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  • The Green Flag: Mega milestones in reach for Gordon

    The Sports Xchange The Green Flag: Mega milestones in reach for Gordon By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange In Sunday's Crown Royal presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard, Jeff Gordon won the 90th race of...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    There are lot of things about the Cubs’ plan that I get. What Theo Epstein is doing with prospects is smart. They need new grandstands and better player amenities. I get all that. What I don't get is the Ricketts' insistence on all the outfield...
  • James Garner dies at 86; TV antihero of 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files'

     James Garner dies at 86; TV antihero of 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files'
    If Sam Spade was a tough guy, Jim Rockford was … well, he could throw a punch, but he didn't like to because it hurt his hand. Rockford's idea of a good time was eating Oreos and fishing with his dad, not spending a lost weekend with some smoky...
  • WGN Radio honors its stars: Legendary personalities given markers in Walk of Fame

    WGN Radio honors its stars: Legendary personalities given markers in Walk of Fame
    Some familiar voices echoed outside the studios of WGN Radio on Friday, as the station honored 10 of its air personalities enshrined with sidewalk plaques in a new Walk of Fame. Roy Leonard, Spike O'Dell and Orion Samuelson were among the honorees on...
  • Will he be Penske's Power at Pocono Raceway next month?

     
    Helio Castroneves is protcted from a scorching sun while his team works on his car during Tuesday's IndyCar test session at Pocono Raceway. You just assume that a guy named Will Power must be a never-give-up type. And that name......
  • Kurt Busch stands proud after Indy 500-NASCAR marathon

    Kurt Busch stands proud after Indy 500-NASCAR marathon
    CONCORD, N.C.-- Kurt Busch’s Great Memorial Day Weekend Adventure had an ambitious agenda: 1,100 miles of racing, a 430-mile private-plane flight and lots of water. When you are driving two mean machines back-to-back, it’s as much about...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay wins Indianapolis 500 for the first time

    In qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, Ryan Hunter-Reay could manage no better than 19th-fastest in the 33-car field, which left him puzzled. “It's a head-scratcher,” Hunter-Reay said at the time. “But the race is the only thing...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay wins thrilling Indianapolis 500

    Ryan Hunter-Reay wins thrilling Indianapolis 500
    Ryan Hunter-Reay edged Helio Castroneves to win the 98th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday after a dogfight between the two in the closing laps. Hunter-Reay beat Castroneves by less than a car length as they swept across the finish line in the second-closest...
  • Chip Ganassi wants to see an end to yellow caution Indy 500 finishes

    Chip Ganassi wants to see an end to yellow caution Indy 500 finishes
    The century-old Indianapolis 500 is steeped in tradition, from the pre-race release of thousands of balloons to the winner's gulp of milk in Victory Lane. But Chip Ganassi, one of racing's leading team owners, thinks Indy has one tradition too many....
  • At Indy 500, Mark Cuban says Clippers are worth more than $1 billion

    At Indy 500, Mark Cuban says Clippers are worth more than $1 billion
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Sunday that the Clippers are worth more than $1 billion. "Far north of $1 billion," Cuban said at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the billionaire and Indiana University graduate was the honorary starter for...
  • Nazareth's Sage Karam has 'senior prom' at Indy

    Nazareth's Sage Karam has 'senior prom' at Indy
    Nazareth's Sage Karam missed his senior prom to qualify for the Indianapolis 500.  On Wednesday, his racing crew and girlfriend Anna de Ferran, daughter of 2003 Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran, made it up to him. The 19-year-old Karam, the...
  • IndyCar series returns with doubleheader street races in Houston

    IndyCar series returns with doubleheader street races in Houston
    The Verizon IndyCar Series returns from a three-week layoff with one of its doubleheader weekends, this time on a street course in downtown Houston. For the drivers, that will mean one thing: Drink lots of fluids. With temperatures forecast to reach...