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Lance, Inc. Too Big To Fail

Posted February 18, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

For Lance Armstrong to be involved with either of illegal or illicit activities through sponsorship of a federal entity presents concern worthy of a federal investigation. And to drop such without a conclusion or explanation is nearly as deplorable.

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Cricket World Cup: Luke Wright may be England’s best choice
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Cricket World Cup: Luke Wright may be England’s best choice

Posted March 16, 2011 by bsd987

Disappointment may come before England in the dictionary, but at World Cups, they seem to be side-by-side. Regardless the sport, England are expected to fail to reach expectations. For Pete’s sake, even in darts, a sport where England routinely have every highly-ranked player not named Raymond van Barneveld, England crashed out to minnows Spain at [...]

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From Belmont to Breeders’ Cup
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From Belmont to Breeders’ Cup

Posted October 22, 2008 by bsd987

Insert cliché. Does it really matter which one I use? Horse racing is at a crossroads… Horse racing is hoping that any publicity is good publicity… Horse racing is down to its final strike…

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Horse Racing Needs Big Brown vs. Curlin More Than Ever
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Horse Racing Needs Big Brown vs. Curlin More Than Ever

Posted August 20, 2008 by bsd987

Some things disappear. Vanish. Just go away. Sure, there are reasons, explanations, scapegoats, but the simple fact is that things disappear. Unfortunately, down that same path more things might disappear.

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Oak Tree to Unretire Seven of the Greatest Jockeys of All-Time- and Julie Krone
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Oak Tree to Unretire Seven of the Greatest Jockeys of All-Time- and Julie Krone

Posted August 10, 2008 by bsd987

Something here is not right. Like the kids game, which of these is not like the other: Cordero, Vasquez, Hawley, Day McCarron, Bailey, Stevens, Krone. Krone? Julie Krone? Amidst a list like that?

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Pimlico Race Course as Good as Closed
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Pimlico Race Course as Good as Closed

Posted August 6, 2008 by bsd987

This might as well be the end. This might as well be a funeral. For the past two decades, every horse racing news out of Maryland was one of contraction. Whether it was the end of the Pimlico Special, the fabled stakes race that once pitted Seabiscuit versus War Admiral in a march race, or [...]

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A Masshole Degenerate Gambler in King Arthur’s Court… er- Reno
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A Masshole Degenerate Gambler in King Arthur’s Court… er- Reno

Posted August 1, 2008 by BostonMac

By Ryan McGowan Perhaps it was when I had to ask the guys from the Mine Rescue Simulation team how the hell you simulate a mine in a hotel casino.  It could have been when the cab driver asked me if I wanted to tag along with his next customer out to the Bunny Ranch. [...]

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25 Greatest American Thoroughbreds: Part 1 of 6
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25 Greatest American Thoroughbreds: Part 1 of 6

Posted July 29, 2008 by bsd987

Eleven. Currently, that’s the most important number in American horse racing. There have been eleven Triple Crown winners spread out over 59 years. However, since the dawn of television, which for arguments sake was 1952, there have only been three horses that could claim all three legs. For any American who could not get to [...]

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