| Apr 27, 2012
| 8:08 PM
By the thinnest of margins, in a breathtaking finish that featured two cars sideways and side-by-side at the finish line, Kurt Busch beat Denny Hamlin to the checkered flag by .062 seconds to win Friday night's Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Richard Petty Motorsports has hired veteran crew chief Mike Ford to take over Aric Almirola’s race team.
Ford replaces Greg Erwin as crew chief for the No. 43 team.
Ford had been out of work since December, when Joe Gibbs Racing replaced him as...
| May 11, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Joey Logano drove away from Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin after a green-white-checkered-flag restart and won Friday night's VFW Sport Clips 200 Nationwide Series event at Darlington Raceway.
Hamlin, who complained of an engine problem during the...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:19 PM
If you ever saw the early 2000's Bernie Mac movie "Mr. 3000," you know it's about a baseball player that come out of retirement...just to get that 3000th hit.
And even though Rick Hendrick wasn't retired, his teams certainly seemed to be in hibernation...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 7:05 PM
The most curious NFL news Sunday was that the league is investigating the San Diego Chargers for using Stick 'em, the glue-like goop that helps players hang on to the football. The Fox report said an equipment manager was concealing the substance on...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Washington loves its Pigskins.
Pigskins? Yes, a Washington newspaper has dropped the use of Redskins in referring to the town’s pro football team.
After surveying readers, the Washington City Paper came up with Pigskins over names such as the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Brian Vickers will race for the Nationwide Series championship next season for Joe Gibbs Racing.
He returns to the series 10 years after he became the youngest champion in series history by winning the title at 20 for Hendrick Motorsports. Vickers has...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:23 AM
It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...
| May 20, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s success at Iowa Speedway continues.
The defending NASCAR Nationwide Series points champion extended his winning streak at Iowa Speedway.
Stenhouse dominated the field for most of the race to capture the checkered flag at the...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 10:03 PM
Joey Logano passed Ryan Truex with a few laps left on Saturday to win the Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Truex was second and Brian Scott third for a 1-2-3 finish for Joe Gibbs Racing. Truex had the top car toward the end of...
| Aug 26, 2012
HOW TO GET TO POSTSEASON
At this stage in Tech's evolution it's not so much a matter of how it'll get to the postseason (it has gone to bowls in 19 consecutive seasons), but rather how good the postseason will be for the Hokies. Games at...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Matt Kenseth opened this season with a second victory in the Daytona 500, and it didn't take him long to establish himself as a legitimate championship contender.
But before the midpoint of the season, Kenseth had decided he no longer wanted to drive for...