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Kyle Dalton

Sports Editor


Kyle Dalton began covering sports in 1992 after he graduated from the University of Texas school of journalism. He published his book Burned Orange: Tom Penders and 10 Years at the University of Texas in 2000, and joined Sportscasting in 2020. Kyle expertly covers the NFL, NASCAR, and NCAA football. Kyle finds inspiration in the unscripted drama of sports, the compelling journeys and life stories of the athletes who play the games, and he enjoys reading the work of Mitch Albom. He is a rabid consumer of all sports on all platforms: TV, Twitter, podcasts, live events, and more.

Articles by Kyle Dalton (2305)

Is Texas Two-Step Coming to 2024 NASCAR Cup Series Schedule?

Why it makes sense for the 2024 NASCAR schedule to have back-to-back dates at COTA and Texas, creating the Texas Two-Step.

Kyle Dalton  •  27 Sep 2023
Incredible to Think How Kyle Larson Might Miss Out on 2023 Cup Series Championship Because of JJ Yeley

If Kyle Larson doesn’t advance to the Round of 8 and misses a shot at the 2023 championship, he might look back at Texas and blame JJ Yeley.

Kyle Dalton  •  27 Sep 2023
Chase Elliott Takes Shot at Formula 1 and Backs It Up With Specific Details Why NASCAR Is Better

Chase Elliott is the face of NASCAR as the 2020 Cup Series champ and most popular driver three years running. He proudly crowed about his sport recently and provided details on why it’s better than Formula 1.

Kyle Dalton  •  26 Sep 2023
Kyle Busch Explains Reason for Bizarre Move and Driving Complete Lap in Reverse at Texas

Kyle Busch offered a detailed explanation of why he backed the No. 8 car around the entire length of Texas Motor Speedway after a crash.

Kyle Dalton  •  25 Sep 2023
Martin Truex Jr. Doesn’t Hide Dejection After Texas, Including Calling Out ‘Horrendous’ Pit Stops

Martin Truex Jr. couldn’t hide his dejection after Texas, even calling out his pit crew for their “horrendous” stops.

Kyle Dalton  •  25 Sep 2023
Brad Keselowski Talks About How He’s Gone From ‘Idiot’ to ‘Hero’ in the Last Year

Brad Keselowski addresses the turnaround at RFK and how he’s gone from an idiot to a hero in the last year.

Kyle Dalton  •  24 Sep 2023
Kyle Busch Talks About Life After Being a Villain and Grades How Denny Hamlin Is Doing in His New Role

Kyle Busch talks about not being the villain anymore and gives his thoughts on how his former teammate Denny Hamlin is handling the new role.

Kyle Dalton  •  24 Sep 2023
Kyle Larson Achieved Something in Last 3 Races He’s Never Done Before in Next Gen Car, and It’s a Worrying Sign for Competition

Kyle Larson achieved something over the last three races that he hadn’t done since the debut of the Next Gen car, and his competition should be worried.

Kyle Dalton  •  21 Sep 2023
Unhappy Matt DiBenedetto Responds After Truck Series Team Unexpectedly Announces His Early Departure

Matt DiBenedetto didn’t hide his disappointment after learning his NASCAR Truck Series team was kicking him out of the No. 25 in the final three races.

Kyle Dalton  •  20 Sep 2023
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Thinks 2 Specific Drivers Should Come Out of Retirement and Race With Him in the Xfinity Series

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was excited about his success at Bristol and thinks a pair of retired drivers would be just as successful if they join him in the future.

Kyle Dalton  •  20 Sep 2023