| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:22 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — A scenario familiar to NASCAR fans was playing out yet again Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson was on a roll. Seeking a record fifth Brickyard 400 win, the five-time Sprint Cup champion again had the dominant car...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Far from the roar of a race track, one can hear a pin drop in the spacious 30th floor Century City office of NASCAR Vice President Zane Stoddard, which has a spectacular high-rise view of nearby Hollywood.
On this day Stoddard has a conference with...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:10 PM
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kevin Harvick has a second straight shot at winning from the pole at Kansas Speedway.
Harvick was back on top at the 1.5-mile track, posting a track record to help propel him to his second pole of the season. Harvick posted his...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Any short list of national motorsports highlights in 2013 has to include Danica Patrick's historic run to the pole in the Daytona 500. That's just the most visible sign of something increasingly clear at any local dragway or stock-car track: Women are...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:20 PM
HOUSTON -- Angels center fielder Peter Bourjos returned to the starting lineup Saturday for the first time since bruising his left thumb while sliding into second base against Pittsburgh last Sunday.
Four innings into the game against the Houson Astros,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:15 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Brad Keselowski on Friday won the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway under a new qualifying format in which large groups of drivers raced simultaneously for the first time in the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Jimmie Johnson, shrugging off a misstep that cost him last week's Sprint Cup Series race in Indianapolis, won the pole position for the next race Sunday at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.
Johnson, the five-time Cup champion, turned a lap in his No. 48...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The ripple effects of the cheating scandal surrounding NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff widened Thursday.
The NAPA auto parts chain said it would drop its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing — specifically its backing...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:33 AM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Rising American star Sloane Stephens and 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova learned Saturday that patience can pay off.
Stephens, seeded No. 17, had to wait overnight because her third-round match against Petra Cetkovska was...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Brian Holloway, a former NFL offensive lineman with the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots, is using Twitter to track down teenagers who trashed his family's vacation home in upstate New York during a Labor Day weekend party.
Holloway, who resides...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:00 PM
It's mostly been rough sledding for Danica Patrick in her first full season in NASCAR's premier Sprint Cup Series.
But this Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama offers Patrick a strong opportunity to make history as the first woman to win...