| May 11, 2014
| 1:26 AM
Jeff Gordon held off Kevin Harvick during the final laps and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory by .112 of a second was the first win of the year for the four-time champion...
| 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
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Looking back at the weekend's motor racing, including NASCAR's races at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and NHRA drag racing at Las Vegas, five things come to mind:
Darrell Wallace Jr. will probably win another race soon. Wallace, 20, became only the second...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:12 PM
It's not a good idea to rile up Jimmie Johnson.
A week after a penalty for jumping the final restart at Dover knocked Johnson out of a near-certain victory, Johnson absolutely scorched the field in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Party in the...