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Kentucky Derby

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  • NBC gives Crosby, Ovechkin four periods, but no more

     
    What if Saturday's Penguins-Capitals game on NBC runs late, what with the Kentucky Derby scheduled for early evening on the network? If the game goes to one overtime, it will remain on NBC. If it goes beyond one OT, it......
  • Calvin Borel is a one-of-a-kind racing character

     
    Newsday turf scribe Ed McNamara had this to say about Mine That Bird in last Thursday's paper: "No figures and no hope; please stay in the barn on Saturday." Oops. Well, he wasn't the only one who was wrong about......
  • NESN's Jerry Remy out indefinitely after cancer surgery

     
    Jerry Remy, a very-well-liked Red Sox TV institution, is out indefinitely at NESN as he recovers from lung cancer surgery. A statement from Remy. Get well soon, sir. Saturday's Kentucky Derby averaged 16.3 million viewers from 6:09 to 6:57 p.m.,......
  • Manny Pacquiao delivers punches . . . and vowels

     
    This Saturday reminds me of May 5, 2007, a throwback sports day and night on which the Kentucky Derby and the Mayweather-De La Hoya fight provided a reminder of when two of the three biggest sports in the nation were......
  • Kentucky Derby, with longshot winner, is a TV hit

     
    The Kentucky Derby averaged 10.2 percent of homes in major markets, up from 9.5 last year and the highest such figure since 1992.......
  • Queasiness by association

     
    I remember what I fixed for dinner after the Kentucky Derby last year. How likely is that?That was the Derby, you may remember, where Eight Belles had to be euthanized. Up until then I would watch a leg of the......
  • Preakness preview: Hey Byrn

     
    Hey Byrn has been running in Florida where he won the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream about a month ago and finished fourth behind Big Brown in the Florida Derby. The colt failed to run in the Kentucky Derby after......
  • Preakness preview: Icabad Crane

     
    As part of our walk-up to the Preakness, we're going to profile the field that will challenge Kentucky Derby winner and prohibitive favorite Big Brown. The first colt we'll take a look can be called something of a favorite son......
  • 'Project Runway' recap: You're so money

     
    Janell reports on last night's Project Runway:Previously, the show got all historical on us. Valerie’s outfit was sad, Mondo won, and Michael D was out. Now Christopher and Mondo have to move in with Andy and Michael, so we’ve got......
  • 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."...
  • Breeders' Cup Classic hopeful Paynter outruns odds against survival

     Breeders' Cup Classic hopeful Paynter outruns odds against survival
    Most thoroughbreds leave their barns to go to the races. Paynter got off his deathbed. Were he to somehow win Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita — a longshot outcome — it would be a story that deserved all the adjectives that...
  • California Chrome's biggest test is yet to come

    California Chrome's biggest test is yet to come
    There is a lot we now know about California Chrome, first and foremost that he will have his day in the New York spotlight and keep the horse racing world in high clover for another three weeks. We also know that the blue-collar chestnut colt has a...