SUBWAY FRESH FIT 500 ODDS

What in the name of Trevor Bayne is going on?I’ve never been so happy to lose 50 fake dollars on last week’s Daytona surprise/stunner/you’ve got to be kidding me event.But as great a story as Sunday was, the real world continues. And then some. Daytona/SchmaytonaThe Daytona 500 winner is 100/1. I’m not sure that sentence has ever been typed. Oh yeah, David Ragan had a real chance to win. He’s 100/1. Ditto for Brad Keselowski. And Paul Menard, who led the Datyona ...

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ESPN COMMENTATORS FIRE BACK AT ‘RIGGED’ COMMENTS

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla._ During Tuesday night’s edition of the ESPN commentary show “Pardon the Interruption” host Tony Kornheiser and stand-in co-host Dan LeBatard (of the Miami Herald) stepped out of character and discussed Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s pole run for the Daytona 500. Instead of talking of the popular driver’s first pole at the famed speedway or the effectiveness of the off-season changes at Hendrick Motorsports, the pair opted to discuss whether or not NASCAR h ...

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THANK GOODNESS – IT’S BACK TO RACING TIME!

For this sports fan, the event calendar is perfectly laid out. Just as the euphoria of the Packers snagging the Lombardi Trophy wears off, it’s time for the  Shootout, the Duels, the Great American Race - complete with all the hoopla that follows it. It’s like going from one Super Bowl to the other. I, for one, can’t wait.Frankly, I made it a point to “check out” this offseason. I kept my eyes open for some of the major developments, bu ...

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2011 SPRINT CUP ODDS

The media tour is over. The testing will ratchet up. It’s finally time to turn the page on 2010 and focus on 2011.Surprisingly enough, every driver will win the 2011 Sprint Cup. Think I’m wrong? Just ask the drivers and reporters from the media tour. They’re all excited. They’ve either filled the holes that plagued their 2010 or solidified the points that made their 2010. Everything is perfect. Everyone is a winner.But unlike my nephew’s baseball league where they a ...

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2011 NASCAR DANGER ZONE

I have no clue if Kenny Loggins likes NASCAR.I have no clue if you even know who in the blue heck Kenny Loggins is.All I know is that every writer does a 2011 NASCAR preview to provide a soundtrack for the upcoming season. For 15 years, you couldn’t have a movie soundtrack without a Kenny Loggins song. If it’s good enough for Bill Murray, Tom Cruise and Kevin Bacon, it’s good enough for me.So here’s a look at 2011, Kenny Loggins style. I’m Alright…Nobody w ...

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