There was a moment late in the Daytona 500 when Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a moment to catch his breath. It was clearly his race to lose and the tension ran thick through Junior Nation, all the way into his car.
One shot came out of bottom of a cactus, the other from the base of a desert bush with rocks scattered around it.
Through rain and wrecks, on Daytona's longest day, this was a drought Dale Earnhardt Jr. was determined to end.
It's been a decade since Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s lone Daytona 500 victory.
Just five months ago, Denny Hamlin could barely get in his race car at his home track in Richmond without first stopping at the care center for treatment on his aching back.
Danica Patrick cleared a path for her teammates in NASCAR's new knockout qualifying that led to a Turner Scott Motorsports rout at Daytona International Speedway.
Bill Elliott and Terry Labonte, a pair of Cup champions, are among the first-year eligible nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Five things to know about what's going on at Daytona International Speedway in advance of Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500:
Parker Kligerman burst into the Daytona media room, arms outstretched and unleashed a "Woo hoo!"
Getting to the round of 16 in the Match Play Championship was all that mattered Thursday.
Okay! By the time you read this Daytona's preliminary events will be over. The NBA has held its annual dunkathon disguised as the All-Star Game.
Al Jefferson is happy he didn't make the All-Star game.
Al Jefferson beat up the Detroit Pistons in a key game in the chase for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
The Eastern Conference finally stopped Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin — then stopped their losing streak at the NBA All-Star game.
With the famed No. 3 on his car and memories of the late Dale Earnhardt fresh in his mind, Austin Dillon took the fabled number out of hibernation and straight to the top at Daytona.
Given what Denny Hamlin overcame last season, it's no wonder he won a race of attrition to start the new year.
Tony Stewart is 20 pounds lighter and has a titanium rod in his surgically repaired right leg.
I am sorry for my sons' sake's to admit the two young men Sue and I have are very much like their old man. As the old saying goes, the acorn
Al Jefferson scored 30 points, Anthony Tolliver added 22 points, and the Charlotte Bobcats earned a rare win over the Dallas Mavericks, 114-89 on Tuesday night.
Even with his high-powered telescope, Jimmy Walker might have had a hard time finding himself among the stars.
The divisions changed for the Carolina Hurricanes and Florida Panthers. The results haven't.
Jimmy Walker and Jordan Spieth are tied for the lead at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, which should surprise no one.
Men and women, professionals and amateurs, presidents and celebrities have all won the USGA's Bob Jones Award since its inception in 1955.
Andrew Loupe knows how one week can change everything. He can only hope his 8-under 63 in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is the start of another one.
Michael Jordan's Bobcats set an NBA record for futility two years ago. Now, they're talking playoffs — albeit in a watered-down Eastern Conference.