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St. Andrews, Loudon, and the Clemson Spieths

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, July 16, 2015, 9:15 a.m. No, I didn’t get up at 4 a.m. to watch the British Open, though I left the TV on when I went to sleep so that, at some point, I’d roll … Continue reading

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‘Oh, We Miss You on the Old Side of Town’ *

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, July 10, 2015, 9:18 a.m. It is not my intention to recount my one unfortunate weekend at Kentucky Speedway. Sure, there was the traffic nightmare, and the best example of a track thinking all it needed … Continue reading

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The Buddy Baker Way

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 7:35 a.m. One of many ironies about Elzie Wylie Baker Jr. is that, the first time I met him, he asked me a question. “You ain’t seen a ball, have you?” “No, sir.” … Continue reading

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All Hot and Bothered

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 1:30 p.m. Times change, but the Constitution changes with them. That’s the way the Founders intended it. To some extent, we all wish things were the way they used to be. Two nights … Continue reading

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Rain … Just … Falls

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 11:32 a.m. I can sing all them songs about Texas / And I still do all the sad ones that you know / They tell me I look like Merle Haggard / And … Continue reading

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Raise the Kahne!

Clinton, South Carolina, September 1, 2014, 11:15 a.m. There’s got to be a morning after, and the first waking thought here was, why the hell can’t Kasey Kahne win the Sprint Cup championship? All it takes is a win. Then, … Continue reading

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