Three horse races make up the Triple Crown. Three strikes and your out. Good things in sports come in 3s.
Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.
California Chrome can breathe easy — he’s allowed to wear a nasal strip when he goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.
There may be incredible back stories explaining how these strange names came to be, but we’re just going to take them at face value.
We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…
Davis, since the All-Star break, has gone yard nine times. Slowly but surely, Cabrera is catching up.
The Detroit Tigers are 17-5 in the second half of the season, and two of the team’s players have been named American League Players of the Week: Miguel Cabrera and Austin Jackson.
The Tigers have a high number of games remaining on the road at ball parks which are considered launching pads for home runs, Chicago, New York and Boston.
As Cabrera’s career plays out, the other Detroit players are very aware that they are playing with one of the best baseball players alive and probably one of the best ever.