Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

Triple Crown glory could await American Pharoah at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 6, on NBC.

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 10:27 AM CDT

What We Learned From American Pharoah's Preakness Win

What We Learned From American Pharoah's Preakness Win

That was easy, wasn't it? Two weeks after struggling but winning the Kentucky Derby, American Pharoah ignored thunder, lightning, rain and the opposition and splashed his way to a seven-length victory in...

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 07:01 PM CDT

Preakness Could Move to Sunday in 2016: Officials

Preakness Could Move to Sunday in 2016: Officials

There could come a time in the next few years when the Preakness is held on a Sunday at Laurel Park.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 06:09 PM CDT

Derby Champ American Pharoah Wins Preakness in Driving Rain

Derby Champ American Pharoah Wins Preakness in Driving Rain

American Pharoah won the Preakness by seven lengths in driving rain Saturday, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid. With victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, American Pharoah needs a win in the...

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 04:45 PM CDT

American Pharoah Favored to Win Preakness

American Pharoah Favored to Win Preakness

American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, yet didn't look unbeatable, as he had in his previous races. His trainer says he struggled. His jockey went to the whip about 30 times to urge him on in the stretch.

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 02:42 PM CDT

Racing in Their Bones: Behind Top Jockeys' Dynasties

Racing in Their Bones: Behind Top Jockeys' Dynasties

Javier Castellano would never have been a jockey if his father had had his way. Abel Castellano rode horses for almost 30 years in Maracaibo, Venezuela, broke ribs and a shoulder and knew how tough a job it was....

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 03:01 PM CDT

Preakness: 5 Movies to Put You in the Racing Mood

Preakness:  5 Movies to Put You in the Racing Mood

Ready for the Preakness Stakes on NBC? Here are five movies about horse racing sure to put you in the mood for Saturday's gallop to the winner's circle.

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Hastert Paid To Hide Sexual Relationship: Official

Hastert Paid To Hide Sexual Relationship: Official

A federal law enforcement official told NBC News on Friday that former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was making the payments to a man in order to conceal a sexual relationship they had while the man was a student...

John Boehner, Family React to Hastert's Misconduct Allegations

John Boehner, Family React to Hastert's Misconduct Allegations

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert's old school employer, colleague current House Speaker John Boehner, and family member are speaking out after finding out the once Speaker of the House was allegedly...

Indictment Offers Few Clues About "Misconduct"

Indictment Offers Few Clues About "Misconduct"

A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime...

Showers, Storms Move Across Chicago Area

Showers, Storms Move Across Chicago Area

Showers and thunderstorms could bring heavy rain, hail and high winds to the Chicago area ahead of a big cool down for the weekend.

Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas, Prompts Rescues

Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas, Prompts Rescues

Parts of North Texas are under a Flash Flood Emergency and authorities have performed dozens of high-water rescues Friday morning after overnight rain that set a record for the wettest May in Dallas-Fort...

Blackhawks-Loving Cockatoo Chucks Ducks in Video

Blackhawks-Loving Cockatoo Chucks Ducks in Video

Peaches is a big Blackhawks fan… and she really doesn’t like ducks.

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