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The Iceman Goeth

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, October 23, 2014, 9:50 a.m. When I started writing about NASCAR, young drivers spoke the same way about Terry Labonte they later did about Mark Martin, though Labonte was fond of saying that he wasn’t old … Continue reading

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Boys, Tweet at It

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, October 6, 2013, 12:37 p.m. It’s another NASCAR Sunday here in the living room, my attention undivided by the existence of a Boston Red Sox playoff game today. They are en route to St. Petersburg, and … Continue reading

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Greater than the Sum of their Parts

[cb_profit_poster Beer1]Clinton, S.C., Friday, September 27, 2013, 9:48 a.m. This edition of the Boston Red Sox is more like the 2004 World Series winner than 2007. Maybe it’s because that first world championship (okay, in 86 years) wasn’t expected. This … Continue reading

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Kenseth Leads the Chase and Father Time

  [cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, September 23, 2013, 10:01 a.m. Know what I realized while watching Matt Kenseth win the Sylvania 300 in New Hampshire? He’s 41! Matt Kenseth is 41! How did that happen? OK, so, well, I’m 55, … Continue reading

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That Barney Rubble … We Could Use Him Now

[cb_profit_poster grants]   Clinton, S.C., Thursday, August 8, 2013, 9:25 a.m. Last night I saw a note alleging that Paula Deen is more popular than Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. among Georgia Republicans. I wonder if the poll factored in … Continue reading

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Perspective Unapologetically Skewed

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, July 6, 2013, 8:36 a.m. Jimmy Buffett sang “don’t ever forget that you just may wind up being wrong.” I’ve tried to heed that advice over the years, while, at the same time, being unafraid to proclaim … Continue reading

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Things of Which I Thought

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 4:54 p.m. Recent observations, listed here in lieu of any coherent subject on which to blog: Furman was the only school in the Southern Conference Baseball Tournament whose fans didn’t wear camouflage caps with … Continue reading

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My Own Private Eisenhower

Drat the dadgum red tape. OK. So I’m channeling Bobby Bowden. That’s a first. This is from Wikipedia. Don’t bother to write me questioning the accuracy of Wikipedia (or snopes.com, or anything else on the Internet, for that matter). It’s … Continue reading

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The Harry Gant Rule

Back in the 1990s, I wrote about what I call the Harry Gant Rule. Few wanted to talk about it at the time. For a sport that is so obsessed with and concentrated on technology and engineering, people sure do … Continue reading

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