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 4:36 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 4:30 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 4:26 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.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:24 a.m.
Take a Hall of Fame trainer, add the winning jockey in the Kentucky Derby and mix them both with a talented filly.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:02 a.m.
YANKEES LHP Pettitte on 15-day DL NEW YORK — Add starting pitcher Andy Pettitte to the long list of All-Stars on the New York Yankees’ disabled list.
posted: 05/17/2013 4:24 a.m.
Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd.
posted: 05/17/2013 4:23 a.m.
David Beckham, the English midfielder who combined devastating free kicks, dashing good looks and savvy marketing to become one of the most recognizable athletes in the world, announced Thursday that he would retire from soccer at season’s end.
posted: 05/17/2013 4:10 a.m.
Henrik Lundqvist held the Bruins at bay for more than 16 minutes of overtime until finally he gave up the deciding goal to a wide-open Brad Marchand streaking down the middle.
posted: 05/17/2013 4:06 a.m.
Yordano Ventura did all he could to slow down the streaking Arkansas Travelers on Thursday night.