| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:53 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Daytona 500 was halted after 38 laps Sunday because of rain.
The field was under a caution period in NASCAR's season-opening race when the rain arrived at Daytona International Speedway at 2:12 p.m. EST.
[Update: The race...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:29 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. held off Denny Hamlin and Jeff Gordon to win the Daytona 500 on Sunday night after a rain delay of nearly 6 1/2 hours.
It was the second Daytona 500 victory for perhaps NASCAR's most popular driver; his...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Danica Patrick has passed the 1-million mark in Twitter followers, something no other NASCAR driver has even come close to doing.
I will now pause for you hard-core NASCAR fans to make your snide comments about Patrick never even coming close to winning...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:33 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — By the time the race ended, it wasn't clear where the paint job of Danica Patrick's car ended and the black repair tape holding it together started.
Patrick's No. 10 Chevrolet was collected in a multi-car crash midway through...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Rapper 50 Cent, who caused a minor sensation at last year's Daytona 500 with his awkward attempt to kiss Fox reporter Erin Andrews, is back with NASCAR in a more conventional way.
Swan Racing, a team that fields two cars in NASCAR's premier Sprint Cup...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Rekindling the debate about Danica Patrick's racing skills, legendary NASCAR champion Richard Petty reportedly said she could win only if she was the sole driver on the track.
While appearing at the Canadian Motorsports Expo in Toronto on Sunday,...
| 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 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...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Bears’ Kyle Long and Jermon Bushrod treated patrons at Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee to a couple tunes Wednesday at the bar’s karaoke night.
The teammates and Virginia natives mostly sang country songs, according to Timothy O'...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:09 PM
A new NASCAR season is only a few weeks away, with some of the sport's top drivers switching teams in hopes of winning a Sprint Cup title.
They include veterans Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman, and they'll start getting ready for the season...