In a bustling hallway outside USC's celebratory locker room, Clay Helton stood alone and took a quiet moment to gather his thoughts. Trojans quarterback Cody Kessler, standing across the way, apologized to a television reporter for bypassing an interview so that he could share a jubilant moment...
As good as UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen already is, and is going to be, USC defenders were actually thrilled to see him Saturday. The reason was simple: At least he wasn't Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. That may sound strange: Rosen is a projected future first-round NFL pick, while Adams is...
Folks, In case anyone hadn't noticed, the tote odds and current race and MTP from BRISNet Supertote (and thus within RDSS) for racing today (and yesterday too) is nonsensical and unreliable. You can check the same in Supertote's website (http://www.brisnet.com/cgi-bin/totedb/tracks.cgi) in...
Stacked Deck stamped himself a leading contender for the Sovereign Award as Canada's champion male sprinter with an impressive victory in last Sunday's Grade 2 Kennedy Road Stakes at six furlongs over Woodbine's polytrack.
With American Pharoah now retired, the baton has been passed in trainer Bob Baffert’s barn to Dortmund, who couldn’t handle American Pharoah earlier this year in the Kentucky Derby or Preakness but certainly looked ready to take on all comers Saturday with an overpowering victory in the Grade 3, $150,000 Native Diver Stakes at Del Mar.
Florent Geroux’s star has ascended rapidly the last two seasons or so, but before Geroux stepped onto the national stage, he honed his craft riding dark winter days here at Hawthorne – though Geroux’s second mount of this Hawthorne meet required little of that craft. Commissioner looked like the best horse on paper, and he asserted his superiority on the rac […]
Az Ridge, last season’s Horse of the Meet at Turf Paradise when winning three stakes, picked right up where he left off as the 6-year-old gelding gamely captured Saturday’s $35,000 Walter R. Cluer Memorial.
Javier Castellano, the reigning Eclipse Award-winning rider, and Victor Espinoza, who piloted American Pharoah to the Triple Crown, are two of the five finalists for the 2016 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, it was announced Monday by Santa Anita.
Nyquist, the undefeated winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Keeneland on Oct. 31 and a top contender for the 2016 Triple Crown, will resume light training in coming days, said trainer Doug O’Neill.
In 2002, Pittsburgh neuropathologist Bennet Omalu examined the body of 50-year-old former Pittsburgh Steelers center Mike Webster. The study revealed widespread brain damage but league physicians sought to discredit the report.
Marcus Williams has quietly become the Jets second-best cornerback and is an apt replacement in Sunday’s game against Miami for All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis, who is still recovering from the concussion he suffered last week in Houston.