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Hamlin pulls off emotional Pocono win

Updated: August 3, 2009, 9:39 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

LONG POND, Pa. -- Babe Ruth, Joe Namath, and Denny Hamlin.

Like the Babe at Wrigley, Hamlin called his shot. Like Joe Willie before the Super Bowl, Hamlin told everyone he would win.

When Hamlin talks, you better listen. The man means business. And this race, the best Pocono event in years, meant a little more.

Hamlin earned his first victory of the season Monday at Pocono in one of the most emotional moments of his career, only a few days after his grandmother ...

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