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Seven Ways to Fake Being a Racing Expert

Seven Ways to Fake Being a Racing Expert

You're not a horse racing expert, but you can act like one for the Kentucky Derby. Amid all the hats, the mint jule... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Secretariat Jockey Out of Hospital After Crash

Secretariat Jockey Out of Hospital After Crash

The jockey who rode Secretariat to the Triple Crown decades ago is out of the hospital six weeks after breaking his... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Kentucky Derby Bans Selfie Sticks

Kentucky Derby Bans Selfie Sticks

For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Schedule for Washington Redskins Released

Schedule for Washington Redskins Released

The Washington Redskins will kick off their season on Sept. 13 against the Miami Dolphins, according to a schedule... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Blackhawks Outlast Predators, 3-2, in 3 OT

Blackhawks Outlast Predators, 3-2, in 3 OT

Brent Seabrook scored on a booming slap shot 1 minute into the third overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Proposed Chargers-Raiders Stadium Plan Moves Forward

Proposed Chargers-Raiders Stadium Plan Moves Forward

A plan for a proposed stadium that could become home to the NFL's San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders cleared... Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Flames Handle Canucks, 3-1, to Take Series Lead

Flames Handle Canucks, 3-1, to Take Series Lead

Jiri Hudler had a goal and an assist and the Calgary Flames earned a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Wizards Defeat Raptors 117-106 in Game 2

Wizards Defeat Raptors 117-106 in Game 2

The Washington Wizards took a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series with the Toronto Raptors... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Capitals Outlast Islanders, 2-1, in OT

Capitals Outlast Islanders, 2-1, in OT

Nicklas Backstrom scored 11:09 into overtime to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night, and... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
2015 NHL Playoffs: Detroit Shuts Out Lightning 3-0

2015 NHL Playoffs: Detroit Shuts Out Lightning 3-0

Petr Mrazek made 22 saves for his first postseason shutout, and Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Caps Focused on Tying Series With Game 4 Win

Caps Focused on Tying Series With Game 4 Win

The Washington Capitals are focused on evening their quarterfinals series with the Islanders at two games apiece.... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Fox NASCAR Announcer Byrnes Dies of Cancer at Age 56

Fox NASCAR Announcer Byrnes Dies of Cancer at Age 56

Fox NASCAR announcer Steve Byrnes has died. He was 56. Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Game 4 Preps: Caps Try to Bring Home a Win

Game 4 Preps: Caps Try to Bring Home a Win

The Caps prep for Game 4 against the Islanders, trying to even the series at two games apiece. Carol Maloney reports... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Caps Prepare for Game 4 With Positive Attitude

Caps Prepare for Game 4 With Positive Attitude

The Washington Capitals are approaching Game 4 against the New York Islanders with a positive attitude. News4's... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Foul Ball Hits Fan in Head at Cubs-Pirates Game

Foul Ball Hits Fan in Head at Cubs-Pirates Game

A foul ball flew off Starlin Castro's bat and hit a fan in the back of the head at the Pirates-Cubs game Monday... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Islanders Fans Taking Parts of Nassau Coliseum With Them

Islanders Fans Taking Parts of Nassau Coliseum With Them

There will be something missing when the Caps and Islanders play Game 4 on Tuesday. The Islanders leave Nassau Coli... Watch »

Apr 20, 2015
77 F-Bombs: Reds Manager Sorry After Profanity-Filled Rant

77 F-Bombs: Reds Manager Sorry After Profanity-Filled Rant

Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price has apologized for using profanity during a pregame meeting with reporters, but... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Ducks Rally for 5-4 OT Win Over Jets

Ducks Rally for 5-4 OT Win Over Jets

The raucous "whiteout crowd" left on a down note after Anaheim's Rickard Rakell scored at 5:12 of overtime... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Teen's Twitter Wager on Derrick Rose Goes Viral

Teen's Twitter Wager on Derrick Rose Goes Viral

A Chicago teen was watching the Chicago Bulls take on the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday when he casually sent out a wager... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Wild Shut Out Blues, 3-0

Wild Shut Out Blues, 3-0

Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise scored second-period goals and the Minnesota Wild... Read »

Apr 21, 2015

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