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The power of sport

Updated: June 8, 2012, 1:29 PM ET
By Amanda Duckworth | Special to ESPN.com

Writer's edit: The following column was written prior to I'll Have Another being scratched from the Belmont Stakes, but the overall point about the power of sports remains true. And if my grandpa were here, I am sure he would say something like, "Well, that is disappointing. But life will go on."

Officially, I'll Have Another will carry 126 pounds in Saturday's Belmont Stakes. However, in his bid to become racing's 12th Triple Crown winner, the reality is he will carry a far heavier burden. ...

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