| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:27 AM
A record 201 horses, including 38 from overseas, have been pre-entered for the 31st Breeders' Cup World Championships set for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Santa Anita.
There are 13 Breeders' Cup races worth $26 million scheduled over two days at the Arcadia...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:48 AM
The sixth annual "Horseshoe Hoedown" benefiting Equine-Assisted Therapies of South Florida will take place Oct. 25 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek.
The nonprofit provides a variety of therapeutic programs for children and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:03 PM
St. Charles' first-ever regatta Saturday in Pottawatomie Park along the Fox River had been planned meticulously by organizers for months.
Spectators dressed in Kentucky Derby-style garb would cruise down the river in a large paddle boat, enjoying drinks...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Friday, Oct. 3: That'll be the day the lines died. After 13 years serving more than 200 different sausages, including oddities like yak and rattlesnake, Doug Sohn will close Avondale's internationally famous encased meats emporium, his namesake Hot Doug's...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:26 PM
As Don Tollefson walked into a Bucks County courtroom to plead guilty Monday, family members of his most notable victim fumed in the courthouse hallway.
"It takes a pretty low person to prey on a dead police officer's family," said Tom Fox, father of...
| 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 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 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...