| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:31 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Joey Logano won the pole position for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway under NASCAR's new format of knockout qualifying.
Logano's teammate Brad Keselowski qualified second Friday, giving Team Penske...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:26 PM
LAS VEGAS – Paul Menard wasn't sure if he would even race Sunday, but the NASCAR driver had one of his better finishes in recent years.
Menard finished third Sunday in the Kobalt 400 after leading six laps at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. At one point...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:21 AM
Forget the year of the horse, 2014 is the year of the female surfer.
In September, the Assn. of Surfing Professionals announced that women – who never have competed at one of surfing’s most famous breaks, Lower Trestles in northern San Diego...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:20 AM
The King is calling out the Queen.
Richard Petty, NASCAR’s iconic 7-time champion, doesn’t think much of Danica Patrick, the polarizing babe in the Go Daddy firesuit.
Asked about Danica’s driving ability during an appearance in...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:48 AM
NBA legend Michael Jordan and his wife Yvette are the parents of identical twin girls, it was announced Tuesday.
"Yvette Jordan and the babies are doing well and the family is overjoyed at their arrival," spokeswoman Estee Portnoy told the Associated...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:38 PM
"Welcome to NBC's exclusive coverage of Pennsylvania's first Real Winter Olympics. I'm your host Bob Costas, and with me here is movie and television personality Mr. T, beloved by Pennsylvanians because of his iconic role as boxer Clubber Lang in 'Rocky...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Newman won NASCAR's Brickyard 400 for the first time on Sunday after a lengthy pit stop cost Jimmie Johnson a record fifth victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
"This is a dream come true for me," Newman said. "It will take a week...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Danica Patrick struggled through her rookie season in NASCAR's elite Sprint Cup Series this year with an average finish of 26th.
And when comedian Jay Mohr indirectly noted that fact with a joke at NASCAR's annual awards banquet in Las Vegas, Patrick...
| 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...
| 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...