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  • Clippers' Doc Rivers shows faith in DeAndre Jordan

    DeAndre Jordan was intentionally fouled by the Golden State Warriors with just under four minutes left in Thursday night’s game. After missing both free throws, Jordan was pulled by Clippers Coach Doc Rivers one second later. But about 30...
  • Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile: Goldencents holds on to win for Doug O'Neill

    Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile: Goldencents holds on to win for Doug O'Neill
    Goldencents, who earlier this year was considered a strong Kentucky Derby horse, set blistering early fractions and held on to win the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile for trainer Doug O'Neill. Goldencents, winner of the Santa Anita Derby, went off at 6-1 in the...
  • Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals engage in brawl

    The Philadelphia Flyers were supposed to be Stanley Cup contenders this season. Instead, it looks like they've gone the goon route in trying to resurrect something worthwhile from a season that's quickly spiraling out of control. In the closing...
  • Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf: Favorite Dank wins

    Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf: Favorite Dank wins
    Breeders' Cup day is usually not kind to favorites, but Dank beat the (short) odds to win the $2-million Filly and Mare Turf race at Santa Anita on Saturday. Dank withstood a blanket finish to win by 1/2-length. It was Dank's seventh win in 12 starts....
  • Breeders' Cup: Jockey John Velazquez undergoes emergency surgery

    Jockey John Velazquez underwent emergency surgery Saturday afternoon to remove his spleen as the result of a spill he took in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies race. Velazquez was riding Secret Compass in the fourth race when the horse broke a front...
  • Breeders' Cup Juvenile: New Year's Day becomes early Derby favorite

    The Juvenile is the race that should foreshadow the Kentucky Derby favorite. The favorite, yes, the winner, almost never. Of the 29 previous Breeders' Cup Juvenile winners, only one -- Street Sense in 2006 -- has achieved that double. But that doesn't...
  • Breeders' Cup Mile: Wise Dan rallies, repeats as champion

    Breeders' Cup Mile: Wise Dan rallies, repeats as champion
    Wise Dan became the third repeat champion of the day as he surged late to win the Breeders' Cup Mile going away. He joined Groupie Doll, winner of the Filly and Mare Sprint, and Mizdirection, who took the Turf Sprint, as repeat Breeders' Cup champions....
  • Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint: Mizdirection repeats as champion

    Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint: Mizdirection repeats as champion
    What's going on at the Breeders' Cup? The traditional home of longshots has been playing favorites. For the third race in a row, the favorite -- in this case Mizdirection -- won at Santa Anita in the Turf Sprint on Saturday. It was also the second...
  • Breeders' Cup Turf: Irish import Magician wins

    Breeders' Cup Turf: Irish import Magician wins
    Turf races are known for late charges and Saturday's $3-million Breeders' Cup race didn't disappoint. Magician came from seventh at the start of the stretch to win the 1 1/2-mile race by half a length. The race starts midway on a hill beyond the far...
  • Jockey John Velazquez has spleen removed after spill at Santa Anita

    Jockey John Velazquez has spleen removed after spill at Santa Anita
    Horses and jockeys were on the move Sunday returning to their home bases after the two-day Breeders' Cup races at Santa Anita, but Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez remained at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena after having his spleen removed...
  • Elizabeth Banks presents final trophy at Breeders' Cup

    The event: The Breeders’ Cup, Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Racetrack, offering purses up to $5 million, attracting racing enthusiasts from all over the world and prompting the most fashionable patrons to top off in fancy hats or fascinators. Of note:...
  • Jimmy Kimmel joins Oprah on cover of O, the Oprah Magazine

    Jimmy Kimmel joins Oprah on cover of O, the Oprah Magazine
    On the cover of December's O, the Oprah Magazine, the television queen wears a scarlet gown from White by Vera Wang Exclusively at David's Bridal. The dress has a 15-foot train, which in the cover photo stretches into a workshop where an elfin Jimmy...