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Jackie's Warrior and Joel Rosario made history look easy in Saturday's Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga. (Image: JG Photo/NYRA.com)

Jackie’s Warrior Rides Into Saratoga History Books, Wins Vanderbilt

Jackie’s Warrior came into Saturday’s Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap wanting to make progress toward his ultimate goal – the Breeders’ Cup Sprint. He ended up making history. Jackie’s Warrior won the Vanderbilt by two lengths Saturday, a victory that made him the first horse in Saratoga history to […]

Country Grammer fired a bullet in this July 24 workout at Del Mar. He's the 5/2 favorite for the Grade 2 San Diego Handicap in his first US race in 14 months. (Image: Ernie Belmonte)

San Diego Handicap Punches Above It’s Weight as Pacific Classic Prep

The Grade 2 San Diego Handicap is considered the major prep for Del Mar’s flagship race: the Grade 1 Pacific Classic. But you can be forgiven if you mistake this nine-horse field for what lies ahead Labor Day weekend in the Pacific Classic. And that’s not only because defending Pacific […]

Joe Burrow from the Cincinnati Bengals during player introductions in an AFC North Division battle. (Image: Aaron Doster/AP)
NFL Futures

2022 AFC North Odds: Ravens, Bengals in Smashmouth Division Coinflip

The Cincinnati Bengals got hot in the playoffs last season and secured a trip to Super Bowl 56, but they’re the second favorite on the board to defend their 2022 AFC North title at +190 odds and trailing the Baltimore Ravens at +160. The AFC North is synonymous with smashmouth […]

American Theorem owns the only 2022 graded stakes victory in the Grade 1 Bing Crosby Stakes field. He is the 4/1 co-second choice in Saturday's co-feature at Del Mar. (Image: Benoit Photo)

Deep Field of Sprinters Go On the Road in Del Mar’s Bing Crosby

The first instinct when looking at Saturday’s Grade 1 Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar is to see who’s not here for California’s richest sprint race ($400,000). There’s no Brickyard Ride. No Cezanne. No Dr. Schivel, the defending Bing Crosby champion, who finished second by an eyelash in the Breeders’ […]

In 2017,  Sebastian Vettel won the Hungarian Grand Prix. Five years later, the four time world champion announced his pending retirement. (Image: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters)

Aston Martin Shakes Up F1 With Vettel Retirement and New Rear Wing

While the Hungarian Grand Prix isn’t until tomorrow, Aston Martin and Sebastian Vettel have already made F1 headlines this week. On Thursday, the four-time world champion Vettel announced he will retire after this season. Meanwhile, both team and driver shook things up by introducing a controversial rear wing during weekend […]

Sebastien Haller joined Borussia Dortmund this summer for an initial transfer fee worth $31 million. (Image: twitter/bvb)
Sebastien Haller

Haller to Undergo Chemo After Testicular Tumor Operation

Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller will undergo a course of chemotherapy following an operation to remove a testicular tumor. The 28-year-old is expected to be out for several months, according to the club. Haller was diagnosed while he was with the rest of the Dortmund team on a training camp […]

Aaron Rodgers from the Green Bay Packers seeks a third-straight MVP and fourth-straight NFC North division crown. (Image: Getty)
NFL Futures

NFC North Odds: Green Bay Packers Seek Fourth-Straight Division Title

The Green Bay Packers are on a mission to secure a fourth consecutive NFC North title, and their ninth division crown since 2011. The always-popular Packers are the betting favorite to win the NFC North at -190 odds, followed by the Minnesota Vikings at +265 odds as their closest competitor […]

Aaron Judge connects on one of his two home runs on Friday evening against the Kansas City Royals at Yankees Stadium. (Image: Getty)

AL MVP Favorite Aaron Judge on Pace for 66 Home Runs

Aaron Judge from the New York Yankees smacked two home runs on Friday night — including a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning — to become the first player to reach 40 home runs this season. Judge also joined an elite group of Yankee greats — Babe […]

Jackie's Warrior won last year's Amsterdam by 7 1/4 lengths. He's the prohibitive favorite to win his fifth Grade 1 and fifth Saratoga outing at the Vanderbilt Handicap. (Image: NYRA Photo)

Jackie’s Warrior is a Blue-Chip Horse for the Blueblood Vanderbilt

Since Jackie’s Warrior is understandably attracting all the attention in Saturday’s Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Stakes, trainer Steve Asmussen is searching for more superlatives to describe his star sprinter. He’s officially out of superlatives. And even after looking at Jackie’s Warrior’s resume, Asmussen realizes simple is best. “He’s 4-for-4 […]

Epicenter hasn't run since finishing second in the Preakness Stakes May 21. He is the 3/2 favorite to win the Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga. (Image: Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club)

Epicenter, Early Voting, Zandon: This Jim Dandy Lives Up to Its Name

The first thing that stands out about Saturday’s Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga is the “Grade 2” class prefix that comes along for the ride. There is no truth-in-advertising here. Not with this year’s 1 1/8-mile Jim Dandy, which figures to answer more questions than who’s hot going […]

Flightline, seen here working out at Santa Anita in early July, will be the favorite in the first Breeders' Cup Classic Future Wager pool. That new future wager begins next week. (Image: Ernie Belmonte)

New Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Wager Pool Closes Wagering Hole

Taking a page from their Churchill Downs counterparts, the Breeders’ Cup took a long-awaited, beneficial step for horseplayers, instituting future wagering on the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. The Breeders’ Cup future wager not only borrows a page from Churchill Downs’ Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) pools, it cribs the […]

RJ Barrett from the New York Knicks brings the ball up the court at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. (Image: Mitchell Leff/Getty)
NBA Prop Bets

Prop Bet: Will the New York Knicks Make the Playoffs Next Season?

DraftKings posted a fun prop bet on whether or not the New York Knicks advance to the playoffs next season, where “yes” plays out +155 odds and “no” is the favorite at -195. The future of the Knicks — including the 2023 playoffs — hinges upon whether or not general […]

Center Ryan Jensen from the Tampa Bay Bucs is the main protector for Tom Brady on the offensive line. (Image: Getty)
NFL Injury Report

Tampa Bay Bucs Might Lose Center Ryan Jensen to Season-Ending Knee Injury

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will begin the season with only 60% of last year’s starting offensive line. The Bucs lost the anchor of their offensive line — and Tom Brady’s on-field bodyguard — when starting center Ryan Jensen suffered a left knee injury in training camp. The severity of the […]

When it comes to a casino at Citi Field, NY Mets owner is playing long ball. (Image: Mary Altaffer/AP)

Mets Owner Steve Cohen Continues to Press for Citi Field Casino

NY Mets owner Steve Cohen isn’t letting off the gas in his attempt to score a casino near Citi Field. While the Mets’ front office focuses on MLB’s pending trade deadline, Cohen’s lobbyists continue to pursue a casino in Willets Point. Over the years, redevelopment of Willets Point, Citi Field’s […]