Stories by Dan Gelston

Friday, Aug 21, 2015

WWE star Cena will grant milestone 500th Make-A-Wish request

John Cena had long ago turned "Never give up" from his wrestling catchphrase into a motto for sick children who have to fight daily more than the WWE superstar ever has inside the ring.
By Dan Gelston

Sunday, Aug 2, 2015

Matt Kenseth stretches his fuel and steals a win at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Matt Kenseth stretched his fuel and zipped past the fading leaders in the final thrilling laps Sunday to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Gordon out to end winless streak at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Jeff Gordon would love to wave to the zero in the win column that would force him to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup on points.
By Dan Gelston

Friday, July 31, 2015

Busch takes pole for Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Kyle Busch will start his drive for his fourth consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup victory from a familiar spot, out front and in first.
By Dan Gelston

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Kyle Busch races to third win of year

LOUDON, N.H. - Nothing seems preposterous these days for Kyle Busch, whose dormant-to-dominant run over the past two months has not only made him a regular in Victory Lane, but steamrolled ...
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Goodyear unsure if popular package will be used in Chase

LOUDON, N.H. - The most intriguing wrinkle in the Chase for the Sprint Cup might not be which championship contenders are in or out after each elimination round. 
By Dan Gelston

Friday, July 17, 2015

Edwards leads way for Gibbs

LOUDON, N.H. - With Carl Edwards leading the charge, Joe Gibbs Racing continued its recent hot streak and took four of the top eight qualifying spots for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New ...
By Dan Gelston

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Truex Jr. breaks through at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Martin Truex Jr. led the most laps for the fourth straight race breaking through Sunday at Pocono Raceway for his first Sprint Cup victory since 2013.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Hendrick seeks sixth win in a row at Pocono

Hendrick Motorsports is on a hot streak, winning the past five races at Pocono.
By Dan Gelston

Friday, June 5, 2015

Busch benefits from shortened qualifying session

LONG POND, Pa. - Kurt Busch survived NASCAR's version of bump day to beat the clock and the rest of the field.
By Dan Gelston

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Jimmie Johnson makes history with 10th win at Dover

DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson pulled away on the final restart Sunday to win at Dover International Speedway and become the fifth NASCAR driver with 10 or more Sprint Cup victories at a single track.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Johnson loved Dover track at first sight

DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson needs a mammoth man cave at home for all of his Dover trophies.
By Dan Gelston

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hamlin back up to speed

DOVER, Del. - Denny Hamlin put a weekend of illness behind him, turning a lap of 160.121 mph Friday at Dover International Speed­way to win his first pole of the season.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Andretti family brushes aside notion of curse at Indy 500

The Andretti name has long been known at the Indianapolis 500 as much for a curse than for championships.
By Dan Gelston

Friday, May 8, 2015

Ex-major league star takes to the pulpit

With another sold-out crowd on hand at a Delaware church for the former home run champ, Darryl Strawberry helps others as a pastor.
By Dan Gelston

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Homers lead Phillies over Braves

PHILADELPHIA — For the Atlanta Braves, a road trip that could have helped turn them into NL East contenders has them headed home looking for relief.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Braves end losing streak

PHILADELPHIA - Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped Atlanta beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Saturday night.
By Dan Gelston

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Ballparks beef up security

PHILADELPHIA - Baseball fans are taking their first swings at the sport's new security guidelines.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, March 21, 2015

N.C. State surprises Villanova

N.C. State is back in the Sweet 16, attacking one of the top teams in the nation for 40 minutes and stunning Villanova 71-68 on Saturday night. The Wolfpack went wild as the final horn sounded and ...
By Dan Gelston

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

NBC, Fox take reins of NASCAR coverage

Fox is in and so is NBC, which is back in the NASCAR business nine years after the final Daytona 500 to air on the network drew an average of 19.4 million viewers.
By Dan Gelston
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