Top rivalries marked by crashing cars, flying fists and swinging helmets

If Carl Edwards versus Kyle Busch evolves into a full-blown rivalry, it wouldn't be a first for NASCAR. Fellas named Petty, Yarborough, Earnhardt, Pearson and Allison have had toe-to-toe moments, too, writes David Newton.

Updated: August 29, 2008, 5:50 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Muhammad Ali versus Joe Frazier. Boston Red Sox versus New York Yankees. Reggie Miller versus Spike Lee. Bobby Clarke versus Eric Lindros. Hatfields versus McCoys.

Everybody loves a good feud.

Or rivalry, as some like to call them.

NASCAR used to have them all the time, and a new one might be brewing between Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards after Saturday's sheet-metal exchange at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Here's a ...

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