Crunching numbers for the Sprint All-Star Race
Considering the assortment of all-star events across America's major professional sports, I think NASCAR has done the best job of getting it right.
Little to no defense is played in the NFL's Pro Bowl or in the NBA's and NHL's All-Star Games. The MLB All-Star Game starts strong, but when the game hits crunch time, the second-tier All-Stars are those who decide it.
Oh yeah, and it ended in a tie a few years ago. A tie!
But NASCAR is on to something. The Sprint ...
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