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  • Jockey, 17, dies after fall in Indiana race

    Jockey, 17, dies after fall in Indiana race
    A 17-year-old apprentice jockey died after falling to the track during a race at Indiana Grand racetrack, the Marion County Coroner's Office said Wednesday. Juan Saez, the younger brother of well-known jockey Luis Saez, suffered fatal injuries on Tuesday...
  • 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"...
  • On The Air Saturday

    AUTO RACING 11 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup: AAA Texas 500, Practice. FS1 1 p.m.: Formula One, United States Grand Prix, Qualifying. NBC 3:30 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series: O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge. ESPN BASEBALL 8 p.m.: Arizona Fall League: Fall...
  • Breeders' Cup Day 1: Untapable and pregnant Napravnik win Distaff

    Breeders' Cup Day 1: Untapable and pregnant Napravnik win Distaff
    As if riding the favorite Untapable to victory in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff wasn’t enough, jockey Rosie Napravnik made even more news Friday: Napravnik will stop racing after Sunday because she’s pregnant. Napravnik, 26, first made the...
  • Day 1 Of Breeders' Cup: Hootenanny Wins Juvenile Turf

    The first day of the Breeders' Cup races is in the books. It was a day in which no long shots cashed in. A summary: Juvenile Turf Winner: Frankie Dettori rallied Hootenanny in the deep stretch to win the first Breeders' Cup race. But it did not turn out...
  • Magic's Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton hope to brighten lottery letdown

    Magic's Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton hope to brighten lottery letdown
    Aaron Gordon doesn't consider himself a consolation prize, even if Magic fans and the rest of the basketball world might. It's not fair to Aaron, of course, that he's considered as the fourth horse in a three-horse race. The Magic wound up with Gordon...
  • John Velazquez returns to the Breeders' Cup after bad spill

    It would be understandable were John Velazquez less than giddy about his trip from New York for this weekend's Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita. He is a Hall of Fame jockey. About a year ago, he passed Pat Day in career winnings, topping Day's $297-...
  • Untapable figures to be favored in Breeders' Cup Distaff

    Last year's appearance in the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita was not a particularly happy one for the favorite in Friday's race of the day, the $2-million Distaff. The Distaff will go off at 4:35 p.m., the ninth race on the card and the fourth Breeders'...
  • Excerpts: Sampling of columns of note from the past week

    MARK PURDY, San Jose Mercury News, on GIANTS RIDING BUMGARNER TO ANOTHER WORLD SERIES TITLE Madison Bumgarner took the mound in the fifth inning Wednesday night. He never gave it back. The Giants took a 3-2 lead in the fourth inning. They never looked...
  • Clancy's Call: Breeders' Cup Day 2

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Breeders' Cup races Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (NBC Sports Network, 3:30-8 p.m.; NBC, 8-9 p.m.): Juvenile Fillies Post time: 3:05 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/16 miles; Purse: $2 million FEATHERED (8-1) wasn'...
  • Clancy's Call: Friday At The Breeders' Cup

    Bob Clancy's selections for the four Breeders' Cup races Friday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (NBC Sports Network, 5 p.m.): Juvenile Turf Post time: 5:25 p.m.; Distance: 1 mile; Purse: $1 million LUCK OF THE KITTEN (8-1) led all the way...