Author: STEVE ALMASY, CNN

NASCAR legend Junior Johnson dies at 88

Robert Glenn "Junior" Johnson, one of NASCAR's earliest star drivers and a legendary figure in the auto racing garage, has died at age 88, according to a tweet from NASCAR.

The new Miss America is a scientist from Virginia

Camille Schrier, a student at Virginia Commonwealth who advocates for drug safety, was crowned Miss America 2020 on Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Breeders' Cup Classic: Vino Rosso wins

Mongolian Groom, who suffered a serious left-hind leg injury during the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday, was euthanized after being taken to an equine hospital at Santa Anita Park, according to a statement on the event's website.

New Hampshire couple found buried near Texas beach campsite

The remains of a man and woman found this week on a beach in Texas have been identified as a couple from New Hampshire who had been camping there, according to a Kleberg County Sheriff's Office release obtained Friday by CNN affiliate KZTV.

'Immaculate Reception' picked as best play in NFL history

There's always a debate, it seems, around the "Immaculate Reception," the unbelievable winning play from a 1972 AFC divisional playoff game in which Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris plucked a deflected pass and ran for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.