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...
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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...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Talladega Race Preview

This weekend the NASCAR Nationwide Series heads off to the Talladega Superspeedway for the 23rd annual Aaron's 312. This weekend will be the ninth stop on the series tour and will be the only race for the series at Talladega this season. Entry list: The entry list this weekend features a total of 42 unique drivers. Two will go home as NASCAR only fields 40 cars in the series...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Bristol Motor Speedway Preview

This weekend the NASCAR Nationwide Series will head back East to the Bristol Motor Speedway for the 32nd annual Drive to Stop Diabetes 300. This will be the first of two stops for the series at the 0.533-mile short track oval, located in Tennessee. It will also be the first short track race of the season. Entry List: The entry list for Bristol Motor Speedway currently features a...
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March 13, 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...
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Ford EcoBoost 300 From Homestead Starting Lineup

Sam Hornish, Jr. won the pole for Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 from Homestead with a time of 32.561 seconds. Blake Koch, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, and Matt Kenseth round out the top five starting positions. The only driver to miss the race was Carl Long. The event will be live[...]
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dollar General 300 From Chicagoland Starting Lineup

Kyle Busch won the pole for Saturday’s Dollar General 300 from Chicagoland with a time of 30.173 seconds. Austin Dillon, Joey Logano, Sam Hornish, Jr., and Parker Kligerman round out the top five starting positions. The drivers who did not make the event are Josh Wise, Carl Long, and Morgan[...]
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September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Scott wins pole for Nationwide Series race, qualifying results for Virgina 529 College Savings 250

Brian Scott set the fast time in qualifying for Friday nights NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Speedway. The NASCAR Nationwide Series will run 250 laps at the 3/4 mile D-shaped oval located in Richmond, Virgina. Starting along side Scott will be Matt Kenseth. Sam Hornish the series point leader (by 10 over Austin Dillon) will begin the race in the fifth position...
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NNS: Indiana 250 Race Preview At Indianapolis

The  NASCAR Nation Wide Series will take place this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This race will be the second annual Indiana  250.  This race replaced the Lucas Oil Raceway Park.  There will be 42 Nationwide Series drivers entering in this weekends race. Some of the new faces include: David Green, Paul Menard, David Starr and the young Kyle Fowler. There also...
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July 26, 2013  |  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...
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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...
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March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Great Clips 200 from Phoenix Starting Lineup

Joey Logano won the pole for Saturday’s Great Clips 200 from Phoenix with a time of 27.145 seconds. Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon, Sam Hornish Jr., and Brian Vickers round out the top five starting positions. The drivers who did not make the event are Joey Gase and Carl Long. The event will be live on ESPN at 3:30 PM EST. Pos # Driver Team Time 1 18 Joey Logano GameStop...
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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