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Yes, that was Jimmie Johnson up front in the Vegas playoff opener

For much of Sunday’s South Point 400, Johnson seemed like the driver who had amassed seven championships in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. But as happened so many times in a very challenging season, circumstances curtailed Johnson’s run late in the race. Coming off Turn 2 late following a restart late in the event, Johnson cut a right-front tire ...

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Jimmie Johnson: “I am responsible” for performance struggles

Johnson remains immersed in a career-long 49-race winless streak, which dates back to last spring’s race at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. He did qualify for the 16-driver playoff field but enters as the 15th seed – one of three drivers in the playoffs who failed to score a playoff point during the regular season. Asked if his psyche had been ...

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Alonso and Johnson tease potential for transatlantic switches

In the video, Formula 1 star Alonso is playing a game on his cell phone when NASCAR ace Johnson calls him. Johnson: “Sounds like you might have some free time on your hands.” Alonso: “Yeah! Yes, nothing sorted yet. You got any good ideas?” Johnson: “Always, man. I’m always full of good ideas.” Alonso: “Plenty of good stuff to do ...

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Cardinals lock up RB David Johnson on eve of NFL's opening Sunday

On the eve of their season opener, the Arizona Cardinals have signed star running back David Johnson to a three-year contract extension. Johnson, who led the NFL in yards from scrimmage and touchdowns two seasons ago but missed all but one game a year ago with a fractured left wrist, had held out during the team’s minicamp but expressed optimism ...

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Jimmie Johnson DNFs at Darlington, puts playoff position in jeopardy

Although he’s still in the top-16 to make the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, Johnson will now enter next weekend’s regular season finale in mathematical danger of missing the playoffs for the first time in his career. Johnson entered the Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington (S.C.) 14th in the standings, but a 39th-place finish due to a broken oil pump ...

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