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  • Chicago says goodbye to Hot Doug's

    Chicago says goodbye to Hot Doug's
    Friday, Oct. 3: That'll be the day the lines died. After 13 years serving more than 200 different sausages, including oddities like yak and rattlesnake, Doug Sohn will close Avondale's internationally famous encased meats emporium, his namesake Hot Doug's...
  • Ex-sportscaster Don Tollefson admits $317K theft

    Ex-sportscaster Don Tollefson admits $317K theft
    As Don Tollefson walked into a Bucks County courtroom to plead guilty Monday, family members of his most notable victim fumed in the courthouse hallway. "It takes a pretty low person to prey on a dead police officer's family," said Tom Fox, father of...
  • Jockey Victor Espinoza gets seven-day suspension for careless riding

    Jockey Victor Espinoza gets seven-day suspension for careless riding
    The riding tactics employed by jockey Victor Espinoza on Saturday during the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita resulted in the stewards announcing on Sunday a seven-day suspension. Espinoza was the jockey aboard Sky Kingdom, who drifted...
  • American Pharoah wins Del Mar Futurity

    On the final day of the 36-day Del Mar summer meeting, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert won the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity for a record 12th time, unleashing his promising 2-year-old, American Pharoah, who romped to a 4 3/4-length victory under jockey...
  • Letters: Too much hype praise for Bruins?

    Letters: Too much hype praise for Bruins?
    Jim Mora and his coaching staff should chip in and buy a steak dinner at the best restaurant in Charlottesville for the Virginia starting quarterback, as he was the Bruins' primary scoring weapon last Saturday. I shudder to think what the outcome would...
  • Clancy's Call

    Bob Clancy's picks for Monday (closing day) at Saratoga Race Course: Race 4, Hopeful Stakes No. 6 COMPETITIVE EDGE (6-5) won debut at the Spa by more than 10 lengths under a hand ride; son of 2010 Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver could be very special....
  • Suspended Wes Welker: 'I wouldn't have any idea ... what a Molly is'

    Wes Welker says he doesn't know what a "Molly" is. He also claims to keep track of every substance that goes into his body. All of which leads the Denver Broncos star receiver to suspect that someone might have slipped something in his drink at the...
  • California Chrome is headliner in Pennsylvania Derby

    California Chrome is headliner in Pennsylvania Derby
    This week, a horse will arrive from California and briefly turn a track on Street Road in Bensalem, Pa., into the epicenter of North American thoroughbred racing. For at least a couple of minutes on Saturday, the sport will turn its eyes to Parx Racing....
  • WATCH: Billy Eichner Yells at David Letterman, Remembers Joan Rivers

    "Billy on the Street" became "Billy on the Late Show" Thursday night when Billy Eichner brought his famous high-energy, crazy quiz games to Letterman's desk. Famous for ambushing New Yorkers on the street with surreal quizzes, Eichner played "Celebrity...
  • Task at hand: Putting Bears back together

    Task at hand: Putting Bears back together
    "I would rather spend the weekend in jail than watch that game again." — former Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, on his WSCR 670-AM postgame show last week. Patrick Mannelly knew he was in for a Monday unlike any he had experienced. For 16 seasons...
  • California Chrome draws No. 2 post position for Belmont Stakes

    California Chrome draws No. 2 post position for Belmont Stakes
    ELMONT, N.Y. — The tension is palpable as post positions are drawn for the Kentucky Derby. Trainers entertain nightmare visions of their wonderfully quick animals becoming trapped behind a wall of 19 other horses. For the Belmont Stakes?...