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"Race car drivers aren't athletes." You get that a lot, usually from somebody who couldn't pick out a stick shift from a stick ball in a police lineup. I beg to differ with that premise. Vehemently. I can say that with complete personal conviction,...
AMELIA ISLAND -- ACC commissioner John Swofford wants Florida State to be the last school in his conference to struggle with finances coming out of the ACC's football championship game. As part of a nearly 30-minute conversation with reporters...
ReutersWINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 16 (Reuters) - Retired race car driver Richard "Dick" Trickle died on Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at a North Carolina cemetery, sheriff's officials said. Trickle, 71, was found lying near his pickup...
The Hartford CourantStafford Motor Speedway Friday: NASCAR Whelen All-American Series event Schedule: 40-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified, 30-lap Late Model, 20-lap SK Light Modified, 20-lap Limited Late Model and 20-lap DARE Stock. Grandstands open: 5:...
A loud screeching sound echoed across the oval racetrack as a driver burned rubber, revving the engine of a silver Mercedes-Benz and spinning the vehicle a full 360 degrees while kicking up a cloud of dust and smoke. This wasn't a stock car race, but...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Press Box: Beckham calling it quits David Beckham, one of the most celebrated soccer players in the world, announced Thursday that he is retiring at the end of the season. Beckham, 38, recently won a league title in a fourth...
Dr. Seuss kept two secrets under lock and key — his hat and art collections. Born Theodor Seuss Geisel in Springfield, Mass., he became a household name and national icon for his colorful illustrations and jaunty rhymes. But only his wife Audrey...
NASCAR Wire ServiceFormer short-track ace Dick Trickle died Thursday at age 71 from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Lincoln County (N.C.) Sheriff's Department. Trickle was active in NASCAR racing for more than 30 years. He was winless in 303...
Horse racing fans talk about their sport not having a Triple Crown winner in nearly 35 years much the way baseball fans lament the fact that their favorite game has gone more than twice as long without a .400 hitter. Undoubtedly, in the days leading...
The Charlotte Observer reports: Retired NASCAR driver Richard "Dick" Trickle died Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police in Lincoln County, N.C., said. He was 71. Trickle, who retired in 2002 after 24 years on the top NASCAR...
Tags: Suicide, Auto Racing
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say former NASCAR driver Dick Trickle has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 71. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says authorities received a call believed to be from...
AP Sports WriterCONCORD, N.C. (AP) — There is that lasting image of Dick Trickle in the Winston 500 lighting up a cigarette while driving his stock car with his knees during a caution lap. He places the cigarette through a hole he carved in his helmet for a...
Tags: Softball, Shootings, Stock Car Racing, ESPN (tv network), Sports
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