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Jimmie Johnson Not Athlete of the Year Material: Top 5 Drivers Who Are

  The sporting world is abuzz with news of a race car driver winning the Associated Press Athlete of the Year award. We have all engaged at one time or another in the timeless debate of whether race car drivers are athletes or not. In this article, that debate will be left alone. It’s unclear why AP chose a race car driver for the first time in its 72-year history. One could make an argument that AP (Always Political) needs a boost in readership, and felt it was time to pick a race car driver. After all, NASCAR is second only to the NFL in popularity. Certainly, Johnson was the most visible choice. One could also make the argument that AP (Absolutely Pygmalion) has jumped on the already overloaded Jimmie Johnson bandwagon, and is joining...

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