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Informal Football Rules of Survival

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 10:24 a.m. On Tuesday evening, I sat in the Wilder Stadium stands at about the 20-yard line, right about where my late father once watched me play, to see the upstart Red Devils … Continue reading

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What Mystery Awaits in Sin City?

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:45 p.m. Furman, which is where I went to college, just pulled off its second straight upset in the Southern Conference men’s basketball tournament. A part of me wants to take off for … Continue reading

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Confidence Men

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 8:31 a.m. Those who covered stock car races with me for twenty years are aware of my Rules. Dutton’s Rules. There’s no list. I just cite one from time to time. They’re scattered … Continue reading

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The Upgrade’s in the Middle, not the Top

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, July 28, 2013, 10:17 a.m. Jimmie Johnson, as hard as this may be to believe, hasn’t won either of the past two Sprint Cup championships. Tony Stewart in 2011 and Brad Keselowski in 2012 notwithstanding, Johnson has … Continue reading

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Truth as Fiction

Warning! Frank language below. Beware. This content may not be suitable to those sensitive to such discourse. Some may think, Monte, you’re better than this. Sorry. I know me better than you do. I’m not. One of the fundamental Dutton’s … Continue reading

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