| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Tucked between Towson's York and Joppa roads, among four-square and hopscotch courts, Immaculate Conception School's parking lots teem with parents in station wagons and minivans awaiting their clamoring children Fridays after dismissal.
In the late...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:12 PM
The race car — what's left of it — sits in a yard in Middle River, a rusty hulk entombed by weeds. The engine's gone; the tires rotted.
"It ain't very pretty to look at," Pete Kantorsky, Jr. said of the 1937 Ford. But one man's junk is...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
You can't say IndyCar lacks for stories.
There's Helio Castroneves, the photogenic Brazilian driver who won "Dancing With the Stars" and currently leads in his quest for a first season championship.
There's his countryman, Tony Kanaan, an affable...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Tyler Hughes always liked to go fast.
At age 3, he was powering a little go-kart around an asphalt track in a neighbor's backyard on the Eastern Shore.
At 5 years old, he was whipping quarter-midget racecars around dirt tracks in Maryland and...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:52 AM
I am a female sports fan. I go to games, watch them on TV, download the apps, read the stats, and buy the T-shirts. I recently heard about the launch of a new professional women's soccer league, and I started thinking about the sports to which I am...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Rebel Wilson shines, confuses and titillates while hosting last night's 2013 MTV Movie Awards as tax-paying procrastinators struggled to submit their returns on a temporarily floundering TurboTax online. In gun control news, a sadly ironic turn of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Less loud and fun
Military flyovers are just as much a part of major sporting events in America as beer and hot dogs.
It's seems like a long-standing tradition and that's what makes sporting events, well, an event. It's...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:34 PM
There's not a chance
Stop dreaming. Not going to happen.
Winning the pole for the Daytona 500 is a nice bump for Danica Patrick on the NASCAR radar screen, but let's not get carried away with giddy expectations. Anybody...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Look at other rules
Los Angeles Times
No race is 100 percent safe for fans, hence the legal fine print on the back of their tickets. But there also is no reason NASCAR cannot revisit its guidelines for restrictor-plate racing at Daytona and...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:04 PM
James Hinchcliffe has slipped comfortably into Danica Patrick's former race car, if not specifically into her driving shoes.
IndyCar's 2011 rookie of the year has taken the Michael Andretti Autosports car driven by Patrick to a 10th-place finish in the...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:53 PM
A.J. Foyt, Indy car racing's all-time winningest driver (67) and championship record holder (7), is now 77. He's had open heart surgery, and in January went through an illness that nearly killed him. But here he is, alive, opinionated and planning to...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:22 PM
When Zac Fowler was 3 years old and watched a NASCAR race on TV for the first time, he knew he would get behind the wheel one day.
What he didn't know — even after firmly telling his parents, "I wanna do that," over and over again — was...