In a stunner, Cloud Computing won the Preakness Stakes, spoiling Always Dreaming’s bid at a Triple Crown. The 142nd Preakness was billed as a head-to-head battle between Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and Classic Empire, who was looking for revenge after a rough trip two weeks ago at Churchill
Add another layer to the intrigue into the suicide of Aaron Hernandez. On Friday, the suicide note Hernandez left his fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, became public via a court filing by Bristol County (Mass.) prosecutors.
Here’s a morbid sports memorabilia opportunity: the SUV prosecutors alleged the late Aaron Hernandez was riding in during a 2012 drive-by shooting that left two people dead is up for sale on eBay. The trail went cold quickly until nearly a year later when Hernandez was arrested for the murder of Odin
Since the 1977 NFL draft, when it was pared down to 12 rounds, there have been 70 Hall of Famers selected … and three unselected. Of those, a grand total of six have been No. 1 overall picks: Earl Campbell, John Elway, Steve Young (1984 supplemental draft), Bruce Smith, Troy Aikman and Orlando Pace.
Tiger Woods has undergone a fourth back surgery to "alleviate ongoing pain in his back and leg," he announced on his website Thursday.
Phil Mickelson’s second shot at 13 during the final round of the 2010 Masters is regarded as one of the greatest in tournament history. On Saturday, Jordan Spieth hit nearly the same shot during his rise up the leaderboard that has vaulted him all the way to second place. Like Mickelson seven years
Augusta National is exceptionally hilly – like the chart on a heart-rate monitor, only on grass. Mickelson rolled the putt up the hill, toward the pin, then as he went to mark it could only stop and watch as it rolled back down. While playing partner Jordan Spieth was marching up the leaderboard with
Jack Nicklaus has six. The now infamous “Thrift Store” green jacket was up for auction, until 8 p.m. ET Saturday. For that money, it better be a legit Augusta National jacket, which it is and it comes with a hell of a story.
When it comes to Augusta National, it’s all true. Take for example the desk inside the brand-new media center at which I sit while writing this story. It’s made of solid wood, with two TVs, one showing live coverage of the 81st Masters being played right outside, the other a leaderboard.
A high school in Illinois is turning to the court to send its football team to the 7A state championship game. Officials from Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Ill., have asked for an emergency order from the court to overturn the results of Saturday’s semifinal game against Plainfield North. Fenwick