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    Paddock to Post: Triple Crown Diary

    PHILADELPHIA – As the cheering has slightly subsided for Rachel Alexandra, the latest word is that she will pass up running in the Belmont, bypassing one tremendous opportunity for perhaps an...

  • Tut Just Wants To Play

    OREGON – They call him Tut — and of course they do. His full name is Tut Tangtragulcharoen. He’s a 17-year-old exchange student from Bangkok, Thailand, who has lived with a...

  • True drama or a missed call??

    PARIS – Serena Williams was sure the ball went off her opponent’s arm, a no-no in tennis. The opponent, Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, insisted the ball went off her racket. Williams...

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    Straight No Chaser: Let’s light this candle

    DENVER — I’m so god-damned tired of listening to those who’ve managed to lie, cheat and steal their way to the top – crying about reverse discrimination . . . it...

  • Berto wins while Cintron stays alive

    IOWA CITY – Alfredo Angulo faced Kermit Cintron in a battle to determine pecking order in the junior Middleweight division. For Cintron, another loss would set his career back in this...

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    A New House Of Memories

    LOUISIANA– Grambling University has spawned many great athletes who have made a significant impact on the world of sports. These extraordinary sports legends have set many records that still stand to...

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    Does Father Really Knows Best??

    ATLANTA — Michael Vick will “be a better man” because he spent 18 months in federal prison, his father said in an interview. Michael Boddie told The Daily Press of Newport...

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    An Olympic swim team

    CARY, N.C. — Before city swimming pools were open for black people in Raleigh, there were backyard pools. Places black children could go to learn to swim while Jim Crow laws...

  • Conspiracy Theories

    LOS ANGELES – Can’t we all just get along? Not this time of year. It’s true, the thrust of human history suggests some progress. We not only don’t burn witches at...

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    Top Surfers Are Heading To Jamaica

    JAMAICA — The “2009 Suzuki Makka Pro” surfing contest, Jamaica’s premiere annual pro surfing event, is set to run on July 4-5 at the Makka surfing beach in Southaven St. Thomas....

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