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Newswire: Foxing goes rustic in its video for “The Medic”

Foxing’s debut album The Albatross was a sleeper hit of 2013, gaining fans with the strength of its makeshift single, “Rory,” and the band’s consistent string of support tours. Triple Crown Records signed Foxing and quickly releasedShow More Summary

Magnus Carlsen is the First Man to Win the Chess Triple Crown, but Not the First Person - Let's not forget about Susan Polgar!

2 weeks agoOdd : Geekosystem

It's a big day for chess nerds! World Champion Magnus Carlsen just took the Chess Triple Crown by holding the World Blitz, Rapid, and Classic titles consecutively. I've seen some reports that Carlsen is the first player in history to ever pull this off, but he's not. Susan Polgar did it back in 1996.

Magnus wins World Blitz Championship, completes rare Chess Triple Crown

1 NOR Carlsen Magnus 2881 17.02 RUS Nepomniachtchi Ian 2730 16.03 USA Hikaru Nakamura 2775 16.04 VIE Le Quang Liem 2712 14.05 AZE Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2743 13.56 ARM Levon Aronian 2815 13.57 IND Anand Viswanathan 2785 13.58 AZE Mamedov...Show More Summary

All 15 Of Clayton Kershaw's No-Hitter Strikeout Pitches In One GIF

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

When Clayton Kershaw came within one error of a perfect game Wednesday night, he added "no-hitter" to a list of accolades and achievements that already included three ERA titles, two Cy Young awards, and a Triple Crown. In fact, he did...Show More Summary

U.S. soldiers save choking woman at Ky. restaurant

A pair of U.S. Army soldiers wanted a place to watch the third leg of the Triple Crown, but instead they saved a woman's life.

Magnus wins World Rapid Championship & triple crown!

Final round top board results: 1 13 AZE Radjabov Teimour 9½ ½ - ½ 10½ Carlsen Magnus NOR 42 9 IND Anand Viswanathan 10 ½ - ½ 10 Levon Aronian ARM 73 8 RUS Karjakin Sergey 10 0 - 1 9½ Alexander Morozevich RUS 154 18 VIE Le Quang LiemShow More Summary

Magnus leads World Rapid after 2 days, aims for triple crown

Rank Country Full Name Fide Rating Points 1 NOR Carlsen Magnus 2881 8.0 2 ARM Levon Aronian 2815 7.5 3 RUS Nepomniachtchi Ian 2730 7.04 ITA Caruana Fabiano 2791 7.05 RUS Tomashevsky Evgeny 2695 7.06 CHN Yangyi Yu 2675 7.07 RUS Alexander...Show More Summary

The Calendar

Bob Ehalt on tinkering with the Triple Crown schedule: Moving the Belmont Stakes to July will not help NYRA. If anything it will turn June into a dead spot on the NYRA calendar and force it to conduct its biggest race of the year during a period of time most people in the New York-area […]

Aiming for the triple crown

World champion Carlsen eyes Dubai world titles MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 15/06/2014 (MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Matches in the shorter versions of the sport (rapid and blitz) in dubai begin at 3pm. Magnus Darlsen will be the main draw along...Show More Summary

On Golf: So Triple Crown Is Tough? Try Sweeping Golf’s Majors

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Since 1930, no golfer has swept the majors, and in the last three decades, only Tiger Woods has won the first two legs. The difficulty is that there are different horses for different courses.

Why the IRS Thinks California Chrome is Different

The race horse, California Chrome, recently in the news for his attempt at the Triple Crown, may be different than other horses according to the IRS, and it all has to do with the complicated depreciation system in the U.S. The tax code...Show More Summary

Triple Crown Hindsight: California Chrome's Hoof Bulb Injury in Pictures

The dream is over, and that's horse racing. The champion is just a horse, after all. We don't know what California Chrome's excuse was for losing Saturday's Belmont Stakes--and with it, the much-anticipated Triple Crown. There's a list,...Show More Summary

What Would a Triple Crown Winner Have Meant for Horse Racing?

California Chrome failed in his bid for racing's biggest prize. If he had won, would it have made horse racing matter?

June 10: The Triple Crown, horses and NYU

Williston Park, L.I.: Mike Lupica should stick to sports he knows something about (“Saddle-sore loser spews horse pucky,” June 9).

At U.S. Open, Rose repeat would be no Strange notion

It has been 25 years since anyone has successfully defended his U.S. Open title and while that may not be as long as the current Triple Crown drought in horse racing, consider that when Curtis Strange went back-to-back in 1988 and ’89, he was the first to do it since Ben Hogan in ’50 and ’51.

California Chrome Owner Apologizes for Angry, ‘Emotional’ Rant

last monthNews : Mediaite

Steve Coburn, the owner of California Chrome who went on a bit of an angry rant after his horse did not claim the Triple Crown over the weekend, apologized on GMA this morning for his "very emotional" rant against Tonalist, the horse that ultimately won the Triple Crown.

California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn apologizes for post-Belmont comments

Co-owner of California Chrome, the horse who almost clinched the Triple Crown at Belmont last Saturday, apologized on “Good Morning America” Monday for his strongly worded post-race condemnation of American thoroughbred horse racing and the winner Tonalist. Coburn fought through tears on GMA to say that he felt “very ashamed” about his comments. He then issued apologies […]

California Chrome Owner Apologizes for 'Coward' Rant: 'I Was Wrong'

On Monday, California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn tearfully apologized two days after his post-race rant heard around immediately after his horse missed out on a chance to win the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes like twelve other horses before him since 1978. Show More Summary

Obama’s Fault California Chrome Didn’t Win Triple Crown, Obviously

h/t Hypervocal June 7, 2014—the Greatest Comment in the History of the Internet has been posted. pic.twitter.com/rxkzXdq01c — Cosmo%20Catalano (@cosmocatalano) June 7, 2014 There will be no fairy tale stories or Triple Crown winners or rags-to-riches talesas long as Obama and his minions continue to destroy this great country. We have lost out hope, we […]

California Chrome co-owner apologizes for outburst

NEW YORK (AP) — California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn apologized Monday for his bitter remarks after his horse failed to win the Triple Crown.

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