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  • James Garner dies at 86; TV antihero of 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files'

    If Sam Spade was a tough guy, Jim Rockford was … well, he could throw a punch, but he didn't like to because it hurt his hand. Rockford's idea of a good time was eating Oreos and fishing with his dad, not spending a lost weekend with some smoky...
  • Robert Drew, Documentarian Who Fathered Cinema Verite, Dies at 90

    Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinéma vérité, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90. In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that's now a staple of the...
  • Here's what's up in Indy

    Here's what's up in Indy
    "This is not the city I grew up in," said Alyssa Starr Newerth, director of advancement at Indy Reads Books, a locally owned bookshop. "So much has changed. People love this city so much now — you can feel it." There is a feeling that Indianapolis...
  • Paul Reinhard: Kevin Ward Jr. wouldn't have been hit by Tony Stewart if he hadn't left his car

    The final outcome of what happened on Saturday night at Canandaiqua Speedway was not a "that's racin'" deal that you hear about so often in the sport. When the right rear tire of a winged sprint car driven by Tony Stewart slid up the track and clipped...
  • Pocono Raceway to mark its NASCAR anniversary

    The closest thing to a North-of-the-Mason-Dixon-line event on NASCAR's Grand National Series in 1973 was a 500-miler at the Michigan International Speedway, which began staging races for stock car racing's Daytona, Fla., based series in 1969. Bill...
  • Thirteen-turn Ohio benefits skidding Ganassi Racing

    The Sports Xchange Thirteen-turn Ohio benefits skidding Ganassi Racing LEXINGTON, Ohio -- Maybe this is the weekend Target/Chip Ganassi Racing finally gets back to victory lane in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The four drivers employed by Chip Ganassi...
  • The Green Flag: Mega milestones in reach for Gordon

    The Sports Xchange The Green Flag: Mega milestones in reach for Gordon By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange In Sunday's Crown Royal presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard, Jeff Gordon won the 90th race...
  • NASCAR's Tony Stewart hits, kills driver on dirt track in N.Y. | Graphic video

    NASCAR's Tony Stewart hits, kills driver on dirt track in N.Y. | Graphic video
    (Reuters) - Veteran NASCAR champion Tony Stewart retreated from competition on Sunday after he struck and killed an aggrieved young driver walking on a dirt track in a low-stakes race, in an incident highlighting the risks and bravado around car racing....
  • NBC Sports Network hopes to be able to tell 'a really good story' Sunday at Pocono

    The still relatively new NBC Sports Network, which began in 2012, will be covering a race at Pocono Raceway for the first time Sunday when it broadcasts the Pocono IndyCar 500 Fueled by Sunoco, starting at noon. But Rich O'Connor, the network's...
  • No charges for now against Tony Stewart

    Investigators have yet to find any evidence of criminal behavior by NASCAR veteran Tony Stewart in the death of a young dirt-track racer, after authorities concluded reconstruction of the crash at the track, an official said Monday. Stewart, a mercurial...
  • 'Grieving' Stewart's fate hangs on driver death probe

    CANANDAIGUA N.Y. (Reuters) - Investigators have yet to find any evidence of criminal behaviour by NASCAR veteran Tony Stewart in the death of a young dirt-track racer, after authorities concluded reconstruction of the crash at the track, an official...