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May 23, 2011

Terror, Tragedy and Hope in Tuscaloosa

On April 27 the most devastating tornado in Alabama history cut nearly a mile-wide swath through the university town, killing 41. Crimson Tide athletes, haunted by the storm and its aftermath, work to heal a community that has always cheered them on as they try to put their own lives back together

Jul 22, 2013

Up to Speed?

Danica Patrick reacts to her critics and talks about searching for the groove at NASCAR's top level

Nov 23, 2009

Five Seconds

With one race to go, Mark Martin appears headed for another runner-up finish—and he's O.K. with that

Sep 19, 2011

TEXAS TWO-STEP

The Longhorns benched their starting quarterback, alternated two others and, in the process, finally discovered a way to pull out a close win

Jun 07, 2010

Spoilin' to Win

As Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin charge, JJ stalls and Junior spins his wheels—what's coming up in Cup?

Nov 07, 2011

UNLIMITED MILEAGE

Jimmie Johnson's record run of Cup titles may finally be coming to an end, but the future is bright for NASCAR's best driver

Apr 21, 2008

NASCAR

Aug 16, 2010

1 ALABAMA

The defending champs have the talent to keep rolling

May 07, 2012

Running Wide Open

No driver is dominating the Cup series now for one very simple reason: Everybody is already focused on the Chase

Nov 17, 2008

One to Go

A masterly win in Phoenix all but assured Jimmie Johnson of his third Cup title heading into the season finale

Nov 15, 2010

Cowboy Up

Brandon Weeden's shoulder derailed his baseball career; now his right arm has Oklahoma State flying

Oct 15, 2012

Campaign Swings

America's ongoing population shift isn't just a factor in elections this fall—it's also playing a key role in the Big Ten's decline

Aug 03, 2009

Keeping Cool

After a penalty, Juan Pablo Montoya lost the race at Indy but not the poise that has made him a contender

Sep 14, 2009

Limping in Fast

Even nursing a fractured foot—injured playing Frisbee!—Carl Edwards is ready to kick it in gear for the Chase

Aug 15, 2011

Decision Time

Danica Patrick's move revs up NASCAR's Silly Season

Sep 09, 2013

HOW TO BEAT BAMA

THE CRIMSON TIDE ARE EXPERTLY COACHED, STACKED WITH FUTURE NFL TALENT AND CONFIDENT OF RUNNING THE TABLE, BUT OPPONENTS WHO ARE SMART, WILLING AND ARMED WITH THE RIGHT PERSONNEL CAN TAKE EIGHT SIMPLE STEPS AND MAKE ONE GIANT LEAP PAST THE BULLIES OF THE BCS. AND THE TEAM THAT DID JUST THAT IN 2012 IS UP NEXT

Oct 03, 2011

THE THICK RED LINE

Behind a massive front five whom their own coach calls the Big Uglies, undefeated Wisconsin is playing classic Midwestern football, which may not be pretty but is ruthlessly effective

Jan 30, 2012

THE LOCK OF THE IRISH

Undecided on a college choice, top quarterback recruit Gunner Kiel finally picked Notre Dame and solved the team's biggest need