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Reddick wins NASCAR playoff race in long, tiring Texas day

Tyler Reddick opened the round of 12 in NASCAR’s playoff with a victory at Texas

Tyler Reddick opened the round of 12 in NASCAR’s playoff with a victory at Texas. His win comes a week after being one of the first four Cup drivers knocked out of title contention. No contender won any of the first three races of the playoffs, a first in any round in this postseason format. The trend continued with the eliminated Reddick leading 53 of the final 54 laps on a long race day that went into the night. There were a track-record 17 cautions, a record 36 lead changes, a 56-minute red flag for lightning and multiple tire issues leading to crashes. Read more

The Presidents Cup stays with the Americans, just like it always does. The Americans finished off a five-point victory. Jordan Spieth capped off a perfect week at Quail Hollow by going 5-0. His match helped set the tone for the Americans. The International team already was depleted by players who defected to Saudi-funded LIV Golf and were not eligible. It still showed plenty of fight. It just doesn't have a cup to show for it. The Americans won for the ninth straight time, and their only loss was in 1998 since the matches began in 1994. Read more

Late in August, the Aiken County Legislative Delegation allowed the presentation of the “Republican” Elections Integrity Report without simultaneously scheduling a response to that report by any of the multiple parties involved in the complex task of running our elections. Also presented tha… Read more