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Michael Tabor sold his string of English betting parlors after winning the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes last year with Thunder Gulch. This year, he’s gambling on Honour and Glory. …


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Robert Alexander “Bones” Hamilton, a standout running back at Stanford from 1933-35, died at his home in Palm Springs, Calif. He was 83. Utah State assistant David Miller was named …


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In Greece, the symbolic flame of the 1996 Summer Olympics sparked to life and began a 111-day journey to Atlanta beginning in Ancient Olympia, as first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton …


Trainer Predicts Roar

Roar is the horse for today’s $600,000 Jim Beam Stakes, says John Parisella, who has the perspective of being the leading trainer at Turfway Park. For Wayne Lukas, the Beam …


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Chad Remackel stuffed in the winning goal 9:31 into the second overtime to give Colorado College a 4-3 win over Vermont in a semifinal game of the NCAA Division I …


Valiant In Stretch, Cigar Edges ‘Soul’ For 14th Straight Win

Cigar, the great American thoroughbred who traveled more than 6,000 miles to race here, held off a stiff stretch challenge Wednesday to win the $4 million Dubai World Cup by …


Cigar Faces Major Test

Cigar, the 1995 horse of the year, tries for his 14th consecutive victory today in the $4 million Dubai World Cup. With a win, Cigar would become the richest racehorse …


Cigar Adds Wet Going To Challenges In Dubai American Star Draws 8th Post For World’s Richest Horse Race

Everyone knew that Cigar, America’s 1995 Horse of the Year, would face many challenges when he traveled to Dubai in search of his 14th straight victory. But no one thought …


Sports People

All-American Marcus Camby of Massachusetts and Saudia Roundtree of Georgia were chosen Boost-Naismith College Basketball Players of the Year and their coaches, John Calipari of UMass and Andy Landers of …


Unbridled’s Song In Tune

Unbridled’s Song, the Kentucky Derby future-book favorite, took the lead with three furlongs to go and pulled away to a 5-3/4-length victory in the $500,000 Florida Derby. The victory was …


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Twice The Vice, ridden by Chris McCarron, held off Sleep Easy to win the $300,000 Santa Margarita Handicap for fillies and mares at Santa Anita, Calif. Earlier in the day, …


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Trainer Bill Mott virtually committed to a trip to Dubai next week for Cigar after watching the 1995 horse of the year gallop 1-1/2 miles at Gulfstream in Hallandale, Fla. …


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At Indian Wells, Calif., Steffi Graf, sidelined with a foot injury since winning the season-ending Women’s Tennis Association Tour Championships in November, has entered next week’s State Farm Evert Cup. …


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Late entry Jose Luis Molina of Costa Rica won the men’s division and Lyubov Klochko of Ukraine won the women’s division of the Los Angeles Marathon. Molina won in two …


Cigar Still Out

Cigar, recovering from a bruised foot, walked under tack at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Fla., but the 1995 horse of the year won’t get back to the track until at …


Cigar Will Skip Santa Anita

Cigar, the 1995 horse of the year, will not race in the Santa Anita Handicap Saturday and his appearance in the $4 million Dubai World Cup is very much in …


Cigar Has Hoof Treated; His Racing Future Unknown

Cigar began the road to an uncertain recovery on Friday, the abscess in his right front foot healing but the impact on his racing schedule still unknown. But he was …


Cigar Injures Foot

Cigar has bruised his right front foot, and his handlers are not sure how long the injury will sideline the 1995 Horse of the Year. Cigar, who extended his winning …


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Tisha Venturini and Tiffeny Milbrett scored first-half goals to lead the United States women’s soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Sweden at Houston. It was the Americans’ second victory …


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Refrigerator, the richest quarter horse in racing history, is retiring from competition after six years of racing. Refrigerator earned year-end championships annually between 1990-94, including the overall world title in …


Cigar Wins 13th Straight

Cigar began 1996 the same way he finished last year - in first place. Cigar, the newly christened Horse of the Year, coasted to his 13th consecutive victory by winning …


Cigar Rules Eclipse Awards

The Cigar crew picked up five Eclipse Awards, including horse-of-the-year honors, and then trainer Bill Mott and jockey Jerry Bailey quickly left in ownerbreeder Allen Paulson’s jet for Florida, where …


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The Idaho State basketball team has fallen to seven scholarship players after freshman guard Tracy Blake, who was suspended indefinitely last Friday, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of battery. …


Best Pal Retires

Best Pal, the third-ranking money winner in thoroughbred history, has been retired following an eighth-place finish in his last outing. Best Pal, who first raced in 1990, will return to …


Cigar Dominates Eclipse Awards

Cigar’s perfect racing season got even better as owner Allen Paulson, trainer Bill Mott and jockey Jerry Bailey each won Eclipse Awards for outstanding achievement in thoroughbred racing in 1995. …


Sports People

Goaltender Jim Carey of the Washington Capitals was selected as NHL Player of the Week after three wins, two of them shutouts, posting a 1.33 goals-against average and a .944 …


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North Alabama, which just won its third straight Division II championship, will lose the equivalent of 23 football scholarships over four years as part of a self-imposed penalty for NCAA …


Light One Up For Cigar

Our Sportsperson of the Year isn’t a person, but it’s been that kind of a year in sports. Judging by the cover of Time magazine, it’s been a lean 1995 …


Jockey In Stable Condition

Jockey Nick Santagata was in stable but guarded condition at North Shore University Hospital, a day after he suffered six broken ribs and a fractured sternum in a three-horse spill …