Stories tagged: nascar
Sat., May 28, 2016, 9:26 p.m.
Auto racing: Indianapolis 500 turns 100 on Sunday
Tony Kanaan spent the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 talking to the race track. He wanted to be kind to the old lady, to land in her good graces …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 10:04 p.m.
In Brief: Penguins win, advance to Stanley Cup
Bryan Rust scored a pair of second-period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 9:22 p.m.
Logano wins All-Star race after taking lead with 2 laps to go
Joey Logano won an entertaining version of NASCAR’s annual All-Star race by snatching the lead away from Kyle Larson with two laps remaining Saturday night in the $1 million exhibition …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 8:04 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Power enjoys power boost at Indy 500 practice
Will Power and Josef Newgarden finally got Chevrolet to the top of the speed chart Friday.
Sun., May 15, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
Kenseth holds off Larson for thrilling victory at Dover
Matt Kenseth had eluded the wreckage that turned Dover into a junkyard. He never felt he could escape the pressure that Kyle Larson put on him – the anointed future …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 9:41 p.m.
Digest: Lightning lose Ben Bishop but top Penguins 3-1 in Game 1
The Tampa Bay Lightning’s 3-1 victory over the host Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday night may have come at a heavy price.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 7:15 p.m.
Newsmakers: Minnesota picks Mark Coyle from Syracuse as new AD
Syracuse athletic director
Sun., May 8, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
Kyle Busch keeps Joe Gibbs Racing at front of Sprint Cup
At the season-opening Daytona 500, Joe Gibbs Racing proved it was unquestionably the fastest, from Denny Hamlin taking the checkered flag to its quartet of cars leading more than three-quarters …
Sat., May 7, 2016, 10:04 p.m.
Kyle Busch finally gets first Sprint Cup win at Kansas
Kyle Busch has seemingly dozens of reasons to despise Kansas Speedway, from the two times he crashed out of Chase races to the innumerable misfortunes in other series.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 8:35 p.m.
Edwards would love a Sprint Cup win at ‘home’ track
Carl Edwards would give just about anything to reach victory lane in Saturday night’s Sprint Cup race in Kansas City, Kansas.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
Talladega will no longer be NASCAR elimination race in 2017
NASCAR has decided that unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway won’t be an elimination race in next year’s championship Chase, instead taking the pivotal stop to Kansas Speedway.
Sun., May 1, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Keselowski wins crazy crash-fest at Talladega
Two cars went airborne, 35 were involved in an accident of some kind, and Danica Patrick had the wind knocked out of her in a vicious crash into the wall.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Earnhardt gets favorite car “Amelia” back for Talladega
The beloved car “Amelia” will be back at Talladega Superspeedway after Hendrick Motorsports rebuilt the Chevrolet for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to drive on Sunday.
Sun., April 24, 2016, 10 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Edwards passes Kyle Busch on last lap to win at Richmond
Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond (Virginia) …
Sat., April 23, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
In brief: Digest: Penguins close out Rangers in Game 5 rout
Pittsburgh ended its postseason hex against the New York Rangers emphatically Saturday, lighting up Henrik Lundqvist in a remarkably easy 6-3 rout in Game 5 to win the series 4-1 …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 10:42 p.m.
Digest: Sharks blow 3-goal lead, but rally to eliminate Kings 6-3
Joonas Donskoi broke a tie with his second goal early in the third period, and the San Jose Sharks blew a three-goal lead before rallying to wrap up their first-round …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
NASCAR Driver Council to pay Tony Stewart $35,000 fine
Tony Stewart’s peers will pay the $35,000 fine NASCAR levied against the three-time champion for criticizing the series about a potential safety hazard during races.
Sun., April 17, 2016, 7:13 p.m.
Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Speedway
Carl Edwards took his first celebratory back flip of the season and easily stuck the landing.
Sat., April 9, 2016, 11:10 p.m.
Kyle Busch turns in another weekend sweep
Kyle Busch took the lead after the final restart Saturday night at Texas to complete his second NASCAR weekend sweep in a row.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 7:21 p.m.
Jimmie Johnson knows how to win in Texas
Jimmie Johnson certainly knows his way to Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
Sun., April 3, 2016, 10:38 p.m.
Kyle Busch wins again for weekend sweep at Martinsville
Kyle Busch finally figured out Martinsville (Virginia) Speedway in his truck victory on Saturday.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
In brief: Digest: Aldridge, Leonard lead Spurs to franchise record 64th win
Kawhi Leonard had a career-high 33 points, LaMarcus Aldrige had 31 points and 15 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the visiting Toronto Raptors 102-95 Saturday night for their …
Thu., March 24, 2016, 9:46 p.m.
Twins Caleb and Cody Martin are transferring from North Carolina State.
Sun., March 20, 2016, 6:28 p.m.
Auto Racing roundup: Jimmie Johnson takes record sixth victory at Fontana
Jimmie Johnson pulled away in overtime to beat Kevin Harvick on Sunday for the Southern California native’s record sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Fontana, California
Sat., March 19, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
NASCAR Roundup: Old asphalt, new package point toward fine racing at Fontana
The gloriously weathered asphalt on Auto Club Speedway’s 2-mile track has a long history of producing four-wide racing and fantastic finishes. NASCAR’s new low-downforce package has already created excitement and …
Sun., March 13, 2016, 9:36 p.m.
Harvick nips Edwards in wild finish for 8th Phoenix win
For the second time in a month, two cars crossed the finish line seemingly together and no one was sure who won.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 6:49 p.m.
Suarez sidesteps questions about France’s endorsement of Trump
NASCAR’s first full-time Mexican driver sidestepped questions Friday about chairman Brian France’s endorsement of Donald Trump while expressing pride in his heritage.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
Offensive coordinator Garrick McGee is leaving Louisville to become Lovie Smith’s first hire at Illinois. Cardinals coach Bobby Petrino said that he understood McGee’s decision to leave after two seasons …
Sun., March 6, 2016, 7:35 p.m.
Brad Keselowski passes Kyle Busch late to win at Las Vegas
Brad Keselowski spent nearly a full year winless and watching while Team Penske teammate Joey Logano went to Victory Lane five times.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:22 p.m.
Newsmakers: Kolton Wong signs long-term deal with St. Louis Cardinals