Hendrick extends 7-time Cup champ Johnson

10:51 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson has signed a contract extension to remain at Hendrick Motorsports through 2020. The 41-year-old Johnson, who won his seventh title in 2016 to

Schlabach: Pitino, Louisville find new ways to fail in response to sex scandal

Jun 15, 2017 Rick Pitino struck a defiant pose Thursday in response to the punishment leveled by the NCAA for Louisville's sex-for-play scandal. Anyone expecting contrition from Pitino was mistaken. And his bosses are standing beside him, vowing to overturn the punishment on appeal. It was a brazen response given the sordid