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  • Dale Earnhardt's legacy stays strong a decade after death

    Dale Earnhardt's legacy stays strong a decade after death
    The brokenhearted still wrestle with the pain 10 years later. It stings in so many different ways: a mother overcome by grief after burying a son. A best friend mustering the strength to rev the engines again because quitting would sully the man's...
  • Dale Earnhardt career highlights

    Dale Earnhardt career highlights
    Born: Ralph Dale Earnhardt on April 29, 1951, in Kannapolis, N.C. Starts racing on local dirt tracks when he is 15. Career pole positions: 22. Victories: 76 Career top-5 finishes: 268. Career top-10 finishes: 404. Winston Cup Championships: 7 (1980,...
  • A 360-degree look at the Daytona 500

    A 360-degree look at the Daytona 500
  • Biketoberfest roars into Daytona Beach this week

    Biketoberfest roars into Daytona Beach this week
    It's heavenly weather for being on a motorcycle in Florida, which is perfect timing because Biketoberfest is ready to motor into the Daytona Beach area again starting on Thursday. The 18th annual event, which runs through Oct. 17, includes so many...
  • Racing thrills with the Daytona 500 Experience

    Racing thrills with the Daytona 500 Experience
    Henry Ford gets the credit for one of the most famous — and oldest — quotes about competitiveness among automobile drivers: "Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built." Ford, however, wasn't the inventor who would prove his...
  • There's more to like than speed in Daytona Beach

    There's more to like than speed in Daytona Beach
    Daytona Beach, of course, is all about speed. That's obviously the case Sunday, when the flag drops on the Daytona 500. Don't look around for me. As a longtime visitor to Daytona Beach, the last time I ventured anywhere near the Daytona International...
  • Yarborough, Waltrip among those voted into NASCAR HOF

    Yarborough, Waltrip among those voted into NASCAR HOF
    Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - After being snubbed from its second class of inductees, Cale Yarborough and Darrell Waltrip were among those voted into the next five-member class for the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Dale Inman, Richie Evans and Glen...
  • Ride-by-ride preview: Legoland Florida theme park to open in October 2011

    Ride-by-ride preview: Legoland Florida theme park to open in October 2011
    Legoland Florida will open in October 2011 with 50 rides, attractions and shows at the former Cypress Gardens theme park in Winter Haven, about 40 miles from Disney World. In many ways, Legoland Florida will be similar to Legoland California in Carlsbad,...
  • Jeff Gordon: Big wheel

    Jeff Gordon: Big wheel
    Any sport is ultimately all about the numbers, right? Here's Jeff Gordon -- four-time winner of what's now called the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, three-time Daytona 500 winner, first driver to reach $100 million in series winnings -- and all I really want...
  • Carl Edwards wins pole for NASCAR race in Phoenix in record time

     
    Carl Edwards won the pole position Saturday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, where Edwards won the most recent Cup race last November. Edwards turned a lap of 137.279 mph in his No. 99 Ford......
  • Journalists crossed ethics line cheering for Trevor Bayne after Daytona victory

     
    Ever since we were handed our first precious press pass, we have been told to follow one golden rule: No cheering in the press box. It’s a basic, simple rule. Screaming and hollering is not our thing. We save the rants or raves for our commentary,...
  • Glenn Beck: Is he representative of conservative commentators?

     
    Glenn Beck still averages 2 million viewers on Fox News Channel, but his ratings are down and he's drawing more criticism from the right. Is Beck representative of conservative commentators? There was a good discussion on that topic this morning on CNN'...