Death Looms Over Churhill Downs

The death of Eight Belles - the second place finisher in today's Kentucky Derby - makes it pretty difficult to get all that excited over Big Brown's dominating performance. The commentators love to speak of the beauty and humanity of these creatures, yet nobody seemed to mind celebrating before the filly's body could… » 5/03/08 8:20pm 5/03/08 8:20pm

They're Ready to Run For the Roses

The little people are mounting their steeds, which means the most exciting two minutes in sports (setting aside the final two minutes in almost all other highly contested sporting events) can't be far behind. Oh wait, they're playing "My Old(e?) Kentucky Home. This could take a while. Hey, an ex-boybander and country… » 5/03/08 6:05pm 5/03/08 6:05pm