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Photo: Brady, Welker Watch California Chrome Win Preakness With…Mike Tyson?

California Chrome is one win away from completing the first Triple Crown since Miguel Cabrera two years ago Affirmed in 1978. Apparently Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his former favorite target, Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker, took in this second step towards horse racing history with none other than…Mike Tyson? Two weeks after watching California Chrome win the […]

Photos: Tom Brady, Vince Wilfork Hanging Out and Looking Fine at Kentucky Derby

Ah, the perks of being a professional athlete! No, I’m not talking about the fame, or the fortune, or the ability to turn both into an annual vacation to Churchill Downs as a guest of some famous horse breeder/owner. Whether it’s NBA players walking into the arena (Exhibit A: Westbrook, Russell), baseball players being hazed […]

The Couch Potato Report: Celtics and Bruins Playoffs, Kentucky Derby

Today marks the kickoff of a new Friday feature here at Sports of Boston, and if you’re a sports-crazed dude who needs an excuse to park himself in front of the TV all weekend with the hopes of getting out of doing chores around the house, this is the article you’ll want to read each […]

Mine That Bird Wins the Kentucky Derby

Hours after favorite I Want Revenge was scratched due to injury, 50-1 longshot Mine That Bird, of New Mexico, won the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. The winner was way behind early in the race, but when the pack hit the stretch, Mine That Bird surged ahead of at least 10 horses […]