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Racing school for minorities extends olive branch to Larson

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jysir Fisher was whisked into victory lane at Dover for a whirlwind of hugs and high-fives with race winner Kyle Larson. Fisher never really watched NASCAR and had no idea who Larson was when they were seated only days earlier at the same table at an awards banquet for a youth racing school. The Philadelphi ... (full story)

Column: NASCAR's Johnson leaves lasting charitable mark

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NASCAR's nicest guy will run his final race this weekend and close a remarkable career that ranks among the best in history. The mark Jimmie Johnson has made off the track deserves equal celebration.
Johnson is widely recognized for his record-tying seven Cup Series titles and 83 victories. That on-track success gave him a platf ... (full story)

Marathon by the numbers

I just love the marathon. I loved training for them back in my days as a competitive runner, I love preparing people for them today as a coach, I love talking and reading about them and I really love crunching the numbers on them.
Now I’ve recently been reading some interesting pieces about how the magical sub two-hour m ... (full story)

In virus era, bubbles provide game-changing lessons learned

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The NBA wants to be back in December. The NHL is aiming at games resuming in January. Baseball's spring training may begin in February, like normal.
They almost certainly won't be in bubbles if and when any or all of that happens.
But many of the lessons learned from being in some form of a bubble environment — where t ... (full story)

Saudi Arabia to host Formula One race in 2021 in Jiddah

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia will host a Formula One race next year, a move aimed at attracting well-heeled globe-trotting visitors and raising the kingdom's profile internationally as a tourist destination.
The kingdom said Thursday, Nov. 5, it will host the race in November 2021 in the Red Sea city of ... (full story)