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  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/28 log (updated Saturday AM with all matchups)

    8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina basketball.--MASN 9 a.m.    Golf: Trophee Hassan II third round (in Agadir, Morocco).--Golf 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Detroit vs. Toronto (d.).--MLB Net. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox...
  • Upstart eyes more than Florida Derby win

    Upstart eyes more than Florida Derby win
    Rick Violette, trainer of Upstart, the 7-5 morning line favorite for the Florida Derby, is hoping to thread a really fine needle Saturday at Gulfstream. "We want to win," Violette said. "It's a million-dollar race. It's a Grade 1, so you can make a...
  • Kaplan again chasing Florida Derby win

    Kaplan again chasing Florida Derby win
    Bill Kaplan has been saddling horses and winning races in South Florida for 35 years. Yet the veteran trainer said capturing Saturday's $1 million Florida Derby would easily be his biggest victory in the Sunshine State. Kaplan, 69, will send out My...
  • Clancy's Call: The Florida Derby

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 1 Florida Derby Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach: Post time: 6:45 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/8 miles; Purse: $1 million; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 100 ITSAKNOCKOUT (2-1) remained unbeaten in three...
  • Linda Robertson: Jockey Luis Saez rides with heavy heart, no fear

    Sometimes, deep in the night, Luis Saez questions whether he still has the courage to keep racing horses. His younger brother died racing horses, but Saez knows he can't dwell on the spill that killed Juan five months ago. Fear is the jockey's most...
  • Plan to ban instant horse racing in Idaho heads to governor

    The state House voted Thursday to repeal a law allowing roughly 200 slot-like betting machines in Idaho and sent the measure to the governor even though the state's faltering horse racing industry says the bill would put it out of business. House...
  • Eagles icon Bednarik gets sendoff: 'Chuck was Pennsylvania'

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. Despite a gray mist that clung to this city like grief, the South Bethlehem neighborhood where Chuck Bednarik grew up was visible from the second floor of Connell's Funeral Home Thursday. Across a roiling Lehigh River, so too were the...
  • My Point Exactly On Improbable Path

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — My Point Exactly has taken a most unconventional path to the Florida Derby. That seems to fit his connections perfectly. On one hand, the last time My Point Exactly lost a race was more than eight months ago. And that...
  • Sports On The Air: Friday

    AUTO RACING 10 a.m.: NASCAR Racing Camping World Truck Series: Martinsville, Practice. FS1; 1:30 p.m.: FS1 12:00 p.m.: NASCAR Racing Sprint Cup Series: STP 500, Practice. FS1 3 p.m.: NASCAR Racing Camping World Truck Series: Martinsville, Final...
  • What's happening in greater Annapolis, Baltimore, D.C. and at the beach

    City Annapolis, various venues. •The third Annapolis Beer Week will be held from April 18-25 at various Annapolis locations. More than 60 brands will be available, some exclusively during the event, which includes the Beer Run on April 18 and the...
  • Racetrack casino operators want equal chance

    Racetrack casino operators want equal chance
    South Florida's racetrack casino operators have a history of disagreeing among themselves, but they spoke in unison Tuesday: Give them the right business environment and they can be a big contributor to the state's economy. "Right now, we are...