Victor Carrasco guided 9-5 second choice Daily News ($5.80) to a decisive three-length victory in Laurel Park's second race Friday, the jockey's first local win since returning Sept. 16 from a foot injury.
The Ravens' Week 16 game against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers was flexed out of prime time as part of a contingency plan laid out late Monday afternoon and executed because of Monday's 31-24 win by the New York Giants over the Miami Dolphins.
Barring a dramatic turnaround in Baltimore and total collapses elsewhere, the Ravens aren't likely to be a serious player in the AFC postseason picture over the final six weeks of this season. That might knock them out of two primetime games at M&T Bank Stadium.
Ravens secondary coach Steve Spagnuolo is a finalist for the New York Giants' defensive coordinator vacancy along with former Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
The Ravens can clinch a playoff berth with a win over the Browns plus a Bengals loss, or a Ravens win plus the San Diego Chargers losing or tying the Kansas City Chiefs or a Ravens tie plus a Chargers loss.
Indefinitely suspended former Ravens Pro Bowl running back along with his wife, Janay, and his defense attorney, Michael Diamondstein, will meet with both NFL investigator Robert Mueller III and NFL Players Association investigator Richard Craig Smith, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- two of the most obnoxious people in the world -- are reproducing. Joe Flacco can't even claim the title of the NFL's most pathetic quarterback. And Hillary Clinton is in the hospital with a blood clot.