JEFF GORDON ON REGIS AND KELLY

Jeff Gordon appeared on Live with Regis and Kelly on Tuesday. Among the segment's highlights, Gordon said the first facet block injection he underwent in May did nothing to ease his back pain, co-host Kelly Ripa called Gordon a "sophisticated fellow" who likes to eat "at the finest restaurants" - thus confirming what every Jeff Gordon hater already knew - and later in the piece Gordon told the story of how he met his wife, Ingrid Vandebosch. It's all about dinner table track ...

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JEFF GORDON TALKS RETIREMENT

Jeff Gordon's back problems have him talking retirement. On Thursday the Sprint Cup points leader said that if his back pain persists, he will shorten his career. Most experts believe a healthy Gordon has another seven to ten prime years of racing ahead of him.Gordon said, "If my back were the way it was at Bristol this year, it definitely would shorten my career. I can't race like that forever, for long periods of time." Gordon had a procedure called a facet block injection this we ...

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