Stories 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

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Philly U Hall of Fame coach set to join 1,000-win club

PHILADELPHIA - Make room in the 1,000-win club, Coach K.
By Dan Gelston

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Horford helps resting Hawks roll on

PHILADELPHIA -- Al Horford had his first career triple-double, scoring 21 points with 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Hawks to their ninth straight win.
By Dan Gelston

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

TNA Wrestling set for new beginning

On the shelf for most of 2014 with injuries, Kurt Angle's future was as uncertain as the wrestling promotion he's led for most of the past decade.
By Dan Gelston

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Enforcers are being phased out of NHL

The role of the enforcer is seemingly going down without a fight as speed and skill on every line have become the norm.
By Dan Gelston

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014

Kovalev dominates Hopkins in 12-round bout that ends in lopsided decision

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Bernard Hopkins will turn the big 5-0 without a championship belt around his waist.
By Dan Gelston

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

WWE Hall of Famer shines as 'Santa' in documentary

PHILADELPHIA - Mick Foley's battered body might be in better shape had he made a living landing on rooftops instead of getting tossed off a 16-foot high steel cage.
By Dan Gelston

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Jeff Gordon wins at Dover in Chase elimination race

DOVER, Del. - Jeff Gordon has won the third race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship and is part of a 12-driver field that advanced to the next round.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Kurt Busch fighting to stay alive in Chase

Kurt Busch is back at Dover, still grinding, still fighting, only this time to prove he belongs in the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
By Dan Gelston

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

Joey Logano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase race

LOUDON, N.H. - Joey Logano pulled away on the restart to win a green-white-checkered finish Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup ...
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Harvick believes staying in mix is key to Chase success

LOUDON, N.H. — Yes, even Dick Vitale has endorsed NASCAR’s new tournament-style bracket to crown a champion. Just win and advance, baby! Time for a T.O.
By Dan Gelston

Sunday, Aug 3, 2014

Junior's win completes season sweep at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the lead off the final restart with three laps left and won Sunday to complete a season sweep at Pocono Raceway.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Gordon makes run at fifth title

LONG POND, Pa. - Jeff Gordon turned a nostalgic weekend at the Brickyard into a powerful reminder that he can still win NASCAR's biggest races. Oh, and a fifth championship.
By Dan Gelston

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Larson sets Pocono track record

LONG POND, Pa. - Kyle Larson set a track record of 183.438 mph to win his first career Sprint Cup pole Friday at Pocono Raceway.
By Dan Gelston
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