| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:29 PM
NASCAR said Tuesday it reinstated Todd Parrott after the veteran crew chief completed its substance-abuse recovery program.
Parrott, 49, was suspended indefinitely nearly three months ago for violating NASCAR's substance-abuse policy. The substance at...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:12 AM
NASCAR's Tony Stewart, who hasn't raced since breaking his right leg in an Aug. 5 crash, said Thursday he would be ready for the Daytona 500 on Feb. 23.
"I'm 100% confident when I get here in February I'll be fine to drive and race and be able to do...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:42 PM
NBC Sports said Thursday that Steve Letarte, crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr., would join NBC Sports as an analyst on its broadcasts of NASCAR events starting next year.
NASCAR last year announced a 10-year pact, starting in 2015, for NBC Sports to...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:10 AM
NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Friday acknowledged he was concerned about who might replace his crew chief Steve Letarte after Letarte leaves at the end of this season.
"It's a guy that's going to be hard to replace," Earnhardt told reporters ahead of a...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:11 PM
More than two decades after his futile attempt to draw Penn State's attention as a player, James Franklin was hired Saturday by the university as its football coach.
Franklin, 41, replaces Bill O'Brien, who left for the NFL's Houston Texans coaching job...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:09 PM
A new NASCAR season is only a few weeks away, with some of the sport's top drivers switching teams in hopes of winning a Sprint Cup title.
They include veterans Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman, and they'll start getting ready for the season...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The No. 3 Chevrolet will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next year, 13 years after seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt -- who made the No. 3 an iconic number in stock car racing -- died in a racing crash.
The Richard Childress Racing team...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams said Friday it signed Ryan Briscoe to drive its No. 8 car next year in the IndyCar Series.
Ganassi also said veteran Tony Kanaan would take over its No. 10 car for Dario Franchitti, who announced last month he was retiring from...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Once the Southern California hope for the Triple Crown, Goldencents emerged again spectacularly in the $1-million Dirt Mile on Friday in the opening day of the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita.
The Doug O'Neill-trained horse, under a strategically perfect...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:45 AM
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- World champion Sebastian Vettel won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in dominant fashion Sunday to clinch a seventh straight victory and 11th of the season.
Although the German had already clinched his fourth consecutive world...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:44 PM
Against an all-world cast of contenders, Dustin Johnson pulled away with power and a clutch putt to win his first World Golf Championship on Sunday.
Johnson played a pivotal five-hole stretch on the back nine in five under par, seizing control by...