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The Press Box, Part II

The very first football game I ever covered as a media member was, technically, in high school. For two years I stood on the sidelines of Springdale Bulldog 7A-West games back in Arkansas. I was armed not with a pen … 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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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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Wade Phillips, coaching records and not labeling tweets

I returned home today from a long afternoon of traversing Indianapolis to find a place to get an oil change and a car wash (the latter impossible in our post-snow storm world) to find I had accidentally started a media … Continue reading

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