Steven Taranto

Alabama opens as rare underdog against Michigan in College Football Playoff semifinal

The Crimson Tide are in position to be underdogs in back-to-back games for only the second time under Nick Saban

Mavericks' Luka Doncic to miss his first game of the 2023-24 season after becoming a father

The Mavs star will not play Friday's game against the Grizzlies due to the birth of his daughter

LOOK: Hamburg SV goalkeeper scores embarrassing own goal in derby vs. St Pauli

Daniel Heuer Fernandes kicked into his own net in humiliating fashion during Friday's match

Rafael Nadal to make long-awaited return to tennis in January's Brisbane International

The 22-time Grand Slam champion missed almost all of 2023 due to injury

Ex-Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka apologizes for failing to stop bullying by Rakuten Golden Eagles teammate

The Golden Eagles cut reliever Tomohiro Anraku following an investigation into bullying and harassment of his teammates

Knicks' Mitchell Robinson takes in his grieving high school basketball coach as new roommate

Robinson is helping his high school coach heal after the death of his wife

NASCAR Champion's Week notebook: Denny Hamlin could miss The Clash, Ryan Blaney hopes to run the Indy 500

NASCAR's champions and playoff drivers met with the media as they celebrated the 2023 season in Nashville, Tennessee

NASCAR announces new media rights deal for 2025 and beyond

The new media rights deal is reportedly worth an average annual value of $1.1 billion, a 40 percent increase over the current deal

NASCAR Awards: Driver of the Year, Best Finish, more honors for top moments of the 2023 season

It's time to recognize the performances and moments that made NASCAR's 75th Anniversary season

Giants' Tommy DeVito shares the origin behind his pinched fingers touchdown celebration

The rookie quarterback who's been thrust into a starting role says his celebration is a 'little credit' to old Italians

Chiefs' Travis Kelce responds to his 'nonsense' old tweets going viral

The popularization of his old tweets led Kelce to look back on classics such as "NAP TIME!!!" and "gave a squirle a piece of bread"

Garrett Lowe seeking to pass through increasingly large sim racing scene to NASCAR pipeline

The eNASCAR championship contender spoke with CBS Sports after getting the opportunity to drive in real life with Racing Prodigy

USWNT's Kristie Mewis, Australian soccer star Sam Kerr officially announce their engagement

The two women's soccer stars have been engaged since September

Mets' Francisco Lindor finally delivers on batting title bet with Jeff McNeil by buying him a Ford Bronco

After winning the 2022 MLB batting title, McNeil has now finally received a Ford Bronco from Lindor

LOOK: Jim Harbaugh channels Ted Lasso while preparing for Michigan's rivalry game against Ohio State

The embattled Wolverines coach referenced the popular series before decisive battle with the Buckeyes

Steven Taranto is a trending and NASCAR writer for CBS Sports, chronicling stock car racing with the same thoroughness and passion that he's had since becoming a full-time race fan in 2001. A native of Eastchester, New York, Taranto graduated from Elon University and currently resides in Franklin, Tennessee.

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