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Pele discusses poor construction of Brazilian soccer stadiums

Photo via: Flickr / Maurice Berrthuyzen In a recent interview, Brazilian soccer legend Pele called the preparations for the upcoming World Cup a “disgrace”. Sports reporter for The Sun, Carl Long said of the preparations and possibility of protests: “There has been significant time to get the stadiums finished. The situation is unacceptable – it is a disgrace. The political...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pele Calls Brazil ‘A Disgrace’ for Poor World Cup Preperation

Tell them how you really feel then Pele’. The Brazilian soccer icon had some real live fire for his homeland, letting everyone know how he felt about Brazil’s ability, or lack thereof, to host next month’s 2014 World Cup properly. Stadium construction has been hampered by delays, protests, and even the deaths of nine of the stadium’s construction workers, and as a result...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

JGL Racing to field to cars at Daytona, Mike Wallace and Matt Carter

Mike Wallace and Matt Carter will compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 22, 2014 for the newly formed JGL Racing. JGL Racing is a joint venture between Gregg Mixon and James Whitner which will field two full-time cars in the Nationwide Series. Wallace will get behind the wheel of the No. 28 Ford Mustang while Matt Carter will drive...
Via Tireball.com
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

JGR goes before appeals committee

Joe Gibbs Racing is making its presentation Wednesday to the three-member NASCAR Appeals Committee in hopes of getting its penalty rescinded or at least reduced. Now each rule infraction we've seen these last couple years kind of carry its own merit. What's interesting to me on the Gibbs situation is that it opens up a completely new dynamic that neither NASCAR nor the racing...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Hamlin fine puts spotlight on Carl Long's plight

Denny Hamlin's recent refusal to pay his $25,000 fine has reawakened the plight of Carl Long, a driver who lacks the financial resources to settle his debt with NASCAR. Long's career as a Sprint Cup Series driver essentially ended when his team was penalized for having an illegal engine at the 2009 All-Star race. Long's crew chief was fined $200,000, an amount he was...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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