All posts tagged "kickin back"

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    Racing pigeons get a lift from driver Jon Hans

    Prizefighter Mike Tyson raced pigeons on a reality show. England’s Queen Elizabeth II races pigeons from the Royal Loft at Sandringham House, her country home. The U.S. Army flew pigeons during World Wars I and II, and...

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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    Bikers pay tribute to military veterans in the annual Run for the Wall

    Each year, during the final week of May, people in Knoxville, Tenn., come out in droves. American flags are placed along the road to welcome visitors who will only stay for a short while, but who make...

    • Posted July 9, 2012
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    A new book of lists should get NASCAR trivia buffs’ hearts racing

    When SPEED CHANNEL broadcaster John Roberts sat down to compile the best, worst and most memorable moments of NASCAR for his new book, The Great Book of NASCAR Lists, he knew people would disagree with some of...

    • Posted May 2, 2012
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    These baseball stadiums score big with special attractions

    While professional baseball’s rules don’t vary, every Major League ballpark’s design, amenities and traditions do. Here’s a look at some Major League ballparks and what, besides the game, awaits fans.

    • Posted May 1, 2012
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  • RoadKing Mag
    4 1/2 Tons of Fun

    Sports are defined by their great rivalries. Yankees vs. Red Sox. Packers against Bears. And when it comes to monster truck competition, there is nothing to compare with Grave Digger vs. Maximum Destruction.

    • Posted December 30, 2011
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    The Other Guy

    Some moments in sports history are unforgettable. The Immaculate Reception. The Miracle On Ice. Home run number 715. Fans remember every detail — the what, the where and the who. Or do they?

    • Posted November 4, 2011
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    Audiobooks: Inside the World of ESPN and More

    Reviews of Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN, 10th Anniversary and Carte Blanche.

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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    Battle Ready

    Listen to Chuck Seekamp talk about the Civil War and you might think he’d been a Southern soldier in a past life. In fact, he’s a Confederate in his present life. The retired trucker “went Confederate” some...

    • Posted September 1, 2011
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    Crafty Catch

    Father-son outings to Folsom Lake, near Roseville, Calif., ignited Lance Leavitt’s passion for fishing back in the 1960s. That lake is where the 57-year-old commercial driver landed his first bass, and he continues to return to that...

    • Posted July 11, 2011
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    Crazy For Crappie

    John Harrison can’t recall the first crappie he ever caught. He was just a kid at the time and in the decades that have passed, the Calhoun City, Miss., resident has caught thousands.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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