| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:08 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
If you want to become famous overnight, Steve Coburn can tell you how. The co-owner of California Chrome had reaped a lot of attention after the thoroughbred won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, putting him in position to capture a rare Triple Crown....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The upbeat, fairy-tale message of Triple Crown contender California Chrome has now been stained by a messenger.
Late Saturday afternoon, California Chrome lost his bid to become racing's 12th Triple Crown winner. Early Sunday morning, one of the owners,...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:02 PM
It was never really about the money, but at 3:55 p.m., the potential for Eddie Espinoza to be a millionaire still existed. The 71-year old retired box salesman stood in the winner's circle of the Santa Anita racetrack surrounded by people he loved,...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:54 AM
The Sports Xchange
Report: 2015 Breeders' Cup at Keeneland
The 2015 Breeders' Cup will be at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, not Churchill Downs, site of the Kentucky Derby.
Lexington-based Breeders' Cup Ltd. is expected to make a formal...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
LARRY STONE, The Seattle Times, on SOCCER IN THE U.S.:
The pending arrival of the World Cup has led to the usual quadrennial speculation about whether this year's event will spawn a U.S. soccer boom.
You know, the one that had been periodically...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I do not follow horse racing all year but found myself intrigued by the Preakness and followed it to see if the Kentucky Derby winner prevailed. Once that happened, there was an excitement about the Belmont Stakes and a possible Triple Crown winner! It...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Friday's Picturs in the News begins in France, where D-Day ceremonies this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of 'Operation Overlord', a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This year marks the 70th anniversary since the D-Day invasions, a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:41 PM
The Kings and the Sport of Kings are currently a couple of royal surprises.
Theirs are stories needing no help from Hollywood. Truth is not only better than fiction here. It is, to use the favorite word of thoroughbred trainer Art Sherman, a "wow."...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Seersucker isn't just having a moment -- it's having an entire day.
For that the puckered fabric can thank Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana), who last month filed a proclamation with the House of Representatives that read, in part:
"In celebration and...