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No tramp, American Pharoah was born to run

posted: 08/04/2015 2:57 a.m. Discuss

When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of Sunday's Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose.

Haskell Invitational: Triple Crown champ romps to roar of 60,983

posted: 08/03/2015 3:27 a.m. Discuss

Victor Espinoza was curious as he gave American Pharoah his head and let the colt slingshot around the far turn at Monmouth Park, a charming racetrack on the Jersey Shore.

Off the Wire: Burnett to get arm checked

posted: 08/03/2015 3:08 a.m. Discuss

A.J. Burnett (North Little Rock, Central Arkansas Christian) had had enough. Fed up with his decreased velocity and his tight, stiff right elbow Thursday night, Burnett began throwing as hard as he could.

Pharoah’s return heightens Haskell

posted: 08/02/2015 4:21 a.m. Discuss

From a beauty salon in Beverly Hills to an intersection in Zurich, people are talking about American Pharoah.

Off the wire

posted: 08/02/2015 4:13 a.m. Discuss

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal dismissed Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-2 to set up a Hamburg Open final against Fabio Fognoni.

Commentary: Pharoah a boon for Monmouth Park

posted: 08/02/2015 3:58 a.m. Discuss

American Pharoah is more than the best thoroughbred in the world. He’s a cash cow. And it’s Monmouth Park’s turn to profit this weekend.

American Pharoah looks ready

posted: 08/02/2015 3:30 a.m. Discuss

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah had another easy gallop Saturday morning at Monmouth Park, his final serious exercise before the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational.

Off the wire

posted: 07/31/2015 2:49 a.m. Discuss

Ukrainian qualifier Denis Kudla upset third-seeded Jack Sock 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Thursday in the Atlanta Open, and No. 6 Steve Johnson and No. 8 Benjamin Becker also tumbled out.

Off the wire

posted: 07/30/2015 2:21 a.m. Discuss

BASEBALL Hamels headed to Texas Two people familiar with the deal said the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to trade ace left-hander Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers for a package of prospects.

Off the wire

posted: 07/29/2015 2:26 a.m. Discuss

HORSE RACING Pharoah stretches legs American Pharoah coasted through a half-mile workout in 48.80 seconds on Tuesday at Del Mar in California.

Second Thoughts: The drive not there for Bird

posted: 07/28/2015 3:11 a.m. Discuss

Sorry, Larry Bird fans. The "Hick from French Lick" just doesn't have it anymore.

Off the wire: Report: Napier to Magic

posted: 07/27/2015 3:25 a.m. Discuss

LeBron James’ “favorite player” in the 2014 NBA Draft now has something in common with James: both are former Miami Heat players.

COMMENTARY: Pharoah's farewell tour starts in Jersey

posted: 07/26/2015 2:36 a.m. Discuss

It has been a long time since horse players could proclaim that all is right in the world and actually mean it. The horses are already running at Del Mar, the track that Bing Crosby built where the turf meets the surf in Southern California. Saratoga Race Course kicked off its 147th summer renewal on Friday.

Off the wire

posted: 07/26/2015 1:59 a.m. Discuss

SOCCER US, Trinidad in same group The United States' road to the 2018 World Cup opens in November with a four-nation group that includes Trinidad and Tobago.

Oaklawn 2016 Stakes Schedule: $375,000 infusion spikes Derby series

posted: 07/25/2015 2:26 a.m. Discuss

Oaklawn Park is upping the ante in its quest to lure racing's top horses, particularly 3-year-olds with Kentucky Derby aspirations, to the Hot Springs track for the 2016 season.

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