Why watch Atlanta? The drivers can tell you it's worth it

The World Series is on, and so are a bunch of NFL games. Why watch Sunday's Cup race at Atlanta? We'll let the drivers make their case, writes David Newton.

Updated: October 25, 2008, 8:13 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

HAMPTON, Ga. -- The San Diego Chargers are playing the New Orleans Saints at Wembley Stadium in London. The New York Giants take on the Steelers in Pittsburgh in what could be a Super Bowl preview. Tampa Bay is in Philadelphia for Game 4 of the World Series.

Sunday is a big day in sports.

So why should people care about NASCAR's championship chase, which Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up with a 149-point lead over second-place Greg Biffle heading into Atlanta ...

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