Twenty-Three Cities Hoping To Host '18 NFL Draft Pocono Giving Fans "Worry-Free Weather Guarantee" Danica Continues Sponsorships With Non-Profits Where Does NASCAR Go With Dale Jr. Leaving? NASCAR Tracks Brace For Future Without Dale Jr. Fenway Sports Promoting CFB Games NFL Draft Expanding Day 3 Gimmicks Dale Jr. Retiring After '17 NASCAR Season Indy, Pacers Submit Bid For '21 NBA ASG New Groove Makes For Exciting Bristol Race
Upcoming Conferences and Events
May 31 - Jun 1
SBD/December 9, 2013/Events and Attractions
Jay Mohr Roasts Danica Patrick, Others At NASCAR Champions Banquet
Published December 9, 2013
A SOMBER MOMENT: MRN's Long noted Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson "provided the proper closing" to the banquet when he ended his speech by quoting the late Nelson Mandela. Johnson said, "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. That's true. That's NASCAR" (MRN.com, 12/7). USA TODAY's Ryan noted it was a "rare instance of gravitas in a mostly light-hearted affair" (USATODAY.com, 12/7).