A trainer and jockey accustomed to success. A headstrong horse with a mind of its own. Together, they harnessed their collective talents to win the Kentucky Derby.
Always Dreaming splashed through the slop for...
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 05:36 PM EDT
Soggy Kentucky Derby Day Doesn't Dampen Party for Some Fans
Danielle Bunker's flowery hat drooped and rain dripped from her pink poncho as she settled into the waterlogged Churchill Downs infield, but she wasn't going to let gloomy weather dampen her Kentucky Derby...
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 01:00 PM EDT
Wizards' Oubre Suspended, Miss Game 4 of Wizards/Celtics
Always Dreaming, ridden by jockey John Valezquez, won the 143rd Kentucky Derby on a muddy track ahead of 19 other athletes at Churchhill Downs on May 6, 2017. It is the second Derby win for both Valezquez and...
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 12:54 PM EDT
Penguins Star Crosby Passes Tests, Might Play Game 5
Sidney Crosby returned to work Friday, practicing with his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates barely four days removed from a frightening hit that left the him with a concussion, and his status for the rest of the...
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 03:39 PM EDT
Historic Calumet Farm Back in Kentucky Derby With 3 Entrants
Brad Kelley isn't fazed by the long odds facing his three horses in Saturday's Kentucky Derby.
The owner of Calumet Farm has overcome bigger hurdles restoring the storied stable's presence on the racing...
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 03:57 PM EDT
Man Falls 26 Seconds Short of 1st Sub 2-Hour Marathon
Eliud Kipchoge was 26 seconds from making history on Saturday but the Olympic champion finished just short of becoming the first person to run a marathon in less than two hours.
Kipchoge ran the 26.2 miles...
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 04:08 AM EDT
20,000 Miles and Counting: At 72, This Ultra-Marathoner Plans to Keep Running
At 72-years-old, Bob Becker estimates he's run about 20,000 miles in his lifetime.
He's conquered the Boston Marathon and several ultra-marathons. In 2015, he spent his 70th birthday running the prestigious...
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 08:24 PM EDT
Manfred: MLB Considers Guidelines for Racist Taunts
Days after a fan at Fenway Park directed racial slurs at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said he is determined to "provide our players with an environment where they feel...
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 05:33 PM EDT
No Clear Favorite, Rain Make for Unpredictable Ky. Derby
Todd Pletcher will saddle three horses in the Kentucky Derby, a race that features no clear favorite and wet conditions after rain fell Saturday morning.
The 20-horse field for Saturday's Kentucky Derby lacks a...