Kyle Larson wins All-Star Race at North Wilkesboro

Festivities surrounding North Wilkesboro Speedway came to a feel-good crescendo for the fans, field and Kyle Larson, who claimed the $1 million prize in conjunction with his All-Star Race win at the historic venue Sunday evening. Bubba Wallace finished runner-up, while Tyler Reddick, Chase Briscoe and Chase Elliott rounded out the top five. RELATED: Unofficial … Read more

It’s made a lot of people a lot of money

Phil Mickelson of the U.S. reacts after missing a putt on the 10th green during the second round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y., on the morning of Friday, May 19, 2023. (Desiree Rios/The New York Times) PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Phil Mickelson was asked about LIV Golf’s greatest accomplishment … Read more

Brittney Griner is home, swishing 3s and enjoying basketball again as WNBA opening weekend emotions swell

PHOENIX — It was a block party celebration with basketball action squeezed in when the Phoenix Mercury tipped their home schedule off on Sunday at Footprint Center. From player introductions eliciting tears — particularly from another U.S. government official in the house to see the Mercury — to game-break honorees who pulled more than a … Read more

How to watch, entries, best bets and more as the Cup Series returns to North Wilkesboro

If you enjoyed “Throwback Weekend” at Darlington, get ready for another dose of nostalgia at the NASCAR All-Star Race. North Wilkesboro Speedway, which last hosted a Cup Series event in September 1996, will host the All-Star Open and race Sunday, part of NASCAR’s heritage celebration in its 75th year. Here’s everything you need to know … Read more

Real Madrid’s Vinícius Júnior subjected to racial abuse in contentious loss to Valencia, La Liga investigating

The La Liga match was stopped for nearly 10 minutes on Sunday while Vinícius Júnior called out a fan behind the goal for yelling racial slurs.(AP/Alberto Saiz) Real Madrid’s Vinícius Júnior spoke out after he said he was racially abused by a fan before his ejection in their 1-0 loss to Valencia on Sunday. The … Read more

A complete guide to the 33-car starting lineup for the 2023 Indianapolis 500

This is the starting lineup for the 2023 Indianapolis 500. The 200-lap race is scheduled for Sunday, May 28, on the 2½-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. The Indy 500 starting lineup features 11 rows of 3 drivers each, established through two days of qualifying. Alex Palou has the fastest pole position speed in race history at 234.217 mph. … Read more