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Baffoe: Ranking The Best Days On The Sports Calendar

The first Thursday of the NCAA Tournament is great, but is it the best day on the sports calendar?

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

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Belmont Stakes: Kentucky Derby And Preakness Winners Set For A Rematch

This Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in New York lacks a Triple Crown attempt but it does include the next best thing: a rematch between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winners.

06/06/2013

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Sports Verdict: Most Impressive Start To The Season? Mariano Rivera Vs. Miguel Cabrera

Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.

05/16/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

05/16/2013

Joel Rosario atop Orb celebrates after winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (Credit: Andy Lyons, Getty)

Orb Wins Kentucky Derby

Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 3-year-old classic.

05/04/2013

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Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]

05/01/2013

Victory Gallop (front) famously beat Real Quiet by a nose in the 1998 Belmont Stakes to spoil a Triple Crown run. (Photo credit should read HENNY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Close But No Cigar: A Look At Triple Crown Failures

​I’ll Have Another will make his historic run for the elusive Triple Crown Saturday LIVE on 670TheScore.com.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Mario Gutierrez celebrates atop I'll Have Another after winning the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

I’ll Have Another Made 4-5 Favorite To Win Belmont

I’ll Have Another was made the 4-5 early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion.

670 The Score–06/06/2012

I'll Have Another crosses the finish line to win the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

670 The Score Announces Live Online Coverage Of The Belmont Stakes

670 The Score is proud to announce live coverage of the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes Saturday, June 9.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Mario Gutierrez celebrates atop I'll Have Another after winning the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Loose Horse Nearly Slams Into I’ll Have Another

Trainer Doug O’Neill says a loose horse nearly slammed into Triple Crown hopeful I’ll Have Another during training Thursday at Belmont Park.

670 The Score–05/31/2012

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I’ll Have Another Wins Preakness, Triple Try Next

I’ll Have Another had Bodemeister in his sights again, a shot at the Triple Crown hanging in the balance. Two weeks ago, he ran down his rival and won the Kentucky Derby. This time, the chestnut colt needed to be even more relentless to win the Preakness.

05/20/2012

I'll Have Another beat Bodemeister in the Kentucky Derby. The two horses will be the two favorites Saturday in the Preakness Stakes. (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

Preakness Stakes: Analysis And Picks

The Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown, will be contested at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Saturday.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

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Derby Winner Likely To Attempt Second Leg Of Triple Crown

Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom will be heading back to his home turf to await a likely run in the second leg of the Triple Crown.

05/08/2011

More than 41,000 fans were on hand at Arlington Park to great the legendary racehorse Secretariat. (1973 File Photo/Daily Herald)

Secretariat: The Chicago Connection

The opening of the movie “Secretariat” is Thursday and tells the story of the legendary thoroughbred nation-grabbing Triple Crown win. But there is a local angle in the success of Secretariat.

WBBM Newsradio–10/07/2010