Preakness Stakes odds with less than five hours to go

Los Angeles Times

In addition to all the scratches on the card and all but one race moved off the turf, Preakness officials announced they also were canceling an appearance by the Budweiser Clydesdales and parachute jumpers.


Preakness Stakes odds with less than four hours to go

Los Angeles Times

The rain has moved to a light drizzle at Pimlico Race Course, but the track is not salvageable. It's current condition is listed as sloppy, which means you can see puddles and it's likely the drying process hasn't started.


Justify wins the 143rd Preakness Stakes

Los Angeles Times

Justify took the second of three steps toward immortality Saturday by winning the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. He will look to become the second Triple Crown winner in three years when the series' final race is run at New York's Belmont Park in three weeks.


Trump, Putin Face High-Stakes Meeting in Germany Next Week

U.S. News

Trump will be under pressure to side with the U.S. intelligence agencies and press Putin on the issue of election meddling, something he has thus far been reluctant to do. Trump's promise of closer cooperation with Russia has prompted concerns that the U.S. will have diminished leverage over global issues and he could be more sympathetic to Russia.


Lions eye high-stakes finale vs Packers after loss to Dallas

U.S. News

ELLIOTT'S CHASE: The NFL rushing leader had a 55-yard touchdown and finished with 80 yards on 12 carries. He needs 178 yards in the finale to break Eric Dickerson's 33-year-old rookie rushing record of 1,808 yards. "I always want to be out there, but I always know there is a bigger plan," Elliott said. "You don't want to risk anything."