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Where Rainbows end in AARP Cards

The illustrious career of Jeff Gordon and aging in hyperbole

I was born in 1989. This was mostly a badge of honor for a while, just a way to off-hand confirm my youth. 1,534 more words


7th-Inning Stretch: Kannapolis Intimidators

“There are only two seasons: winter and baseball.” — Bill Veeck, former MLB owner

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I grew up in a very small town in rural southern Virginia where the highlight of the summer is the town picnic in the park, where eating out means driving 30 minutes to a slightly larger town with more than two stoplights, and where long summer nights often are filled with the sound of little league baseball. 1,017 more words

Minor League Baseball

Dale Earnhardt Jr. tried on his dad's old race suit, given to him by a fan

Earlier this year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a fan gave NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. a present —  Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s old fire suit from the 2001 IROC series. 138 more words


Kerry Earnhardt to drive father's winning Atlanta car at England festival

While one Earnhardt son is returning to the Unites States after an overseas trip to discover family history, another is leaving on his own trip to proudly show it off. 137 more words

Johnson survives rain, late-race caution to win at Kansas

A lot of people dislike Jimmie Johnson, and that should make the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion smile.

The Hendrick Motorsports driver soared to victory lane at Kansas Speedway after making a risky pit call. 324 more words


Dale Earnhardt Jr., net worth pushing toward half a billion dollars, can see himself there, at one of the car dealerships he owns in Tallahassee, hurrying from the garage to the sales floor, talking to the mechanics about their kids and the salesmen about which Chevy has sold the most that week. 1,716 more words