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  • Jim Nantz plans to walk away after 2035 Masters

     
    Jim Nantz also made an appearance at the SBJ event (see post below), reiterating he plans to retire from golf broadcasting after working his 50th Masters in 2035, and confirming there is an "unwritten rule" at CBS against discussing NFL......
  • 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......
  • '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......
  • Macho Derby pick: Ritvo-trained colt is one from the heart

     
    When it comes to scoping out a Kentucky Derby winner, most years I spend hours studying my Daily Racing Form, scrutinizing Beyer speed figures, Tomlinson ratings, dosage indexes and all the other inscrutable handicapping tools that make horse racing as......
  • Theme parks with mommy issues

    Theme parks with mommy issues
    Moms are almost invisible at our theme parks. No, not the ones wielding double-wide strollers and juggling a bambino or two plus a little princess. Those I see a lot. But what about fictional mothers built into the stories of individual attractions? They'...
  • Shared Belief takes Pacific Classic by 2 3/4 lengths at Del Mar

    On a picturesque, weather-perfect Sunday afternoon at Del Mar, with a crowd of 28,290 roaring its approval, unbeaten Shared Belief proved he might be horse racing's next big star, accelerating when jockey Mike Smith asked on the final turn and pulling...
  • Victor Espinoza has a cause beyond riding California Chrome to victory

    There we were, in a press conference, chronicling normal euphoria and gathering normal quotes from the winners of the Kentucky Derby, when the story took a 90-degree turn. Victor Espinoza was fighting back tears. And they weren't tears of joy. Until a...