NASCAR closer to adding Chicago street racing while competing with Formula 1

Chicago, the nation’s third-largest city, has reportedly agreed to allow NASCAR to hold a race on downtown streets as part of a three-year deal, a major sports news site reported Thursday. The addition of a street race in a major market would be an important step for NASCAR in its fight to increase fan interest … Read more

US Open LIV

Greed, disgrace, scandal and murder are not normally associated with the sport of golf. But golf, invented 500 years ago in Scotland, finds itself this week embroiled in a battle between its reputation for scandal-free fair play and Saudi Arabia’s oil money. The controversy is a parable for our tense and turbulent times. As part … Read more

The 2022 Acura TLX is a luxury car with a driver advantage

Price: The 2022 Acura TLX starts at $37,700. Whoever buys a 2022 Acura TLX will have a luxury car with a driver’s advantage. This is the second generation of the TLX, which was brand new last year. It competes in the premium compact sedan category, but it’s actually closer in size to, say, a Mercedes-Benz … Read more

‘Floating farm’ in upstate New York asks $2.875 million

“Floating Farmhouse,” a short-term rental property in the Catskills that has gained fame for its cantilevered porch hanging over a creek, is hitting the market for $2.875 million. The four-bedroom, approximately 3,400-square-foot home is located in Eldred, New York, said listing agent Annabel Taylor of Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty, who owns the property with … Read more

Helmut Lang sells remaining Hamptons property for approximately $70 million

Two years after selling a portion of his Hamptons waterfront property to neighbor John B. Hess, designer and artist Helmut Lang sold the rest of his estate to Mr. Hess and another neighbor for a total of about $70 million, according to people familiar with the deal. Mr. Hess, CEO of Hess Corp., paid about … Read more

Introducing Ash Barty…as Herself – WSJ

Go forever. That is the expectation of great athletes now. The money is fabulous, the sponsors love longevity, the science is there, the modern accessories of success make it easier: physios, trainers, therapists, nutritionists, private jets and more. Go and go and go and go. Until the body gives up. Until you’ve chased all the … Read more

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