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  • UConn Hockey Team Has A Tough On-Ice Leader In Kirtland

    UConn Hockey Team Has A Tough On-Ice Leader In Kirtland
    STORRS — Patrick Kirtland is not a talker, Mike Cavanaugh explained, but he is a leader. "He's no rah-rah guy," the UConn hockey coach said. "Pat leads solely by example. If he's not the toughest kid on our team, he certainly is one of them."...
  • $100,000 Sprint more likely for Ben's Cat

    Laurel Park $100,000 Sprint more likely for Ben's Cat Owner-trainer King Leatherbury said Saturday that he is leaning toward entering Ben's Cat in the $100,000 Sprint at next Saturday's Jim McKay Maryland Million but won't make a decision until he...
  • Riding lessons exercise body and mind

    Anyone who’s watched the final leg of the Preakness recognizes that both horses and the people who ride them are impressive athletes. But horse and rider don’t have to be Triple Crown contenders to get a good workout — even an...
  • Hate football? Or maybe the real problem is maleness

    Steve Almond doesn’t like football anymore. He’s upset because football players sometimes get injured. He’s upset because football players sometimes engage in off-the-field  criminal or quasi-criminal acts. Mainly, he’s upset...
  • Clancy's Call: Handicapping The Frizette, Champagne Stakes

    Clancy's Call: Handicapping The Frizette, Champagne Stakes
    Bob Clancy's selections for two Grade 1 races Saturday at Belmont Park: Frizette Stakes Post time: 3:25 p.m.; Distance: 1 mile; Purse: $500,000 WONDER GAL (6-1) made her career debut in a New York-bred stakes race at Belmont three months ago and won by...
  • Cato looks to break Russell Wilson's record

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - North Texas - INSIDE SLANT No. 25 Marshall (6-0, 2-0 Conference USA) will put a pair of impressive streaks on the line when it visits Florida International (3-4, 2-1 C-USA) on Saturday. Marshall senior QB Rakeem...
  • Bill Murray on 'St. Vincent,' Fame and the 'Virus' of Oscars Season

    For Bill Murray, the idea of attending Bill Murray Day sounded like punishment. So at last month's Toronto Film Festival, the comedian was having serious trepidation about the special day designated to showing his classic films "Ghostbusters," "Stripes"...
  • Wise Dan will miss Breeders' Cup Mile after injury

    Wise Dan, the two-time Horse of the Year, won't be able to run in the Breeders' Cup Mile because of a non-displaced fracture at the bottom of the cannon bone of the right front fetlock, the Breeders' Cup announced on Monday. The Breeders' Cup is set for...
  • The heroic exploits and mysterious journey of a champion Thoroughbred

    The heroic exploits and mysterious journey of a champion Thoroughbred
    Durbar II has been shocking people for more than a century. When the 3-year-old, French-bred, American-owned Thoroughbred won England’s prestigious Epsom Derby in 1914, despite going off as a 20-1 long shot, the genteel world of English horse-...
  • Illinois racehorse at center of legal battle

    Illinois racehorse at center of legal battle
    Not so long ago, Taxi — the foal no one knew about from the mare no one wanted — was one of the feel-good stories of the local horse racing world, claiming $46,000 in total purses in just seven races. Now, the promising 4-year-old...
  • Broadway Review: 'It's Only a Play'

    Nobody does mean-nasty-vicious like Terrence McNally, bless his black heart. The pitiless playwright has exhumed "It's Only a Play," his 1986 love-hate letter to those big babies who work and play on Broadway, and updated it for today -- and for the...