| Feb 7, 2007
What's in your portfolio? Are you a high-risk investor or do you prefer the slow and reliable clink-clink of blue-chip stock? Personally, I've got all my money tied up in a racehorse named Barbaro. What? No way! When'd that happen?
I would love to see...
| Dec 30, 2007
Faced with a choice between an eleventh-hour shot at a Pulitzer Prize-winning stroke o' genius and a little holiday-season R & R, most editorial cartoonists took last week off. This probably meant that Benazir Bhutto received fewer graphic obit tributes...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:07 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — It was ironic that Ivan DeJesus Jr. was the Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting shortstop Tuesday when they routed Spain’s World Baseball Classic team 10-0.
DeJesus was very conflicted before deciding to drop off Puerto...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The 138th Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday, May 5, from Churchill Downs in Louisville, for the first leg of horse racing’s elusive Triple Crown (sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes). Bodemeister, Creative Cause,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:30 PM
On those recent warm days, was there anyone in Baltimore who didn't think ahead to an afternoon in the infield at Pimlico?
We're just 60 days from the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes.
Over at the Sun's Preakness page, you can catch up on all the...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 7:21 PM
We're more than a month from the Kentucky Derby, but the jostling has begun.
A horse named Take Charge Indy won the $1 million, Grade 1 Florida Derby with a wire-to-wire dash under the ever-daring Calvin Borel Saturday. Reveron gave him a run coming...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 6:09 PM
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
JACKSON, RAIDERS STUMBLE AGAIN
The Oakland Raiders, coached by former Glendale Community College quarterback Hue Jackson, appeared to have things under control in the American Football...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:57 PM
For a guy who specialized in writing poisonous songs about disintegrating relationships while in the Afghan Whigs, Greg Dulli sounds positively upbeat about his reunion this year with his combative bandmates, namely Whigs bassist John Curley and guitarist...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:13 PM
Soccer--UEFA Champions League, Arsenal vs. Schalke, 1:30 p.m. (FXSP); MLS, Philadelphia at Kansas City, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
PGA Golf--PGA of America, Grand Slam of Golf, Final Day, 3 p.m. (TNT)
Major League Baseball--World Series, Detroit...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Amid the bluster and noise of election season, and with Nov. 6 approaching like a bullet train, Newport Beach businessman Bob Rush managed to find some quiet.
"In a nutshell, everybody's quiet," he said earlier this month. "I think everybody's been...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:53 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — All along, Bob Baffert has said that he fought the urge. He didn’t allow even an idle moment to be filled with the blurry, soaring dreams that can be ignited by training a horse as promising as Bodemeister.
He insisted on...