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40 years later: A look at ‘The Indy 500: An American Institution Under Fire’ by Ron Dorson

“Under Fire,” written at the time by a 29-year-old Dorson, is quite simply, a perfect time machine. It takes you back to a time when the Indianapolis 500 was truly considered a one of the marquee sporting events of the year, before the NFL was the NFL, before NASCAR stormed onto the national stage in 1979 and when the Indianapolis Motor Speedway put a butt in every seat for Pole Day. Continue reading

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My favorite memories and coverage from the 2014 ‘Month of May’

The highlights from my coverage of the Month of May for Indianapolis Monthly and the National Sports Journalism Center. Continue reading

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