11 Horses That Came Oh-So-Close to Winning the Triple Crown
After come-from-behind victories in the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, I’ll Have Another can become the 12th horse in history to win the Triple Crown with a victory at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.
Sports Movie of the Week: ‘Seabiscuit’ [VIDEO]
While millions will watch I’ll Have Another attempt to complete his improbable run at the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes this Saturday, thoroughbred horse racing remains far behind team sports in the psyche of American sports fans.
But that wasn’t always the case.
But that wasn’t always the case.
MLB Weekly Report: Teams Seeking Boston Red Sox Kevin Youkilis; 2012 MLB Draft On Monday
The 2012 Major League Baseball season is now a third of the way complete. Pennant races are starting to take shape in all six divisions, while some teams are scrambling to address key injuries. Here’s what’s going on this week in Major League Baseball:
This Weekend in Sports: French Open, NBA Playoffs and an MLB Showdown
The French Open heads into its second week, while the NBA playoffs near their final round. Here’s what’s scheduled this weekend in sports:
MLB Weekly Report: Derek Jeter Passes George Brett; Roy Halladay Exits With Sore Shoulder …
The New York Yankees are as hot as the summer-like weather in the East and Midwest parts of the country, meanwhile the Chicago Cubs have now lost 12 games in a row. Here’s what’s happening this week in Major League Baseball:
2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Finals Preview – Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics
The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics will face each other in the Eastern Conference Finals. Game 1 of the best-of-seven series is Monday night in Miami. The winner advances to the 2012 NBA Finals against the victor of the San Antonio-Oklahoma City series. Here’s a preview of the Eastern…
2012 Stanley Cup Finals Preview: New Jersey Devils vs. Los Angeles Kings
Few hockey pundits would have predicted a Stanley Cup Final between the Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils. Yet, those two teams will meet for the 2012 Stanley Cup when their best-of-seven series begins on Wednesday in Newark, NJ. Here’s a preview of the 2012 Stanley Cup Fin…
Dario Franchitti Wins Indy 500
Dario Franchitti won the 96th running of the Indy 500 on Sunday by holding off a charging Takuma Sato, who crashed on the last lap. It was the third Indy 500 win for Franchitti, making him one of 10 drivers to win the race three or more times. Piloting his red No. 50 Target-sponsored car, Franchitti…
The 10 Best Indy 500 Finishes of All-Time
The Indianapolis 500 is the world’s largest single-day sporting event. Approximately 400,000 fans will crowd the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this Sunday to watch ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ at the 2.5-mile oval track. While drivers average speeds well in excess of 150 miles per hour, sometime…
This Weekend in Sports: NBA and NHL Playoffs, UFC 146 and the Indy 500
The three-day Memorial Day weekend brings intense playoff matchups in the NBA and NHL, a heavyweight title fight in UFC and the return of ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.’ Here’s what sporting events to watch this weekend:
Sports Movie of the Week — ‘Winning’ [VIDEO]
As is tradition, the Indianapolis 500 is scheduled for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The open wheel car race, often referred to as the ‘greatest spectacle in racing,’ is among the most well known motorsports events in the world. With a rich history of traditio…
2012 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference Finals Preview – San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City…
The top two seeds in the West have both advanced to the Western Conference finals, with the winner of this series heading to the NBA Finals. Here’s a preview of the best-of-seven series between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder: