ELMONT, N.Y. — One of the first of many hard lessons you learn at the racetrack is that nobody gives you anything for free.
Funny, the thoughts that run through your head when the telephone rings one spring Saturday morning.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champ Benson Henderson earned his second straight victory since losing the belt with a fourth-round submission over Rustam Khabilov in the main event of a card in Albuquerque, N.M., on Saturday night.
Captain Dustin Brown redirected Willie Mitchell’s shot 10:26 into the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings outlasted the New York Rangers 5-4 Saturday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup finals.
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A 39-year-old who has had two major surgeries on his right knee and two operations to fix his left hand in the past two years, Sergio Martinez had every excuse to leave the ring. Instead, he returns tonight looking to successfully defend his World Boxing Council middleweight title against 33-year-old Miguel Cotto, a fighter and three-division world champion who has had his share of injuries and issues.
Arbor View High School right-handed pitcher Gabe Gonzalez, who also signed with UNLV, was the highest pick in the final day of the major league draft. He went in the 13th round to the Texas Rangers.
California Chrome has failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
Just moments after he rolled his final ball in the PBA Senior U.S. Open on Friday, Norm Duke had a difficult time remembering what had happened. All he knew was that he was tired and happy. And more than a little proud.
“It’s tough for me to sit there and know I won the fight in my head. I had it in my hands and watched it slip away,” Dodson said. “I watched it disappear those times when I hurt him and didn’t jump on him and finish it.”