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  • Will Power gets first IndyCar title as Tony Kanaan wins Fontana race

    Will Power gets first IndyCar title as Tony Kanaan wins Fontana race
    Turns out the fourth time was the charm for IndyCar driver Will Power. The Australian driver captured his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship Saturday night, while Tony Kanaan won the series' season-ending race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana....
  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, Parkland beats Dieruff for first time on football field

    FLASHBACK: In 1984, Parkland beats Dieruff for first time on football field
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. August 25 1984—Mike Collier collects three hits, including a home run, and Allentown beats West Bethelhem 5-3 for its fifth straight Blue Mountain...
  • Will he be Penske's Power at Pocono Raceway next month?

     
    Helio Castroneves is protcted from a scorching sun while his team works on his car during Tuesday's IndyCar test session at Pocono Raceway. You just assume that a guy named Will Power must be a never-give-up type. And that name......
  • NBC should be rooting for Blackhawks to beat Kings

     NBC should be rooting for Blackhawks to beat Kings
    They won't admit it, but privately NBC will be rooting for the Blackhawks to pull off the comeback against the Kings this weekend. Having the Hawks in the Stanley Cup Final is huge for NBC. Not as much with the Kings. With the Rangers and Kings...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • IndyCar series heads to Mid-Ohio track as Fontana finale looms

    IndyCar enters its home stretch during a busy August starting with Sunday's race at Mid-Ohio and with Helio Castroneves once again trying to win his first series title. After Mid-Ohio, the Verizon IndyCar Series heads to The Milwaukee Mile on Aug. 17....
  • 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...
  • Bourdais ends drought with Toronto IndyCar win

    Bourdais ends drought with Toronto IndyCar win
    TORONTO -- Finally, Sebastien Bourdais is a winner again in IndyCar after taking Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto event on Sunday. Bourdais' last win came Nov. 11, 2007, in a Champ Car race in Mexico City. The career win was his 32nd, breaking a tie...
  • Motor racing loses a major fan as actor James Garner dies at 86

    Motor racing loses a major fan as actor James Garner dies at 86
    The motor-racing world lost one of its biggest fans with the death of actor James Garner at 86. Garner, who died Saturday, starred in a movie about racing ("Grand Prix" in 1966), competed in events such as the Baja 1000 off-road race and owned a race...
  • 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...