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May 13, 2013

Saving Race

ON A DREARY DAY AT CHURCHILL DOWNS FAVORED ORB CHARGED TO A ROUSING VICTORY IN THE KENTUCKY DERBY, PROVIDING SWEET REDEMPTION FOR TWO OWNERS AND A TRAINER WHO HAD EACH ENDURED MOMENTS OF EPIC MISFORTUNE

Feb 24, 2014

Standard Deviation

IN EARNING BRONZE IN THE SUPER-G TO BECOME THE OLDEST ALPINE SKIER TO STEP ON A PODIUM, 36-YEAR-OLD BODE MILLER CONCEDED THAT HE WANTED MORE THAN JUST A DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE

May 24, 2010

Lucky's Day

Lookin at Lucky rallied from a rough Derby to win at Pimlico, making it 32 years without a Triple Crown winner

Sep 12, 2011

DOUBLE FEATURE

In a dry (and fast) run for the 2012 Olympics, the world championships in South Korea produced a pair of stirring story lines: Usain's redemption and the USA's dominance

Feb 02, 2015

Patriot Shames

Deflategate is more than just a Super nuisance. It's another black mark against a coach and a franchise whose legacy has been tarnished by scandal

Mar 19, 2012

Queen of the Hill

Lindsey Vonn continues to carve out a record career, taking a fourth overall World Cup title

Sep 01, 2008

What a Finish

Usain Bolt stole the show (again) when he broke a record once thought untouchable, and after repeated disappointments, the U.S. had a run of its own

Oct 29, 2012

Fitting Finale

With a victory at Ascot, Frankel wrapped up one of the greatest careers in racing

May 11, 2009

Did That Really Happen?

Daringly making his patented inside move, Calvin Borel rallied 50--1 shot Mine That Bird from 30 lengths back to a Kentucky Derby win that was shocking on all levels

Feb 11, 2013

You Got It, Or You Don't

FOR THE MANY TEAMS THAT AREN'T CONFIDENT THEIR QUARTERBACK CAN WIN IT ALL, FINDING ONE THEY BELIEVE IN BECOMES A NONSTOP QUEST

Sep 14, 2009

Rachel Reigns

By beating the colts (again) in a historic Woodward, Rachel Alexandra cemented her status as Horse of the Year

Aug 18, 2014

LATHER, RINSE, REPEAT

Having left several jobs abruptly and been driven from another by scandal, Bobby Petrino is back at Louisville. He says he's a changed man, and he talks about the past with reluctance. As for Cardinals fans, they just want to watch Petrino's offense rack up points

Sep 20, 2010

Worlds Collide

The NFL's 2010 season will be a conflict between button-down traditionalism and media-amplified showmanship—a culture clash embodied in the opening week matchup between the staid Patriots and the brash Bengals. Round 1 goes to the old guard