1. HORSE RACING
Pegasus World Cup runs at Gulfstream: Horse racing is dying? Inaugural Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park was richest thoroughbred event ever as favored rivals California Chrome and Arrogate headed 12-horse field running for $12 million purse.
Heat hot as D-Wade, LeBron complain: Miami had won five games in a row including a stunning upset of Golden State entering Friday’s trip to play Dwyane Wade. And how about that? The Heat, hot, while Wade and LeBron James were complaining publicly about their teams.
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Williams sisters, Federer-Nadal headline Australian Open finales: Sisters Serena and Venus Williams met for the 28th time and ninth in a major final on Saturday. Top that, guys! OK, how about Roger Federer, 35, becoming oldest man in a Grand Slam final since 1974 playing against Rafael Nadal?
It’s Super Bowl Week as countdown to Falcons-Patriots begins: We are seven days until New England vs. Atlanta on Super Bowl Sunday. But first let’s start with the real big game and undertake a detailed analytical breakdown of tonight’s Pro Bowl in Orlando. Just kiddin’!
Miami Marathon celebrates 15th year: Some 24,000 ran in weekend events culminating with Sunday’s Miami Marathon. Race began at 6 a.m., so it might be over by the time you read this. I intended to run in it but decided to sleep in and then eat a pound of bacon instead.