1. Sykora Calls The Shot and Delivers A Game 6 For Pittsburgh

    Red Wings fans are leaving "The Joe" disappointed, and police and firefighters are breathing a sigh of relief. Detroit won't burn tonight...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 6 years ago 1,319 reads 2 comments

  2. AAA Insurance 200: Speed Conquers the Monster Race

    Don't recall this episode of the famous 1960's Japanese cartoon? Wondering if you'll have to pay out the nose to go see the recently released movie, "Speed Racer"? Neither, just check out the ...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 6 years ago 1,004 reads 0 comments

  3. Jeff Gordon Signs with Sponsor DuPont Through 2010…?

    Oh really? Okay, that's news worthy to print. So why does it leave me with a big, fat question mark? Why only two years? Several possibilities come to mind. Jeff Gordon has been there and done that...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 6 years ago 2,322 reads 4 comments

  4. Bruton Smith Buys Kentucky Speedway – Is Dover In His Deck?

    After spending the entire day last Sunday parked in front of the TV with three of the biggest events of the racing year, it’s time to settle down for a more docile weekend as we move into the month of June...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 6 years ago 974 reads 0 comments

  5. Smackdown On and Off The Track: Does Conflict Help or Hurt Racing?

    The following is from an email I sent to ESPN Radio's Andy Gresh. He was making uninformed comments about Danica Patrick's temperament after being knocked out of the Indy 500 by Ryan Briscoe, ...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 6 years ago 851 reads 5 comments

  6. Monaco GP, Indy 500, Coca-Cola 600: A Racing Holiday

    Cookouts, parades, and red-white-and-blue bunting are three things normally associated with the Memorial Day weekend. But for racing fans, this Sunday is like Christmas and New Years’ all rolled into one...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 6 years ago 1,063 reads 2 comments

  7. XM Indy 300: Scott Dixon Wins, Danica Patrick Fails to Impress

    The new era of open-wheel racing in the United States took the green flag Saturday night as the XM Indy 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway kicked off the 2008 season...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 6 years ago 1,671 reads 3 comments

  8. How Bleacher Report Helped Lead to my SportsCenter Moment

    I’ve been writing for Bleacher Report since August of 2006. In that time I’ve produced several dozen articles, and though the numbers are a little higher now with former blog entries ...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 6 years ago 1,304 reads 9 comments

  9. NASCAR: Hendrick’s “Struggles” Better Than Most Teams’ “Good”

    As we roll into the sixth race of the 2008 season, three stories have dominated the news surrounding the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: tires, rain, and Hendrick Motorsports’ struggles...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 6 years ago 1,178 reads 2 comments

  10. Desperate in Dallas - Playoff Outlook isn't in the Stars

    The Dallas Stars (and Mavericks for that matter) have gone from being tops on the "A" list to hanging with Kathy Griffin...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 6 years ago 590 reads 0 comments

  11. Open-Wheel Series Reunites

    I guess twelve years is long enough for a failed experiment. At least if you’re the guys running the Champ Car World Series (CCWS). After months and years of wallowing in mediocrity and negotiations, the two major open-wheel series in the U...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about almost 7 years ago 469 reads 0 comments

  12. Weekend at Daytona

    Now that I’m on the recovery side of having the flu, I’m in a better mental state to throw out some blog stuff...So here goes. Friday we saw practice for the Budweiser Shootout...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about almost 7 years ago 662 reads 0 comments

  13. Sprint Cup Testing Wraps: What Did We Learn?

    Some of the teams learned what logistical efforts have to be made to ship a new race car from the shop in North Carolina out to Las Vegas. Jeff Burton, Dario Franchitti and several others found the wall...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about almost 7 years ago 475 reads 0 comments

  14. American Le Mans Preview: Peugeot Kicks Aud in Da Lugnuts

    I guess I was sleeping when the announcement came down that Peugeot was going to run in the LMP1 (Le Mans Prototype 1) class this season in the American Le Mans Series...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about almost 7 years ago 517 reads 0 comments

  15. 24 Hours of Daytona Kicks Off 2008 Season

    Wow...for a while there I wasn’t sure who the heck was going to win the 2008 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona (or whatever it’s called)...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about almost 7 years ago 1,190 reads 0 comments

  16. By the Rules: Why Lewis Hamilton Should Be F1 Champion

    When exactly do the rules apply?According to the FIA, apparently only when it benefits Ferrari.Going into Sunday's season-ending Grand Prix of Brazil, the Formula One World Championship was the tightest it's been in over 20 years...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about 7 years ago 2,941 reads 29 comments

  17. UAW/Ford 500: For Jeff Gordon, Only the Last Lap Matters

    Writer's memo to the Jeff Gordon haters:Ha ha! He got you again!Jeff Gordon led less than half a lap at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday in the UAW/Ford 500 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about 7 years ago 1,522 reads 0 comments

  18. Sponsoring Junior: Earnhardt Saga Concludes in Dallas

    Finally, the trilogy that is the "Saga of Junior" is complete.The third installment starring NASCAR’s most popular driver hits the big screen today, capping what has been a cliffhanger season for millions of fans...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 2,412 reads 7 comments

  19. NASCAR Notes: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Tops the Silly Season Wire

    So many Juniors, so many laughs. We knew it was coming—talk in January set the stage for what's become the story of the 2007 NASCAR "Silly Season...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 3,024 reads 2 comments

  20. Flippin' Carl Edwards Drives Away at Bristol

    Memo to Cousin Carl: Next time, park your race car on a flatter surface before doing your signature backflip.Your landings are getting sloppy, and you could hurt yourself...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 1,303 reads 0 comments

  21. 'Splain This: Of NASCAR, Nextel, and Hypocrisy

    So it seems that NASCAR (read: the France family) has won the second round of the legal fight with AT&T over the logos on Jeff Burton's No. 31 Nextel Cup car...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 1,294 reads 2 comments

  22. Musical Chairs and The Chase: Will Junior Be Left Standing?

    As the Nextel Cup Series rolls into Michigan International Speedway for the 3M Performance 400, time is running out for those drivers trying to make NASCAR's "Big Dance."Might Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 642 reads 3 comments

  23. Hell Yeah! Juan Pablo Montoya Is The Man

    It was only a matter of time, and this date has been marked on calendars all season. The NASCAR Nextel Cup Series would make its first of two road-course visits at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, CA...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 584 reads 3 comments

  24. 'Splain This: Lewis Hamilton Cuts In on Fernando Alonso

    Men (and women) tend to hit the town in pairs. In some situations, you have a "lead" and a "wingman", who's there to provide support for the lead. Air Force fighter pilots and would-be Romeos use the same system...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 687 reads 9 comments

  25. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jumps to Hendrick

    At a Wednesday press conference, Dale Earnhardt Jr. told the world who he'll drive for in 2008... and the news turned Earnhardt Nation on its head...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 706 reads 7 comments