NASCAR Ratings Still Sliding Despite Dale Jr. Grousbeck Looks To Rebuild, Praises Fans LVMS Apologizes For Parking Snafu Knicks To Own/Operate D-League Team NASCAR Pushing Social Media For Drivers Stewart Dishes On New Mobil 1 Web Series Knicks Fans Planning Rally Against Dolan Kurt Busch To Attempt Indy-NASCAR Double NASCAR's Brian France Sits For Q&A Felton's Arrest The Latest Negative For Knicks
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Published November 2, 1998
NASCAR: The McIlhenny Co., maker of Tabasco, has reached an agreement to allow Tim Beverley and ISM Racing to complete the Winston Cup season using its sponsorship of the Darrell Waltrip-driven Pontiac (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 11/1). OTHER NOTES: Univ. of Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum "recorded a radio spot praising ... longtime friend" Jim Bunning, a GOP U.S. Senate candidate in KY. Celtics President/coach Rick Pitino has endorsed Bunning's opponent, Scotty Baesler. While some "questioned whether Crum's actions might imply a university role," Crum did not introduce himself as the university's coach (LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER, 11/1)....Claudia Schiffer, Spike Lee, Billy Baldwin, Ed Burns, Richard Lewis, Rick Moranis, Matthew Modine, Chris Rock,, Fran Drescher, Jimmy Smits and Malik Yoba are all featured in intros to the Knicks starting lineup which will air before games (N.Y. POST, 10/31).