Author Archives: Daniel McFadin

About Daniel McFadin

NASCAR writer for Former Sporting News intern. Graduated from IUPUI in Indianapolis with a master in sports journalism in 2014 and from Arkansas State University in 2013 with a degree in Journalism. Originally from Lewisville, Texas, now in Fort Worth. Ask me if I like Star Wars. I dare you.

Reboot, the 2018 edition

A blog post you definitely were not waiting 13 months to read. Continue reading

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An evening with Carrie Fisher, ‘compulsive divulger’

A year ago me and a couple thousand of my closest friends got to spend time with Carrie Fisher. Continue reading

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Remember that one song from the “Inspector Gadget” movie?

I’m the guy most likely to start a sentence with “Did you know it’s been 5 years since….” Continue reading

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My Journey to The Force Awakens

I revisit the last three years of waiting for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Continue reading

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How I learned to stop hating Jeff Gordon

I hated Jeff Gordon. Fifteen years later, I don’t. Continue reading

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What the crowd at Martinsville was cheering for

On Sunday we got to see some bite in sport that has a lot of bark. Continue reading

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The sound of silence

Parting ways with five kittens who had called my apartment home for 62 days is hard to take. Continue reading

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A Tale of Life, Death and Cats

How one cat became eight. Continue reading

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This is My Spotify Life, Part 2

A musical journey from a Pizza Hut in Jonesboro, Arkansas to a Domino’s Pizza in India in the summer of 2012. Continue reading

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Jeff Gordon prepares for final road-course race at Watkins Glen

My NBC Sports story on Jeff Gordon’s final NASCAR road-course race, today at Watkins Glen.

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