I’ll Have Another, a horse with some area roots, tries to become only the 12th Triple Crown winner in horse racing history and the horse will do it if it can win the Belmont Stakes tomorrow in New York. I’ll Have Another is an early prohibitive favorite to win.
In other sports news…
** The Gator track teams continue today in the NCAA Championships being hosted by Drake University.
** Los Angeles can win hockey’s Stanley Cup with a win this weekend; the Kings lead the New Jersey Devils 3-1.
** Maria Sharapova is in the women’s final at the French Open and she will be the new number one player in the world as well; she will face Sara Errani.
** The Jacksonville Jaguars release veteran defensive lineman Aaron Kampman and the New England Patriots release veteran wideout Chad Ochocinco. And several lawsuits by former NFL players have been merged into one and filed in court, accusing the NFL of hiding information that linked football related head trauma to permanent brain injury.