Lookin At Lucky Wins the Preakness
Lookin At Lucky held off Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver to win the 135th Preakness Stakes Saturday. Bob Baffert's horse, Lookin at Lucky, ridden by Martin Garcia finished first, while Super Saver finished eighth overall.
Phillies Place Lidge on 15-day DL
Philadelphia Phillies closer Brad Lidge has a bum right knee. The knee is so bothersome that the team placed Lidge on the 15-day DL. Lidge is 13 for 19 in save attempts this season with an 0-3 record and 7.27 ERA in 28 games. The team said Lidge will start rehabbing the knee Wednesday.
Virginia Men's Lacrosse Team Wins
The Virginia men's lacrosse team gathered before Saturday's NCAA tournament game for a moment of silence honoring Yeardley Love, the Cavaliers women's lacrosse player who was found dead on May 3. The men, without George Huguely -- who is charged with Love's murder, defeated Mt. Saint Mary's 18-4. The women's team plays Towson Sunday at 12:00 PM EST on ESPNU and ESPN3.
Dodgers' Either Has Broken Pinkie
MLB batting leader Andre Ethier has a fractured bone at the end of his right pinkie, according to the Dodgers.
Ethier injured his pinkie during batting practice Saturday and missed the Dodgers' 4-1 win against the Padres. He'll be examined by a hand specialist in Los Angeles Sunday. Ethier is batting .392 with 38 RBIs, and is tied for the NL lead with 11 HRs.
Nash Responds to Jackson's Comments
The Western Conference Finals don't start until Monday but the mental games have already begun. Lakers coach Phil Jackson recently suggested that Suns PG Steve Nash carries the ball. Nash dished out a response that you don't want to miss. Game 1 is Monday night in LA at 9:00 pm EST.
Cause of Death Confirmed
Former NFL star Norman Hand, 37, died of natural causes Friday. An autopsy revealed that Hand died from hypertensive cardiovascular disease. Hand played ten years in the NFL, including stints with the Dolphins, Saints, Chargers, Seahawks and Giants.
Many Happy Returns
The Boston Red Sox are hopeful Josh Beckett will be ready to pitch Tuesday against the Yankees. Beckett, who missed his last start with a sore back, played long toss Friday and was scheduled to throw in the bullpen Saturday. If all goes well, Beckett will close out the two-game series in New York Tuesday.
A "Disappointed" Owner
Redskins owner Daniel Snyder says he is "disappointed" that defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth has been skipping team mini camps and offseason workouts. Haynesworth has stayed away from the team because he is unhappy with the team's switch to a 3-4 defense.
Woods Underwent Counseling
Hank Haney, the former swing coach of Tiger Woods, says Woods received counseling for sex addiction during his time away from golf. In a TV interview for the Golf Channel, Haney said the only thing he knew about Tiger's seclusion was that he was getting treatment for the addiction.
Red Bulls Close to Bringing in Soccer Super-Star Henry
Following David Beckham's lead, Thierry Henry is leaving an elite European soccer league to join the MLS. Henry, who plays nationally for France and professionally for Barcelona, has reportedly agreed to a "pre-contract" with the New York Red Bulls.
The Associated Press contrbuted to this story.
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