1. Shortly after 2:30 a.m. Monday morning, well-known Twitter holdout Dale Earnhardt Jr. sent out his first tweet from victory lane at Daytona.
2. It was his second career Daytona 500 win.
3. And ended a 55-race winless streak, which dated back to 2012.
4. The NASCAR faithful didn’t waste time giving Dale Jr. an impressive following.
Although the account was created in 2008 and has picked up a large following since then, it picked up over 100k followers since the victory lane tweet.
5. And he’s learned very quickly how to please all of them.
- Officials released new footage proving Sandra Bland was "alive and well" when her mugshot was taken. The release aims to counter social media rumors that she was deceased in the photo.
- The U.S. will release Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years. The move isn't tied to the Iran nuclear deal, American officials say.
- The NFL has upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his alleged involvement with the deflation of footballs 🏈