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  • Upstart dominates Gulfstream's Holy Bull Stakes

    Upstart dominates Gulfstream's Holy Bull Stakes
    HALLANDALE — Upstart might not be the leading Kentucky Derby candidate in the East but after Saturday's Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream, some other 3-year-old will have to do something extraordinary to knock him off that perch. Prominent from the...
  • Gulfstream opens its road to the Derby

    The Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Saturday offers a $400,000 purse. The Hutcheson Stakes is worth $150,000. Bluegrass Singer, winner of the Mucho Macho Man three weeks ago, is entered in both stakes for newly turned 3-year-olds and would be a top...
  • On The Fly: Note To NFL: Please Rule On Deflategate

    On The Fly: Note To NFL: Please Rule On Deflategate
    OK, we are not going to talk about deflated footballs here. That's just silly. Yes, it's a rule. Yes, Coach Hoodie has cheated in the past. Yes, yes, yes. The NFL needs to issue a ruling — suspend somebody, fine them, do something, please —...
  • Horse of the Year finalists named

    Horse of the Year finalists named
    California Chrome, who fell short in his bid to become thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, is one of three finalists for Horse of the Year honors to be awarded at the 44th Annual Eclipse Awards. The dinner and ceremony will be...
  • California Chrome vies for Horse of Year at Eclipse Awards

    California Chrome vies for Horse of Year at Eclipse Awards
    Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, along with Bayern and Main Sequence, are finalists for Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards. California Chrome, Bayern and Shared Belief are finalists for 3-year-old champion male honors. The...
  • Bianchi: Stanley Cup has been in war zones and strip clubs, celebrated with, urinated in

    Bianchi: Stanley Cup has been in war zones and strip clubs, celebrated with, urinated in
    The Keeper of the Cup would not budge. Despite the begging, he would not waver. Despite the pleading, he stood steadfast. Despite blatant bribery, he would not allow me to complete a bucket-list item for sports fans around the globe. I showed...
  • No horsing around: Eclipse picks not easy this year

    Elegant gowns and black ties will be the primary fashion choice Saturday night as Gulfstream Park hosts the 44th annual Eclipse Awards at its Sport of Kings Theater. The dinner and ceremony, considered the Academy Awards for thoroughbred racing, is...
  • For Bethlehem witnesses, Tollefson trial emotional

    For Bethlehem witnesses, Tollefson trial emotional
    DOYLESTOWN — To John Jaindl, Don Tollefson wasn't just a famous Philly sportscaster who came to his Bethlehem bar, Tally Ho Tavern, when the Eagles were at training camp at Lehigh University each summer. Tollefson was a friend. So, when...
  • Lehigh Valley dogs debut at Westminster dog show

    Lehigh Valley dogs debut at Westminster dog show
    A week after Beck took home Album of the Year honors at the Grammy Awards and two weeks after the New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl, a pack of pre-eminent pooches will look for prestige in another event. The 139th...
  • Merry Meadow heads Hurricane Bertie Stakes

    The intention was for Merry Meadow to have a fairly easy winter in Florida, according to trainer Mark Henning. His plan was to race her once or twice while gearing up for the rest of the year in New York. But she's already won a pair of stakes since...
  • Tony Verna, TV director who introduced instant replay, dies at 81

     Tony Verna, TV director who introduced instant replay, dies at 81
    It was the fourth quarter. Navy was beating Army, 21-7, on a grim early December day in Philadelphia. "You're going to do what?" announcer Lindsey Nelson asked between commercials of the college football game. What CBS director Tony Verna wanted to do...