The Indianapolis 500 race, which celebrates its centennial this year, is scheduled for Sunday at noon Eastern time. The 'greatest spectacle in racing' has been a part of the writer's Memorial Day weekend for over 40 years.
The biggest spectacle in auto racing celebrated its 100th year in 2011, as 33 drivers took to the oval track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Test your knowledge of the Indy 500 by taking this quiz.
NBA playoffs: The Miami Heat overcame a 12-point deficit late in the game Thursday night to defeat the Chicago Bulls, 83-80, in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Miami closed out Chicago in the series, four games to one, and now meets the Dallas Mavericks in the next round of the NBA playoffs.
Fans of ESPN are all abuzz about the newly released 770-page book about their favorite sports cable network. James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales conducted 560 interviews in writing “Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN.” To determine how closely you’ve been following this “world,” we offer this quiz of your ESPN aptitude.
NBA playoffs: The Oklahoma City Thunder blew a big lead late in the game to lose to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference finals. Dallas now looks to close out OKC in the NBA playoffs, back in Texas Wednesday.
Lance Armstrong, seven-time Tour de France champion, faces new allegations from a teammate that he failed a 2001 drug test, and a grand jury probe. He has long said, 'Where's the proof?'
NBA playoffs: The Oklahoma City Thunder haven't lost back-to-back games in the NBA playoffs this season. They host the Dallas Mavericks in the fourth game of their best-of-seven Western Conference final this evening at 9 p.m. Eastern time on ESPN.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 48 points, and J.J. Barea chipped in 21 from the bench as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder last night, 121-112 in Game One of the NBA Western Division finals.
Harmon Killebrew will be remembered as one of the most prolific home-run hitters in baseball history. But to those who met him, he will be remembered more for the respect he showed the game and all connected with it.
NBA playoffs: The Oklahoma City Thunder visit the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday night at the American Airlines Center. Game 1 of the NBA playoffs best-of-seven Western Conference finals starts at 9 p.m., Eastern time.
Tiger Woods teed off early Thursday in the Players Championship. However, a previous leg injury prevented Tiger Woods from finishing the round.
NBA playoffs: The Miami Heat stand one win away from the NBA's Eastern Conference finals, after defeating the Celtics in overtime in Game 4. The Heat leads the NBA playoff series, three games to one.
NBA playoffs: The Oklahoma City Thunder, in the first triple-overtime NBA playoff game since a 2009 Celtics-Bulls contest, defeated the Memphis Grizzlies Monday night at Fedex Forum. Their second-round series is now knotted at two games apiece.
Tiger Woods has fallen to No. 8 in the world golf rankings, as of Monday. But Tiger Woods makes his return to the PGA Tour this week at the Players Championship in Florida.
Basketball fans in Los Angeles cannot escape the depressing news: The NBA champion Lakers lost four straight to the Dallas Mavericks, and looked pretty bad doing it.
NBA Playoffs continue Monday evening. The Memphis Grizzlies host the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Fedex Forum in Game 4 of their second-round, Western Division NBA playoff series. The game will air at 9:30 p.m. ET on TNT.
A drug used to mitigate internal bleeding in racehorses is misused as a performance enhancer in US contests, critics say. Though not in time for Kentucky Derby 2011, moves are afoot to ban race-day injections.
NBA playoffs are heating up. The Boston Celtics return home to face the Miami Heat in Game 3 of their best-of-seven, second-round NBA playoff series. Tip off is Saturday at 8 PM Eastern time.
The Los Angeles Lakers play the Dallas Mavericks in Game 2 of their NBA Western Division playoff series. What must the Lakers do to win? The game starts Wednesday 10:30 p.m. Eastern time.
NBA playoffs: The Boston Celtics visit the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Arena Sunday for the first game of their second-round NBA Eastern Division playoff series. Tip-off at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time.