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Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 04:34 PM EDT
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By Nina Lin

8 Most Famous Winners of the Kentucky Derby

For just two minutes of the year, a one and one-quarter mile track becomes the...View gallery

  • 1875 - Aristides
  • 1957 - Iron Leige
  • 1973 - Secretariat
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 04:00 PM EDT

Father and Son Set Atlantic Crossing Record

Father and Son Set Atlantic Crossing Record

Nico and Vittorio Malingri arrived in the Guadeloupe port town of Pointe-a-Pitre on April 20. The journey took 11 days, one hour and nine minutes after leaving Dakar, Senegal, in their sailboat, setting an...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 01:06 PM EDT

Chasing Roses: Javier Castellano Still Eyeing Elusive Derby

Chasing Roses: Javier Castellano Still Eyeing Elusive Derby

Javier Castellano is arguably the best jockey in racing right now. Except, that is, at the Kentucky Derby.

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 12:13 PM EDT

Olympic Medalist Will Claye Embarks on Music Career

Olympic Medalist Will Claye Embarks on Music Career

Will Claye has earned three medals as a track and field athlete for Team USA. His most recent success came at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio when he brought home a silver medal in the triple jump. Since...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 12:15 PM EDT
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By Jessica Glazer

The Top Horses Contending to Race the 2017 Kentucky Derby

As the official start of the Triple Crown nears, here's a look at the top 10...View gallery

  • #10, J Boys Echo
  • #9, Tapwrit
  • #8, Gunnevera
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 10:35 AM EDT

Minnesota Teen Wins Right to Box Competitively in Hijab

Minnesota Teen Wins Right to Box Competitively in Hijab

A teen boxer from a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota, who has set her sights on the 2020 Olympics has won her fight to wearing the clothing consistent with her religious beliefs during competition. Amaiya...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 08:19 AM EDT

Ronda Rousey Announces Engagement to Fighter Travis Browne

Ronda Rousey Announces Engagement to Fighter Travis Browne

Forget the octagon, Ronda Rousey is buzzing about a ring after announcing her engagement to fellow MMA fighter Travis Browne. Rousey flashed the diamond and made the announcement in a paparazzi video shared by...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:38 PM EDT

Yard Goats Get First Win at Dunkin' Donuts Park

Yard Goats Get First Win at Dunkin' Donuts Park

The Hartford Yard Goats picked up their first win at Dunkin' Donuts Park on Thursday against the Harrisburg Senators. The Goats took the game by a score of 1-0.

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 07:34 AM EDT

Olympic Hurdles Champ Banned for Whereabouts Mix-Up

Olympic Hurdles Champ Banned for Whereabouts Mix-Up

Olympic champion hurdler Brianna Rollins of the United States received a one-year suspension Thursday for repeated failures to disclose her whereabouts to anti-doping officials — a ban she says was caused by...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 08:54 PM EDT

New England Patriots Release 2017 Schedule

New England Patriots Release 2017 Schedule

The New England Patriots are set to face the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL's season opening game on Thursday, Sept. 7.

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NBC Connecticut's Shred-It Event Serves More Than 3,000 People
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