Quote Of The Day
“(I’m) perplexed that there is this angst toward the shoe companies. … I’m careful with it because they’ll take my head off because people feel a certain way about it, but it’s interesting that the very bedrock and the foundation of the sport is supported by those shoe companies, who get a bad rap. So I often ask the question, coming in relatively new … has anyone ever sat back and asked what this industry would like if the shoe companies divested?”
– USATF head Max Siegel, speaking in a nearly 2,500-word piece by David Woods of the Indianapolis Star on the financial side of the sport. In NASCAR, Siegel’s old sport, the support of the automakers is cherished. *Discuss
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