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  • Ed Carpenter earns Indy 500 pole; Josef Newgarden gets in on bump day

    Ed Carpenter earns Indy 500 pole; Josef Newgarden gets in on bump day
    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...
  • Graham Rahal puts the Indy 500 in Chicago-friendly terms

    Graham Rahal puts the Indy 500 in Chicago-friendly terms
    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...
  • Danica Patrick still has her eye on NASCAR Nationwide Series

    Danica Patrick still has her eye on NASCAR Nationwide Series
    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...
  • Danica Patrick not running in this year's Indy 500

    Danica Patrick not running in this year's Indy 500
    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...
  • Jim Rathmann dies at 83; winner of 1960 Indianapolis 500

    Jim Rathmann dies at 83; winner of 1960 Indianapolis 500
    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,...
  • PASSINGS: Frank Cady, Don Campbell, Frank Arciero, F. Herbert Bormann

    PASSINGS: Frank Cady, Don Campbell, Frank Arciero, F. Herbert Bormann
    Frank Cady 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...
  • PASSINGS: Peggy Rea, Tom Carnegie, Marie Lillo, Shearlean Duke

    PASSINGS: Peggy Rea, Tom Carnegie, Marie Lillo, Shearlean Duke
    Peggy Rea 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....
  • Dan Wheldon helps Hope Solo prior to her Brickyard 400 Pace Car Run

    Dan Wheldon helps Hope Solo prior to her Brickyard 400 Pace Car Run
    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...
  • IndyCar discusses investigation into crash that killed Dan Wheldon

    IndyCar discusses investigation into crash that killed Dan Wheldon
    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...
  • Findings released in the investigation of Dan Wheldon's death

    Findings released in the investigation of Dan Wheldon's death
    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...
  • 9/11 spawned big changes on campus

    9/11 spawned big changes on campus
    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...
  • Saturday's Highlights: 'The Wife He Met Online' on Lifetime

     
    Saturday's Highlights: 'The Wife He Met Online' on Lifetime...