Linebacker Junior Seau Arrested For Spousal Abuse, Drives Off Cliff

Retired linebacker Junior Seau drove his Cadillac Escalade off a cliff near Oceanside, California after being arrested for domestic assault. Seau survived, but photos show the car was crushed. » 10/18/10 1:40pm 10/18/10 1:40pm

Name the New Alfa

Alfa Romeo's run out of ideas for naming its next model - temporarily dubbed "Junior" - and wants you to help. The compact coupe will go on sale during the second quarter of 2008 and will feature the company's new 1.4-liter T-Jet engines, which make up to 200bhp. The contest is only open to residents of Europe and… » 10/03/07 11:15am 10/03/07 11:15am

Alfa Romeo Junior Sketch Revealed

What's smaller than an Alfa 147, based on a Fiat Grande Punto and recalls a name from Italy's past? No, it's not the Brera lamp, it's the Junior. Photoshop artists have already spec'ed what the Junior will look like when Alfa rolls it out for 2008 (perhaps at the Bologna auto show in December). Now, Auto Motor und… » 9/18/07 12:01pm 9/18/07 12:01pm

Is Junior's Move Bad for NASCAR?

Slate's John Swansburg offers up an interesting meditation on how Dale Jr.'s move to to Hendrick Motorsports from DEI could actually be harmful to the France family's carefully-crafted legacy. He posits that putting the yin and yang of the sport (J. Gordon and Junior) on the same squad could cut down on the sport's… » 6/15/07 9:15pm 6/15/07 9:15pm

Stanford Takes the Message to the Streets, DARPA-Style

One may recall Stanley, the robo-Touareg that won the 2nd DARPA Grand Challenge. Well, now the boffins in Paly are working a successor to the SUV, based on a Passat known as Junior. Junior's designed to navigate an urban environment, rather than a desert off-road course. DARPA plans to announce the location of the… » 2/19/07 12:45pm 2/19/07 12:45pm

Spec'ing the Alfa Romeo Junior

Any stateside Alfa Romeo fan worth their blood-soaked rags and empty bank account will be heartened to see this new spec image of the upcoming Alfa Junior. Though, lest they get too heartened, it's not likely to hit these shores. If you've not been playing along, Alfa Romeo is working up a new Mini fighter,… » 12/19/06 8:20am 12/19/06 8:20am