• Belmont Stakes 2017 victor, payouts: Trifecta, superfecta lead to big payday
Belmont Stakes 2017 victor, payouts: Trifecta, superfecta lead to big payday

Years ago, West Coast racing was for those afraid to compete with the superior trainers and horses in NY. J Boys Echo, Meantime and Multiplier are 15/1, respectively, while Twisted Tom is 20/1. 5 post on a sloppy track in 2:03.59. Eight top three finishes are enough for him to head the field, though, and horseplayers betting on Irish War Cry...

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  • Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

McIlroy joked earlier in the week that anyone who couldn't hit such wide fairways "might as well pack your bags and go home ". And ask Edgerton native Steve Stricker, who cruised to a birdie-birdie start to energize a giant contingent of in-state fans only to scrap and claw his way to a first-round 73.

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  • McIlroy hits it all over the place at US Open
McIlroy hits it all over the place at US Open

They were three shots clear of anyone else. I think if the wind dies down a little bit tomorrow, get out with some fresh greens, I might be able to get back in this championship with a solid round. After round one, the cut-mark sits at even par with McIlroy well back on six over par and tied for 143rd. More startling than the low scores was smo...

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  • Celtics considering Josh Jackson over Markelle Fultz? NBA draft buzz getting hotter
Celtics considering Josh Jackson over Markelle Fultz? NBA draft buzz getting hotter

With Jaylen Brown and Jae Crowder already on the roster, the Celtics could struggle to find playing time for Josh Jackson . In an attempt to predict the madness, I took a trip to the MassLive office Thursday to hold a Facebook Live NBA mock draft with talented colleague Tom Westerholm.

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  • India captain Virat Kohli reserves praise for unlikely hero Kedar Jadhav
India captain Virat Kohli reserves praise for unlikely hero Kedar Jadhav

Pakistan have bounced back from a 124-run loss to India in their opening group game - a performance Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur described as "shambolic" - to beat top-ranked South Africa , Sri Lanka and hosts England . India then got off to a flying start as their first wicket partnership put on 87 before Shikhar Dharwan was caught by M...

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  • Man City to meet West Ham in Iceland friendly
Man City to meet West Ham in Iceland friendly

Tottenham Hotspur are in the same situation, as their second home game of the season at their new base of Wembley - against Burnley - is arranged for the same date as the rugby league Challenge Cup final. It'll be the first time West Ham have played at home on the final day since they played Reading in 2013. "I'll start again on the 10 of July wi...

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  • Watch Second Round From Erin Hills Online
Watch Second Round From Erin Hills Online

I had 15 looks at birdie and all of them were actual makeable putts and I only made one of them. McIlroy , who hit just five fairways to tie for last in the 156-man field in that category, said: "I don't think I hit a fairway from the 10th and you can not play this golf course if you are not in position off the tee".

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  • Kevin Durant's Mom Will Make You Cry
Kevin Durant's Mom Will Make You Cry

Sure sounds like a super-team, doesn't it? A slew of celebrities and sports stars also made it to the celebration. Golden State in 2015, the Cavaliers past year, the Warriors again this time . Here is a map of the parade route . Then, when James left Miami for Cleveland, he joined up with No. 1 draft pick Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, formi...

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  • Warriors Will Offer Full Five-Year $205M Max To Stephen Curry
Warriors Will Offer Full Five-Year $205M Max To Stephen Curry

The announcement that Curry still wouldn't want to go to the White House received the expected online response, continuing a conversation that started after the Warriors had won the championship. "I mean, that's a long time from now", Lacob told moderator Molly Qerim. "That's the plan, so I just got to keep pushing forward". OAKLAND , Ca...

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  • National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors unlikely to visit White House
National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors unlikely to visit White House

The big question this offseason is what, if anything, will contenders like Cleveland, San Antonio and Boston do to counter the champion Warriors . If so he will have help from shooting guard Klay Thompson and do-it-all power forward Draymond Green , who are already locked into long-term contracts with the Warriors .

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  • Conor McGregor mega-bout is on for August!
Conor McGregor mega-bout is on for August!

The economic expectations have been set so high because intense public demand for Mayweather-McGregor transformed it from a dismissed mismatch to a reality that'll take place 10 weeks from Saturday night. It's gonna be a tremendous event. McGregor will be the overwhelming underdog, but win or lose the showdown is likely to propel him into the con...

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  • Team New Zealand boat capsizes in America's Cup semi-final
Team New Zealand boat capsizes in America's Cup semi-final

Before the day's racing, Land Rover BAR were 3-1 down in the best of five series, and two further losses confirmed the end of their campaign. He was sacked by Emirates Team New Zealand in the aftermath of blowing an 8-1 lead to Oracle Team USA in the 2013 America's Cup match.

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  • Golden State Warriors celebrate title with parade through streets of Oakland
Golden State Warriors celebrate title with parade through streets of Oakland

Dibley said he has Warriors bench player Shaun Livingston on his radio show every week and the backup guard has already said he won't be going to the White House and said "all but none of them would go". "It was different than a lot of the stuff that we've done". "We did this in 2015, and were anticipating just the same amount of traffic". I gi...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Bangladesh slowed by Jadhav, posts 264-7
ICC Champions Trophy: Bangladesh slowed by Jadhav, posts 264-7

But Sohail has now done a U-turn and says that the video is out of context and he had spoken before the semi-final clash between Pakistan and England . Kohli passed 8,000 ODI career runs - the quickest player to do so, in just 175 innings - during his knock. He also became the first batsman to score 300-plus runs in two different editions of I...

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  • National Basketball Association prospect De'Aaron Fox joins chorus of anti-LaVar Ball sentiment
National Basketball Association prospect De'Aaron Fox joins chorus of anti-LaVar Ball sentiment

I'm competitive and I came out hot."Part of that competitiveness shows most on the defensive end, where the lengthy guard from Houston believes he's most NBA-ready."I think defensively I probably separate myself", Fox said". Fox didn't forget an earlier matchup between the Kentucky Wildcats and the UCLA Bruins which resulted in the Wildcats' 42-g...

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  • What's in a name? Ask Paulina Gretzky
What's in a name? Ask Paulina Gretzky

World No.1 Dustin Johnson is preparing to defend his US Open title following the birth of his second child. In the post from September 24, 2014, she held her baby bump. Her fiancé has flown to Wisconsin and will be competing peacefully as she is already recovering and the baby is doing well. "Having a new son has been fantastic".

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  • RUMOR: Warriors Unanimously Decline Whitehouse Visit with President Trump
RUMOR: Warriors Unanimously Decline Whitehouse Visit with President Trump

In February, Curry, who is paid to endorse Under Armour apparel, took strong issue with that company's CEO, Kevin Plank, calling Trump an "asset". "We learned from everything we've been through", the team's star guard Stephen Curry said during the trophy celebration Monday.

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  • Jason Dufner wins Memorial Tournament in OH as Daniel Summerhays falls away
Jason Dufner wins Memorial Tournament in OH as Daniel Summerhays falls away

The recap shows what an up-and-down week it was for Dufner. But Summerhays was tied for the lead after five holes following four bogeys for Dufner and his own birdie at the fifth. Shortly after a delay that lasted more than an hour, however, it was almost anyone's tournament to win with six players battling within one stroke of the lead on the back...

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  • Champions Trophy: India need 265 runs to reach finals
Champions Trophy: India need 265 runs to reach finals

Despite Bhuvneshwar sweeping up opener Soumya Sarkar (0) and one-down Sabbir Rahman (19) early on, the counter-attacking intent from the Bangladesh batsmen kept the scoreboard ticking. "We could have scored 300 or 320, but once they got our two set batsman out, that was a big setback for us", Mortaza said. "Once you are ready mentally, anyt...

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  • CT 2017: India looks to breeze past Bangladesh for final berth
CT 2017: India looks to breeze past Bangladesh for final berth

India won that match by 109 runs while many Bangladesh fans burnt an effigy of Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar. "I don't think there was any home advantage, if that's what you're asking". Asked how self-belief had been restored following a defeat by India greeted with widespread condemnation back home, Sarfraz explained: "After the India matc...

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