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Fame and Fortune and Fate

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 20, 2015, 11:38 a.m. I’m digesting the results of Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel(s). And breakfast. The link sausage I bought at Sam’s Club is tasty. I’m delighted David Ragan made the Daytona 500. His was … Continue reading

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Bristol’s Duhg Bites

Clinton, S.C., Monday, March 17, 2014, 10:02 a.m. Carl Edwards’ victory in the NASCAR endurance race at Bristol Motor Speedway was strictly on the level. The Long Day’s Journey Into Night (officially Food City) 500 was a considerably more humorous … Continue reading

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For the Champion Who Has Everything

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, November 10, 2013, 8:40 p.m. Even though I haven’t been at a NASCAR track in almost a year, several times a week, I still get asked the same familiar question. “Who do you pull for?” (I … Continue reading

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Surfing the Johnson Wave

[cb_profit_poster Lottery1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, November 4, 2013, 9:41 a.m. The overreaction of the week is the conclusion that the Jimmie Johnson’s sixth Sprint Cup championship is foregone. It would seem impossible to overreact to Johnson’s devastatingly efficient Texas Motor Speedway … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Good, Safe Race

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, October 20, 2013, 6:15 p.m. Late Saturday afternoon I watched Auburn coach Gus Malzahn, his path to the halftime locker room in College Station blocked by a sideline reporter, say, “… but that’s part of it.” … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Koji … and Dr. Strangelove

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Friday, October 18, 2013, 11:19 a.m. If only Koji Uehara could start … He’d pitch a complete game, and based on his unerring ability to throw strikes, it’d only take 80 pitches or so. Okay, so Uehara … Continue reading

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Some Fine Cards Wound Up in the ‘Discard’ Pile

[cb_profit_poster Beer1] Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 10:38 a.m. Funny, but what watching Carl Edwards appear on “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson” prompted in me was a bit of remorse at the drivers who aren’t in the … Continue reading

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Does Money Make a Difference? Duh!

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, September 12, 2013, 10:21 a.m. It’s just what your mother always told you about multi-car teams. She warned you about hanging out with those NASCAR tycoons. She said, “Son, you fraternize with them rich folks, and … Continue reading

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Reconciling Moore with a Loving God

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 10:52 a.m. When I awakened this morning, halfway across the country, I suppose I was somewhat prepared for more news of tragedy in Moore, Okla. Sometimes it strikes me as useless all the times … Continue reading

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The Last Boy Scout

Everyone has enemies. Some of mine I even know about. One of my early lessons on the NASCAR beat occurred when fans asked me, “What do you think about (insert name)?” What I learned was that, even though I see … Continue reading

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