Arkansas Razorbacks center fielder Andrew Benintendi has been named the Southeastern Conference player of the year. Benintendi, a sophomore, led the SEC with a .415 batting average and 17 home runs. He also had 51 RBIs and stole 21 bases. Benintendi is the first Arkansas player to win the SEC award. He is projected to […]
The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee approved a package of proposals and officiating directives to significantly improve the pace of play, better balance offense with defense and reduce the physicality in the sport. During its meetings, the committee caucused with the National Association of Basketball Coaches Board of Directors, Division I Men’s Basketball Committee and […]
Okay, Todd Pletcher didn’t see anything the rest of the world didn’t see. He pulled all four of his horses from the Preakness and headed to New York. With short field looks like a repeat finish of the Kentucky Derby, 1-2-3, is very likely.
I’m a little surprised so many horses are willing to take on American Pharaoh in the Preakness. Maybe the trainers saw something I didn’t. I know he only won by a length, but he still won. Of course the race is a little shorter and that could help Dortmund, who was tiring quickly in the […]
Like most, I was happy American Pharoah, winner of the Arkansas Derby, went on to win the Kentucky Derby, the most prestigious race in the world each year. I hope he wins the Triple Crown. However, the Derby didn’t play out like it was expected. Originally there were seven speed horses entered but by the […]
I’m not a great handicapper, okay, I’m not even very good, so keep that in mind when I make my case for lightly raced Materiality to win the Kentucky Derby. While only one horse in the previous 140 years of Derbies managed to win without a single race as a 2-year-old, Materiality is undefeated and […]