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Gas prices might put squeeze on fans

Updated: March 9, 2011, 7:15 PM ET
By Ed Hinton | ESPN.com

How's that Hemi workin' out for ya?

That is, with gas prices at $3.50 a gallon on national average and skyrocketing, propelled by civil unrest in 15 -- count 'em -- nations in the Middle East and Africa.

We're short of our national howling point, "$4 gas," which we saw briefly in 2008. But at the current rate of increase, 16.5 cents per gallon per week, we'll be there by April Fools' Day.

And if the upheaval spreads to Saudi Arabia, experts fear, all bets ...

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