| Feb 6, 2015
| 9:57 PM
Many years ago, long enough that neither men can remember exactly when, a young horse trainer and a rider lived in the same apartment building in San Mateo.
The two worked out of nearby Bay Meadows Racetrack and sparked a casual friendship. Both had...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 1:28 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring.
Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they're backing their opinions with real...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:29 PM
It all depends on what your taste is, but Friday offers two rivalry games in our backyard. On the college side, there is No. 11 Quinnipiac hosting No. 13 Yale in men's hockey at High Point Solutions Arena at 7 p.m. On the high school side, there is Weaver...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:58 PM
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.
| Feb 14, 2015
| 4:44 PM
HALLANDALE — Merry Meadow, going for three stakes triumphs in a row, figured to be tough to beat in Saturday's Grade 3 Hurricane Bertie Stakes at Gulfstream. Theoretically her task should have become easier when two of her six rivals scratched.
| Mar 7, 2015
| 4:31 PM
Shug McGaughey honed Honor Code all winter toward his 2015 debut in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap. A stride or two out of the gate in the one-mile Grade 2 McGaughey said he felt like leaving for home.
Honor Code, breaking from the rail, stumbled...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:15 PM
All eyes will be on Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith and Shared Belief on Saturday when they team up for what could be a historic day in the $1-million Santa Anita Handicap.
Never before in the 78-year history of the track has a jockey won the prestigious...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:05 PM
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 —...
| Jan 11, 2015
Today, the village of Middleburg, located near the western edge of Carroll County, is a quiet spot without a lot of traffic. There have always been roads connecting it to Uniontown, Taneytown, Union Bridge and parts of Frederick County, but it wasn't...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:39 AM
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...