NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty’s wife dies at 72

BY JIM UTTER NEWS & OBSERVER/MCT CHARLOTTE, N. C. — Richard Petty is the “King” of NASCAR. But his castle was ruled by “Mrs. Lynda.” Of...

Tony Dungy: NFL player, coach, hall of famer

Editor’s note: This article was one of the stories this week in BlackAmericaWeb.com’s “Little Known Black History Facts’’ series. BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM Tony Dungy, one of the NFL’s...

Volkswagen Group of America celebrates African-American racers

BY DARCY KOHN SPECIAL TO THE NNPA NEWS SERVICE In celebration of the contributions of African-Americans in auto racing, the Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) welcomed...

All-Star Game shines spotlight on MLB’s best

BY CRAIG DAVIS SUN SENTINEL/TNS MIAMI – Baseball’s All-Star Game got back to its roots Tuesday, as an exhibition of the best players in the game. No...

Smith to start for Giants as Manning’s 210-game streak comes to an end

BY PAT LEONARD NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS The Giants are benching Eli Manning to start Geno Smith on Sunday in Oakland and plan to play Davis...

Knight faces criticism for agreeing to sing at Super Bowl

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS STEFANIE KEENAN/GETTY IMAGES FOR MICHAEL KORS/TNS Gladys Knight issued a statement after she...

Wildcats take advantage of spring football

PHOTOS BY ROMEO T. GUZMAN/B-CU ATHLETICS A spring showcase featuring the Wildcats is Saturday, April 20, at Daytona Stadium.

Palm Coast church to host Football Sunday

Palm Coast United Methodist Church will hold its eighth annual Football Sunday services on Aug. 18 at 5200 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm...

Some financial woes for Hall of Fame

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) Daytona Beach missed out on the opportunity to become home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, losing a bid to...

Steele faces backlash over ‘missed flight’ post

EURWEB.COM ESPN anchor Sage Steele is being slammed on social media for venting about missing her flight because of airport immigration protesters. Steele posted a photo...

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