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  • Think you know your Lehigh Valley sports history?

    Are you one of those who likes to spar over sports trivia? Then take this quiz and see how well you score with trivia about our Lehigh Valley-area athletes and teams. The answers are at the end. No cheating. 1. Bethlehem's Steve Meilinger played for...
  • Bethlehem Catholic the favorite in expanded EPC wrestling

    Bethlehem Catholic the favorite in expanded EPC wrestling
    Nazareth has set the tone for its Jan. 14 home match against Bethlehem Catholic, designating it as a "Blue Out." It probably won't be the last time the teams wrestle this season. District 11's defending team champs are wrestling in the same class this...
  • Why I own a Smart car

    Why I own a Smart car
    I must confess: I own a Smart. I've heard all the jokes: "How many clowns can you fit in that car?" And, "Do you have to wind that up?" My husband thought I should get a 50 percent discount since I only bought half a car. I made a comment in a meeting...
  • A.J. Foyt released from hospital after heart surgery complications

    A.J. Foyt was released from a Houston hospital after the motor-racing legend suffered "serious complications" from triple-bypass heart surgery Nov. 12, his team said Thursday. Foyt, 79, "developed serious complications with his lungs" after the...
  • Bobby Rahal sells Lincoln Park mansion

    Bobby Rahal sells Lincoln Park mansion
    Retired professional race car driver Bobby Rahal, who won the 1986 Indianapolis 500, sold his five-bedroom, 6,600-square-foot Lincoln Park mansion Wednesday for $3.4 million. A Glen Ellyn native, Rahal, 61, told Elite Street he is staying in Chicago....
  • IndyCar to eliminate standing starts

    The Sports Xchange IndyCar to eliminate standing starts IndyCar will scrap standing starts next season. IndyCar president of competition Derrick Walker acknowledged Tuesday that fans liked the standing starts, but there were too many issues that led to...
  • PRESS BOX: Baseball ump Scott reveals he is gay

    The Sports Xchange PRESS BOX: Baseball ump Scott reveals he is gay Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott became the first male official in any of the four major professional sports leagues to acknowledge that he is gay. "I am extremely grateful...
  • 'Where They Raced' chronicles L.A. hot rod history

    'Where They Raced' chronicles L.A. hot rod history
    The documentary "Where They Raced" has made its debut on Hulu this week, and it's worth a look. The feature-length film is a compelling chronicle of the history of car racing in Southern California, a racetrack-by-racetrack look at how early auto racing...
  • Reg Henry: Give thanks for America inventing Thanksgiving

    My advice to young people never varies: Watch out whom you kiss. This wisdom I learned through experience. It was 40 years ago. There I was, just a young fellow from Australia on vacation on a Greek island, and a beautiful American girl appeared on a...
  • Racing champ Hunter-Reay honors mom who died of cancer

    After his mother died of colon cancer in 2009, South Florida's race car driver Ryan Hunter-Reay dreamed of helping to find a cure and one day dedicating a cancer facility in his mother's honor. On Friday, the Indianapolis 500 champion announced a $2.5...
  • Chevrolet Chaparral concept race car ignores all the rules

    Chevrolet Chaparral concept race car ignores all the rules
    When General Motors designers created the Chevrolet Chaparral concept car for the Los Angeles Auto Show — and a digital version for the Gran Turismo PlayStation game — they tossed out all the rules they believe stifle innovation in auto...