| May 27, 2013
| 5:19 PM
CONCORD, N.C. — Kevin Harvick and Richard Childress are NASCAR's odd couple. Their relationship would be "complicated," if they were using Facebook terms.
Harvick has filed for divorce, and is ready to see other people, but not quite yet....
| May 20, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Which TV news anchor is singing the national anthem before Coke 600 in Charlotte this weekend?
That would be HLN anchor Robin Meade.
Meade will be the emcee for a special pre-race salute to 10,000 U.S. troops that will include an appearance by Lt....
| May 15, 2013
| 5:02 PM
"Race car drivers aren't athletes."
You get that a lot, usually from somebody who couldn't pick out a stick shift from a stick ball in a police lineup.
I beg to differ with that premise. Vehemently.
I can say that with complete personal conviction,...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:51 PM
In many ways, sports teams and leagues are like children.
You have the spoiled brats who are used to getting everything they want when they want it. And when they don't, they hold their breath, stomp their feet and threaten to take their ball and go...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:32 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford said Monday his chamber liked a Senate plan to make sports teams like the Miami Dolphins and backers of a Major League Soccer franchise in Orlando compete against each other for stadium subsidies.
| May 1, 2013
| 7:23 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A showdown over expanding health-care to more than 1 million Floridians slowed the Legislature to a crawl for a second day Wednesday, with the fate of an elections reform, a sick-time fight, sports stadium tax breaks and other bills hanging...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:29 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Backers of a sweeping sports stadium package were working furiously Friday to convince the Florida House to pass tax-breaks for the Miami Dolphins, Orlando soccer boosters, Daytona International Speedway and others.
Central Florida Sens....
| May 3, 2013
| 5:05 PM
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Legislature ended its 2013 session Friday by passing an elections do-over and the largest budget in state history, but without delivering tax subsidies to the Miami Dolphins, Orlando soccer boosters and a cadre of other...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 1:55 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott will get a slimmed-down tax-incentive toy box with tougher standards for evaluating the economic benefit of projects.
But will the Dolphins get $350 million to shape up Sun Life Stadium and lure another Super Bowl? Can...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:03 PM
NASCAR's two fastest tracks are re-enforcing crossover gates in the wake of the Feb. 23 accident at Daytona International Speedway that injured nearly 30 spectators.
Daytona and Talladega Superspeedway announced Wednesday that the high-banked...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:18 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The House and Senate are playing a waiting game over bills to give tax-breaks to a raft of stadiums and sports complexes, including Orlando's proposed soccer stadium.
On Thursday, House Speaker Will Weatherford told reporters his...
| Mar 13, 2013
Check out festivals and events in April across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
April 1-6: Sun 'n Fun International...