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Sam Schmidt: Inspiration to Racing Fans, Inspiration to Us All

James M. Clash | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports
James M. Clash

My connection with Sam Schmidt is personal. Twelve years ago he allowed me to live out a boyhood dream of averaging a 200-mph lap in an Indy car, a risky proposition even for pro drivers. I was just an adventure journalist.

Lightning Strike At NASCAR Race Kills 1, Injures 9

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

LONG POND, Pa. — Lightning strikes at Pocono Raceway after a rain-shortened NASCAR race Sunday killed one fan and injured nine others, one criti...

What Matters This Week: Russia Burns While Electric Cars Sizzle

David Ferris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ferris

We explore what works and what sucks in the business of saving the planet. News from the Northern Hemisphere is grim.