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Horse racing roundup

Horse racing roundup

California Chrome heads to Belmont Park bearing hopes of a Triple Crown. Lots of world-class racing action around the globe.
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer
Horse Racing Weekend Preview

Horse Racing Weekend Preview

Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome drew in gate No. 3 for Saturday's Preakness Stakes and is the favorite to win the second jewel of the U.S. Triple Crown.
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.
By United Press International

A look ahead at weekend horse racing

The big weekend events are at Parx Racing near Philadelphia -- a pair of 3-year-old events each worth $1 million.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Can Derby winner Orb take next step to Triple Crown glory?

Can Derby winner Orb take next step to Triple Crown glory?

The final pieces are in place for Kentucky Derby winner Orb to take the second step toward winning the Triple Crown.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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Magic's Turkolu suspended for 20 games ... Indians ink ex-Boston pitcher Matsuzaka ... Lawyer guilty in death of Curry girlfriend ... 'Thug' remark sparks effort to fire regent ... Sports news from United Press International.

Lawyer guilty in death of Curry girlfriend

CHICAGO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A Chicago attorney has been convicted of fatally shooting an ex-girlfriend of former Chicago Bulls player Eddy Curry and their infant daughter, officials say.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 24, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008.
By United Press International

Sports broadcaster Jim McKay dies at 86

MONKTON , Md., June 7 (UPI) -- Sports broadcasting great Jim McKay died Saturday of natural causes at his home in Monkton, Md., at the age of 86.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 24, 2007.
By United Press International

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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Jim McKay
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James Kenneth McManus (September 24, 1921 – June 7, 2008), better known by his professional name of Jim McKay, was an American television sports journalist.

McKay is best known for hosting ABC's Wide World of Sports (1961–1998). His introduction for that program has passed into American pop culture. He is also known for television coverage of 12 Olympic Games, and for his reporting on the Munich massacre at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

McKay covered a wide variety of special events, including horse races such as the Kentucky Derby, golf events such as the British Open, and the Indianapolis 500. McKay's son, Sean McManus, a protegé of Roone Arledge, is president of CBS Sports and News divisions.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jim McKay."
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