NASCAR IS A BETTER LIVE VIEWING EXPERIENCE THAN THE NFL

CHARLOTTE _ Throughout much of the 2010 season, one of the biggest topics discussed by the media, NASCAR officials and track representatives was lackluster attendance. There were empty seats at Daytona, Talladega, Martinsville and even Bristol – regardless of the quality of racing on the track. The NFL’s ratings have at times embarrassed NASCAR’s and its attendance numbers are rarely mentioned. The leader in most categories when it comes to American sports, the NFL is often the ...

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The NFL Catches a Cold and NASCAR Gets Sick?

Recent reports indicate that the NFL is considering adding a game or two to its regular-season schedule; though no changes would take place before the 2011 season, such a schedule modification would likely require the NFL to move its Super Bowl -- to the same weekend as NASCAR's Super Bowl, the Daytona 500.According to a story at SceneDaily.com, the idea that both events could be held on the same day is, understandably, something of a non-starter for Sprint, a large sponsor of t ...

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Luckily, Travis Henry Has Nothing to Do With NASCAR

So, I stumbled upon this gem of a story this morning: former NFL running back Travis Henry, father of nine kids by nine different women, is broke. Now, after getting past my admiration for Henry's obvious powers of persuasion -- you gotta figure that by prospective mother number five, maybe people would be getting suspicious, right? -- I'm left to draw a few happy conclusions. So, I stumbled upon this gem of a story this morning: former NFL running back Travis Henry (above), father ...

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