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  1. Greg Olsen best TE without Pro Bowl invite

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- You couldn't help but notice Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen as he left Thursday's practice in a full sprint only minutes after arriving. There was a distressed look on his face. It's a natural reaction for a parent w...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. Panthers' Kuechly enjoys night in fast lane

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly started Saturday night's Sprint All-Star race as the driver of the pace car and coach Ron Rivera finished it in Victory Lane as the guest of winning team co-owner Felix Sabates. Not a ba...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  3. Mailbag: What to do with $130 million

    David Newton

    Welcome to my Carolina Panthers Saturday mailbag from the media center at Daytona International Speedway, the site of Sunday's Daytona 500. General manager Dave Gettleman isn't here scouting Sprint Cup driver Carl Edwards, who recently took place ...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  4. NASCAR - Pit crew fitness a top priority - Sprint Cup

    David Newton

    NASCAR pit crews of yesteryear consisted of team mechanics and floor sweepers. And now? Highly trained athletes are the norm for today's over-the-wall gang.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  5. NASCAR - Jeff Gordon's 700th start more than a milestone

    David Newton

    Jeff Gordon's 700th career start -- coming Saturday at Darlington -- is meaningful beyond the number. That he's still competitive makes it truly special.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2013
  6. NASCAR - Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s head injury speaks volumes

    David Newton

    The news surrounding Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s head injury raised a question that needs addressing: Do ailing drivers routinely risk their health -- and the health of others -- to stay behind the wheel?

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  7. NASCAR - AJ Allmendinger could have easily taken contaminated sup...

    David Newton

    How can you really know what's in the supplements you may take? Experts will tell you that unless you're extremely cautious, you won't.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  8. NASCAR - Joe Gibbs likes what he sees in Tim Tebow

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- Tim Tebow doesn't have anything to do with NASCAR or the Sprint Media Tour, but he's made an impression on one team owner. "I love Tebow," said Joe Gibbs, the owner of Joe Gibbs Racing and former head coach of the Washington Redskin...

    Blog | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  9. NASCAR -- Golden Tate coming around on drivers as athletes

    David Newton

    Golden Tate admits maybe he would have been better off not commenting at all about drivers as athletes, but since he did, he's starting to realize he may have been wrong.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  10. Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick just the latest to test NASCAR's lim...

    David Newton

    Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick are just the latest drivers to test NASCAR's limits, but the question is where and when a line will be drawn. Many want to know: How much is too much "have at it"?

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  11. Would Danica Patrick be the No. 1 pick in a NASCAR draft?

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- And with the first pick of the 2011 NASCAR draft ... Wouldn't it be fun if NASCAR had a draft like the NFL? It would give race-starved fans something to talk about during the offseason. It would give non-Sprint Cup drivers we ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  12. NASCAR to lengthen offseason by week in 2012

    David Newton

    The 2012 Daytona 500 will be held a week later than normal, eliminating the early off date and shortening the Sprint Cup season.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2011
  13. Daytona 500 commercials give Super Bowl commercials run for their...

    David Newton

    Carl Edwards with a handlebar mustache? Kasey Kahne in a leather vest and cowboy hat? It must be Daytona 500 commercial time in the wild and wacky world of NASCAR.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2011
  14. Denny Hamlin is on the verge of delivering a fourth NASCAR Sprint...

    David Newton

    Winning championships is nothing new for Joe Gibbs. Coach won three Super Bowls with the Washington Redskins. Is a fourth Sprint Cup title in the cards?

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2010
  15. Jeremy Mayfield's argument for dismissal of suspension would be a...

    David Newton

    One of the primary issues Jeremy Mayfield's attorneys are using to get their suspended client back on the track would not hold up in the National Football League or the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  16. NASCAR needs banned-drugs list, expert says

    David Newton

    A prominent authority on drug testing says the suspension of Jeremy Mayfield further enhances his belief that the sport needs to provide a public list of banned substances to protect itself legally.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2009