American dream starting to become reality in IndyCar Series

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal senses IndyCar is undergoing a change. After spending a decade chasing and watching other young drivers try to get a breakthrough victory, the 28-year-old Ohio native believes it's about to finally happen.

  • Written by MICHAEL MAROT , AP Sports Writer

Texas could make play for NASCAR all-star and finale races

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State lawmakers have given Texas Motor Speedway a big helping hand if the state's premier stock-car track wants to lobby for NASCAR's All-Star race and season-ending championship.

  • Written by JIM VERTUNO , AP Sports Writer

Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

BOSTON (AP) — It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the NBA playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason.

  • Written by KYLE HIGHTOWER , AP Sports Writer