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Medina Spirit stripped of Kentucky Derby victory; trainer Baffert suspended 90 days

Medina Spirit was stripped of the victory in last year's Kentucky Derby and Mandaloun was declared the winner after a ruling by state racing stewards on Monday.

Medina Spirit drug test confirmed; Baffert suspended 2 years

Bob Baffert's lawyer said Wednesday that a split-sample test of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit came back positive for the presence of the steroid betamethasone, which could lead to the horse's disqualification and discipline for the Hall of Fame trainer.

Authentic goes wire-to-wire to win Breeders' Cup Classic

Authentic upstaged race favorite Tiz The Law to win the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky to give trainer Bob Baffert a record-extending fourth win in the $6 million US showcase.

Serena Williams is fit and ready to play after 6-month break

Serena Williams said on Saturday the COVID-19 outbreak has not only given her a much needed stretch of downtime with her family, it has also turned her into a bit of a "neurotic" and "a recluse" given her past health scares.

Commission denies appeal of Maximum Security's Derby DQ

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has denied the appeal of Maximum Security's disqualification as Kentucky Derby winner for interference, saying the stewards' decision is not subject to appeal.
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Duke stages massive comeback to beat Louisville in final seconds

Cam Reddish made a tying 3-pointer with 1:28 left and the go-ahead free throws with 14 seconds remaining, helping No. 2 Duke overcome a 23-point second-half deficit to beat No. 16 Louisville 71-69 on Tuesday night.

Louisville ordered to vacate 2013 NCAA title after appeal denied in sex scandal case

Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program in the sex scandal case.

Rick Pitino officially fired by Louisville amid investigation

Louisville's Athletic Association has officially fired coach Rick Pitino nearly three weeks after the school acknowledged that its men's basketball program is being investigated as part of a U.S. federal corruption probe.

NCAA accuses Louisville basketball over escort allegations

​The NCAA accused Louisville of four violations stemming from its investigation into allegations that a former basketball staffer hired escorts and strippers for sex parties with recruits and players in the players' dormitory, Minardi Hal.

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