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Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 04:20 PM EDT

Train Like Champion Jockey Victor Espinoza

Train Like Champion Jockey Victor Espinoza

Victor Espinoza won the elusive Triple Crown of horse racing in 2015. This weekend he’ll be racing on Bolt d’Oro at the 144th Kentucky Derby. Find out how he stays fit and why, for jockeys, there is...

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 12:52 AM EDT

The Mystery of the Derby's 'Dreaded' Post

The Mystery of the Derby's 'Dreaded' Post

Twenty of the top thoroughbreds will sprint out of the starting gates at Churchill Downs for the 144th Kentucky Derby on May 5, but one horse might not stand a chance. In the days before the "fastest two...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 02:18 PM EDT

Trainer Chad Brown Hopeful Good Magic Earns Him Derby Win

Trainer Chad Brown Hopeful Good Magic Earns Him Derby Win

Trainer Chad Brown almost gushes when talking about Good Magic, which might position him to finally break through in Saturday's 144th Run For The Roses at Churchill Downs. If the chestnut colt's name alone...

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT

Firefighter Seeks Paddleboard Record From Cuba to Key West

Firefighter Seeks Paddleboard Record From Cuba to Key West

A South Florida athlete is balancing her day job with chasing her world-record dreams to paddleboard across the Florida Straits to Cuba this summer. Victoria Burgess has been paddleboarding for four years...

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 09:07 AM EDT

Cowabunga! Brazilian Surfer's 80-Foot Wave Breaks Record

Cowabunga! Brazilian Surfer's 80-Foot Wave Breaks Record

A monster wave off Portugal has produced a world record for a Brazilian surfer. The World Surf League says Rodrigo Koxa has ridden the biggest wave ever surfed. At the group's Big Wave Awards in Santa...

Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 at 06:29 AM EDT

MMA Fighter With Links to Trump, Cohen is Questioned by FBI

MMA Fighter With Links to Trump, Cohen is Questioned by FBI<br />

A Russian mixed martial arts fighter who has connections with President Donald Trump, the president's personal attorney Michael Cohen and Russian President Vladimir Putin was questioned this week by the FBI, his...

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 03:00 PM EDT

UConn Huskies Coaches Going on Road Show Tour

UConn Huskies Coaches Going on Road Show Tour

UConn Huskies Coaches are stepping off the sidelines and hitting the road as the inaugural Uconn Huskies Coaches Road Show takes off on a four-city tour.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 02:16 PM EDT
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By Liz Lane

The 10 Fastest Kentucky Derby Winners

Winning the Kentucky Derby is all about timing. Mere milliseconds can determine...View gallery

  • Secretariat 1973
  • Monarchos 2001
  • Northern Dancer 1964
Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 06:00 PM EDT

Reports Say Dallas Cowboys Star Witten to Retire, Join ESPN

Reports Say Dallas Cowboys Star Witten to Retire, Join ESPN

The future of stalwart Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is unclear after multiple sources said Friday morning that Witten was leaving America's Team to join ESPN as an analyst on Monday Night Football.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 10:23 PM EDT

Browns Take Mayfield with 1st Pick of 2018 NFL Draft

Browns Take Mayfield with 1st Pick of 2018 NFL Draft

The Cleveland Browns ended weeks of speculation by selecting Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield with the first pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-1 senior is the fourth quarterback the Browns have...

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28. Read more
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