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  • 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...
  • Be on the lookout for a bear driving a pickup truck

    Be on the lookout for a bear driving a pickup truck
    I'll begin this edition of bloopers with a wildlife story. According to a newspaper police item, authorities were looking for a man who tried to lure girls into his car. "He is described as between the ages of 40 and 50 with a brownish-red bear...
  • Power holds on to win first Detroit race

    DETROIT -- Will Power had just enough power Saturday to hold off a charging Graham Rahal in the Verizon IndyCar Series Duel in Detroit street race, the first of two such races this weekend at Belle Isle Park. Power won for the 23rd time in his career and...
  • WGN Radio honors its stars: Legendary personalities given markers in Walk of Fame

    WGN Radio honors its stars: Legendary personalities given markers in Walk of Fame
    Some familiar voices echoed outside the studios of WGN Radio on Friday, as the station honored 10 of its air personalities enshrined with sidewalk plaques in a new Walk of Fame. Roy Leonard, Spike O'Dell and Orion Samuelson were among the honorees on...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indy 500 in duel of Fort Lauderdale residents

    Ryan Hunter-Reay holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indy 500 in duel of Fort Lauderdale residents
    Ryan Hunter-Reay held off a furious charge from fellow Fort Lauderdale resident Helio Castroneves to win the Indianapolis 500. It was the first win at the Brickyard for Hunter-Reay, who grew up in Fort Lauderdale, while the Brazilian-born Castroneves...
  • Kurt Busch stands proud after Indy 500-NASCAR marathon

    CONCORD, N.C.-- Kurt Busch’s Great Memorial Day Weekend Adventure had an ambitious agenda: 1,100 miles of racing, a 430-mile private-plane flight and lots of water. When you are driving two mean machines back-to-back, it’s as much about...
  • Jimmie Johnson wins Coca-Cola 600 for first victory of season

    Jimmie Johnson wins Coca-Cola 600 for first victory of season
    Jimmie Johnson started Sunday as one of the drivers facing scrutiny for a winless NASCAR Sprint Cup season after 11 races. He will wake up Monday morning with no such worries. Johnson overtook Matt Kenseth with eight laps to go in the Coca-Cola 600,...
  • At Indy 500, Mark Cuban says Clippers are worth more than $1 billion

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Sunday that the Clippers are worth more than $1 billion. "Far north of $1 billion," Cuban said at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the billionaire and Indiana University graduate was the honorary starter for...
  • Will Power wins IndyCar's first race in Detroit doubleheader

    Will Power gave Roger Penske and Chevrolet what they desperately wanted by winning the first of two races at the Detroit Grand Prix. “On his home track and in Chevy's backyard, it's a perfect day,” Power said Saturday. “If we can do it...
  • Kurt Busch's attempt at Indy 500, Coca-Cola 600 double falls short

    Kurt Busch's attempt at Indy 500, Coca-Cola 600 double falls short
    Kurt Busch began his attempt at auto racing's doubleheader Sunday with a sixth-place finish at the Indianapolis 500 but was unable to become the second driver to complete it when his engine failed during the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, N.C. Busch fell...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay wins thrilling Indianapolis 500

    Ryan Hunter-Reay wins thrilling Indianapolis 500
    Ryan Hunter-Reay edged Helio Castroneves to win the 98th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday after a dogfight between the two in the closing laps. Hunter-Reay beat Castroneves by less than a car length as they swept across the finish line in the second-closest...