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Ryan Lochte, Laurie Hernandez on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Two Olympic gold medalists, a former NFL star and an IndyCar driver have been named to the cast of ABC's " Dancing with the Stars ." U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte , U.S. gymnast Laurie Hernandez, former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe will join the cast of
Race to the Chase scenarios with four weeks to go
The Chase for the Sprint Cup has four spots open for drivers who haven't won a race this year. Or maybe five. Or possibly three if there is another new winner. There are plenty of scenarios. Five drivers getting in on points depends on whether Pocono winner Chris Buescher gets into the top 30 when
Danica Patrick shows off new colorful helmet
INDIANAPOLIS -- Danica Patrick likes her helmet to look the same every week. She's worn the same design with rare exceptions for two decades, but will have a different look at on race day at the Brickyard 400 on Sunday. So having a different helmet only once in more than the last 10 years, her
Kyle Busch wins Brickyard 400 for historical sweep; Jeff Gordon 13th
INDIANAPOLIS -- Kyle Busch spent most of this weekend hearing about a historic sweep. On Sunday, he finally got to dust off the answers. Busch led a record 149 of 170 laps and beat teammate Matt Kenseth to the finish line in the second overtime by 2.126 seconds to win his second straight Brickyard
Turn 4: Is Brad Keselowski now the best restrictor-plate driver?
Our experts weigh in on four of the biggest questions in NASCAR: Turn 1: Who is the best active restrictor-plate driver? Ricky Craven, ESPN NASCAR analyst: Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the greatest restrictor-plate driver of his generation, but Brad Keselowski is certainly making his mark and, along with
Cubs fan Danica Patrick knows miraculous things can happen
Danica Patrick grew up in Chicago , she has thrown out the first pitch at Wrigley Field twice and she has even had to sing during the seventh-inning stretch, but does she think the Cubs can win it all? How did you become a Cubs fan? I grew up in Illinois and have a place in Chicago. Anyone who
Keeping cars on the ground at Daytona a tricky proposition
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Matt Kenseth isn't too inclined to figure out why his car went airborne during the Sprint Cup race in May at Talladega Superspeedway. He knows he got hit, his car started to spin and his car ended upside-down in the wall. "I don't really spend any more or less time worrying
Which famous fans follow the top 25 teams?
With Mark Schlabach's most recent Way-Too-Early Top 25 rankings as our guide, we have ranked everything from the weakest position groups to the most likely future presidential candidates. This week, football meets Hollywood. Who are the top celebrity fans for the top 25 teams? 1. Alabama Crimson
Danica Patrick fond of Indy 500 experience, but not ready to make new ones
In the first 99 years of the Indianapolis 500, only one woman has finished in the top five. Only one has led laps. Danica Patrick . Patrick will watch the 100th Indianapolis 500 from afar Sunday as she concentrates on her NASCAR career. She has her place in Indianapolis 500 history, and in many
Julia Landauer hopes to graduate to racing's next level
If you don't think a girl raised in New York City and educated at Stanford would have the moxie to stick a stock car in a tight spot at a breakneck speed, you haven't met Julia Landauer. Landauer, 24, is so tough she made it halfway through "Survivor: Caramoan" in 2013. She's so confident she has