BMS brings Easter Celebration to race weekend | News

BRISTOL, Tenn. — NASCAR Cup Series driver Michael McDowell didn’t grow up going to church. The 37-year-old man did not give his life to Jesus and became a Christian until he was 18 years old. Easter Sunday is a special day for McDowell and all Christians. But the Front Row Motorsports driver said he feels … Read more

BMS Notes: Larson is not a fan of Cup Series racing on gravel | Sports

BRISTOL, Tenn. — The driver most widely cited as the favorite to win Sunday’s Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway would prefer not to drive a NASCAR Cup Series car on dirt. “I think everyone assumes my opinion would be, ‘Oh, let’s race dirt every weekend,’” said defending series champion Kyle Larson, whose … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers: Questionable trades, injuries and a shooting star… what went wrong with the NBA team

The team – so accustomed to success – endured a difficult 2021/22 season, failing to reach the playoffs after an eight-game losing streak at the end of the season saw them eliminated. From questionable offseason moves to injuries and failing stars, there have been a litany of reasons for the team’s disappointing season. And with … Read more

Death of Dwayne Haskins: What we know and don’t know about the quarterback’s death

The former Ohio State University star and Heisman Trophy finalist was just 24 years old. Authorities have so far provided few details about the circumstances of his death. Here’s what we know and don’t know about the fatal crash, his short career, and how those who knew him reacted. Haskins was trying to cross the … Read more

Sam Waley-Cohen’s use of whip in Grand National victory damages racing’s reputation

Amidst the revelry of the kind of typically wonderful story Grand National is in the habit of churning out, there was an easy-to-miss footnote about jockey Sam Waley-Cohen’s farewell victory aboard Noble Yeats with the last career journey. Reports of Waley-Cohen’s overuse and misapplication of his whip were widely dismissed as simply “overenthusiastic”; a natural … Read more

Notable Neighbor Tennille Baker: Teacher Gets an Adrenaline Rush Racing Her Dragster | Local news

When Tennille Baker is not working in the classroom, she can often be found in a garage or on the track. Baker, 45, of Bethlehem, has been racing race cars for about 18 years and teaching for 23 years. Her husband of 21 years, Todd Baker, 49, got her started in racing. Baker spent the … Read more

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was fatally struck by a dump truck on the Florida freeway, police say

Haskins, who re-signed with the Steelers last month, was 24. Haskins was trying to cross the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Broward County when the dump truck hit him, Florida Highway Patrol said. The incident was reported shortly after 6:30 a.m., the patrol said. He was “walking on (the … Read more