| Jun 10, 2014
If you want to become famous overnight, Steve Coburn can tell you how. The co-owner of California Chrome had reaped a lot of attention after the thoroughbred won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, putting him in position to capture a rare Triple Crown....
| Jun 10, 2014
I applaud the proposal by Tom Chuckas of the Maryland Jockey Club to modify the Triple Crown schedule. Even the owner of Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist said it would be "better for the horses" if the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont were...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:54 PM
How in the puck is it possible for hockey to be a TV hit in June?
Well, when you have a faceoff between the NHL teams in the Nos. 1 and 2 media markets in the U.S., the Stanley Cup finals can finally score some impressive numbers for NBC.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:41 PM
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."...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The first two games of the NBA Finals helped lift ABC to an easy primetime ratings victory in key demos last week, while HBO's "Game of Thrones" remained the hottest entertainment series as it nears its season finale.
For the week of June 2-8,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Friday's Picturs in the News begins in France, where D-Day ceremonies this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of 'Operation Overlord', a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:34 AM
El ejemplar California Chrome confirmó su favoritismo y ganó este sábado la 140ª edición del Kentucky Derby, primera parada de la Triple Corona de la hípica estadounidense.
El potro castaño, montado por el mexicano Víctor Espinoza, sacó casi tres...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
California Chrome and trainer Art Sherman are going their separate ways this week.
California Chrome, winner of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, will remain at Churchill Downs in Louisville until he is shipped to Baltimore next Monday in preparation...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:15 AM
There are a lot of Hall of Famers involved with Game On Dude, installed on Monday as the 8-5 morning-line favorite and set to run from post position No. 9 in Saturday's $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita.
There's Hall of Fame trainer Bob...
| Feb 24, 2014
REVERE, Mass. — Voters in this working-class city on Boston's North Shore — with its long history of gambling on greyhounds and horse racing — will decide Tuesday whether to allow Mohegan Sun to build a $1.3 billion casino at the Suffolk...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:30 AM
The Directors Guild of America has selected Lee Blaine as the recipient of its Frank Capra award and Vince DeDario for the Franklin J. Schaffner award.
The duo will be honored at the 66th Annual DGA Awards on Jan. 25 at the Century Plaza.
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Candace Parker had a blast in her All-Star debut. Parker scored a record 23 points to lead the West to a 102-98 win over the East on Saturday at Uncasville, Conn., and earn MVP honors.
The Sparks star was voted a starter for the 2011 game, but she...