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The Curse of Apollo Gets Justified

By Elisabeth Grandstaff
“The curse of Apollo” as it’s called, harks back to the year 1882 when the three-year-old Apollo defeated the field of horses in the Kentucky Derby after not having raced as a two-year-old. Since the era of Apollo, 61 horses who did not race as two-year-olds have competed in the Derby. All 61 fell short. By breaking the curse, Justify’s victory has notably raised the bar in horse racing.

Will Tonight Be the Night? Pujols on the Edge of 3,000

By Jacob Grandstaff Angels Hall-of-Famer Albert Pujols faces the Seattle Mariners tonight, at 9:10 PM Eastern, in what will likely be remembered as the defining moment of his career. The 38-year-old touched off his 2,999th hit last night against the Baltimore Orioles, and now has the chance to join Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, and Álex […]
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