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Smoke and rear-view mirrors don't mix

Updated: May 24, 2001, 9:19 PM ET
By Jim Litke | Associated Press

Until now, it was easy to choose sides any time anybody in sports battled Big Tobacco.

But a smoldering dispute at this weekend's Indianapolis 500 has clouded the issue, making it harder to tell the good guys from the bad.

On Thursday, just three days before the race, Roger Penske's Indy team pulled all the Marlboro logos off its cars and uniforms. The move came a week after the National Association of Attorneys General reminded Philip Morris, Marlboro's parent company, about the ...

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