| May 19, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Ed Carpenter knew he was capable of another fast run, and it earned him the pole for the Indianapolis 500. The Indianapolis native bested IndyCar racing's big-name teams by claiming his first 500 pole Saturday during the "Fast Nine" qualifying session...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Graham Rahal slouched atop a stool nestled inside a local coffee shop.
The 24-year-old IndyCar driver planted his elbows firmly on the small table in front of him.
His stare darted around the room. He could imagine grandstands surrounding him that...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Yes, Danica Patrick will run her first full season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year. No, Patrick won't compete in the Indianapolis 500 in 2013, as she reiterated for the umpteenth time during Monday's Stewart-Haas Racing stop on the NASCAR Sprint...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Danica Patrick says she does not plan to race in this year's Indianapolis 500 because she wants to concentrate on her first full-time season in NASCAR's Sprint Cup series.
Patrick also skipped the Indy 500 last year, instead running in the Coca-Cola...
| Nov 25, 2011
Jim Rathmann, a race-car driver who won the 1960 Indianapolis 500 in a back-and-forth duel with Rodger Ward that is often called the most exciting race in Indy's history, has died. He was 83.
Rathmann died Wednesday at a hospice facility in Melbourne,...
| Jun 11, 2012
Character actor was on 'Green Acres'
Frank Cady, 96, a character actor who played Hooterville general store proprietor Sam Drucker on the TV sitcoms "Green Acres" and "Petticoat Junction," died Friday at his home in Wilsonville, Ore., said...
| Feb 12, 2011
Character actress on 'The Waltons,' 'Dukes of Hazzard'
Peggy Rea, 89, a hearty character actress best known for her TV roles on "The Waltons," "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "Grace Under Fire," died Feb. 5, said the Santa Barbara Cemetery Assn....
| Jul 29, 2011
| 9:57 PM
The casual sports fan caught soccer fever during the recent run to the World Cup finals by the United States women. Hope Solo is now a household name thanks to her quality play in the goal and confident demeanor.
As calm, cool, and collected as Solo...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 12:01 PM
IndyCar officials don't believe the construction of the fence at Las Vegas Motor Speedway played a role in the death of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon.
Instead, the larger factor was the wide grooves at the speedway that gave drivers a...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:06 AM
A comprehensive review of the racing accident that claimed the life of Dan Wheldon is complete, INDYCAR announced Dec. 15.Wheldon, the 2005 IZOD IndyCar Series champion and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, suffered a non-survivable head injury Oct. 16 in...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 8:35 PM
A few weeks ago, 24-year-old Amanda Stirrat completed her master's degree in public health at Purdue University. Most of her peers struggled to find work. As for Stirrat?
"The job market seemed easy," she said with a shrug.
She credited her studies in...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Saturday's Highlights: 'The Wife He Met Online' on Lifetime...