Gordon still has a shot to win Cup title, but it's a long one

Does Jeff Gordon believe in miracles? He should. The four-time Cup champ is just a blown motor or flat tire away from title No. 5.

Updated: November 16, 2007, 3:34 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

MIAMI, Fla. -- Clearly, Jeff Gordon hasn't met Yogi Berra.

After Jimmie Johnson won at Phoenix last weekend, Gordon declared, "It's over," about the Chase for the Nextel Cup. Gordon is 86 points behind with one race left.

But as Yogi said so eloquently years ago, "It ain't over till it's over."

Gordon should keep that in mind when the green flag waves Sunday in the Ford 400.

Upsets and surprising comebacks really do happen in sports. ...

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