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  1. Bill Elliott, Terry Labonte nominated for NASCAR Hall of Fame

    Bill Elliott and Terry Labonte are among the first-year eligible nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  2. NASCAR - Storytellers make Hall of Fame special

    David Newton

    With only two living members -- Rusty Wallace and Leonard Wood -- in its 2013 class, some worry the Hall of Fame lacks luster. But as Friday showed, great storytellers make it special.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2013
  3. Rusty Wallace calls Hall of Fame induction biggest day of career

    Rusty Wallace touched on his early days trying to make it as a professional race car driver, the lessons he learned from NASCAR's pioneers and his relentless push to drive for Roger Penske in an energetic acceptance into the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  4. NASCAR - 2013 Hall of Fame class has some real characters

    Ryan McGee

    On Wednesday evening, I was reading my colleague Ed Hinton's great piece on this year's NASCAR Hall of Fame class and realized that, though certainly not to the degree of Hinton, I have been honored to have had personal interactions with each one of ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  5. NASCAR - New cars not as important as stars who will drive them

    David Newton

    NASCAR has its new "Gen 6" cars on a barnstorming tour ahead of the start of the season. That's fine, but you have to believe it's the stars in the cars that still matter.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  6. NASCAR - Herb Thomas, Leonard Wood, Cotton Owens, Rusty Wallace, ...

    Ed Hinton

    Another stellar class is entering the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday, and there are great stories behind Buck Baker, Cotton Owens, Herb Thomas, Rusty Wallace and Leonard Wood.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  7. NASCAR - Fantastic finishes not that common

    David Newton

    What did Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen have in common with the 1976 Daytona 500? Jaw-dropping, edge-of-your-seat excitement ... and one fantastic finish.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  8. Katie Baker on who to watch in this year's Summer Games

    Katie Baker

    Whom to watch in this year's Summer Games.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  9. Who belongs in NASCAR Hall of Fame?

    Eric Morse

    So far the voting committee at the NASCAR Hall of Fame has done a great job of selecting a mix of the sports pioneers and recent favorites. Now that the fourth class of inductees-Buck Baker, Cotton Owens, Herb Thomas, Rusty Wallace and Leonard Wood-h...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  10. Rusty Wallace, Leonard Wood, Cotton Owens, Herb Thomas, Buck Bake...

    Sprint Cup champion Rusty Wallace hated running second to anyone and doesn't plan to start now that he's part of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  11. NASCAR - Hall of Fame gets it right with Herb Thomas, Leonard Woo...

    David Newton

    The 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame class was about preserving a sense of history, a sense of respect for the racing pioneers who paved the way. Mission accomplished.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  12. Making the case for the NASCAR Hall

    Matt Willis, ESPN Stats & Info

    ISC Images & Archives/Getty ImagesBuck Baker is the first driver to win back-to-back Cup titles in 1956 and 1957.The NASCAR Hall of Fame will announce its fourth class of inductees Wednesday afternoon, and it might be the Hall's most interesting and ...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  13. NASCAR - Tony Stewart is in very fast company

    Matt Willis

    Tony Stewart appreciates the history and lore of auto racing; just look at his idolization of and relationship with A.J. Foyt. So he probably knows who Elzie Wylie Baker is. But others might not, and that's OK. If you're a new fan to NASCAR, that mi...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  14. Locker Room Report: Lake Speed did at Darlington Raceway in 1988 ...

    David Newton

    The list of winners at Darlington Raceway is a veritable who's who of NASCAR's greatest drivers. Then there's Lake Speed.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2010
  15. Legends come out to play Labor Day weekend at Darlington

    Ryan McGee

    When's the last time you saw David Pearson, Darrell Waltrip, Junior Johnson, Ned Jarrett, Bobby Allison, Buddy Baker, Marvin Panch and Chargin' Charlie Glotzbach dance with the Lady in Black? They'll be racing at Darlington on Labor Day weekend, just like the old days.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2008
  16. Welcome to the nasty business side of sports

    Jim Baker

    The Brett Favre versus the Packers conflict is hardly the first time players have squared off against management. Jim Baker fills us in on some unbelievable history.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2008