“We had been going to Daytona for about three years,” Cherry recalled. “Dale winds up winning the 500 that year. We’re in victory lane, and he looks at my son, and said, ‘Little D, you were my good-luck charm,’ and he looks at me and says, ‘Big D, you were my good-luck charm,’ and then he looks at Rick Sutcliffe and says, ‘Now I know who my bad-luck charm has been all these years.”
The appeal centers on the lockout that began hours after months of labor talks fell apart March 11, the players’ union dissolved and the fight ended up in federal court. The NFL contends the union decertification was a sham meant to gain leverage in the talks and the conflict remains subject to labor law.
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