Shaun White is one of the most successful snowboarders in United States' history. A two-time gold winner on the snowboarding halfpipe, White is hoping that the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang can serve as a bit of a redemption tour after failing to medal in Sochi's 2014 Games.Continue
The United States men's hockey team opens its quest for Olympic glory on Wednesday against Slovenia. Head coach Tony Granato is hoping to lead the Americans on to the medal podium, but it will be an uphill task with a roster of college and AHL players.Continue
Big Bill France scheduled the first 500-mile stock-car race at Daytona International Speedway for Feb.
22, 1959, because February was prime tourist season for the snowbirds and because a late-winter
race had been held on a beach and road course there for more than 20 years.Continue
When it comes to racing at Daytona and Talladega in recent years no manufacturer has had more success than Ford, which goes into this year’s Daytona 500 with a seven-race restrictor plate winning streak (not counting Brad Keselowski’s victory in Sunday’s Clash). And while anything can happen when cars are running two and three-wide at speeds around 200 miles per hour, the confidence level for extending it in 2018 is high.
“I think Doug Yates and his engines are the best superspeedway…Continue