| 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 21, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Bayern Munich capped the greatest year in club history by beating Raja Casablanca, 2-0, at Marrakech, Morocco, for its first Club World Cup.
The European champion added a record fifth title to its trophy cabinet at the tournament of continental...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti on Thursday held his first news conference since he suffered serious injuries in a career-ending crash in October.
"Sorry I haven't been in a position to chat any earlier," said Franchitti, 40, who also is a...
| 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 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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The ripple effects of the cheating scandal surrounding NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff widened Thursday.
The NAPA auto parts chain said it would drop its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing — specifically its backing...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Formula One changes things up a bit this weekend with a night race in Singapore, but that's unlikely to alter Sebastian Vettel's title march.
The 26-year-old Red Bull driver, in seeking his fourth consecutive Formula One championship, also is looking to...