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Scanning the Program Guide for the Thrill of Victory and Agony of Defeat

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, November 26, 2017, 12:55 p.m. I don’t think my mind is shot yet, but I can’t remember all the football games I’ve watched. Alabama-Auburn and Clemson-South Carolina are easy. Furman-Elon was most memorable. I get some … Continue reading

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What’s to Bless and What’s to Blame?

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, June 11, 2017, 11:35 a.m. This week’s NASCAR Monster Cup shindig is at Pocono Raceway. Unsurprisingly, it’s in the Poconos of northeastern Pennsylvania. The mountains aren’t very high compared to the Blue Ridge. They are minuscule … Continue reading

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Gimme That Old-Time Promotion, It’s Good Enough for Me

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6:25 p.m. It occurred to me yesterday morning. What NASCAR needs is a ground game. Just hand the ball to Jimmy Brown, or pitch it to Gale Sayers. (It’s not that I’m old … Continue reading

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Another Sunday from a Distance

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m. Four years have passed. I still pay close attention to NASCAR. It’s not the same as being there. I try. Until, well, now, I wrote a Bleacher Report column each Monday … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Use to Sit and Wonder Why

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, December 30, 2016, 9:07 a.m. It wasn’t the best of nights to drive over to Presbyterian College for a basketball game. It wasn’t the best night for a basketball game, period. The Belk Bowl was on … Continue reading

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This Game Is Friday Morning at Six

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 10:01 a.m. Live, from Seventh Fifth Savings & Loan Ballyard, home during the summer months to the Gitmo Waterboarders of the Florida Keys League, for the first annual John Ford Movies Stagecoach Bowl. … Continue reading

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Spanning the Globe for the Constant Variety of TV Sports

Complete Supply of Ink and Toner Cartridges Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 20, 2016, 9:45 a.m. Wow. I’m a bit overwhelmed. I can’t come close to quantifying all that happened in my living room. By extension, it was, oh, from … Continue reading

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Fox Left Me Thumbstruck

Complete Supply of Ink and Toner Cartridges Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, June 19, 2016, 10:44 a.m. Like all users of social media, I am the unfortunate repository of great deposits of useless information. Recently I stumbled upon a story noting … Continue reading

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It Happens Every Spring

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 10:13 a.m. It’s a strange sensation for this time of year. I mourn the loss of baseball. Oh, the Boston Red Sox are playing a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals this very … Continue reading

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It’s a Dirty Sport, but Somebody’s Got to Watch It

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, July 23, 2015, 9:44 a.m. My memory is mostly photographic. If you ask about some NASCAR incident, I won’t remember it by fact but by image. I’ll have to look up the facts, but, in my … Continue reading

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