TOP STORY NO. 13: DAVID POOLE’S DEATH

Baseball has Peter Gammons. Football has Peter King. NASCAR had David Poole, until April 28, 2009.  WHAT HAPPENED?A heart attack took the life of Poole, who spent 13 years covering the sport for the Charlotte Observer. Poole also hosted a radio show on Sirius/XM. While there are dozens of writers who pull double duty, few if any earn comments like this one from an athlete as accomplished as Jimmie Johnson. Per Lars Anderson at SI.com:"David was the one writer who I felt I had to actual ...

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