Category Archive: Sports

Jun 05 2021

The Belmont Stakes 2021

We don’t write much about horse racing, also known as the Sport of Kings. Today is the last jewel in the race for the Triple Crown, The Belmont Stakes which is the longest of the three races, 1.5 miles, the length of one full lap at Belmont Park. It is called the “The Test of …

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May 15 2021

The Preakness: The Middle Child Of The Triple Crown

The Preakness Stakes is the second of the three horse races for the Triple Crown . The Preakness Stakes is an American thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a Grade I race run over a distance of 9.5 furlongs (1+3⁄16 …

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May 01 2021

The Run for the Roses

Last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Derby was postponed until September 5. This year the 147th running of the Derby is back to its usual start, the first Saturday in May. It is the first jewel in the Triple Crown of horse racing. It is dubbed “The Run for the Roses”, stemming …

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Apr 05 2021

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2021: Championship Final

Tonight’s final game between the two remaining number one teams, Baylor and Gonzaga, is on CBS with al the pregame hullabaloo starting at 8:30 PM ET with tip off at 9:20. That  leaves loads of time for making snacks. Baylor had a far easier time knocking off their opponent, #2 Houston than Gonzaga. The feisty …

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Apr 03 2021

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2021: The Final Four

The big upset of the Elite Eight was #1 Michigan falling to the Play-in #11 UCLA by 2 points. In one of the tightest games of the Tournament. UCLA gave Michigan a work out on the court. 11th-seeded U.C.L.A., which stunned top-seeded Michigan, 51-49, to become the second team to reach the Final Four while …

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Apr 02 2021

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament 2021: The Final Four

Tonight’s games will determine the two teams that will face-off for the Women’s Basketball Championship on Sunday night. In the first game two number one teams, Sanford and South Carolina wil start at 6 PM ET. The second games will be with first time Final Four team #3 Arizona against #1 UConn. The No. 1 …

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Mar 30 2021

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2021: Elite Eight – Day Two

No upsets last night with both #2 Houston and #1  Baylor easily advancing to the Final Four on April 3. Here are the winners and losers of yesterday’s Elite Eight:   Seed School Record Score Seed School Record Score Region 12 Oregon St. 17 – 12 67 2 Houston* 24 – 3 81 Midwest 3 …

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Mar 30 2021

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament 2021: Elite Eight – Day Two

The game between #1 UConn and #2 Baylor was close and had fans holding their breath in the final seconds. At he half, Baylor was leading by 2 points. It wasn’t until the 4th quarter that UConn was able to regain the lead and holding it against a team with bigger and faster players. They …

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Mar 29 2021

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2021: Elite Eight – Day One

Not surprising the Play -in team #11 UCLA beat #2 Alabama in a close game that went to overtime that UCLA dominated. Of course #1 Gonzaga easily won against #5 Creighton becoming only the third unbeaten team in NCAA history to make it to the Elite Eight. Here are yesterday’s winners and the scores.   …

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Mar 29 2021

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament 2021: Elite Eight – Day One

Three of the Women’s number one teams have made it to the Elite Eight, also known as, the Regional Finals. There were three upsets, two biggies and the other not so biggie. In the last game of the night, #6 Texas defeated #2 Maryland in a very close game with the lead bouncing back and …

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