| May 18, 2014
Hopefully the current dispute between licensed cabbies and UberX drivers over the right to pick up passengers at O'Hare and Midway will remain a battle of emails, because Chicago's earlier cab wars inevitably escalated to exchanges of bullets and bombs....
| May 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A day after California Chrome won the Preakness, his trainer raised the startling possibility he might not try for the Triple Crown because of New York rules barring a nasal adhesive strip the colt has used in recent races.
If California Chrome were to...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:48 PM
California Chrome took his first steps Wednesday on the Belmont track that could lead him to a place in horse racing immortality.
The Triple Crown contender went on a leisurely jog around the dirt track with his regular exercise rider Willie Delgado....
| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The best way to toast the end of a long, hot summer is with a special family trip during the Labor Day weekend. It’s the perfect time to get serious about back-to-school mode, remember good times past and plan for all the good times yet to come....
| May 7, 2014
For the first time in its 61-year history, the Boca Raton Garden Club was named club of the year for the state and the Deep South Region of National Garden Clubs, which includes six states.
Club president Carol Brown brought home several wins from back-...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:11 AM
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?...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:38 PM
With a strong wind at his back as he came through the Belmont Park stretch, Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome breezed a half-mile in 47.69 seconds Saturday morning in his final serious move before the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 10:28 AM
California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn was still bitter Sunday about Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist and the Triple Crown rules.
After winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, California Chrome settled for a fourth-place tie with Wicked Strong in the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:38 AM
After a weekend of calling fellow horse owners "cowards" and "cheaters" for running fresh entrants in the Belmont Stakes, California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn said Monday that he needed to apologize "to the world," including the connections of winner...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 3:52 PM
ELMONT, N.Y. — As California Chrome began his recovery from a foot injury that might have contributed to his flat performance in the Belmont Stakes, his co-owner, Steve Coburn, stood by harsh comments about owners and trainers who run fresh horses...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:41 PM
ELMONT, N.Y. — In the end, California Chrome could not outrun recent history.
All week, veteran horsemen pointed to this 1 ½-mile oval, the longest in American thoroughbred racing, and predicted it would be the grueling expanse on which his Triple...