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Getting a Few Things Off My Chest

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, November 14, 2013, 10:40 a.m. Here’s an idea. On Sunday, let’s just watch the race. Jimmie Johnson almost has the Sprint Cup championship wrapped up. Big deal. Maybe there’s not much of a Chase, but there’s … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Jimmie

[cb_profit_poster Lottery1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, November 11, 2013, 11:09 a.m. Jimmie Johnson’s sixth Sprint Cup Series championship, now all but a fait accompli, will be analyzed and celebrated in all the same ways it was ballyhooed five times before. What might … 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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It’s High Noon, and Each Guy Gets Three Shots

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, October 28, 2013, 12:01 p.m. The Chase for the Sprint Cup isn’t mathematically down to a two-man race, but, mathematically, that’s the way to bet. Then again, one would not bet on Jimmie Johnson and Matt … Continue reading

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For Some, It’s Chase without the Capital ‘C’

[ cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, October 21, 2013, 10:59 a.m. Just when it looked as if the Chase for the Sprint Cup was going to settle into a clash of titans, all of a sudden, wrapped around the middle stages, … Continue reading

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Harvick: Ordeal and Triumph

[cb_profit_poster Beer2]Clinton, S.C., Monday, October 7, 2013, 9:52 a.m. The places – Joliet, Dover, Loudon, Kansas City, Charlotte – change along with the shapes and distances, but much like the greater season, even the Chase boils down to a 10-week … Continue reading

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The Rich Are Richer, and the Rest Are Along for the Ride

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, September 30, 2013, 9:05 a.m. The NASCAR season has fallen into a pattern. Matt Kenseth won the first two races in the Chase. Jimmie Johnson won at Dover. Next he’ll win in Kansas. Then maybe races … 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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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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