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Recent articles by Stephen:

Panthers face challenge of back-to-back on brink of sweep

While acknowledging the Tampa Bay Lightning are showing why they are back-to-back Stanley Cup champions, the Florida Panthers know the have only thems... → Read More

Rich Strike yes, Preakness champ Early Voting no for Belmont

BALTIMORE (AP) — Twelve hours before Early Voting won the Preakness, Kentucky Derby champion Rich Strike was back on the track at Churchill Downs to b... → Read More

Filly Secret Oath runs hard to finish fourth in Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) — Secret Oath made another impressive move from the back of the pack, but couldn’t close the gap. → Read More

Early Voting holds off Epicenter to win Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE (AP) — Early Voting held off hard-charging favorite Epicenter to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, validating the decision to skip the K... → Read More

Near-record heat for Preakness another test for Epicenter

BALTIMORE (AP) — Epicenter lost the Kentucky Derby because of a hot pace. → Read More

Preakness tradition Alibi Breakfast back after 2 years off

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Black-Eyed Susan cocktails were flowing, D. Wayne Lukas was telling jokes and things finally felt fully back to normal at Old Hil... → Read More

Another Triple Crown long shot? Fenwick is 50-1 in Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rich Strike winning the Kentucky Derby at 80-1 may not be the only big upset this Triple Crown season. → Read More

Rich Strike skipping Preakness reignites Triple Crown debate

BALTIMORE (AP) — Graham Motion always wondered what it would be like to show up at the Preakness with the Kentucky Derby winner, and when that happene... → Read More

Expect more traditional playoff hockey in NHL’s 2nd round

With full arenas around North America buzzing for the NHL playoffs for the first time in three years, the first round overflowed with energy that some... → Read More

Epicenter is 6-5 favorite for Preakness without Rich Strike

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kentucky Derby runner-up Epicenter was set Monday as the 6-5 morning line favorite for the Preakness Stakes, which will be run withou... → Read More

Islanders hire longtime Trotz assistant Lambert as coach

When the New York Islanders fired coach Barry Trotz, general manager Lou Lamoriello believed the team needed a new voice. → Read More

Rematch round: Blues-Avalanche, Panthers-Lightning up next

Florida Panthers deadline addition Brandon Montour may not have had a rooting interest in Game 7 between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Lea... → Read More

Rangers-Canes, Battle of Alberta up next in NHL playoffs

A few minutes after his New York Rangers moved on to the second round of the NHL playoffs by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins, Gerard Gallant had not m... → Read More

Banged-up Capitals: Surgery possible for Backstrom, Wilson

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom gutted through a hip injury that caused him to miss the first two months of the season, and Tom Wilson as hard... → Read More

Caps out in 1st round for 4th time since winning Cup in 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin thinks it’s pretty messed up that the Washington Capitals haven’t won a playoff series since hoisting the Stanley Cup ... → Read More

Panthers beat Caps in OT, win series for 1st time since ‘96

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau couldn’t remember what it was like to be on the smiling side of a handshake line. → Read More

Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike not running in Preakness

Rich Strike will not run in the Preakness after his major upset to win the Kentucky Derby, keeping horse racing from having a Triple Crown winner for ... → Read More

Other Chris Paul making his own name on, off football field

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Chris Paul the football player knows he shares a name with a much more famous athlete. → Read More

First week of NHL playoffs full of fast starts and blowouts

Turns out a two-goal lead is the safest lead in the first round of the NHL playoffs. → Read More

Panthers beat Capitals in overtime in Game 4, tie series

WASHINGTON (AP) — The “Comeback Cats” are back — in playoff form. → Read More