Danica Patrick revved up her number 10 Chevrolet to a top speed of 196 mph in last weekend's qualifying at Daytona, fast enough to qualify first for Sunday's Daytona 500 and make her the first woman to win the pole for a NASCAR Cup race. Being leader of the pack for now is one thing, but can Patrick, who has never won in NASCAR, take the Great American Race? As NASCAR kicks off the 2013 season, SI.com has complete coverage of all the action at Daytona, including Dustin Long's preseason rankings, Lars Anderson's Daytona 500 preview and a live race blog.
February 25, 2013
Dwight Howard's p.r. instincts remind me of North Korea's. Except not nearly as good.
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Peter King's Mailbag
SI's NFL guru answers questions from Twitter followers about Darrelle Revis's future with the Jets, the chances that Percy Harvin will sign with the Ravens and whether Panthers owner Jerry Richardson will sell or stay.
Tim Tebow may be headed out to pasture, but his name is still magical. Tebowing, a 3-year-old filly sired by 2000 Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus, bolted from last place to first to win a race at Santa Anita last Saturday. For more buzz on where sports and pop culture meet, go to SI.com/extramustard
POTUS at Play
SI.com's gallery of U.S. presidents' sports connections, including the George H.W. Bush baseball card from his days at Yale.
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