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Sports Retro: Earnhardt breaks through at Daytona

After 20 years of trying, Dale Earnhardt finally won the Daytona 500 in 1998. We go back in time.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt had seemingly done everything else. But, the Daytona 500 was a special kind of elusive. He had tried to win it for 20 years. Finally it happened in 1998.

This is the first edition of our Sports Retro series and it's going to be hard to top. We go back to our coverage of the big event in Daytona.