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A Loss of Character … and Characters

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, September 19, 2015, 12:55 a.m. One of the reasons I didn’t enjoy covering NASCAR as much in the final few seasons I was traveling with the circus was that it became so formal. More and more, … 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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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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Honesty Is a Naive Policy Sometimes

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, June 15, 2013, 1:02 p.m. My blog is running late because lawn care ran early. While mowing the lawn at my mother’s house, I listened to music – that’s really the sole reason I enjoy cutting grass … Continue reading

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Me and Joe McGee

The only man I knew who died in a war was Joseph O’Neil McGee, killed in Vietnam on Sept. 28, 1970. I knew him only as Joe. He worked at my father’s restaurant when I was a boy, and he died … Continue reading

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