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  • Entertainment and cable stocks rise on strong earnings

    Entertainment and cable stocks rise on strong earnings
    It's been a good couple of days for entertainment and cable companies. Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. rose Thursday after those companies reported strong quarterly earnings.  Glendale-based DreamWorks...
  • IndyCar racing legend A.J. Foyt finally gets back to the speedway

    IndyCar racing legend A.J. Foyt finally gets back to the speedway
    His limp was noticeable but A.J. Foyt wore a broad smile as the legendary IndyCar driver and now team owner walked into the media center under his own power and shook hands with reporters and photographers. The occasion was an IndyCar test session at...
  • A.J. Foyt remembers another IndyCar legend, George Bignotti

    A.J. Foyt remembers another IndyCar legend, George Bignotti
    Long before today's motor-racing crew chiefs employed laptop computers, engine dynamometers and other high-tech gear in search of more speed, there was George Bignotti. Bignotti, who died Friday at 97, reigned supreme among chief mechanics -- that's...
  • We talk Cutthroat Kitchen with Alton Brown!

     
    Yes, Alton Brown’s new Food Network series Cutthroat Kitchen features top-notch chefs competing to create prize-winning dishes. But here’s where it swerves into ingeniously original territory. It’s up to them to determine what their...
  • Montoya won't be back at Ganassi in 2014

    Montoya won't be back at Ganassi in 2014
    The Associated Press has learned Juan Pablo Montoya will not be back for an eighth NASCAR season with Chip Ganassi.     Ganassi President Steve Lauletta announced the decision to the team Tuesday, multiple people present for the announcement told AP on...
  • NASCAR's Juan Pablo Montoya reportedly not returning to Ganassi team

    Juan Pablo Montoya's team declined to re-sign the NASCAR driver to keep racing the No. 42 Chevrolet in the Sprint Cup Series next year, sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. Montoya, 37, is a former Indianapolis 500 winner and Formula One...
  • Animals to Hollywood: Get it right

    Animals to Hollywood: Get it right
    You may have heard of the Bechdel test. The idea, articulated in a cartoon drawn by Alison Bechdel, is that a movie isn't worth watching if it doesn't have 1) at least two female characters; 2) who talk to each other; and 3) about something other than...
  • Juan Pablo Montoya loses NASCAR ride as 'historic' story fizzles

    It was a stunning moment when open-wheel racing star Juan Pablo Montoya announced in 2006 that he was moving to NASCAR stock-car racing. Here was a celebrated Colombian who had won the Indianapolis 500 and several races in the international Formula...
  • Five thoughts on NASCAR in Bristol, Formula One and more

    Five thoughts on NASCAR in Bristol, Formula One and more
    Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Bristol and Formula One's Belgian Grand Prix -- five things come to mind: 1. Jeff Gordon's Chase hopes are in big trouble . . . With only two races left before NASCAR's 12-...
  • Summer Movies in Review: Lone Rangers and Game Changers

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: And so another summer movie season comes to an end, with both a bang (in terms of record-breaking box office) and the collective whimpers of ousted executives and even an entire studio placed on and off the chopping block by hedge fund...
  • Busy Mario Andretti takes time to talk IndyCar, being a grandfather, his schedule

     
    Mario Andretti knows only one way to go. Flat out. About driving the two-seater Indy car, he says, “I go as fast as the thing will go. If they make it go faster, I’ll go faster.” It’s that way in......
  • IndyCar drivers to hold open test session in Fontana on Sept. 24

    Auto Club Speedway said Tuesday that IndyCar's drivers plan to hold a day-long test session at the Fontana track on Sept. 24. The session, which is free and open to the public, is in preparation for the MAVTV 500 on Oct. 19, a night race and the...