Five Sporting Events Worth Traveling ForFrom the Super Bowl and the World Series to the Kentucky Derby and The Indianapolis 500, we cover the five sporting events worth traveling for.
Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?
NASCAR Preview: Don’t Give Jimmie Johnson The Title Just YetBefore anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.
Earnhardt Settles For Another 2nd At TalladegaDale Earnhardt Jr.'s initial reaction to another runner-up finish is a smile and the feeling that second's not so bad.
Sports Industry Pulled In $4.1B For LA Economy Last Year, Study Shows Approximately 18.5 million people attended area sports events last year, ranging from major league sports like baseball and basketball, to the L.A. Marathon.
Veteran NASCAR Driver From Long Beach Killed In NJ Crash A NASCAR driver from Long Beach was killed Wednesday in a crash on a dirt track in Bridgeport, New Jersey.
NASCAR Brings Out Banner Crowds In FontanaOne of the sports' biggest crowds in years attended a NASCAR race in Fontana Sunday afternoon.
TTYM: NFL's 'Gay 'Ol Time' And Erin Andrews Disses 50 Cent
Dozens Injured In Final Lap Of Nation Wide Series At DaytonaAt least 33 fans were injured Saturday during a NASCAR race when a car flew into the fence at Daytona International Speedway, hurling a tire and large pieces of debris into the stands,
TTYM: A 'Bear' Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry
Following Danica Patrick: Virginia 529 College Savings 250The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn't Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly. Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.
Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At AtlantaFor the last time on the circuit, Danica Patrick turned her first laps at a track. Atlanta Motor Speedway is a “cookie cutter” 1.5 mile track, similar to Texas and Charlotte, tracks where Patrick has already been.
Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At BristolThe spring Bristol Motor Speedway was not the same as the Bristol Motor Speedway the drivers came to this past weekend. After uneventful racing in the Spring, track owner Bruton Smith took bulldozers to the track and ground the top of the track, creating a whole new Bristol.
Following Danica Patrick: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve (Montreal)The last time Danica Patrick was at a road course, she ran one of the best races of the season. A last lap punt into the gravel by Jacques Villeneuve ended her run and caused a stir in the racing world. Villeneuve didn’t take responsibility but his actions resulted in an apology from Penske Racing and many fans and members of the community wondered if he should be allowed to continue to race.
Following Danica Patrick: Zippo 200 At The GlenIn a rare occasion, Danica Patrick wasn't in the spotlight during pre-race media availability. Thanks to a rare road course weekend, JR Motorsports brought in road course “ringer” Ron Fellows, even making a contest on Twitter out of his appearance, calling it #Fellows5.