posted: 05/18/2013 11:27 a.m.
BALTIMORE — All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt will take on eight challengers in the second leg of the Triple Crown. If he wins, Orb will attempt to become the first Triple Crown champion since Affirmed in 1978 at the Belmont Stakes on June 8. In the Preakness, Orb will be facing five horses he defeated in the Derby and three who did not run in the race.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:46 a.m.
Many handicappers had a reason for skepticism after Orb scored his decisive victory in the Kentucky Derby and was hailed as a bright new star of racing. They had seen this scenario before.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:43 a.m.
Auburn starting pitcher Michael O’Neal said he knew what he was up against when Arkansas scored a run in the third inning of Friday night’s game at Plainsman Park.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:41 a.m.
Friday’s scores BASEBALL Class 7A Fayetteville 6, Rogers 3 Class 3A Harding Academy 14, Fordyce 3 Class 2A Conway St. Joseph, 13, Dierks 3
posted: 05/18/2013 4:37 a.m.
No. 12 Arkansas, led by a bogey-free 4-under round from senior Austin Cook, took advantage of drier conditions at the Blessings Golf Club on Friday to make a big move at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:36 a.m.
Kyle Busch holds a 3-0 advantage over Kasey Kahne this season and understands Kahne may be planning some retaliation.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:35 a.m.
The Ottawa Senators have plenty of respect for Sidney Crosby.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:33 a.m.
The Indiana Pacers head into Game 6 against the New York Knicks in unfamiliar territory.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:32 a.m.
Having already impressed with his arm, Matt Harvey got to show off his bat.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:31 a.m.
UALR rallied from a three-run deficit to even its series with Arkansas State and get within a victory of clinching a spot in the Sun Belt Conference tournament.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:30 a.m.
Anthony Bemboom’s Friday started with an early-morning flight out of Moline, Ill. It ended about 16 hours later with his new teammates shoving towels filled with shaving cream in his face.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:29 a.m.
Arkansas scored two runs in the first and second innings on its way to a 5-1 victory over Fordham on Friday in the opening softball game of the NCAA Norman Regional in Norman, Okla.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:28 a.m.
Taggart Lockhart won’t be with the UALR men’s basketball team during summer workouts in a few weeks or when it begins practice in the fall to start next season.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:26 a.m.
O’Neill sees Goldencents with a chance BALTIMORE — Goldencents will try for a historic turnaround in the Preakness Stakes after running 17th in the Kentucky Derby.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:25 a.m.
Keegan Bradley again bogeyed Nos. 1 and 18 in the second round of the Byron Nelson Championship.