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California Chrome Wins The Kentucky Derby

It was one horse, and the rest of the field, they said.

And this time, they got it right.

Because shortly after the field turned for home, one horse separated himself from that field, and crossed the wire alone - announcing to the world that though he's not a blue-blood, he's every bit as good.

That California Chrome will shine brightly tonight in Louisville as the 140th winner of the Kentucky Derby.

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Travis Lindquist, Getty Images
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Kentucky Derby Predictions and Betting Advice

 

I've never had a mint julep.  Hell, I don't even drink.  But after previewing this race, I may need one.

And after it, if it all goes south - like it certainly can in the Derby and is, perhaps, likely in an edition as confusing as this the 140th - I may need several.

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Premiere Of HBO's Final Season Of "Eastbound And Down"
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Kenny Powers MLB The Show Commercial

Actor Danny McBride, who plays Kenny Powers in the HBO show "Eastbound and Down" stars in a new commercial for the MLB The Show video game franchise.

Kenny Powers is a hysterical character. Seriously

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Harry How, Getty Images
Harry How, Getty Images
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The Kentucky Derby Field Preview

If we're being honest with ourselves, we know that 20 horses in one starting gate is pure lunacy.

But it's the Kentucky Derby, and on Derby day, lunacy is sublime.  Absurd hats, copious amounts of breath freshening plant infused alcohol, aggressively white suits, twenty horses, and millions of dollars

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Jameis Winston was cited for not paying for $32 worth of food (Getty Images).
Jameis Winston was cited for not paying for $32 worth of food (Getty Images).
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Jameis Winston Cited

National champion quarterback, reigning Heisman trophy winner, and current Florida State baseball player Jameis Winston has been suspended from the 'Noles baseball team after being issued a civil citation

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Memphis Grizzlies v San Antonio Spurs - Game One
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Legal Analyst Alan Fanger on Donald Sterling Punishment

While the world congratulates NBA commissioner Adam Silver for lowering the boom on Donald Sterling, the other league owners may be digging in for an extended legal fight.  

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Washington Nationals v New York Mets
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Mets’ True New Yorkers Petition

Are you a Mets fan?  Are you a "True New Yorker"?  Have you signed the team's petition to let the world know you are? Did you even know the Mets had a petition to help you tell the world?  Are you having a hard time believing any of this is real?

Believe it, folks.  It is:

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Demonstrators Protest Racist Comments Made By L.A. Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Before Playoff Game
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Hump Day Rant Pt.3 Sterling / Knicks/ Yankees

This week's biggest story of course is the lifetime ban on  Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. I personally couldn't of been anymore happy by the way Commissioner Adam Silver handled the press conference

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Memphis Grizzlies v San Antonio Spurs - Game One
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NBA Commissioner Bans Owner Donald Sterling For Life

After launching a full investigation into the audio recordings of Los Angeles Clipper owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks, commissioner Adam Silver made his decision.

Donald Sterling has been banned from the Clippers organization -- and the NBA as a whole -- for life

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Houston Astros v Seattle Mariners
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I’ll Be Cheering Robinson Cano

Sports fans are a bitter, rage-filled bunch.

They have long memories and short tempers.  Taking everything personally, they’re biased, easily offended, and reluctant to forgive.

They love to be angry.

Which, perhaps, is why Yankee fans, whom I count myself among, will boo Robinson Cano mercilessly throughout his return to the Bronx this week – the second baseman having bolted the Bombers this offseason for Seattle’s $240 million.

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Oklahoma City Thunder v Memphis Grizzlies - Game Four
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NBA Could Use Nuclear Option On Sterling

Today NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will host a live press conference at 2:00 p.m to announce the punishment to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for racist remarks.

Yahoo Sports is Reporting "Several lea

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Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - Season 1
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Robinson Cano Skit on the Tonight Show

Ah, Robinson Cano returns to New York tonight. I'm going to write a full article in this right after I'm done with this one, but this is something you need to see right away.

Cano appeared on last night's Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in preparation for his return

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