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One … or Two … or Nah

  Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, September 2, 2016, 12:46 p.m. It’s raining outside. The wind is blowing. The electricity flickered once. Football is to be played, as best I know. My game tonight is Chapman (1-1) at Laurens (0-1). Clinton … Continue reading

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In the Cold Arizona Rain

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, November 16, 2015, 2:45 p.m. Sunday didn’t wind up being laid out in the manner I’d envisioned. Sunday missed deadline. Sunday spilled over into Monday. A 312-mile NASCAR race near Phoenix, Arizona, of all places, was … Continue reading

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‘I Don’t Think the Heavy Stuff’s Coming Through for Quite a While’

Watery Hell, South Carolina, Saturday, October 3, 2015, 10:35 a.m. I’d like to just sit at home like I am now, wearing sweats and a “Republic of Texas” tee shirt I bought satirically in May. I’d like to watch South … Continue reading

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At Least I Got My Laps In

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, May 9, 2015, 7:30 p.m. Today two lawns got mowed, and my iPhone died a slower death than I thought. Now there’s a NASCAR race scheduled, and I’m supposed to write about it. It’s in Kansas … Continue reading

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Coffee and Rain

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, May 8, 2015, 8:26 a.m. The NASCAR judicial process has run its course. Order has been restored. Danica Patrick is looking for new sponsorship. Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won his first race. The greatest racing month … 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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Time to Redraw Some Lines

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, April 19, 2015, 2:53 p.m. Last night I dreamed of Hillbilly Heaven / Oh, what a beautiful sight … Actually, it wasn’t Hillbilly Heaven. It wasn’t beautiful. It wasn’t a dream. I just couldn’t sleep. Bristol … Continue reading

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Listen to the Rhythm of the Falling Rain

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, July 6, 2014, 12:03 p.m. I’m a little late because I’ve been sketching again. Fortunately – wait, that’s not the right word, oh, maybe, opportunistically – it started sprinkling in Daytona Beach shortly after the Coke Zero … Continue reading

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What to Do with the Rain

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, March 16, 2014, 12:36 p.m. What in the name of Jerry Jeff Walker is it doing raining at Bristol Motor Speedway? Doesn’t Mother Nature know about the Vortex, that great modern example of mythology? God didn’t make … Continue reading

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Them’s the Breaks

[cb_profit_poster Speak1]Clinton, S.C., Saturday, November 16, 2013, 3:21 p.m. Enough of my problems … seriously. Saturday is the last day of the week. Whew. Not to bore you with the details – and that’s hard not to do – but … Continue reading

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