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BALTIMORE (AP) - Justify must show he can handle the fatigue of two grueling races in two weeks and the extra distance of the Belmont to become the second Triple Crown champion in four years. Trainer Bob Baffert sees no reason for Justify not to run in the mile and a half Belmont on June 9 and handle that distance. Justify will face plenty of familiar and some fresh competition. Baffert-trained American Pharoah broke the 37-year Triple Crown drought in 2015.

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  • Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:42:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:17:24 GMT
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

  • NFL: Patricia's past not subject to personal conduct policy

    NFL: Patricia's past not subject to personal conduct policy

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:13:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:16:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia addresses the media at the team's football training facility in Allen Park, Mich. The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Patricia f...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia addresses the media at the team's football training facility in Allen Park, Mich. The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Patricia f...
    The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy.
    The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy.
  • Cards dominate in the I-70 series with a 6-0 win over the Royals

    Cards dominate in the I-70 series with a 6-0 win over the Royals

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:33:33 GMT
    Cardinals dominate KC 6-0. (Source: KFVS)Cardinals dominate KC 6-0. (Source: KFVS)

    The St. Louis Cardinals host their American League counterpart Kansas City Royals.

    The St. Louis Cardinals host their American League counterpart Kansas City Royals.

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