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Flightline won't have Flavien Prat's services for the foreseeable future. The standout Thoroughbred is out indefinitely with a hock injury. (Image: Benoit Photo)

Injury Sidelines Star Sprinter Flightline Indefinitely

Flightline, horse racing’s undisputed star of 2022, will miss an undetermined amount of 2022 with what is believed to be a strained right hock. The Daily Racing Form reported the news Saturday, quoting trainer John Sadler saying that while X-rays were negative, the star sprinter’s gait was “not perfectly normal.” […]

Classic Causeway and his front-running style come into the Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes as the 3/1 morning-line favorite. (Image: Kentucky West Racing)

The Sam F. Davis: A Derby Prep Where Also-Rans Matter

Tampa Bay Downs’ first stop on the Kentucky Derby trail, Saturday’s Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes is one of those races where you’re best served paying more attention to the horses outside the winner’s circle. Take last year. Candy Man Rocket won the race in typical Davis fashion. He […]

West Ham fined Zouma, but opted not to suspend him. (Image: Twitter/footyaccums)

Cat Kicker Zouma Available for Selection Against Leicester

Kurt Zouma remains part of the first-team plans at West Ham despite infuriating millions of fans this week. A video of him dropping, kicking and slapping one of his cats was published online. West Ham fined the player $340k, meaning two weeks’ wages, while animal charities asked for Zouma to […]

Andy Polo spent four years with Portland Timbers before his contract was terminated this week. (Image: Twitter/oregoniansports)

Timbers Sack Polo Following Allegations of Domestic Abuse

Portland Timbers have terminated Andy Polo’s contract one day after he was suspended on allegations of domestic abuse by his former partner. The Peruvian is denying any wrongdoing. Genessis Alarcon, his ex-lover and the mother of his chilren, accused the MLS player of physical and emotional abuse during a Peruvian […]

An extensive necropsy into what caused Medina Spirit's sudden death in December turned up inconclusive. (Image: Benoit Photo)

Necropsy Reveals No Definitive Cause of Death for Medina Spirit

An extensive necropsy performed on Kentucky Derby champion Medina Spirit could not determine a definitive cause of death in the late 3-year-old colt, according to a release issued by the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB). The CHRB’s statement said the postmortem examination of Medina Spirit, performed by five members of the […]

Len Dawson trots off the field at the first Super Bowl after the Kansas City Chiefs lost to Bart Starr and the Green Bay Packers. (Image: Getty)

OG’s Complete List of Starting Quarterbacks in the Super Bowl

The OG List returns and we have a complete list of all the starting quarterbacks from every Super Bowl including the first one with Bart Starr from the Green Bay Packers defeating Len Dawson from Kansas City Chiefs, to the current matchup in Super Bowl 56 featuring Joe Burrow from […]

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon rushed for a first down, but he's currently on the reserve/COVID-19 list. (Image: Getty)

Super Bowl DFS: Look for Value Lower in Player Pool

With the Super Bowl comes the last chance at a big score in NFL DFS this season. As usual in a showdown slate, the top players are priced high enough that we will have to find value lower in the salary pool to round out our lineups. Consider these five […]

A red-hot Luka Doncic from the Dallas Mavs shoots a 3-pointer over Ivan Zubac from the LA Clippers. (Image: Glenn James/Getty)

NBA High Guys: Luka Doncic Explodes for Career-Best 51 Points (VIDEO)

When you’re hot, you’re hot. They have that expression in Slovenia too. Luka Doncic from the Dallas Mavs exploded for 28 points in the first quarter including seven 3-pointers against the helpless LA Clippers, and he finished with a career-high 51 points. The scoring eruption occurred a couple hours after […]

Joel Rosario and Knicks Go rode off with a combined three Eclipse Awards at Thursday night's Eclipse Awards ceremony at Santa Anita Park. Knicks Go won Horse of the Year and Champion Older Male Eclipses, while Rosario won his first Jockey of the Year Eclipse. (Image: Coglianese Photos/Ryan Thompson)

Knicks Go Rides Off With 2021 Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year

True to his running style, Knicks Go broke out to a big lead and proved uncatchable, capturing the Eclipse Award for 2021 Horse of the Year when the Eclipse Awards were announced Thursday night at Santa Anita Park. The now-6-year-old horse received 228 votes out a possible 235 first-place votes […]

Kamila Valieva reportedly tested positive for a banned substance in December, throwing her participation in the women’s figure skating competition into doubt. (Image: AP)

Russian Figure Skating Controversy Takes Women’s Odds Off the Board

At the start of the 2022 Winter Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) looked poised to win the team figure skating competition and sweep the podium in the women’s event. But a doping controversy has delayed the team medal ceremony and threatened the participation of Russia’s biggest skating star. Russian […]

Lone Rock's first Oaklawn Park stakes victory came in this Tinsel Stakes score in December. He is the 3/1 morning-line favorite in Saturday's Grade 3 Razorback Handicap. (Image: Coady Photography)

Lone Rock Becomes a Solid Choice in a Deep Razorback

This time last year, Lone Rock was preparing for a mid-level allowance race at Oaklawn Park. He was three months away from being claimed for $40,000 after a November race at Churchill Downs. Now, the gelding is two days away from racing for a chunk of a $600,000 purse in […]