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Friday, May 3, 2019 at 09:12 PM EDT

Maximum Security Goes From Running for Minimum to Derby

Maximum Security Goes From Running for Minimum to Derby

Horse owners frequently pay a royal ransom to acquire a horse with potential to win the Kentucky Derby. A million dollars or more is not unheard of.

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 08:55 PM EDT

Triple Crown Winner Mike Smith Gets Kentucky Derby Ride

Triple Crown Winner Mike Smith Gets Kentucky Derby Ride

Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith will ride in the Kentucky Derby after all. The 53-year-old rider had been on the early 4-1 favorite, Omaha Beach, until the colt was scratched because of a breathing...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 09:32 PM EDT

Column: Plenty of Worries Heading Into Run for the Roses

Column: Plenty of Worries Heading Into Run for the Roses

The famed garland of red roses will be draped over the horse that crosses the line first in the Kentucky Derby. It would be an even bigger triumph if all 19 of these marvelous animals make it under the wire...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 10:46 PM EDT

Serengeti Empress Goes Wire-to-Wire for Kentucky Oaks Win

Serengeti Empress Goes Wire-to-Wire for Kentucky Oaks Win

Serengeti Empress dispelled questions about her health and ability with a signature performance in the biggest race of her career.

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 04:15 PM EDT

Tom Brady Unfazed About Not Being Highest Paid NFL Player

Tom Brady Unfazed About Not Being Highest Paid NFL Player

Tom Brady appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Thursday and the host asked why the six-time Super Bowl champ hadn't demanded a bigger paycheck. Hear Tom's sweet response!

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 01:41 PM EDT

Analysis: Many Options, But Maximum Security Is Derby Pick

Analysis: Many Options, But Maximum Security Is Derby Pick

Even after the scratching of Omaha Beach, there is an absolute truth about this year's Kentucky Derby. It is a fantastic betting race. Victory will not come easily on Saturday at Churchill Downs, but those who...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11:29 AM EDT

Serena Williams Set to Return From Injury at Italian Open

Serena Williams Set to Return From Injury at Italian Open

Serena Williams is set to return from injury at the upcoming Italian Open. Tournament director Sergio Palmieri told The Associated Press on Friday that he spoke with Williams' agent and that Williams "has...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10:54 AM EDT

Kentucky Derby's New Favorite Is Baffert's Game Winner

Kentucky Derby's New Favorite Is Baffert's Game Winner

The new favorite enters the Kentucky Derby seeking his first win of 2019 and tops several contenders on modest winning streaks that could factor large in the sport's marquee race. Game Winner is now the...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 03:49 AM EDT

Women's Players Hope NHL Steps in to Create New League

Women's Players Hope NHL Steps in to Create New League

Meghan Duggan need only look around sports to get excited about what an NHL-run women's hockey league might look like. The NBA did it with the WNBA. Soccer leagues in Europe and the U.S. have done it. And that...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 10:40 PM EDT

Bruins Survive Blue Jackets, Even Series at 2-2

Bruins Survive Blue Jackets, Even Series at 2-2

The Bruins beat the Blue Jackets, 4-1, to draw even with Columbus at 2-2 in their best-of-seven series on Thursday night.

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