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Kentucky Derby 2022

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Who You Got? The First Saturday in May is this weekend. Place your bets! I like 3, 12, 13, 6, in that order, but will probably hedge my bets (no pun intended) and play that as a four-way exacta box so it doesn't matter wh... read more

Kentucky Derby 2021

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Well, the First Saturday in May has come and gone, and all I can say is I am glad I could not get the online betting to work. I would have lost it all. I never let myself get out of control, but did have a $100 allowance. Online ga... read more

Now, This Is A True Sports Hero

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"A line drive foul ball hits a four year old boy in the head at Fenway. Jim Rice, realizing in a flash that it would take EMTs too long to arrive and cut through the crowd, sprang from the dugout and scooped up the boy. He ... read more

Now It (NFL) Gets Good

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The post-season is better than the regular season in any sport, and the NFL is no different. Check out this page and you will see the match-ups for this coming week... read more

Breeders Cup 2020

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The Breeders Cup is happening today! And yesterday, but we missed that. Today is the big day, anyway. I am really looking forward to the Classic, the final race. Some big names. Read the rest here ... read more

Harness Racing Legend, Billy Direct

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I just learned that a , was born near where I live. I just thought that was pretty cool. See ... read more

Kentucky Derby (2020)

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""Thousand Words" upset Honor A. P. in the Shared Belief Stakes on Saturday at Del Mar and got a Beyer Speed Figure of 104, all of which prompted Marty McGee of Daily Racing Form to cut his odds to 12-1 from last week's 50-... read more

Belmont Stakes To Be Run First In Triple Crown This Year

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Go to BelmontStakes.com. These are the entrants. Still ... read more

Kentucky Derby Postponed

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This is a first, as far as we know. No, we didn't research it. We don't do a lot of research here. :) Anyway... "The 146th Kentucky Derby will be rescheduled from May 2, 2020 to Septem... read more

NFL Conference Championship Games

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For the first time ever, I actually like all four of the teams left on "the road to the Super Bowl": Titans v. Chiefs - Sunday at 3:05 PM EST; and, Packers v. 49ers - Sunday at 6:40 PM EST. The Titans are my current team (since I live ne... read more

USMNT Fan-Preferred Roster

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Who do you want playing right now for the US Men's national soccer team (assuming everyone's available) for a hypothetical must-win game?VOTE HERE ... read more

NBC Soccer

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Go to nbcsports.com-soccer Go to nbcsports.com-soccer ... read more

Derby This Saturday

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Here are my picks for Saturday's Kentucky Derby: WIN - Cutting Humor (because I have that); PLACE - Country House (because I want that); and SHOW - War of Will (because I'm goin... read more

The Rainbow Ends In Sacramento

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The rainbow really does end in Sacramento! My nephew Milan has captured proof. :) This was taken at their minor league team, ... read more

My English Premier League Team

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Trying to decide which English Premier League team I should consider "my team." Very important. Leaning toward either Liverpool FC (be ... read more

No More Penalty Shootouts

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I'm a huge soccer fan, but absolutely hate penalty shootouts. That is no way to decide a game. The winning team needs to be determined by playing the game, not through penalty kicks. That's like deciding an American football ... read more

American Pharoah Vs. Secretariat, Who Would Win?

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Interesting!The 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah ran the sixth-fastest Belmont Stakes ever, but if he was racing against Secretariat's record tim... read more

The Road To The Kentucky Derby (2015)

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The 20 three-year-olds to make the starting gate in the Kentucky Derby are determined by the Road to the Kentucky Derby... read more

American Racehorse, Cigar, Dies At Age 24

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Sad news. He was one of the greats. We saw him in retirement at ... read more

Parents Code Of Ethics

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Signing my daughter up for softball, I had to laugh at this (stripped down) :I will encourage good sportsmanshipI will place the emotional and physical well-being of my child ahead of my personal desire ... read more

World Cup 2014

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I love World Cup soccer ("football-futbol" to most of the world), so life is good now with all the games on. I'm ticked at ABC-ESPN for limiting all USA games to ESPN, which I can't see b ... read more

California Chrome, A Horse Of A Uniting Color

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They have a 77-year-old trainer who thought his big-time days were over, and a jockey who grew up afraid of horses. They pulled California Chrome's name out of Coburn's cowboy hat. If not for the luck of the draw the horse could have... read more

Hollywood Park, What A Run It Had

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Today (December 22, 2013) is the last day of racing at Hollywood Park before it's torn down. It's sad, but that part of town has been "the 'hood" for several decades now, so it's no surprise no one wanted to go there. I worked there onc... read more

Mucho Macho Man Grooves To His Song

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Breeder's Cup Classic winner . It was apparently removed (p... read more

Good Start

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The NFL got off to a today (2013-09-10), the first real games of the season. Both of my teams, the Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers, won! The Titans were a surprise over the Steelers. The Niners won "as expected" e... read more

Travers Stakes (2013)

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Several big name horses in it this year:Verrazano, Haskell winnerPalace Malice, Belmont and Jim Dandy winnerOrb, ... read more

Derby Results (2013)

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Florida Derby winner Orb won today's Kentucky Derby in "the slop." But you've probably already heard-rea... read more

Kentucky Derby-Related Pages (2013)

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Where to keep up or catch up on the upcoming Derby:espn.go.com-horse-racing-triplecrown2013- ... read more

Road To The Triple Crown (2013)

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The Triple Crown 2013 - ESPN. I always try and follow these preludes to the Kentucky Derby so that I have at ... read more

Kentucky Oaks & Derby (2013)

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2013 Kentucky Oaks & Derby May 3 and 4, 2013 Tickets, Events, News. Time to start watching the Derby "prep" races so y ... read more

Surfer Catches Biggest Wave, Ever, Off Portugal

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Surfer catches 'biggest wave ever' off PortugalSurfer catches 'biggest wave ever' off Portug... read more

Brisnet Top 10 Kentucky Derby Contenders (2011)

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Brisnet Top 10 Kentucky Derby Contenders Here's the current year's... read more

Kentucky Oaks & Derby (2011)

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Kentucky Oaks & Derby (2011) Time to start watching the races leading up to the Kentucky Derby so I have a clue who to bet on on Derby Day, May 7th. ... read more

Events At Mpact Sports

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For those in middle Tennessee: Events at Mpact. Elizabeth used to go here for gymnastics. They are a great bunch of people.... read more

Fox Shoots Hunter In Belarus

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Hooray for the fox!Read the rest here Fox "shoots hunter" in Belarus"A wounded fox shot ... read more

Zenyatta Lost

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by half a head!This is the Breeder's Cup Classic I'm talking about. I thought she was hurt or something the... read more

Giants Win

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For the first time in my lifetime, the S.F. Giants have won the World Series!And they did it on my birthday!Adding to my joy was seeing George W. Bush in the background, clearly unhappy.... read more

Kentucky Derby (2008)

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Here's a list of possible starters for next week's Kentucky Derby: Derby 2008. The experts are divided betwe... read more


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SoccerBleacher Report - SoccerESPNFC... read more

Sports Jokes

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Baseball An Irishman moves to the USA and finally attends his first baseball game. The first batter approached the batters box, took a few swings and then hit a double. Everyone was on their feet screaming "Run, Run." ... read more

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