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Friday, October 25, 2019

Kannapolis Intimidators drop name honoring Dale Earnhardt. Why they picked this new one

The Kannapolis Intimidators replaced their name made famous by hometown hero Dale Earnhardt with the new moniker “Cannon Ballers” Wednesday night.

“Cannon” pays homage to the former sheet and towel maker Cannon Mills that for decades employed thousands and dominated life in the city.
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The team doesn’t own “and therefore cannot confidently build around the Intimidator name” as it moves to the city of Kannapolis’s new “Sports and Entertainment Venue” in 2020, team officials wrote, The Charlotte Observer reported at the time.


Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Mike Trout: The brilliant $426.5m MLB star most Americans don’t know

A British take on Trout, including an interview with Jay Jaffe.  In which it is revealed that Trout’s favorite team as a child was the Yankees, proving that he isn’t perfect after all.

Ziggy is done with Dominican discotheques Posted: July 10, 2019 at 06:07 AM | 0 comment(s)
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