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The Weekend That Was

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 7:38 a.m. On Sunday afternoon, I walked out of Bi-Lo humming the theme from The Rifleman. I have no idea why. I haven’t watched a rerun of it lately. Bum-bum-bum-buh-BUM-bum, bum-bum-bum-BUM … What … Continue reading

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For Old Times’ Sake

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, August 16, 2015, 12:34 p.m. It occurred to me recently that the restoration of Darlington to Labor Day weekend means the restoration of what was, for years, my favorite stretch of the season. To be fair, … Continue reading

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I Bat My Brains on Most Mondays

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, April 27, 2015, 9:34 a.m. Every Monday finds me in the same predicament. I’ve written my weekly Bleacher Report column, and I take a look at how many have read it and how it’s been perceived. … Continue reading

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Sometimes Racing Makes Me Think of Flying

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, April 24, 2015, 10:34 a.m. I’ve written about writing. I’ve perused and posted on the social media. I’ve entered a new short story in a contest. I’ve had breakfast. It’s still fairly early, considering. Who knows? … Continue reading

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Brother Love’s Traveling Salvation Show

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, April 17, 2015, 2:56 p.m. A dry spell is ahead for those who love NASCAR short-track racing. It’s all the more reason to savor these next two weekends. Not only is it “Bristol, baby.” The following … Continue reading

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They’ll Never Find Another Leprechaun

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 9:51 a.m. In many years of watching NASCAR and writing about it, I knew saints and sinners, workaholics and con artists, contenders and pretenders, but I only knew one leprechaun. I never saw Junie … 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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Fixing This Is Hard to Do

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, September 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m. What’s NASCAR going to do? I haven’t a clue. What makes it so hard to anticipate is that there are no parameters. Other sports have prescribed procedures. NASCAR has “actions detrimental … Continue reading

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Cue the ‘Andy Griffith’ Theme

[cb_profit_poster Lottery1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, September 8, 2013, 11:30 a.m. It was sort of the perfect night for those who enjoy anarchy, Oliver Stone movies and The Drudge Report. Everyone knew the Chase for the Sprint Cup would hinge on the … Continue reading

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Pressure? What Pressure?

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Friday, September 6, 2013, 12:41 p.m. Were I in Richmond tomorrow night, I would be all frantic. Writing about a NASCAR night race – or, for that matter, practically anything at night – is a stressful pastime … Continue reading

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