Chris Webber, NASCAR Drivers appearing in Cartoon Network documentary


Chris Webber (Five-time NBA All-Star) and leader of the Fab 5 Michigan Wolverines, will appear prominently in Cartoon Network’s first original documentary, Speak Up, from it’s pro-social initiative “Stop Bullying: Speak Up.”

With tragic stories about bullying appearing in the news so regularly, the documentary speaks directly to kids by kids, mostly between 8 and 13 years old, who either have been the target of bullies, bystanders in a bullying situation or been bullies themselves.

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What’s Next for Young Nascar Superstar Trevor Bayne?

If you haven’t heard the story of Trevor Bayne winning the Daytona 500, just one day after his 20th birthday, go here to check it out. It’s the most compelling NASCAR story in quite some time and you don’t need to be a racing fan to appreciate it. But what’s next for Bayne? If you follow the sport closely, you’ve probably heard by now that he’s still sticking with the Nationwide circuit, he will not moving up to the Sprint Cup.

That was the big question on everybody’s mind, and it’s been answered. So where’s his new celebrity status/racing career going to take him now? Bayne was on conference call with the media yesterday and answered a multitude of questions on the topic.

By Paul M. Banks

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Story of Daytona 500 Winner Trevor Bayne Has Major Crossover Appeal


Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne is young; so young that his favorite television show; according to the telecast of the premier NASCAR race on Sunday.Yes, three days ago Bayne became the seventh driver to earn his first win at the Daytona 500, doing it in just his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start. Trevor also became the youngest winner in Daytona 500 history just one day after his 20th birthday.

The driver of the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford car recorded the team’s 600th victory.

And on Tuesday afternoon, he joined the media for a conference call.

By Paul M. Banks

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