Category Archives: Sports

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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Ninety Minutes with my Cable Guy

A lot had to happen for my cable to show up on time. Continue reading

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Hogs, Horns and a brief history of fandom

It’s a good thing Y2K was a bunch of hot air, otherwise the memories of my first time watching college football wouldn’t be of the 2000 Cotton Bowl meeting between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Texas Longhorns. 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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Watching the Cowboys with my people

Thanks to the wonder of the Internet, I was with people who were in as a precarious state as I was. We high-fived, we fist bumped and we paced. All in the name of the Dallas Cowboys and the fear of 2-2 and Monday morning. 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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Roll with the Life Changes

A lot can change in 11 months.
In August 2013, there was quite a bit I hadn’t done career wise. I had never covered, let alone attended, a NBA or WNBA game. I had never written about a college football or basketball game that had any lasting impact outside the Sun Belt Conference.
Even though I hope to someday be a regular reporter in the auto racing world, I had never had the opportunity to write about IndyCar or NASCAR outside the confines of this meager blog.
A lot can change in 11 months. Especially my resume. Continue reading

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