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Musicians + Sports: Chase Rice On NFL Dreams And NASCAR Victories With Jimmie Johnson

“The NFL was a very, very attainable goal,” the country music star and former North Carolina Tar Heels linebacker revealed during the exclusive video interview.


RICHMOND, VA - SEPTEMBER 06:  Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Gwaltney Ford, Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M Call Before You Dig Ford, and Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrate on stage after qualifying for the Chase for the Sprint Cup during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

16 Drivers, 1 Title: NASCAR Chase Field Is Set

The 26th race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is over, and the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field is set. We’re about to get our first look at NASCAR’s new Chase format, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/09/2014

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 23:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet (left), celebrates with Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, in victory lane after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

NASCAR Winning With Gordon, Junior 1-2

It was Jeff Gordon’s championship to lose just a week ago after his record fifth win at the Brickyard. Then Dale Earnhardt Jr. completed a season sweep at Pocono and now he’s the guy to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/05/2014

BROOKLYN, MI - JUNE 15:  Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Johnson Holds On For First Michigan Win

In the final seconds of his first victory at Michigan International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson could finally relax a bit. “About 200 yards before the finish line, I knew if the car exploded, I’d still slide […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/16/2014

DOVER, DE - JUNE 01:  Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on June 1, 2014 in Dover, Delaware.  (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Johnson Earns Record Ninth Dover Win

Jimmie Johnson handled the pothole at Dover the same way he disposed of a rough patch to start the season. He won. A week after shaking off a lengthy winless streak by his championship standards, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/01/2014

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15 Hottest NASCAR Wives And Girlfriends

ESPN/ABC is coming under fire this week after using a split screen during the nail-biting end of the Indy 500 showing Helio Castroneves’ galpal instead of the race. He, um, ultimately lost by the way. So that got us thinking which NASCAR Drivers have WAGs who are split screen worthy?


CHARLOTTE, NC - MAY 25:  Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 25, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Johnson Ends Drought At Coca-Cola 600

About the only one not worried about Jimmie Johnson’s victory drought this season was the Sprint Cup defending champion. After his dominating show this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Johnson gave his competitors plenty to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/26/2014

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Kurt Busch Bests Johnson At Martinsville

Kurt Busch couldn’t be more delighted with his move to Stewart-Haas Racing. Six races into the marriage, he ended an 83-race winless streak Sunday at Martinsville Speedway and said he’s learning that a better approach […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/31/2014


Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?


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NASCAR Preview: Don’t Give Jimmie Johnson The Title Just Yet

Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.


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Johnson Extends Points Lead, Closing In On 6th Cup Title

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) Matt Kenseth had one of those rare seasons in which everything seemed to go right every time he got behind the wheel of his car. Until the one day he couldn’t afford […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/11/2013

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Johnson Confident With Kenseth Just 7 Points Behind

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Just like last season, Jimmie Johnson enters the next-to-last race with a seven-point lead in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. He came up empty in his bid for a sixth […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/05/2013