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Daytona 500

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    NASCAR in Texas: Gentlemen, Start Your Hormones

    ​As you guys have probably figured out, I'm not a big fan of NASCAR the sport. But I dig NASCAR the scene. During this weekend's annual spring visit to Fort Worth -- capped by Saturday night's Samsung Mobile 500 -- there will be female roller derby, pig races, white trash, blue collars, ... More >>

  • News

    April 7, 2011

    Fastest Show on Earth

    NASCAR's Ringmaster

  • News

    March 31, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    The Oscars: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Funny, but I don't think Justin Timberlake is Banksy. Is he? 9. As far as early-year Super Bowls of industries go, give me football (Super Bowl), followed by music (Grammys), auto racing (Daytona 500) and movies (Oscars). 8. Original score? Original song? Sound mixing? Sound editing? En ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Whitt's End: 2.25.11

    Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I still don't fully understand Michael Young leaving Rangers spring training for two days. The team announced it was a "family matter." Manager Ron Washington said Young "has a family thin ... More >>

  • News

    February 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Daytona 500: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. NASCAR fans are loyal and rabid and ... strange. I asked a guy who he was rooting for before Sunday's Daytona 500 here in Florida and his answer: "Dodge." Imagine NFL fans picking their favorite team based on whether they wore Nike or Reebok or Under Armour. 9. All the yellow cauti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Whitt's End: 2.18.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Coming to you today live from the Daytona 500. Literally. I awoke this morn -- as did hundreds of thousands of NASCAR fans -- to the public address blaring first, at precisely 6 a.m. "We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Whitt's End: 2.11.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Finally some good news for Texas Rangers fans. After whiffing on Cliff Lee and having face-of-the-franchise Michael Young demand a trade, locking up Josh Hamilton for two years relieves some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Whitt's End: 2.19.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I'm setting the over/under on Tiger Woods saying the word "sorry" in this morning's sanitized statement at 4.5, and I'm taking the under. I'll also be shocked if he cries. At some point he will, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    My 2010 Winter Olympics Preview

    ​Look, I took time Friday afternoon to build a snowman and go sled-bounding down a hill. Done with winter. <Checks watch.> How long 'til Spring Break? I actually turned on the TV Sunday afternoon to see which was more boring: The Winter Olympics or Daytona 500. Auto racing was on h ... More >>

  • News

    April 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 16, 2008
  • Dining

    June 23, 2005

    200 mph T-bone

    Steak house announces deal with NASCAR

  • Film

    April 21, 2005

    Days of Thunder

    Some Dirt and a Crash highlight the eclectic 35th USA Film Festival

  • Dining

    April 10, 2003

    Grain of Terror

    Why do we drink beer while watching sports?

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