Jason Collins made history Sunday when he stepped onto the basketball court at the Staples Center in Los Angeles wearing a Brooklyn Nets jersey, becoming the first openly gay athlete to play in one of North America's four major professional team sports.
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. won the Daytona 500 for the second time Sunday, ending a 55-race losing streak. After the 39-year-old North Carolina native crossed the finish line in his No. 88 Chevrolet, he was met with congratulatory messages from fellow drivers ...
Danica Patrick's hopes of starting her 2014 season with a bang in the Daytona 500 were brought to a crashing halt—literally. A 13-car wreck on lap 146 ended the race for some, including Patrick and her No. 10 car. Patrick led the race at one point ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick was involved in a 13-car accident in the 56th running of the Daytona 500. The crash began on lap 146 (of 200) in turn four when the cars of Kevin Harvick and Brian Scott made contact in the middle of a huge pack.
A major wreck that included Danica Patrick being spun and running head-on into an unprotected retaining wall at nearly 200 mph was part of a major wreck in Sunday night's weather-delayed Daytona 500. Patrick was an innocent victim in the 12-car wreck ...
DAYTONA BEACH — On Sunday, Danica Patrick had something to prove to a 43-driver lineup — and one legend. "King" Richard Petty dropped the green flag on a controversy by saying Patrick "could only win a race if everybody stayed home." Tony Stewart ...
... Patrick laps field with 1 million Twitter followers. web1_Noname_1.jpg. Danica Patrick has more than 1 million Twitter followers, including Review-Journal sportswriter Mark Anderson and former UNLV quarterback Kenny Mayne. RJ-Ron%20Kantowski.jpg ...
This wasn't the Daytona 500 in which Danica Patrick was going to get any closer to silencing Richard Petty. She finished 40th after being knocked out of the race in a crash caused by Kevin Harvick, her Stewart-Haas Racing teammate. Harvick pushed Aric ...
A massive pileup claimed 13 cars in Sunday night's Daytona 500, with Danica Patrick getting the worst of the wreck. It all started in lap 146 of the 200-lap race, which had already been delayed more than six hours as heavy rains rolled through the area.
“I felt everything was going pretty well,” Patrick said. “It's just upsetting, a culmination of sitting around all day. It's a bummer, but that's the excitement of speedway racing that anything can happen. It's unfortunate I was on the short end of the ...
Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt, Jr. may be known as NASCAR's most popular driver, but when it comes to Twitter, he's got some catching up to do. Danica Patrick became NASCAR's first driver with over 1 million Twitter followers in the days leading up ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla — Danica Patrick had hoped to make it to the end of the Daytona 500 because she felt she had a car that could make some moves at the end. She never got the chance. MORE: SN's Daytona 500 blog covers all the action. Patrick, in ...
The crash erupted on Lap 146, collecting Austin Dillon and sending Danica Patrick crashing hard into the outside wall. The crash appeared to start when Kevin Harvick drifted up into the cars of Aric Almirola and Brian Scott, igniting a chain-reaction ...
Danica Patrick, pole-sitter Austin Dillon and several other drivers were collected in an an accident in lap 145 of the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Midway-leader Paul Menard, Kasey Kahne and eight other drivers were also caught in the wreck. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Danica Patrick has had a rough go after her switch to NASCAR. In 2013, Patrick finished 27th in the Sprint Cup standings, starting 36 races but only earning one top-10 finish. She found herself in the back of the pack quite often with an average ...