Scott Fowler

Fowler: We’ve hit 5 million views, folks! Now it’s your turn to write a blog post – and win!

This is your chance to write something sports-related that will appear both in the newspaper and online on the blog. All you have to do is answer one question, and answer it in 100 words or less: Why do sports matter to me? I am looking for personal memories here more than big-picture ideas. Specifics, not generalities. How sports make you feel. And only 100 words or less, please! More words than that, and I will certainly read it, but you won't be eligible for the giveaway.

Scott Fowler

Fowler: NASCAR has no excuse to scrimp on safety

It is inexcusable that NASCAR’s biggest tracks have the power to make their sport safer for the drivers by installing soft walls everywhere, and yet they do not. Kyle Busch paid the price for that Saturday and got knocked out of the Daytona 500 after hitting an unprotected wall.

Scott Fowler

Jimmie Johnson still wants to believe

Jimmie Johnson finished a career-worst 11th in points last season, leading some to whisper that the six-time champion’s best days are behind him. Johnson hopes to revitalize his career – and begin the quest for a seventh championship – in Sunday’s Daytona 500.

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