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  • Peterson absent but still wanted back by Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts. Adrian Peterson, of course, has been conspicuously missing. "The guys in the locker room,...
  • Owner Ahmed Zayat takes aim at Kentucky Derby with 3 horses

    Ahmed Zayat can't contain his enthusiasm at having three horses running in the Kentucky Derby. The fast-talking Egyptian businessman is alternately nervous, hopeful and tickled pink. "Hyper" is how trainer Bob Baffert describes his client, whose American...
  • New law lets casinos, tracks negotiate simulcasting terms

    Gov. Chris Christie has signed a measure that would allow Atlantic City casinos to negotiate with horse tracks over the rates they charge to simulcast races. Assemblyman Ron Dancer, one of the law's sponsors, says the Borgata would have lost the signal...
  • Where To Watch The Kentucky Derby, Mint Julep In Hand

    Where To Watch The Kentucky Derby, Mint Julep In Hand
    These local spots are hosting Kentucky Derby parties with mint juleps, Hot Browns, ornate hats and all the action surrounding the "fastest two minutes in sports." Parties on Saturday, May 2, unless otherwise noted. >>Confetti! 393 Farmington Ave.,...
  • Derby Dream Comes True For North Haven Horseowners

    Derby Dream Comes True For North Haven Horseowners
    When we first wrote about two North Haven racehorse owners last July, we reported that they hoped someday to have a Derby contender. That hope was realized a few days ago. Racehorse owners Ralph Durante and John Buckley are part owners of Keen Ice,...
  • Bob Baffert duo heads list of storylines to watch leading into Kentucky Derby

    Bob Baffert duo heads list of storylines to watch leading into Kentucky Derby
    If last year's Kentucky Derby was the story of a people's champion from unlikely origins — California Chrome — Saturday's race appears to shape up as a battle of heavyweight trainers and star horses who have so far lived up to their billing....
  • Leave your selfie sticks at home, say Wimbledon organizers

    Tennis fans going to Wimbledon this year can leave their selfie sticks at home. The Grand Slam tennis tournament has become the latest sports event to ban the use of the devices, with organizers calling them a "nuisance." The All England Club says the...
  • On The Fly: Cavaliers Sweep Celtics With Costly Win

    On The Fly: Cavaliers Sweep Celtics With Costly Win
    Had the Boston Celtics defeated Cleveland in their first-round playoff series, the world would have reacted with great surprise, perhaps even some enthusiasm because the underdog is ultimately the coolest guy in town. It didn't happen. It didn't even come...
  • American Pharoah completes final pre-Kentucky Derby workout

    American Pharoah put in his final workout before the Kentucky Derby, and trainer Bob Baffert says his colt is quite comfortable with the track at Churchill Downs. The likely favorite for the Derby worked five furlongs in 58.40 seconds under Martin Garcia...
  • American Pharoah Completes Final Pre-Kentucky Derby Workout

    American Pharoah Completes Final Pre-Kentucky Derby Workout
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah has completed his final workout before the Kentucky Derby. The likely favorite for the 141st Derby galloped five furlongs in 58.62 seconds under Martin Garcia on Sunday at Churchill Downs. Looking on was...
  • Storytelling troupe on tap

    Short Story Theatre, the North Shore storytelling troupe, will be performing at The Alley in Highwood at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Known for precise, yet true tales, audiences can expect themes such as motherhood and teacher/student relationships. Admission is...