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  • Bengals push up double-header start time

    Bengals push up double-header start time

    The Idaho State softball team faces Northern Colorado in a double-header Friday, with the start time moved to 11 a.m. due to the threat of inclement weather. ISU has already locked up a playoff spot in the Big Sky tournament going into the final weekend. The Bengals cannot win the league's regular-season title, so…

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Athlete of the Week: Bridger Blakeslee

Athlete of the Week Bridger Blakeslee

Hillcrest senior sprinter and hurdler Bridger Blakeslee set a school…

Peterson's hard work paying off

Peterson s hard work paying off

Tiger Aquatic's and Century senior swimmer Maddie Peterson's hard work in…

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Kentucky Derby: Facts and history

Churchill Downs

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With this year's edition of the Kentucky Derby running Saturday at…

Check out the field for the 2016 Kentucky Derby

2015 Kentucky Derby

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American Pharoah won the 2015 Kentucky Derby, the first leg of the Triple…

Most gambling-addicted states

closeup of horses racing around track

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With this Saturday's Kentucky Derby marking the unofficial start to horse…

Famous Olympic torchbearers

Venus and Serena Williams, Olympic torch relay

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With the 2016 Olympic Torch Relay beginning its journey through Brazil on…

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