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ESPN Needs to Cut the Corporate Crap and Display Race Sponsor Names Properly

When ESPN announced its return to NASCAR coverage a couple of years ago, I was excited. The network that did the best job ever of producing NASCAR coverage was finally returning after a six-year layoff, and I had missed them greatly. I looked back fondly to the days of Bob Jenkins, Benny Parsons, and Ned Jarrett in the booth. Terry Lingner's production of the races was always stellar, and pit reporters like Dr. Jerry Punch and Bill Weber set a standard that no reporter since has ever achieved. While none of the old team was returning, and the few who were coming back were rejoining in different capacities, I still felt as if, once they got their act together, they'd be an upgrade over NBC since Weber took over as play-by-play announcer. The...

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