansas has had an apparent change of heart regarding a concealed-carry bill he signed into law Wednesday. Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) made a law official that would allow Arkansas residents who undergo additional training
Kansas’ 98-66 Sweet 16 win over Purdue was over as soon as Lagerald Vick took off. With the Midwest Region’s top seed still fending off a feisty Purdue in the second half, Vick snuck into a Purdue passing lane with just over 12 minutes to go and stole a pass intended for forward Caleb Swanigan at the
Fans with additional training would be allowed to bring concealed handguns into Razorback Stadium. The Arkansas Senate is already working to make stadiums exempt from the law signed Wednesday. The Senate voted 22-10 on a bill to exempt college sporting events from the concealed-carry law Thursday and
The addition of restrictor plates isn’t the only change NASCAR is making to the Xfinity Series cars for the July race at Indianapolis. The NASCAR release also said the cars will have taller spoilers and have aero tweaks on the front bumpers of the car. “We saw the cars were closer together, but we
The rape conviction of former Baylor defensive end Sam Ukwuachu has been overturned after an appeal. Ukwuachu’s attorneys appealed the August 2015 conviction of the Boise State transfer, who was found guilty of raping a female soccer player at the school in October of 2013. The appeal was based on
Tre’Von Armstead was suspended in 2015 for what Baylor said was a violation of team rules. Former Baylor tight end Tre’Von Armstead was arrested for the second time in less than two weeks Wednesday. Armstead was arrested Wednesday morning by Waco police regarding an accusation of sexual assault from
Graham Spanier is facing felony charges of child endangerment. Former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz testified Wednesday that he believes he was told by former school president Graham Spanier that everything was taken care of regarding the report of a 2001 incident involving former assistant
Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick both had inspection issues at Phoenix. Both Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick will have fewer points than they did leaving Phoenix and will be without the services of their crew chiefs for a bit. NASCAR announced post-race penalties from Sunday’s race and Keselowski
Mike Leach is definitely not dancing in this photo. Washington State coach Mike Leach is not a fan of dancing. The unsurprising — to us, anyway — revelation came in an ESPN story about Washington State cornerback Marcellus Pippins, a player who likes to dance to get ready before games.
Lane Kiffin was Alabama’s OC before moving to FAU. A former Alabama receiver believes new Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin used him to get closer to a recruit. According to a report from SEC Country, Antonio Carter filed a lawsuit vs. Kiffin and the state of Florida.
Brandon Harris is looking for a new school. Texas is recruiting former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris. Harris, a graduate transfer, is eligible to play immediately at his new school in 2017. Per Orangebloods.com, Texas is working on having Harris visit the campus to pitch him on the idea of playing
Alabama coach Nick Saban (L) won’t be working with Steve Sarkisian in 2017. There is no offseason when it comes to Nick Saban rants. Alabama started spring practice for the 2017 season on Tuesday and Saban met with the media.
Malcolm Perry also played in Navy’s bowl game vs. Louisiana Tech. Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry is moving from quarterback to slotback. Perry’s movie-script story was one of the best things of the 2016 season.
Lewis was an All-American as a senior in 2016. An argument that led to domestic assault allegations vs. former Michigan cornerback Jourdan Lewis was reportedly about utility bills. Lewis is charged with misdemeanor domestic assault after a March 15 incident with his girlfriend.
The idea of a separate playoff for schools outside of the Power Five conferences sure doesn’t seem like it will progress to anything more. In December, Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier said discussions about the idea had happened and it was “time to have a realistic conversation” about
1. Kyle Larson (LW: 5): Is the era of Kyle Larson upon us? While it’s easy to say Larson should have more than one win in his Cup Series career, it’s also impossible to ignore the uptick in his performance since May of 2016. After finishing outside the top 25 in six of the first 11 races last season
There will be a fourth restrictor plate race in the Xfinity Series in 2017. Per NBC Sports, NASCAR has said it will put plates on the cars in its No. 2 series for the July 24 race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Since the Xfinity Series started racing at Indianapolis instead of the Indianapolis Raceway
Ryan Newman won for the first time since 2013 on Sunday. • Ryan Newman’s win at Phoenix broke an 127-race winless drought. Sunday, Newman stayed out during the race’s final caution flag and inherited the lead as the race leaders pitted.
Ryan Newman became the first surprise Cup Series winner in 2017 and broke a long winless drought for himself and Richard Childress Racing in the process. Newman, along with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Martin Truex Jr., didn’t pit after Joey Logano smashed into the wall thanks to a blown right-front tire
The accusation against the players came stemmed from an early-morning incident on Oct. 13. A law firm representing a woman who accused Purdue football players of sexual assault says three of the players have been expelled from the university. Four unnamed Purdue players were suspended from the team