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

Brenden Aaronson, Tyler Adams look set to join Jesse Marsch in Leeds

Jesse MarshallPhoto: fake images Normally when you’re a manager and you save a team from a certain relegation, you’re given a key to the city and you have a welcome mat anywhere (and let me tell you from experience, having that in Leeds can lead to a lot of rough mornings). Jesse Marsch is not … Read more

NBA stars keep falling for Skip Bayless’s trap

jump without bayPhoto: fake images There is not much that surprises me in the world of sports today. We have seen some of everything, good, bad and ugly. One thing I keep thinking about is how many players (mainly from the NBA) keep tripping over jump without bay‘troll trap that sets Indisputable and Twitter. Trae … Read more

NASCAR sanctions Gragson for intentional crash at Road America

NASCAR penalized Noah Gragson on Wednesday for a deliberate and dangerous accident he caused in the Xfinity Series race at Road America. Gragson, who turns 24 this month, received 30 points and a $35,000 NASCAR fine for intentionally crashing into Sage Karam on Saturday at the Wisconsin speedway. NASCAR cited a rule against “intentionally destroying … Read more

Column: Chaos inside Andretti Autosport as teammates fume | Car race

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Michael Andretti wants Formula One to believe he should be the team to fly the American flag in the world’s most popular motorsports series. The collapse of your flagship IndyCar team at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course may be your Netflix audition tape. Andretti Autosport has been rocky all season, the first … Read more

LIV Golf Invitational Series: Why are players taking ‘colossal’ money to join the Saudi-backed circuit? golf news

paul mcginley golf columnist Paul Casey became the latest former Ryder Cup player to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series this week; Paul McGinley reflects on the impact the Saudi-funded tour is having on the global game and discusses other potential changes within the sport in the future. Last update: 04/07/22 6:53 am Use the … Read more

Rapinoe’s role changes as the US prepares for World Cup qualification

Known for her iconic victory pose at the 2019 World Cup in France, Megan Rapinoe’s on-field role on the US national team is changing as the team looks to qualify for the 2023 event. The canny winger is now 36 and is certainly slowing down a bit. Off the field, however, Rapinoe is as outspoken … Read more

Lewis Hamilton exclusive: ‘I’m going to get up again’ after ‘painful’ Abu Dhabi and F1 2022 struggles

Lewis Hamilton has opened up about Abu Dhabi and his 2022 season in a Sky Sports F1 exclusive for the British GP Lewis Hamilton has vowed he will “go back up” in Formula 1, telling Sky Sports why he is motivated to bounce back from last year’s “painful” Abu Dhabi GP title defeat and his … Read more

Agent: Williamson agrees to 5-year, $193 million extension

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson’s missed season due to injury and his unusual absence from the New Orleans Pelicans during his recovery didn’t stop the club from betting big on their long-term future together. The star forward agreed to a five-year, $193 million extension with New Orleans on Saturday that has the potential to … Read more