Watch The Belmont Stakes June 8 on NBC

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 10:03 PM CDT

Kentucky Derby Tests New Playoff System

Kentucky Derby Tests New Playoff System

This year’s Kentucky Derby is the first under a new system that awards points to winners of an increasingly challenging series of qualifying races. Supporters say the system is fairer because it awards...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 at 02:43 PM CDT

Horse of the Century: Man o' War vs. Secretariat

Horse of the Century: Man o' War vs. Secretariat

For more than 50 years Man o' War owned the unofficial title of Horse of the Century. Then Secretariat happened.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 at 02:48 PM CDT

Triple Crown by the Numbers

Triple Crown by the Numbers

The Belmont Stakes was first run in 1867, the Preakness Stakes in 1873, and the Kentucky Derby in 1875, but it would be decades before the Triple Crown would become the Holy Grail of horse racing.

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:27 AM CDT

The History of Kentucky Derby Hats

The History of Kentucky Derby Hats

The story of Kentucky Derby hats — the wide-brimmed, straw fashion statements that ride into Churchill Downs each year atop the heads of well-heeled spectators — is a story of American

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Suspect in Gym Hidden Camera Case Faces Child Porn Charges

Suspect in Gym Hidden Camera Case Faces Child Porn Charges

Investigators say a search of the Waukegan home of a man charged in connection with placing a hidden camera at a Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin gym has turned up child porn.

Blackhawks' Road to a Repeat Begins Thursday

Blackhawks' Road to a Repeat Begins Thursday

Last season, the Chicago Blackhawks cruised into the playoffs as favorites and emerged as champions. Coming in as underdogs this time, can they work the same magic as they try to repeat?

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Indiana High School Goes Viral With Epic Lip Dub Video

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Missing Mother, Two Kids Found Safe

Missing Mother, Two Kids Found Safe

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Chicago Confections Make List of Nation's Top Cupcakes

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