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  • Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio marriage was novel

    Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio marriage was novel
    Just about two weeks ago, this newspaper and WGN Radio quietly celebrated 90 years together. But in a few months, they will be calling it quits. The Tribune Co.'s broadcast and publishing divisions are going their separate ways, ending a media...
  • 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.  ...
  • Race-by-race results from Preakness Day

    Race-by-race results from Preakness Day
    Race 1: Jockey Julian Pimentel rode Magic Cash to victory in the first of 12 races on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. Phlash Phelps took second and Relentless Ride finished in third in the 1 1/6-mile race. The winner finished in 1 minute, 44.98 seconds....
  • The California Chrome nasal strip controversy, explained

    The California Chrome nasal strip controversy, explained
    On Saturday night, it seemed a foregone conclusion that we'd see Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes champion California Chrome run for a Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes on June 7. But on Sunday morning, the horse's trainer Art Sherman said that...
  • California Chrome equipment 'might be an issue' for Belmont Stakes

    California Chrome equipment 'might be an issue' for Belmont Stakes
    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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • California Chrome has first jog at Belmont

    California Chrome has first jog at Belmont
    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....
  • California Chrome goes half-mile in 47.69 seconds in final breeze before Belmont

    California Chrome goes half-mile in 47.69 seconds in final breeze before Belmont
    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....
  • Chrome co-owner continues rant vs. rules

    Chrome co-owner continues rant vs. rules
    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...
  • 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...