Stories by Beth Harris

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Lochte issues apology for his behavior

RIO DE JANEIRO - U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte apologized Friday for his behavior surrounding an incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, saying he should have been more "careful and candid" ...
By Beth Harris

Friday, Aug 12, 2016

Manuel hopes gold medal will inspire more black swimmers

RIO DE JANEIRO - When she was 11, Simone Manuel came home and asked her mother a question: Why weren't there more people who looked like her in swimming? Mom didn't have an answer.
By Beth Harris

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Homer-happy Dodgers rout Braves

LOS ANGELES - Yasmani Grandal hit a three-run homer, Corey Seager added two more home runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 12-6 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep with ...
By Beth Harris

Friday, May 6, 2016

Nyquist isn't generating much buzz for a Kentucky Derby favorite

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Go ahead and pity Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist. He has the unenviable task of following in the hoof prints of Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, and so far isn't getting ...
By Beth Harris

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Mor Spirit lives in shadow of American Pharoah

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Bob Baffert feels under the radar with his latest horse at the Kentucky Derby. All anyone wants to talk about is American Pharoah, last year's winner, and not this year's entry, ...
By Beth Harris

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Nyquist's trainer isn't worried about an unlucky draw

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Doug O'Neill was all smiles after early 3-1 favorite Nyquist drew the No. 13 post for the 142nd Kentucky Derby.
By Beth Harris

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Undefeated Nyquist headlines Kentucky Derby

A year after American Pharoah thrilled the sports world by winning horse racing's first Triple Crown in 37 years, here comes Nyquist.
By Beth Harris

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Clippers lose Griffin, Paul to injuries

LOS ANGELES - Blake Griffin is out for the rest of the playoffs after aggravating his left quadriceps tendon and Chris Paul had right hand surgery Tuesday, leaving the Los Angeles Clippers without ...
By Beth Harris

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Tournament director quits after criticizing women pros

LOS ANGELES - The tournament director of the BNP Paribas Open who said women's pro tennis players "ride on the coattails of the men" resigned Monday night, ending his 29-year association with the ...
By Beth Harris

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Tournament director: women 'ride on coattails of men'

The tournament director of the BNP Paribas Open criticized the WTA Tour on Sunday, saying women's pro tennis players "ride on the coattails of the men" while describing them as "physically ...
By Beth Harris

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Danzing Candy upsets Mor Spirit in Derby prep race

Danzing Candy led all the way to win the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes for 3-year-olds by two lengths, upsetting 8-5 favorite Mor Spirit in the Kentucky Derby prep Saturday at Santa Anita.
By Beth Harris

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

CBS will unveil new technology for Super Bowl 50 broadcast

PASADENA, Calif. - The Super Bowl is turning 50, although the game played next month on America's informal national holiday will hardly be showing its age because of new gadgetry CBS Sports is ...
By Beth Harris

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Roberts grateful for chance to manage Dodgers

LOS ANGELES - Dave Roberts was welcomed back to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday as the first minority manager in franchise history.
By Beth Harris

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

American Pharoah caps off career in style

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Hail and farewell, American Pharoah. The Triple Crown champion won the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic by 6½ lengths Saturday, taking charge out of the gate in his final race ...
By Beth Harris

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Stopchargingmaria wins the Breeders' Cup Distaff

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Stopchargingmaria won the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff by a neck, giving trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey Javier Castellano their second victories Friday on the opening day of ...
By Beth Harris

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Distaff appears to be wide open

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Todd Pletcher is taking three shots at winning the Breeders' Cup Distaff, a race lacking a superstar like past champions Beholder, Royal Delta, Untapable and Zenyatta.
By Beth Harris

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

American Pharoah set to wrap up career

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In a few days, there will be a vacant stall in Bob Baffert's barn and an empty space in the hearts of the trainer and the owner of American Pharoah.
By Beth Harris

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

American Pharoah arrives for final race

LEXINGTON, Ky. - American Pharoah arrived in soggy Kentucky on Tuesday to begin final preparations for the last race for the Triple Crown champion in this weekend's Breeders' Cup Classic.
By Beth Harris

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

American Pharoah is favorite for Breeders' Cup Classic

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Triple Crown champion American Pharoah was made the early 6-5 favorite Monday in a field of 10 for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, the last race of his career.
By Beth Harris

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

American Pharoah, Keen Ice set for rematch at Breeders' Cup Classic

Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, two-time Breeders' Cup winner Beholder and Travers winner Keen Ice will square off in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic next week, with 2014 Belmont ...
By Beth Harris
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