Earnhardt Jr. situation prompted move
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s admission that he raced with a concussion should come as no surprise. The NASCAR schedule and the lure of the championship push drivers to gamble with their health.
A 36-race schedule -- plus exhibitions -- spread out over 40 weeks leaves little room for a driver to recover from anything other than the normal wear and tear of 400 or 500 miles almost every Sunday.
Injuries have always played a part in the outcome of sports. Just look at the playoff prospects for ...
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