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Jimmie Johnson crossed the finish line 2nd at Homestead to secure his 5th consecutive Cup Series championship. 960 1280

  

Dale Earnhardt Jr's car receives a tire change during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. 960 1280

  

Carl Edwards flips over his car after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA. 960 1280

  

Actor Tom Cruise prepares to drive the pace car at the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. 960 1280

  

Race fans watch the Budweiser shootout NASCAR race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL. 960 1280

  

Singer Keith Urban performs during pre-race ceremonies at the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. 960 1280

  

Jeff Gordon signs autographs for young race fans following his qualifying run for the Daytona 500. 960 1280

  

Danica Patrick waits for her qualifying run for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Stater Bros. 300 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA. 960 1280

  

Narain Karthikeyan makes a pit stop at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway, VA. 960 1280

  

Kasey Kahne (9) leads lap one during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, CA. 960 1280

  

Greg Biffle spins his tires after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Camping World RV 400 at Dover International Speedway, DE. 960 1280

  

William T. Young Library in Kentucky

William T. Young Library in Kentucky

Campus vs. Campus
The William T. Young Library on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY.
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Rjzii - flickr  

Strong Hall on Kansas Campus

Strong Hall on Kansas Campus

Campus vs. Campus
The Jayhawk statue outside of Strong Hall on the campus of the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS.
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Rupp Arena in Kentucky

Rupp Arena in Kentucky

Venue vs. Venue
Rupp Arena plays host to the Kentucky Wilcats men's basketball team.
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Phog Allen Fieldhouse

Phog Allen Fieldhouse

Venue vs. Venue
Phog Allen fieldhouse plays host to the Kansas Jayhawks basketball team.
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Luke X. Martin - flickr  

The Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington

The Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington

Landmark vs. Landmark
The Kentucky Horse Park boasts over 1,220 acres of rolling greens and plenty of beautiful horses.
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Wes Blevins - Wikimedia Commons  

Douglas County COurthouse in Lawrence

Douglas County COurthouse in Lawrence

Landmark vs. Landmark
Douglas County Courthouse sits on the south end of downtown Lawrence.
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Brett Flanders - flickr  

Downtown Lexington

Downtown Lexington

Skyline vs. Skyline
Downtown Lexington, KY.
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Downtown Lawrence

Downtown Lawrence

Skyline vs. Skyline
Downtown Lawrence, KS.
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Tommy Murphy - flickr  

The Woodford Reserve Distillery

The Woodford Reserve Distillery

Iconic Food or Drink vs. Iconic Food or Drink
According to the Kentucky Distillers Association, 95% of bourbon, America's only native spirit, is produced in Kentucky.
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Wanderlust 02 - flickr  

Kansas is Known for Their Ribs

Kansas is Known for Their Ribs

Iconic Food or Drink vs. Iconic Food or Drink
Kansas is known for their barbecue, especially their ribs.
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Lextran in Lexington

Lextran in Lexington

Transportation vs. Transportation
Lextran.
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Keith Reed - flickr  

KU on Wheels

KU on Wheels

Transportation vs. Transportation
KU on Wheels.
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Jack Wesson Nealy III  

Wimbledon Tennis Tournament

Wimbledon Tennis Tournament

Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and attracts more than 450,000 spectators every year. 960 1280

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Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Sabine Lisicki of Germany during their singles match at the 2012 Wimbledon tennis championships. 960 1280

REUTERS/Dylan Martinez  

Serena Williams

Serena Williams

American Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the 2012 singles tournament at Wimbledon. 960 1280

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth  

All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club

All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club

A woman crosses a footbridge to enter the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, where the Wimbledon tournament takes place. 960 1280

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Tennis Fans

Tennis Fans

Spectators swarm the courts to get a view of their favorite tennis players in action. 960 1280

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Wimbledon Spectators of All Ages

Wimbledon Spectators of All Ages

A crowd watches a tennis match on a big television screen outside the stadium. 960 1280

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Murray Mound

Murray Mound

Fans sit on Murray Mound — also known as Henman Hill — to watch the 2012 men's singles match between Britain’s Andy Murray and Cyprus’ Marcos Baghdatis on a giant TV screen. 960 1280

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Heather Watson

Heather Watson

British tennis player Heather Watson serves the ball during her third-round match against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland at the 2012 Wimbledon Championships. 960 1280

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Men’s Doubles Match

Men’s Doubles Match

Eric Butorac and Jamie Murray thank the chair umpire after their second-round doubles match against Michael Llodra and Arnaud Clement in 2012. 960 1280

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Camping Out

Camping Out

People arrive to camp out so they can get a good spot in the line to enter the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club for the Wimbledon matches. 960 1280

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Crowd Celebrates Win

Crowd Celebrates Win

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic celebrates with his trophy on the clubhouse balcony in front of a bank of fans after winning the singles final against Switzerland’s Roger Federer on July 6, 2014, in London. 960 1280

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Murray Mount Crowd

Murray Mount Crowd

Spectators watch a giant TV screen showing Andy Murray during his 2013 men's semifinal match against Poland’s Jerzy Janowicz. 960 1280

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Kvitova vs. Safarova

Kvitova vs. Safarova

The Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova (foreground) returns the ball to fellow Czech Lucie Safarova during their semifinal on July 3, 2014. 960 1280

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Court 3

Court 3

Court 3 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club — which was formerly Court No. 2 — was rebuilt starting after the 2009 championships, and the first match was played on the new court during the 2011 tournament. 960 1280

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Fred Perry Statue

Fred Perry Statue

A statue was erected to commemorate Fred Perry, a British tennis player who won 16 tennis titles, including 3 consecutive singles Wimbledon championships in 1934-36. 960 1280

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Singles Competition Trophies

Singles Competition Trophies

Lucky tennis players get to walk away with one of these trophies after several arduous matches. In the photo above, these prestigious awards are on display during the Wimbledon Championships 2012 winners’ ball at the InterContinental Park Lane Hotel. 960 1280

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