10:55 PM ET ESPN News Services Boxing promotions run by Floyd Mayweather, Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya, teams in MLS, NASCAR and Indycar were among a cavalcade of sports organizations that navigated a federal loan program designed to help small firms cope with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Data released Monday
9:12 PM ET Bubba Wallace has a new endorsement deal with Beats by Dre. The popular audio company welcomed Wallace to its family on Monday, hours after President Donald Trump criticized NASCAR’s only full-time Black driver on Twitter. Beats by Dre said the timing of the announcement was not a coincidence. 1 Related “We weren’t
11:58 AM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — An injured crew member on Ryan Blaney‘s NASCAR team has returned to Team Penske’s headquarters in North Carolina, where he will undergo further evaluation. Zachary Price was treated and released from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and returned home with the rest of Penske’s travel party, the team said
9:21 AM ET President Donald Trump called out driver Bubba Wallace on Monday, intimating that a noose found in his garage at Talladega Superspeedway last month was a hoax and questioning NASCAR’s decision to ban the Confederate flag from the sport. Trump tweeted: “Has @BubbaWallace apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials
9:36 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Kevin Harvick turned up the pressure on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. And on a cooling track, Hamlin’s worn tires simply gave out. As the sun set Sunday over Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hamlin seven laps from one of the few victories that has eluded him,
7:23 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — A tire changer for NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney was taken to a hospital after being injured Sunday early in the Brickyard 400. Zachary Price was pinned between Blaney’s No. 12 Ford and Brennan Poole‘s No. 15 Chevrolet, the result of a six-car pileup near the entrance of pit
5:53 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Chase Briscoe put on four new tires during a late pit stop Saturday, then held off AJ Allmendinger and Austin Cindric over the final five laps to win the first Xfinity Series race on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course. The Indiana native beat Justin Haley by 1.717 seconds.
2:00 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid the coronavirus. They washed their hands frequently, diligently followed the face mask guidelines and even left their home in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the less densely populated Aspen, Colorado. And yet both he and his wife still tested
8:42 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Many a fan is quick to insist they do not like politics in their sports — no kneeling, no raised fists, no T-shirt messages. Just the game or event, please and thank you. That has not been the case of late as the nation goes through a reckoning
6:41 PM ET ESPN News Services INDIANAPOLIS — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The 44-year-old Johnson is the first driver in any NASCAR series to test positive and the news cast a shadow over the historic NASCAR-IndyCar doubleheader races
8:31 AM ET ESPN Betting Insiders The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Indianapolis on Sunday for the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records. Kevin Harvick won Saturday’s Pocono 325, and Denny Hamlin was victorious in Sunday’s Pocono 350. Who will take the checkered flag Saturday (4 p.m. ET) at Indianapolis Motor
4:57 PM ET The NASCAR Cup Series car driven by Corey LaJoie will have a “Trump 2020” paint scheme for nine races, including Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, following a sponsorship by a political action committee. Patriots of America PAC, which is supporting the re-election bid of President Donald Trump, will sponsor the
8:00 PM ET ESPN News Services Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed a bill to retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem following widespread, increased pressure that came in part from the sports world. “This is not a political moment to me but a solemn occasion to lead
Jun 25, 2020 Depending on whom you ask in Hollywood, “Days of Thunder” is either the quintessential ’80s/’90s action drama or the movie that broke the system, forever changing the way filmmaking is done. Depending on whom you ask in the NASCAR garage, “Days of Thunder” either made stock car racing look forever cool or
12:15 PM ET Associated Press LONG POND, Pa. — Brandon Jones surged down the final two laps to win the wreck-filled Truck Series race, the first of three NASCAR races Sunday at Pocono Raceway. It’s the first time three NASCAR National Series races will be raced on the same day at the same track. It
8:52 PM ET Denny Hamlin and his No. 11 Toyota cruised to a victory in the weather-delayed Pocono 350 in the NASCAR Cup Series Sunday in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Kevin Harvick, who won the Cup Series race at the same track on Saturday, finished in second place, with Erik Jones taking third. Hamlin maintained at
6:31 PM ET Associated Press PINE HALL, N.C. — The owner of a North Carolina racetrack said he has faced death threats, lost employees and seen “all but two” of his sponsors evaporate amid the backlash over his social media post invoking the noose found in the garage stall of Black NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace.
4:06 PM ET Associated Press LONG POND, Pa. — Chase Briscoe held off Ross Chastain in overtime to win a crash-filled Xfinity Series race at Pocono Raceway, the second of three NASCAR races at the track on Sunday. Pocono became the first track to hold a Truck, Xfinity and Cup race on the same day.