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American Pharoah gets welcomed at Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS

American Pharoah gets welcomed at Saratoga

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
They were waiting on the Northway.
 
Colon pitches Mets past Phillies
PHILADELPHIA

Colon pitches Mets past Phillies

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Increase lead over Nationals.
 
Niskayuna's Whitley promoted by Rays

Niskayuna's Whitley promoted by Rays

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
The fast track for Garrett Whitley has not slowed down, as the 2015 Niskayuna High School graduate earned a promotion Wednesday to the Hudson Valley Renegades, the Class A short-season affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.
 
Astros down Yankees
NEW YORK

Astros down Yankees

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A green laser beam bounced around a fog-filled clubhouse, music blared from all corners of the darkened room. It’s a postgame party that’s becoming commonplace with these Houston Astros.
 
American Pharoah arrives at Saratoga

American Pharoah arrives at Saratoga

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Uneventful cross-country trip for Triple Crown winner
 
Never count out long shots in the Travers
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Never count out long shots in the Travers

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
With Triple Crown winner American Pharoah installed as the morning-line 1-5 favorite for the $1.6 million Grade I Travers on Saturday, the rest of the field can be considered one big long shot.
 
Baffert bringing a real celebrity to Travers
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Baffert bringing a real celebrity to Travers

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
American Pharoah and Point Given had two distinctly different personalities. Bob Baffert trained both, and knows.
 
Football: Well-traveled Toole finds home at UAlbany
ALBANY

Football: Well-traveled Toole finds home at UAlbany

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Patrick Toole traveled a long, winding road to finally get to the University at Albany in 2014, but he made it all worthwhile with a superb kicking performance in every category for the Great Danes.
 
Mets win fifth straight
PHILADELPHIA

Mets win fifth straight

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
Michael Cuddyer hit a go-ahead two-run, pinch-hit single in the sixth inning, and Noah Snydergaard finally won on the road as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
 
Astros blast Yankees
NEW YORK

Astros blast Yankees

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
Carlos Gomez and Evan Gattis both homered and drove in four runs, sending Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros to a 15-1 blowout of the New York Yankees that briefly got testy Tuesday night.
 
American Pharoah overwhelming 1-5 favorite in Travers
SARATOGA SPRINGS

American Pharoah overwhelming 1-5 favorite in Travers

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
No. 1 in the country will be No. 2 in the starting gate.
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah drew the No. 2 post and is the 1-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 146th Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.
 
American Pharoah draws post No. 2 for Travers

American Pharoah draws post No. 2 for Travers

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
Triple Crown winner 1-5 favorite
 
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.
 
Once American Pharoah is in the gate, Saratoga wins
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Once American Pharoah is in the gate, Saratoga wins

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
For a Monday, there was a certain buzz perceived at Saratoga Race Course.
 
Saratoga: Pharoah hopes to rise where other champions have fallen

Saratoga: Pharoah hopes to rise where other champions have fallen

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
American Pharoah certainly fits the profile — he looks unbeatable.
 
 

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