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James Pennington

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James Pennington is a sports journalist based in Lexington, Ky. He studied at the University of Kentucky journalism school, left, then covered the Wildcats for CatsPause.com from 2010 to 2012. If you want to make James' day, send him a tweet about Elvis Costello at twitter.com/pennington_jl.

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Missouri hires Wiggins' high school coach

Kim Anderson hired a risky third assistant in Rob Fulford. He could pay big dividends for the Tigers.

Post positions for the Belmont Stakes

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In one way, California Chrome's run up to the Triple Crown before Saturday's Belmont Stakes has mirrored that of the best Triple Crown winner in history.

A worthwhile investment in Calipari

Kentucky just invested another $52.5 million in John Calipari through 2021, and it makes sense for both parties to commit to each other.

Experts split on the Belmont Stakes

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Few doubt California Chrome is the best horse in the Belmont Stakes, but can he pull off what no horse has since 1978?

How to stream the Belmont Stakes

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California Chrome could snap a 36-year streak since the last Triple Crown winner, and modern luxuries mean you can stream it wherever you are unlike when Affirmed won in 1978.

Three horses that could derail California Chrome

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The Belmont Stakes is run at an unprecedented distance, and three horses in the field seem built to succeed there more than California Chrome.

How to watch the Belmont Stakes

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California Chrome will seek horse racing immortality Saturday in the toughest race of his career.

Loaded undercard to set up Saturday's Belmont

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Nearly $8 million in purse money will be won at Belmont Park on Saturday, much of it in the loaded undercard schedule.

2014 Belmont: Will California Chrome make history?

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Can California Chrome learn from the last two horses that narrowly missed winning the Triple Crown?

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