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  • Miranda Lambert's life has gone 'Platinum,' and she's grateful

     Miranda Lambert's life has gone 'Platinum,' and she's grateful
    Miranda Lambert can point to all sorts of things she has now that she didn't have a decade ago when she launched her career in country music. The singer and songwriter has racked up a string of four hit albums, six No. 1 chart hits, a Grammy Award, 18...
  • Flashback: Chicago's violent taxi wars of the 1920s

     Flashback: Chicago's violent taxi wars of the 1920s
    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....
  • California Chrome wins Kentucky Derby

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—All winter and spring, California Chrome kept getting better, even as his top 3-year-old rivals succumbed to injuries or delivered stagnant performances. The Kentucky Derby is known for confounding expectations with its packed...
  • California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn apologizes for critical comments

    California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn apologizes for critical comments
    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...
  • Fix the Triple Crown's 'cheating' problem [Letter]

    Fix the Triple Crown's 'cheating' problem [Letter]
    I do not follow horse racing all year but found myself intrigued by the Preakness and followed it to see if the Kentucky Derby winner prevailed. Once that happened, there was an excitement about the Belmont Stakes and a possible Triple Crown winner! It...
  • Another runner-up finish for Stewart's horse at the Kentucky Derby

    Another runner-up finish for Stewart's horse at the Kentucky Derby
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Dallas Stewart did it again. A year ago, his horse, Golden Soul, finished second in the Kentucky Derby as a 34-1 underdog. On Saturday, the Kentucky-based trainer pulled off another second-place finish, this time with 38-1...
  • Five storylines to watch for 2014 Preakness Stakes

    Five storylines to watch for 2014 Preakness Stakes
    California Chrome did what he was supposed to do at the Kentucky Derby, running the exact race his trainer and jockey envisioned as other contenders found trouble around him. As a result, the only horse with a flawless resume entering the first leg of...
  • California Chrome soaks up attention as he arrives at Pimlico for Preakness Stakes

    California Chrome soaks up attention as he arrives at Pimlico for Preakness Stakes
    California Chrome has a bit of Hollywood in him. Just a few steps into his first afternoon at Pimlico Race Course on Monday, the Kentucky Derby champion stopped and posed regally before a pack of photographers click, click, clicking. The handsome...
  • Crowns all around for Kings and California Chrome?

    The Kings and the Sport of Kings are currently a couple of royal surprises. Theirs are stories needing no help from Hollywood. Truth is not only better than fiction here. It is, to use the favorite word of thoroughbred trainer Art Sherman, a "wow."...
  • Preakness Day kicks off with sun and a fast track

    Good morning, Baltimore, and welcome to the 139th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico.   It was a sunny 62 degrees at Pimlico when the first race went to post Saturday, with the track in fast condition after Friday morning’s rain soaked the track.  ...
  • When is the Belmont Stakes? Get race broadcast info

    When is the Belmont Stakes? Get race broadcast info
    When does the 2014 Belmont Stakes start? NBC's race coverage begins at 4:30 p.m. today. More pre-race coverage is on NBCSN from 2:30-4:30 p.m.  The race, where California Chrome is attempting to win the Triple Crown, is slated to begin at 6:52 p.m. on...