A picture-perfect morning at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore will soon give way to anticipation as Orb attempts to back up his Kentucky Derby victory in the Preakness Stakes. A win would move him within one triumph of the elusive Triple Crown.
Although post positions may not be as important in the Preakness with nine horses entered as opposed to 19 in the Kentucky Derby, they are likely to come into play to some degree. Perhaps they won't prevent a horse from winning, but they can make the task far more difficult.
After a miserable 2012-13 NBA season for the Los Angeles Lakers following a huge offseason, many fans are now left wondering what could have been had Phil Jackson taken over the team. Well, at the very least, he's finally telling us all why he didn't end up back in L.A.
Most of the early transfer talk surrounding Arsenal concerned links to marquee names such as Wayne Rooney and Stevan Jovetic. But it appears the first splash Arsene Wenger wants to make involves lesser-known striker Yaya Sanogo.
After two weeks of anticipation since the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes Day has finally arrived. Many questions will be answered today including the one on everyone's mind: Will Orb move one step closer to becoming the first Triple Crown winner since 1978?
With the pending departure of Celtics captain Paul Pierce on the horizon, many fans will be looking to Jeff Green to fill the sneakers of the Boston mainstay for at least the near future and hopefully the long term as well.
The Bay to Breakers run, a 12K race in San Francisco, is one of the most entertaining races in the country. At the annual running, you will see both serious runners and folks running in full costume (and yes, even a few streakers).