| 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...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Glenelg High School is gearing up for its prom safe-driving events, which include a scheduled visit from NASCAR driver Kurt Busch.
School officials said Busch will be a guest speaker at a schoolwide assembly April 23, the start of Glenelg's Prom...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:33 PM
When they sweep through the streets of Baltimore next weekend, driving some of the most powerful cars in the world at speeds that make their sport as dangerous as any, the IndyCar drivers will be mostly anonymous.
Two veterans who have dominated the...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Many years ago, longtime NASCAR crew chief Harry Hyde said a stock car is
"like an egg. You have to handle it gently or it will break."
Though at its heart it was true, it was a shocking statement. Who compares a stock car — a big, brute of a...