1. Giant Oak Upsets Strong Field in the Donn Handicap (G1)

    A year ago, one of the most controversial Breeder’s Cup horses of the decade showed he had matured from his disastrous attempt in the Breeder’s Cup Classic (G1) when he won the Donn Handicap (G1)...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about over 3 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  2. Danica Patrick: 10 Bold Predictions for Her in NASCAR In 2011

    Last season's Nationwide season received a lot of attention from those outside of NASCAR when it was announced Danica Patrick would drive in a limited amount of races in the series...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about over 3 years ago 2,259 reads 3 comments

  3. Nick Zito Gets His Derby Contender

    Nick Zito initially wasn’t happy to skip an allowance with his three-year-old son of Mineshaft to run in the Holy Bull (G3) nine days later...

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  4. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Why the New Chase Format Isn't Fair To Drivers

    The 2011 NASCAR season is almost here and it comes as no surprise that NASCAR has changed the points and chase format just in time for the Daytona 500...

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  5. Zenyatta: 2010 Horse of the Year Booked to Bernardini for 2011

    One of the greatest racing careers in the last 10 years has ended, and now her career in the breeding shed can officially begin. That’s right. Zenyatta’s date for 2011 has been announced...

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  6. Pittsburgh Penguins: Game Against The Devils Showed Life Without Sid Or Geno

    For the first time since Mario Lemieux graced the ice as an NHL player, the Penguins were missing both their star players on January 20 th against the devils, giving a glimpse ...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about over 3 years ago 329 reads 9 comments

  7. Jeff Gordon: Where Does the New Paint Scheme Rank Among His Historical Schemes?

    Jeff Gordon has been known for flashy paint schemes that catch the attention of fans and drivers alike. Where does his new scheme fit in compared to his other famous schemes? Will ...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about over 3 years ago 2,722 reads 5 comments

  8. Is the Pittsburgh Penguins' Two-Loss Streak the Best Thing To Happen to Them?

    This time last week, Penguins fans were riding on a wave of wins. This week, the team who won 12 in a row has been brought back down to the level of all other teams...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about over 3 years ago 697 reads 1 comments

  9. Zenyatta Vs. Rachel Alexandra: It's Time for the Rivalry To Die

    In the past few years, we’ve seen potentially great horses come and go but two amazing females have put the discussion of the others in the background. In one corner, we’ve had Team Zenyatta...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 4 years ago 678 reads 2 comments

  10. To Honor and Serve Wins The G2 Remsen and Steps into Derby Talks

    The early Kentucky Derby favorites are making themselves known as multiple two year olds are stepping into the limelight this month...

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  11. 20 Bold (and Probably False) Predictions for the NASCAR Offseason

    During the offseason anything can, and will, happen. With pit crew changes, teams cutting back to two cars, and other changes, the offseason is off to an early shake up that will have fans wondering what some teams were thinking...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 4 years ago 1,821 reads 1 comments

  12. Looking At Lucky, Preakness Winner and 2009's Champion 2-Year-Old Colt Retired

    Looking at Lucky, last year’s Eclipse Champion two-year-old male and this year’s Preakness Stakes has been retired to Ashford Stud according to his connections...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 4 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  13. Two Time Breeder's Cup Champion and Eclipse Winner Zenyatta Retired

    The career that spanned three seasons and one month has officially ended, Team Zen announced today. The two time Breeder's Cup Champion (Ladies Classic in 2008 and Classic in 2009) and this year's Classic runner up, Zenyatta has been retired...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 4 years ago 197 reads 0 comments

  14. Behind the Scenes With NASCAR WAGs: Looking Back at the Three Chase WAGs

    This week I thought I'd do something new in honor of the Chase and review the three WAGS of the Chase contenders. The three men left in the Chase are Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 4 years ago 1,475 reads 0 comments

  15. Kobalt Tools 500: The Drama Winds Up as the Chase Winds Down

    Welcome to the Kobalt Tools 500, the second-to-last race in the Chase. Today we are at Phoenix International Raceway where the weather is partly cloudy and 66 degrees...

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  16. Pittsburgh Penguins: More Join Injured List and Staal Has a Set Back- UPDATED

    Another bump in the road for the Penguins happened this morning when Jordan Staal left the ice with an upper-body injury only half an hour into practice...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 4 years ago 434 reads 4 comments

  17. Elliott Sadler's Wife, Amanda Sadler: Inside a Teacher and WAG's Life

    Amanda Prince Sadler is the wife of Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 19 Hunts Pizza Ford. Sadler is rideless for the 2011 season but is currently a driver for Richard Petty Motorsports...

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  18. NASCAR Live Race Blog: Sprint Cup Championship Battle for the Ages at Martinsville

    Welcome to the Tums Fast Relief 500 race blog. Join me for 500 laps of intense short track racing at Martinsville Speedway in Virgina. Denny Hamlin has the pole today and looks to take over the points lead from defending champion Jimmie Johnson...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 4 years ago 221 reads 1 comments

  19. 1st Loss for the Toronto Maple Leafs Is Not a Season Breaker

    This isn’t last year’s team, and one loss doesn’t spell doom for all Leafs fans this year. One of only two teams going into Monday undefeated, the Leafs lost in overtime to the Islanders after making a late-game charge...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 4 years ago 416 reads 3 comments

  20. After Slow Start to Season, Pittsburgh Penguins Come Back Stronger Than Ever

    This time last week, Pittsburgh fans were watching their team flounder with a record of 1-3-0 and no wins in the new arena...

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  21. Inside the Life of a Working NASCAR WAG: Kate Edwards

    Dr. Kate Edwards is the wife of Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Roush Fenway Ford. Edwards is currently sitting in the seventh spot in the Chase for the Cup...

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  22. Jordan Staal Returns To Practice For The Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday

    Photo credit: pittsburghpenguins.com On the morning of the fourth game of Pittsburgh's season, a welcome sight skated onto the ice...

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  23. Living a Dream with NASCAR WAG Nicole Biffle

    Nicole Lunders Biffle is married to Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Roush Ford. Biffle is currently sitting 10th in the Chase for the Cup...

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  24. Live Race Blog: The Chase Continues in the Pepsi Max 400

    Welcome to the live blog for the Pepsi Max 400 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. This is the fourth of 10 races in the race for the Cup and four-time defending champion ...

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  25. Matt Kenseth and Wife Katie: Behind the Scenes With a NASCAR WAG

    Our wife of the week this week is none other than Katie Kenseth. Katie is wife of Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Crown Royal Ford, who currently sits in the 11th points position...

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