Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

Triple Crown glory could await American Pharoah at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 6, on NBC.

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 11:27 AM EDT

What We Learned From American Pharoah's Preakness Win

What We Learned From American Pharoah's Preakness Win

That was easy, wasn't it? Two weeks after struggling but winning the Kentucky Derby, American Pharoah ignored thunder, lightning, rain and the opposition and splashed his way to a seven-length victory in...

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 08:01 PM EDT

Preakness Could Move to Sunday in 2016: Officials

Preakness Could Move to Sunday in 2016: Officials

There could come a time in the next few years when the Preakness is held on a Sunday at Laurel Park.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 07:09 PM EDT

Derby Champ American Pharoah Wins Preakness in Driving Rain

Derby Champ American Pharoah Wins Preakness in Driving Rain

American Pharoah won the Preakness by seven lengths in driving rain Saturday, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid. With victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, American Pharoah needs a win in the...

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 05:45 PM EDT

American Pharoah Favored to Win Preakness

American Pharoah Favored to Win Preakness

American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, yet didn't look unbeatable, as he had in his previous races. His trainer says he struggled. His jockey went to the whip about 30 times to urge him on in the stretch.

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 03:42 PM EDT

Racing in Their Bones: Behind Top Jockeys' Dynasties

Racing in Their Bones: Behind Top Jockeys' Dynasties

Javier Castellano would never have been a jockey if his father had had his way. Abel Castellano rode horses for almost 30 years in Maracaibo, Venezuela, broke ribs and a shoulder and knew how tough a job it was....

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 04:01 PM EDT

Preakness: 5 Movies to Put You in the Racing Mood

Preakness:  5 Movies to Put You in the Racing Mood

Ready for the Preakness Stakes on NBC? Here are five movies about horse racing sure to put you in the mood for Saturday's gallop to the winner's circle.

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Memorial Day Weekend Ushers in Hot and Stormy Week

Memorial Day Weekend Ushers in Hot and Stormy Week

Memorial Day weekend got off to a chilly start, but Storm Team 4 says beachgoers and picnickers can look forward to a warm, breezy Monday,with hot, muggy days ahead.

"Beautiful Mind" Mathematician, Wife Die in Crash

"Beautiful Mind" Mathematician, Wife Die in Crash

The Princeton University mathematician and Nobel Prize winner whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind" died in a taxi accident in New Jersey on Saturday, according to reports.

Hudson River Body ID'ed as Missing Kayaker: Forensic Specialist

Hudson River Body ID'ed as Missing Kayaker: Forensic Specialist

Authorities have identified a body discovered in the Hudson River a day ago as that of the 46-year-old missing kayaker allegedly killed last month by his fiancee, a source close to the case said Sunday.

Fiery Crash in Harlem Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Charged with DWI

Fiery Crash in Harlem Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Charged with DWI

A car slammed into a tree in Harlem and burst into flames Saturday, leaving one woman dead and another charged with driving while intoxicated, New York City police said.

Schumer Backs Legislation to Combat Child ID Theft

Schumer Backs Legislation to Combat Child ID Theft

Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing a measure to fight what he calls the growing trend of child ID theft.

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