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Brant James

Brant James has covered motorsports, the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball and made sundry other interesting jaunts in a career with,, USA TODAY and the Tampa Bay Times. He’s ridden up Mt. Washington in a rally car with Travis Pastrana, walked from the barns to the paddock with Kentucky Derby horses at Churchill Downs and landed on an aircraft carrier with Dale Earnhardt Jr. Somebody had to do it.