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Author Archive for Associated Press in Baltimore

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Orioles’ Manny Machado charges mound to ignite bench-clearing brawl

  • Tempers flare in fifth inning of Baltimore’s victory over Kansas City
  • Royals’ Yordano Ventura and Orioles’ Manny Machado both ejected

Manny Machado had no intention of taking a 99mph fastball in the back without retaliating.

So when the inevitable occurred, the Orioles young infielder charged the mound with his fists clenched.

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Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah healthy but tired as history looms

  • American Pharoah will run for the Triple Crown on 6 June at Belmont
  • Trainer Bob Baffert has won Derby and Preakness three previous times
  • Pharoah to have week of rest in Louisville before traveling to New York
  • Victor Espinoza rode American Pharoah to win at Preakness on Saturday

American Pharoah wins on dry tracks, wet tracks, any tracks.

He’s won from the rail and he’s won from an outside post, and now, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner and first since Affirmed in 1978.

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Michael Phelps pleads guilty to drunken driving three months after DUI arrest

Olympic swimmer arrested on 30 September with .14% blood-alcohol levelCurrently serving six-month suspension from USA Swimming Continue reading…

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Michael Phelps trains in Baltimore for 2016 Olympic return in pictures

The most-decorated Olympian of them all wants more medals in Rio in 2016. His training base, however, is far from glamorous Continue reading…

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California Chrome’s Triple Crown chances hinge on nasal strips

Colt has worn nasal strip during current six-race winning streak, but owner could abandon race if Belmont Stakes vetoes Continue reading…