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THE ZAPPER
John O'Keefe
July 16, 2001
ESPN's The Season: Philadelphia 76ers delivered (as advertised) entertaining behind-the-scenes access to the team during the NBA Finals but failed to provide new insight concerning whether coach Larry Brown and president Pat Croce will return next season.... A clutch interview by NBC's pit reporter Marty Snider with Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief, Tony Eury Sr., conducted as Junior was running sixth with seven laps left in the Pepsi 400, revealed Eury's deep doubts about whether his driver could pull off a victory—thus adding another dollop of drama to Earnhardt's comeback win.
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July 16, 2001

The Zapper

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ESPN's The Season: Philadelphia 76ers delivered (as advertised) entertaining behind-the-scenes access to the team during the NBA Finals but failed to provide new insight concerning whether coach Larry Brown and president Pat Croce will return next season.... A clutch interview by NBC's pit reporter Marty Snider with Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief, Tony Eury Sr., conducted as Junior was running sixth with seven laps left in the Pepsi 400, revealed Eury's deep doubts about whether his driver could pull off a victory—thus adding another dollop of drama to Earnhardt's comeback win.

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