| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:55 PM
It starts every day, in the dark and quiet grimness of 3 a.m., for Jerry Hollendorfer.
And it has been ending, at least recently, in loud and joyous celebrations, late on weekend afternoons, in front of big crowds, in the winner's circles of major horse...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A 25-day autumn meeting at Santa Anita begins Friday, and there's great anticipation — and not only because the Breeders' Cup World Championships will be held on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the Arcadia track.
A new dirt surface known as El Segundo sand,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:22 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:28 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:42 PM
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....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:41 PM
"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...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:21 PM
After winning the 139th Preakness on Saturday, California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn went out of his way to praise the hospitality he received while in Baltimore this week.
But he also made some pointed remarks about the way his group was treated...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Break out the bourbon and grab the most lavish hat you own. The Kentucky Derby, known as the two most exiting minutes in sports is happening Saturday at Churchill Downs. And the best way to enjoy the race is with a cocktail in hand.
But when the...