Category Archives: NASCAR

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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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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Chris Pratt and his ‘phantasmagorical’ career moment

With the rumors that Chris Pratt could one day crack Indiana Jones’ whip, I revisited the day last July when I asked the actor what it was like during a very special moment in his career. He called it “phantasmagorical.” Continue reading

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Keselowski and Gordon is what the sport needs … sort of

“There’s a fight! Between Cale Yarborough and Donnie Allison. The tempers overflowing, they’re angry, they know they have lost.” – Ken Squire, Feb. 18, 1979. One of the most famous moments in NASCAR history is a fight. It was the Daytona 500. … Continue reading

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NASCAR Fight Night: All down hill from here

There was a fight. I missed it. But I still had an interesting night at the races. Continue reading

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Tony Stewart and my journalism kick in the pants

In the wake of the Tony Stewart-Kevin Ward Jr. incident and an article I wrote, I received my first-career batch of hate mail. One them actually proved meaningful to me. Continue reading

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