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It's been a wild week for Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness Stakes morning-line favorite Medina Spirit. But the colt has no idea what controversy is. (Image: Maryland Jockey Club)

It’s Been A Spirited Week: Breaking Down the 2021 Preakness Stakes

Before we break down the field for the second jewel of the Triple Crown, we’ll dispense with the news everyone waited for concerning Saturday’s 146th Preakness Stakes from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Both Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit and Concert Tour passed their three pre-race drug tests, meaning they […]

While Canadian teams will start the Stanley Cup Playoffs competing against each other, Canadian border issues could become an issue for the NHL in later rounds. (Image: Julian Avram/Icon/Getty)

NHL Wants Answers on Canadian Border, Playoff Implications by June 1

The NHL organized its 2020-2021 season in deference to the COVID-19 pandemic, isolating its Canadian teams in their own division to avoid cross-border travel. But one of those teams will have to compete against its American counterparts during the Stanley Cup playoffs, and the NHL says it needs answers on […]

When Stablemates Clash in the Triple Crown

When Stablemates Clash in the Triple Crown

You’re a Hall of Fame trainer bringing talented stablemates into the Preakness Stakes. You’re balancing the dynamics of caring and feeding different owners and their oft-demanding needs. But you’re also balancing the needs, strategies, and dynamics of your horses. You’re Bob Baffert, who brings Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit and […]

The long list of Stanley Cup Champions includes the Tampa Bay Lightning, who won the trophy in 2020. (Image: Andy Devlin/NHLI/Getty)Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Dallas Stars 2-0 in Game Six of the NHL Stanley Cup Final to win the best of seven game series 4-2 at Rogers Place on September 28, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

OG’s Complete List of Stanley Cup Champions

When Lord Stanley of Preston donated the Stanley Cup – which he inscribed as the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup – he couldn’t have known that he was creating the longest-running professional sports trophy in North America. Yet, the NHL still awards the trophy to this day, with each winner adding […]

Midnight Bourbon brings one of the most consistent records and running styles into Saturday's Preakness Stakes. His owner, Ron Winchell, seeks his farm's first American Classic title. (Image: Maryland Jockey Club)

Will Preakness Bettors Drink a Toast to Consistent Midnight Bourbon?

While Bob Baffert’s speed tandem of Kentucky Derby champion Medina Spirit and Concert Tour suck all the oxygen out of the 146th Preakness Stakes, there’s Midnight Bourbon being Midnight Bourbon. As Medina Spirit’s medication soap opera plays out and Derby passer Concert Tour captures attention as possibly only the third […]

The WNBA Commissioner’s Cup will launch in the 2021 season with a high-profile championship game and a $500,000 purse. (Image: WNBA)

WNBA Reveals Details for First Commissioner’s Cup, Including $500K Prize Fund

The WNBA will launch its first Commissioner’s Cup competition during the 2021 season as an added competition that will include $500,000 in prize money and a championship game in a lucrative time slot on the league calendar. The WNBA announced details of the Commissioner’s Cup on Wednesday, along with additional […]

Allyson Felix competes in the 400 meters during the 2019 USATF Outdoor Championships. It was Felix' first competition donning Gap's Athleta brand after her deciding not toresign with Nike. (Image: Andy Lyons/Getty)

Sportswear Roundup: UA Fined, Gap Rising, Nike Dissed Again

Nike lost another high-profile deal as Olympic gymnast Simone Biles signed with the Gap’s Athleta brand. Earlier this year, Kobe Bryant’s estate failed to renew its longstanding deal with Nike. Meanwhile, Under Armour was fined $9 million for misleading investors. Nike can’t be happy with the defection of two gold […]

Jarred Kelenic will make his debut for the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night, likely starting in left field. (Image: Abbie Parr/Getty)

Top Prospect Jarred Kelenic Debuting for Seattle Mariners Thursday Night

Jarred Kelenic has spent much of the last three years as one of the most hyped prospects in Major League Baseball. On Thursday night, he’ll make his long-awaited debut for the Seattle Mariners as they take on the Cleveland Indians. Kelenic ranks as the No. 4 prospect in baseball, according […]

The NFL released its entire schedule for the 2021 season and oddsmakers were quick to post betting lines and odds for Week 1 action. (Image: David Manning/USA Today Sports)

NFL Releases 2021 Schedule, Week 1 Betting Odds and Lines Now Up

The suits at NFL headquarters released the schedule for the first week of the 2021 season and the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Bucs host the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL Kickoff Game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. Oddsmakers already posted betting lines for Week 1 of the 2021 NFL […]

Maryland-bred Jaxon Traveler returns to his home state as the favorite for the Grade 3 Chick Lang Stakes. The one-time 60/1 futures choice to win the Kentucky Derby found a different path to success. (Image: Maryland Jockey Club)

Taking the Shorter Trail, Jaxon Traveler Puts the Odds in His Favor

Last November, Jaxon Traveler occupied the fast lane of Kentucky Derby prospects. At 60/1, he kept double-digit futures odds company with the likes of 45/1 Highly Motivated, 50/1 Hot Rod Charlie, 75/1 Midnight Bourbon, and 75/1 Keepmeinmind. Jaxon Traveler’s odds were lower than Hidden Stash and Super Stock (both 100/1). […]

Bryson DeChambeau comes into the Byron Nelson as the betting favorite after taking the lead in the FedEx Cup standings. (Image: Getty)

Byron Nelson Odds: FedEx Cup Leader Bryson DeChambeau Favored in Dallas

On Friday, Bryson DeChambeau thought he had missed the cut at the Wells Fargo Championship. Now, after another top-10 finish, DeChambeau enters the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship as the favorite to win his third title this season. DeChambeau flew back to Charlotte from his home in Dallas after finding out […]