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In the Rearview: Pocono

June 9th, 2014 1:16 pm by Dave Ongie

I completely understand the pull Dale Earnhardt Jr. has on many race fans, and it goes beyond his legendary last name. When it comes to TV ratings and attendance, however, Junior isn't the magic bullet everyone expects him to be.

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In the Rearview: Dover

In the Rearview: Dover

June 2nd, 2014 12:50 pm by Dave Ongie

While Jimmie Johnson being in the Sprint Cup title hunt isn't a big surprise at the midway point of the regular season, there have been plenty of unexpected developments so far in 2014.

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In the Rearview: Kansas

In the Rearview: Kansas

May 12th, 2014 1:39 pm by Dave Ongie

For all the obsession with youth in the sport, the recent changes NASCAR has made have all helped 42-year-old Jeff Gordon — who celebrates the 20th anniversary of his first Cup victory in two weeks — rejuvenate his career.

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Tennessee Supreme Court justices vow to defend seats against Ramsey-led attacks

Tennessee Supreme Court justices vow to defend seats against Ramsey-led attacks

May 10th, 2014 9:07 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Three Democratic Tennessee Supreme Court justices seeking to be retained on the August ballot promise they will mount a defense of their seats despite a GOP effort to unseat them.

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In the Rearview: Talladega

In the Rearview: Talladega

May 5th, 2014 12:40 pm by Dave Ongie

If Darlington is the Lady in Black, Talladega Superspeedway is NASCAR's Witchy Woman. Talladega is a particularly maddening racetrack because reason gives way to a strange racing voodoo that seems to lurk around every corner.

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In the Rearview: Richmond

In the Rearview: Richmond

April 28th, 2014 12:45 pm by Dave Ongie

In a nutshell, Saturday night's race at Richmond International Raceway showcased the best of what NASCAR can offer — drama, emotion and fire. Too bad we won't see another short-track race until August.

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In the Rearview: Darlington

In the Rearview: Darlington

April 14th, 2014 1:07 pm by Dave Ongie

From an entertainment standpoint, there is nothing more interesting than Kevin Harvick's new home over at Stewart-Haas Racing, the "Animal House" of NASCAR's fraternity row.

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In the Rearview: Texas

In the Rearview: Texas

April 8th, 2014 1:11 pm by Dave Ongie

The key to NASCAR's success in the 1990s, the earliest days of reality television, was that the sport was "Duck Dynasty" before there was such a thing. Watching drivers duke it out on hard-nosed tracks was must-see TV.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Unicoi County at Sullivan North baseball

April 1st, 2014 9:25 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday's Three Rivers Conference baseball game between Unicoi County and Sullivan North in Kingsport.

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In the Rearview: Martinsville

In the Rearview: Martinsville

March 31st, 2014 1:15 pm by Dave Ongie

The amount of pure propaganda passed off as NASCAR coverage has left many fans wondering if they can believe anything they see or read about the sport. Denny Hamlin is the latest victim of NASCAR's credibility gap.

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In the Rearview: Fontana

In the Rearview: Fontana

March 24th, 2014 2:01 pm by Dave Ongie

When it comes to sports entertainment, NASCAR is at the top of the heap. I'm not insinuating that races are fixed like pro wrestling matches, but as NASCAR CEO Brian France said: "Sometimes you have to evolve things."

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