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  • Sports On The Air: Sunday

    AUTO RACING 1 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup: STP 500. FS1 3 p.m.: IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. ABC BASEBALL 1 p.m.: Mets at Cardinals. MLB 1 p.m.: Tampa Bay Rays at Red Sox. NESN 4 p.m.: Mariners at Padres. MLB BASKETBALL...
  • Kyle Larson to miss NASCAR race after fainting at autograph session

    Kyle Larson to miss NASCAR race after fainting at autograph session
    NASCAR driver Kyle Larson, who fainted during an autograph session Saturday, will not compete in Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. Larson's team announced Sunday that he was undergoing testing at Carolina's Medical Center in Charlotte,...
  • Chase Elliott's NASCAR dream meets reality at Martinsville

    Chase Elliott's NASCAR dream meets reality at Martinsville
    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Until this weekend, only twice in Chase Elliott's relatively short NASCAR career has he started a race worse than 26th. Never, however, has he been so excited to do so. While Elliott was awarded a full-time Sprint Cup...
  • Roger Penske warns NASCAR team not to manipulate tires

    Roger Penske has warned his NASCAR team to stay out of any controversy regarding the possible manipulation of tires used during races. The team owner is aware of rampant industry speculation that some crews are drilling tiny holes in tires to allow air...
  • Chase Elliott's run at Cup history begins at Martinsville on Sunday

    Chase Elliott's run at Cup history begins at Martinsville on Sunday
    MARTINSVILLE — Many NASCAR Cup debuts are overlooked initially. Such was the case with Jeff Gordon's unremarkable first race in 1992 at Atlanta, where he crashed and finished 31st. The race is considered a classic. It was Richard Petty's last...
  • When it comes to Martinsville Speedway, Hendrick Motorsports is king

    When it comes to Martinsville Speedway, Hendrick Motorsports is king
    MARTINSVILLE — Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon battling a car-length apart in the final laps for a win at Martinsville Speedway last fall had to be a frustratingly familiar sight to the rest of the Sprint Cup Series field. When it comes to the...
  • NASCAR topic: Cheating with tire pressure, or just hot air?

    NASCAR topic: Cheating with tire pressure, or just hot air?
    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — There's been a lot of talk about tires in the NASCAR garage the past few weeks, or longer, and lots of theories about whether something shady is going on or if the chatter is just a bunch of hot air. After the last two races,...
  • Sage Karam learning there's more to being a pro race car driver than just racing

    Sage Karam learning there's more to being a pro race car driver than just racing
    A guy bv the name of Spencer King put it perfectly. On Feb. 18, he posted the following on his Twitter account: "It's insane to think that the kid I grew up with @SageKaram is now making it in @IndyCar and now he's gonna be in the @nfl combine today."...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 3/29 log (updated Saturday AM)

    8:30 a.m.    Golf: Trophee Hassan II final round (in Agadir, Morocco).--Golf 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: San Francisco vs. Seattle (d.).--MLB Net. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News...
  • Gordon, Earnhardt Among Fans Of Martinsville

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — If Jeff Gordon ever decides to race again after his 2015 retirement tour is finished, it would likely be at Martinsville Speedway, a track where the four-time champion has had great success. Gordon and Hendrick Motorsports...
  • Power leads Penske sweep in qualifying for IndyCar opener

    Power leads Penske sweep in qualifying for IndyCar opener
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — IndyCar champion Will Power led a Team Penske sweep in qualifying for the long-awaited opener. It was no surprise at all to see Power twice break the track record Saturday in qualifying, and lead teammates Simon Pagenaud,...