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KickingTiresThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking at nearly 730,000 Ford Escapes and Mazda Tributes for possible cases of unintended acceleration, according to Bloomberg News. The investigation into 2001-04 Escape and Tribute models was...
KickingTiresJeep, GM and BMW plan marketing splashes in London's 2012 Olympic Games, which kick off tonight. Automotive News reports BMW is the Olympics' official automotive sponsor, with 3,200 vehicles shuttling athletes and dignitaries around London during the...
Tags: Hyundai, Dodge, Jeep, NBC (tv network), Luxury Vehicles
KickingTiresIn commemoration of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, Mini has repackaged its Rocketman Concept, which was first seen at the 2011 Geneva International Motor Show, to give it even more British overtones. Additions include red, white and blue......
KickingTiresAfter saying it would cease buying ads on Facebook, GM dropped a bigger advertising bombshell Friday when it announced it will not participate in next year's Super Bowl advertising, according to Bloomberg. Joel Ewanick (pictured), GM's chief marketing...
The last time she had raced in a World Skeleton Championships at Lake Placid, N.Y., back in 2009, Katie Uhlaender was mourning the death two weeks earlier of her father, Ted, the former major league outfielder who had urged her to keep competing even as...
One in an occasional series on the Road to London for the 2012 Olympics, which open July 27. David Sender figured the type of goldfish he bought for an eighth-grade science project at James Fenimore Cooper Middle School in Buffalo Grove would live one or...
MANCHESTER, England — Amid the chaos at the bottom of a mound of joy that formed after Alex Morgan's goal in the 123rd minute gave the U.S. women's soccer team an epic 4-3 Olympic semifinal victory Monday night over Canada at Old Trafford, Abby...
Tags: Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, Soccer, NBC (tv network), Sports
LONDON — It was a cool evening. The setting sun found a tiny hole in the clouds. The occasional sprinkle fell on Regent's Park, and tall grasses that looked as if they belonged on a Midwest prairie began to sway. Then you looked at the grass,...
LONDON — Silence filled the Aquatics Centre on Friday as U.S. Olympian Christina Loukas gathered herself on the 3-meter springboard before her first preliminary dive. Then a fan who couldn't contain his excitement yelled something that would have...
LONDON — They didn't introduce Usain Bolt on Saturday at Olympic Stadium so much as anoint him. And this is a place that knows something about coronations. First came the bouncy Eurythmics song, "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)," followed by polite...
LONDON — Moments after providing track and field's enduring snapshot of the 2012 Olympics, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt grabbed a news photographer's camera in the middle of his victory lap. The same lens had just been trained on Bolt as he...
Matt Baranoski started his spring semester at Penn State Lehigh Valley, and then took off for Scotland two weeks later. Baranoski, the Pennridge High School graduate and budding Olympic track cycling hopeful for 2016, took two weeks off from school early...
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