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  • Lafayette, Hampton work from weight room up to build successful football programs

    When hiring a football coach, most athletic directors will pick the best man available and take the schemes and formations he brings. Charged with hiring a new head coach among his first duties in 1997, Lafayette High AD Dan Barner did the reverse....
  • Clancy's Call: Four Graded Races On Travers Day At Spa

    Clancy's Call: Four Graded Races On Travers Day At Spa
    Bob Clancy's selections for four stakes races Saturday at Saratoga Race Course: Ballston Spa (Grade 2) Post time: 3:59 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/16 miles (inner turf); Purse: $250,000 CENTRE COURT (5-1) has been training very well since a sluggish...
  • California Chrome may race at Parx in Bucks County

    The racehorse that this spring caught the nation's fancy but lost the Triple Crown may be running next month at the Parx Casino and Racing facility in Bucks County. California Chrome, a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner who lost at the Belmont Stakes,...
  • The American consumer is back, with an asterisk

    BOSTON Written off in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the U.S. consumer is back. Not quite with a vengeance, but definitely back. It's noticeable to Marie Galvin, owner of GALVIN-ized in Boston, where handmade women's hats a discretionary...
  • Marla Ridenour: Tie should go to Johnny Manziel in Browns' quarterback battle

    BEREA, Ohio A tie should go to Johnny Manziel. Brian Hoyer can win the Browns' starting quarterback job Monday night against the Washington Redskins in FedExField if he outperforms the first-round pick from Texas A&M, and I hope he does. But should the...
  • For Del Mar, a troubled time of fallen horses

    Del Mar's summer of discontent began with a sadly fitting omen. On opening day, July 17, 11 horses left the starting gate for the one-mile feature, the $100,000 Oceanside Stakes. It was the first day of the 75th season of thoroughbred racing at the...
  • Savor the spirit: Whiskey tasting in Kentucky and Tennessee

    I travel the world, drinking. Along the way, I learn exactly how drinks that rule the world are made. I've sipped and swirled Champagne and Cognac in France, Guinness in Dublin and Scotch in — where else — Scotland. And although whiskeys are...
  • Jim Tafel, owner of '07 Derby winner Street Sense, 1924-2014

     Jim Tafel, owner of '07 Derby winner Street Sense, 1924-2014
    After retiring as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Technical Publishing Co. in 1983, Jim Tafel immersed himself in thoroughbred racing, and the horses he owned and bred made sports headlines. Queen Elizabeth II was seated in a...
  • The goods: Spirited items for your Fourth of July celebration

     The goods:  Spirited items for your Fourth of July celebration
    With the year's biggest fireworks displays and backyard barbecues days away, it's time to break out the red, white and blue. Here are some essentials for a patriotic party. Sur La Table Stars and Stripes Table Runner Style your table with this...
  • Jones Cup: Santa Ana fades down the stretch

    Jones Cup: Santa Ana fades down the stretch
    Right out of the gate, Santa Ana Country Club appeared as if it would be the team to beat in the 15th annual Jones Cup Wednesday at Shady Canyon Country Club. But down the stretch Santa Ana faded and was left still searching for its first Jones Cup...
  • Del Mar race season set to begin July 17; second meet in November

    Del Mar race season set to begin July 17; second meet in November
    And they’re off. Racing season in Del Mar, a Southern California staple since Bing Crosby welcomed the first guest to the horse racing track in 1937, opens July 17 and continues until Sept. 3 this year. For the first time, Del Mar has added a 15-...