| Sep 14, 2014
| 4:50 PM
NASCAR appears to be catching on in Chicago.
Sunday's Chase for the Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway drew more than 60,000 fans on a bright September afternoon, unofficially the largest crowd in four years the Joliet track has hosted NASCAR's...
| Sep 15, 2014
Brad Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. The victory automatically advances Keselowski into the second round...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:09 PM
JOLIET, Ill. — Brad Keselowski began the playoff portion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series the same way he ended the regular season: with a win.
Keselowski claimed his fifth victory of the year Sunday in the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Part of the fun of the Sprint Cup Series regular season ending Saturday with the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway is that it gives us a chance to look ahead. During the next week, the Internet and Twittersphere will be filled...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Before every home game, the Bears run through a wall of smoke created by the Soldier Field pyrotechnics crew and rush onto the field. The crowd loves it, and no doubt it gets the players stoked.
All that excitement fizzled quickly in the wake of the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:21 PM
There are 19 drivers with a shot at securing the final two spots in NASCAR's 16-driver Chase for the Cup title playoff going into the race Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway in Virginia.
Four of those 19 Sprint Cup Series drivers could...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 9:48 PM
Tony Stewart returned to NASCAR racing Sunday night for the first time since a car driven by Stewart struck and killed a fellow driver who was on foot during a sprint car race three weeks ago.
But despite a warm reception from the fans and a strong...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The hype surrounding the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series late-summer stop at Richmond International Raceway is usually predictable. Being the 26th race on the Cup tour, its the field-finalizer for the 10-race Chase, and there is always plenty of talk about who...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:48 PM
The 2014 Teen Choice Awards, celebrating the year’s achievements in film, TV, music, fashion and sports on the millennial generation’s list, are just around the corner.
Movie-wise, the hottest things include action comedy “22 Jump...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Tony Stewart returned to racing Friday, and most of his peers were beyond pleased to welcome him back.
“I'm excited to have my friend back,” Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick said Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga....
| Jul 27, 2014
| 1:30 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Looking like vintage form, Jeff Gordon grabbed the lead on the final restart 16 laps from the end and held on to win Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It was a record fifth Brickyard win for Gordon, his second...