1. Kentucky 1st to Approve Anti-Bleeding Drug Ban

    Kentucky horse racing regulators approved a ban Wednesday on the race-day use of an anti-bleeding drug, making it the first state in the nation to take such action...

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  2. A Longer Triple Crown Has Benefits Far Beyond Tradition

    Most people agreed that his was the year it was finally going to happen. From horsemen, to media, to horseplayer and sports fans, the consensus of all was that I’ll Have Another, ...

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  3. Point System Sets Kentucky Derby Field

    In one of the most significant changes in the 139-year history of the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs will determine the 20-horse field for the 2013 event through a system in which points will be accrued in selected prep races...

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  4. Reaction Mixed to Kentucky Derby's New Qualifying System

    Bob Baffert hates the idea of Churchill Downs' new points system for determining which 20 horses make the starting gate for the Kentucky Derby. Trainer Larry Jones loves it...

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  5. Cartels Launder Money Through Racing

    Newcomers rarely make it into the winner’s circle at the All American Futurity, considered the Kentucky Derby of quarter horse racing...

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  6. Ward Says Bradley Should Give Belt Back

    Super middleweight boxing champion Andre Ward says that if he were Tim Bradley, he would give the WBO welterweight title belt back to Manny Pacquiao...

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  7. Promoter Makes Early Plea for Fairness in Chavez-Lee Bout

    With the MannyPacquiao-Tim Bradley decision controversy still simmering, and mindful of some questionable boxing decisions that have come down in Texas this year, promoter Lou DiBella ...

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  8. Senator Harry Reid Gets Involved

    In the aftermath of one of the most hotly disputed decisions in recent boxing history, World Boxing Organization president Francisco Valcarcel announced on the WBO’s website it ...

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  9. Pacquiao-Bradley Generates Live Gate of $8.9M

    Manny Pacquiao's tremendously controversial split-decision loss to Timothy Bradley Jr. in their welterweight title fight on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas generated a live gate of $8,963,180 from 13,229 tickets sold...

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  10. Paralyzed Boxer Paul Williams Learning to Do Everyday Tasks

    There is no vigil, and no hand-wringing over the professional fighter Paul "The Punisher" Williams. It seems he has already won round 1 against his new nemesis and is on his way to a win in round 2...

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  11. Victor Ortiz to Face 'Canelo' Alvarez

    Former welterweight boxing champion Victor Ortiz has a June 23 main event at Staples Center scheduled against Riverside's scrappy Josesito Lopez, but should Ortiz win as expected he has landed a Sept...

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  12. Bradley's Hurt Foot Will Be in a Cast 8 Weeks

    Timothy Bradley Jr., who won a hugely controversial split decision against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night in Las Vegas to claim a welterweight world title, is going to be off his feet for a while...

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  13. Introducing 'Fixing the Fight Game'

    Unbelievable. They did it to us again. Just when you thought boxing couldn't possibly catch you by surprise one more time, that it couldn't steal another tiny piece of your sporting ...

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  14. Chavez Jr. strikes plea deal in drunk driving case

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., arrested Jan. 22 for allegedly driving drunk, was struck a plea deal which grants him three years of probation and ordered him to to attend 30 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, the latter of which he already has completed...

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  15. Schaefer: Canelo vs. Ortiz in the Works

    Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer has confirmed an earlier report on BoxingScene.com, regarding the possibility of Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22KOs) challenging WBC 154-pound champion ...

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  16. J. Mayweather: Pacquiao Defeat Was Highway Robbery

    This past weekend, at the MGM Grand, Manny Pacquiao appeared to do enough to claim a victory over the ambitious Tim Bradley...

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  17. Arum Requests AG Probe into Pacquiao Scoring

    The fallout from the controversial decision in the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. welterweight title fight continued on Monday as Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said he has submitted ...

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  18. Pacquiao-Bradley: What Just Happened?

    When Michael Buffer read the scorecards Saturday night in boxing's worst robbery in a major fight since Pernell Whitaker and Julio Cesar Chavez fought to a "draw" in 1993, I was sitting beside a columnist for Phil Boxing ...

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  19. Congressional Committees Seek Drug Information

    Members of two Congressional committees investigating the drugging of racehorses have sent letters to racing regulators in 39 states seeking information on how trainers with multiple ...

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  20. Horse Racing Lacks Stars to Compete with Tiger, LeBron

    Less than 12 hours after Union Rags' dramatic finish in the final Triple Crown race there is no sign of victory at Belmont Park. The bay colt and trainer Michael Matz shipped back to their Fair Hill (Md...

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  21. Belmont Overnight Ratings Up 13%

    Overnight ratings for the Belmont Stakes on NBC soared, despite the scratch of Triple Crown-hopeful I’ll Have Another, topping last year’s overnight by 13%, and the 2010 overnight by 74%...

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  22. Former Middleweight Champ Pavlik KOs Sigmon

    Former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik continued his comeback with a bloody seventh-round knockout of Scott "Cujo" Sigmon in the main event of ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" at the Hard Rock Resort & Casino...

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  23. Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley: A Black Eye for Boxing

    After 12 rounds of Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley, it seemed as though everyone in the world had witnessed Pacquiao’s 55th victory ...

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  24. Thousands Bid Farewell to Boxer Johnny Tapia

    Thousands turned out in Albuquerque to bid a final farewell to five-time world boxing champion Johnny Tapia. Fans shared their memories Sunday night about the fighter who died May 27 at his Albuquerque home at age 45...

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  25. Reports: Winky Wright Retiring at 40

    Winky Wright, the former undisputed middleweight champion, is hanging up his gloves, according to reports. Wright, 40, has lost his past three fights since beating former welterweight titlist Ike Quartey in December 2006...

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