Tony Stewart

A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart over the death of a driver he ran over during a race will remain in central New York.

The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a driver killed by NASCAR star Tony Stewart's car on a western New York dirt track has been moved from state to federal court. The action was submitted Friday.

9/25/14 Panel

Sep 25, 2014

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Ray Graf, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative reporter, Rosemary Armao and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Obama @ UN
Bombing Trial in Boston
Tony Stewart Charges
New Times Leadership
US Ebola Unit

Keith Strudler: Tony Stewart And NASCAR

Aug 13, 2014

To be honest, most of us have a hard time simply understanding the context of last week’s car racing death of Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed during a bizarre confrontation on a dirt track in Canandaigua, NY. After crashing out of the race, Ward left his car and walked onto the track in a confrontational manner. After narrowly missing being hit by one vehicle, he was struck to his eventual death by one driven by NASCAR star driver Tony Stewart, who himself has a reputation for hostility at the race track.

8/13/14 Panel

Aug 13, 2014

  Today's panelists are College of St. Rose Professor of Communications Mary Alice Molgard, NYPIRG Legislative Director Blair Horner and Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Mike Brown Death
Advisors to Iraq
Palestinian Cuomo Invite Declined
Lauren Bacall Dies
Tony Stewart Update

Furyk And Scott Take First Round Lead At Oak Hill

Aug 9, 2013
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In golf, Veteran Jim Furyk and Masters champion Adam Scott share the first-round lead at the 95th PGA Championship, the final major on the men's golf calendar. Both shot an opening round 5-under-65.

Tiger Woods shot an opening round 1-over-par-71 with a round that featured a bogey, double bogey and two birdies. British Open champion Phil Mickelson stumbled with a double-bogey on No. 18 and also shot 1-over 71.

Rodriguez Formally Appeals Suspension

Aug 8, 2013
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The Major League Baseball Players Association formally appealed Alex Rodriguez's 211-game suspension. He was suspended through the 2014 season Monday when the league penalized 13 players following an investigation into Biogenesis of America, a Florida anti-aging clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.

Sox Shut Out Yankees 3-0 In Rain Shortened Game

Jun 3, 2013
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Well, it was abbreviated but it was a shut out.

In baseball news, the Red Sox got home runs from David Ortiz and Jose Iglesias in a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees that was stopped after 5½ innings because of rain Sunday night. Elsewhere in the American League, Tampa bay cruised ahead of Cleveland 11-3. Baltimore doubled up Detroit 4-2. Minnesota blanked Seattle 10-0. Texas beat Kansas City 3-1. Houston passed the Angels 5-4 and Oakland shut out the White Sox 2-0.