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Seriously, SpongeBob is your Newest NASCAR Title Sponsor

No joke. This is happening.
Seriously, SpongeBob is your Newest NASCAR Title Sponsor

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?

 

The next sponsor of a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, that’s who.

 

Brace yourself. This is not a joke. The NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway on May 9 will be dubbed the SpongeBob SquarePants 400 as part of Nickelodeon’s sponsorship.

 

It’s true. This is a press release.

 

South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier Joins Twitter, Internet Rejoices

You can follow Spurrier @SC_HBC
South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier Joins Twitter, Internet Rejoices

College football coaches use Twitter accounts for various reasons, and some are better follows than others.

However, the Internet rejoiced on Monday, as South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier joined Twitter. Who knows how Spurrier will use this account, but he’s one of the best quotes in college football and perhaps this will produce a few gems along the way.

 

The Ol’ Ball Coach can be followed at Twitter.com/@SC_HBC

Here’s proof of Spurrier’s account:

Five American League Players on New Teams to Watch in 2015

New Mariner Nelson Cruz led MLB with 40 home runs last season
Five American League Players on New Teams to Watch in 2015

Fear not baseball fans — Sunshine and warmer weather are on their way, and spring training is knocking on Old Man Winter’s door. Thankfully, it is almost time for baseball, as camps are in full gear in Arizona and Florida.

 

SEC East 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

Athlon previews the storylines in the SEC East this spring.
SEC East 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015.

 

West Virginia's Non-Conference Schedule Could Impact Mountaineers' NCAA Tournament Seed

The Mountaineers' non-conference slate will likely come under scrutiny leading up to Selection Sunday
West Virginia's Non-Conference Schedule Could Impact Mountaineers' NCAA Tournament Seed

As the regular season comes to an end West Virginia currently sits in a three-way for third place in the Big 12 with two games remaining. The two-game gap between the Mountaineers and Kansas means WVU still has a shot a share of the Big 12 regular season title. At 22-7 overall, the Mountaineers are guaranteed to hear their name called on Selection Sunday.

Ranking the American League Ballparks in 2015 (Expert Poll)

Our experts vote on the best place to catch a game in the AL.
Ranking the American League Ballparks in 2015 (Expert Poll)

Athlon Sports has polled 10 experts from around Major League Baseball in an effort to find the best place to watch a game.

 

Based on criteria like fan support, home field advantage, amenities, tradition, surrounding area, facilities, gameday atmosphere and more, our 10 experts have ranked all 15 American League parks for 2015.


Remember, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

 

ACC 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

Athlon previews what's ahead in the ACC this spring.
ACC 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015.

 

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