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ARCADIA Calif. | Justify wins Santa Anita Derby by 3½ lengths for Baffert

ARCADIA, Calif. | April 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Justify vaulted into the role of probable Kentucky Derby favorite with a three-length victory over Bolt d’Oro in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby. Trained by Bob Baffert and winner of his three career starts by a combined 19 lengths, Justify had to finish first or second on … Continue reading ARCADIA Calif. | Justify wins Santa Anita Derby by 3½ lengths for Baffert

Canelo-Triple G rematch is off after Alvarez withdraws

LOS ANGELES /April 3, 2018 — The Canelo-Triple G rematch, expected to be the fight of the year, is off. Canelo Alvarez has withdrawn from next month’s middleweight title bout with Gennady Golovkin, two months after Alvarez twice tested for a banned substance. “I have always been a clean fighter and I always will be … Continue reading Canelo-Triple G rematch is off after Alvarez withdraws

Dawson’s 57-yard FG gives Arizona win over Jacksonville

GLENDALE, AZ/November 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Phil Dawson kicked a career-long 57-yard field goal with 1 second to play to give the Arizona Cardinals a 27-24 victory over Jacksonville on Sunday, snapping the Jaguars’ four-game winning streak and dropping them into a tie with Tennessee for the AFC South lead. The 42-year-old kicker, who had … Continue reading Dawson’s 57-yard FG gives Arizona win over Jacksonville

Wilson throws for 2 TDs, runs for another as Seahawks win

SANTA CLARA, CA/November 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns to give him 150 career TDs passing and also ran for a short score, and the Seattle Seahawks overcame a sloppy start to beat the San Francisco 49ers 24-13 on Sunday. Wilson connected on a 17-yard touchdown pass to Nick Vannett in … Continue reading Wilson throws for 2 TDs, runs for another as Seahawks win

Hornibrook, Badgers stay unbeaten with 31-0 win at Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS/November 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Alex Hornibrook threw three touchdown passes without an interception for fifth-ranked Wisconsin, and the Badgers easily remained unbeaten by overwhelming rival Minnesota 31-0 on Saturday for their 14th straight victory over the Gophers. Jonathan Taylor rushed for 149 yards on 20 carries, including a 53-yard scoring sprint on the first … Continue reading Hornibrook, Badgers stay unbeaten with 31-0 win at Minnesota

Ohio State QB aggravates injury with mysterious contact

ANN ARBOR, MI/November 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett said he was simply trying to warm up, throwing some passes behind the sideline, when someone made contact with him and aggravated an injury. Barrett left the game in the third quarter, limping off the field because his right knee was hurting. Dwayne … Continue reading Ohio State QB aggravates injury with mysterious contact

Barrett was hurt before No. 8 Ohio State beat Michigan 31-20

ANN ARBOR, MI/November 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Dwayne Haskins did what Ohio State quarterbacks have been doing for more than a decade. He beat Michigan. The latest victory, though, came with a bizarre twist. Haskins replaced injured star J.T. Barrett and led the eighth-ranked Buckeyes from behind to beat the Wolverines 31-20 Saturday for their … Continue reading Barrett was hurt before No. 8 Ohio State beat Michigan 31-20

Rebensburg edges Shiffrin for giant slalom win at Killington

KILLINGTON, VT/November 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg won her second straight giant slalom Saturday by edging Mikaela Shiffrin, the World Cup overall leader who was skiing in the state where she attended school and was urged on by a roaring crowd. Rebensburg, a 2010 Olympic gold medalist in the giant slalom, won the … Continue reading Rebensburg edges Shiffrin for giant slalom win at Killington