Inside: The Week In Sports

Aug. 14, 2006
Aug. 14, 2006

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Aug. 14, 2006

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Inside: The Week In Sports

Motor Sports

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Jimmie Johnson gets his fourth win of the season--and a momentum boost--at the Brickyard • Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards trade insults • Michael Waltrip fails to qualify at Indy, breaking his family's 940-race streak


Mike Piazza has rediscovered his swing in San Diego • A rough big league initiation for the Indians' Fausto Carmona • Atlanta should trade Andruw Jones, reload its pitching staff

PHOTOPhotograph by Fred VuichUNFLAGGING It was another banner day for NASCAR points leader Jimmie Johnson on Sunday, when he overcame his usual bad luck at Indianapolis--a flat tire this time--to win the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard.