KAHNE & FRANCIS: NASCAR’S MOST UNDERRATED DUO?

 I can imagine the response now. “Really?” “Isn’t that like picking a dark horsein fantasy football? Doesn’t he have to be some kind of unknown?” Somepeople may consider Kahne overrated, given all the popularity, all thesponsorships, all the demand- given what he has (or hasn’t) accomplished. The point is well taken. There’s hauler full of NASCAR drivers who have bigtime talent, but languish in relative anonymity because of the quality of thei ...

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HOLIDAY PROP BETS

 Tis the season for crappy bowl games and new ways to capitalize on amateur athletes. I went to Ohio University. My editor went to Ohio University. Our football team stunk to high heaven most of the time we were in Athens.  Ohio played in the New Orleans Bowl against Troy. It’s the second straight bowl game for the Bobcats. I should care. I don’t. Since I don’t care about my alma mater playing, I don’t care about the other 30 irrelevant games goin ...

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ERIN CROCKER PICTURES

Owner-turned-ESPN-commentator Ray Evernham married driver Erin Crocker in Las Vegas on August 26th, Evernham's birthday. Crocker, as you and Jeremy Mayfield well remember, was a development driver for Evernham until the two began a romantic relationship.  Evernham, 52, and Crocker, 28, began dating in 2006. The relationship became a point of contention when Mayfield, who was released from Evernham Motorsports, alleged in a lawsuit that his boss was an absentee manager largely because of ...

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