| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:28 PM
It's not enough that Shawn Langdon is having a breakout year in the premier top-fuel class of NHRA drag racing. He's after his first series title as well.
The native of Mira Loma in Riverside County holds an 83-point lead in the championship standings...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup at Dover and NHRA drag-racing at St. Louis, five things come to mind:
-- Wouldn't it be something if Jeff Gordon won the Chase? Gordon, of course, got into the title...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup in New Hampshire and NHRA drag-racing in Texas, five things come to mind:
1. Jimmie Johnson is lurking. Yes, teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Ryan Blaney, a 19-year-old rookie, earned his first NASCAR victory and gave Penske Racing's No. 22 Ford another Nationwide Series win as he held off Austin Dillon and overcame several late cautions to win the 300-mile race Saturday at Kentucky Speedway in...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:52 PM
A great summer of golf finally paid off for Henrik Stenson.
Stenson made three consecutive birdies to race by a fast-fading Sergio Garcia, and he holed a bunker shot for birdie on the 17th hole to turn back a final threat from Steve Stricker and win the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Michigan, NHRA drag racing in Minnesota and the motocross event in Utah -- five things come to mind:
1. Clint Bowyer keeps rolling. The headlines naturally went to Joey Logano...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 10:13 PM
Kasey Kahne got the jump on Jeff Gordon off the final restart with two laps left and pulled away to win at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa.
Kahne had the car to beat for the final half of Sunday's 400-mile Sprint Cup Series race until a late caution...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:47 AM
1. Ryan Newman earns the never-give-up award. After hearing he'll lose his ride with Stewart-Haas Racing next year, Newman won the pole position in record time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and then captured his first Brickyard 400. Just as impressive...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:48 AM
NFC champion quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Olympic gold medalist and new mom Kerri Walsh Jennings and 77-year-old golfer Gary Player are among the 21 athletes who will appear wearing as little as possible -- if anything at all -- in this year's edition of...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Legendary drag racer John Force said Wednesday he supported the decision by his drag-racing daughter, Courtney Force, to join other athletes in posing nude for this year's edition of ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue."
"My daughter is very proud of what...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Lots of kids follow in their parents' footsteps career-wise: Cops, lawyers, grocery store owners, ballplayers.
But few do so driving 300-mph dragsters, and even fewer do it successfully while their parents are still racing.
That's one reason why...