Fauci and Garoppolo — the horses — fall short in Opening Day race at Belmont Park

Fauci and Garoppolo — the horses — fall short in Opening Day race at Belmont Park

Race 3 during Opening Day at Belmont Park on Wednesday featured a pair of interesting Italiian-named stallions. Unfortunately, neither Fauci, named in honor of Dr. Anthony Fauci nor Garoppolo, named for 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, could gallop to victory to make their namesakes proud. Fauci, a heavy favorite at 4/5 early in the day and dropping to … Read more

Drew Brees’ kneeling rebuke causes Michael Thomas controversy

Drew Brees’ kneeling rebuke causes Michael Thomas controversy

When asked about the possibility of his fellow NFL players taking a knee in protest of police brutality during the 2020 season, Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he “will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country.” In an interview with Yahoo Finance, Brees discussed how he … Read more

Anthony Fauci namesake loses at Belmont Park

Anthony Fauci namesake loses at Belmont Park

Fauci ended up a loser. Despite being the favorite in the third race Wednesday as horse racing returned to Belmont, the 2-year-old named after Dr. Anthony Fauci finished in second place. According to Post handicapper Vic Cangialosi, “Fauci ran a socially distant second in the rain. Prisoner won handily. Winner paid $4.60. The exacta paid … Read more

Johnny Majors’ reinvention of Pitt still resonates, as a memory for fans and target for today’s Panthers

Johnny Majors' reinvention of Pitt still resonates, as a memory for fans and target for today's Panthers

Through examination of the team’s performance, one can try to understand how farcical Pitt football had become in the years before Johnny Majors arrived as head coach: no winning seasons in a nine-year period, eight losing seasons, four with just a single victory, a composite 22-68-2 record. It really helped to be there, though. The … Read more

Bill Simmons’ employees turn on him after he is championed for diversity

Bill Simmons’ employees turn on him after he is championed for diversity

Bill Simmons may have even more to apologize about. After Simmons expressed regret for participating in an admittedly tone-deaf conversation with Ryen Russillo regarding the nationwide protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd, the founder and CEO of The Ringer faced backlash from his own employees, criticizing the company’s diversity and hiring process. “Diversity … Read more

Giants’ John Mara, Dave Gettleman return to practice facility

Giants' John Mara, Dave Gettleman return to practice facility

It had to start somewhere, and for the Giants, opening up their practice and training facility on Wednesday was that start. This was not a full-scale opening, as only 15-20 team employees entered the building – for the first time in almost three months during the COVID-19 pandemic. General manager Dave Gettleman and members of … Read more

MLB plowing toward tiny season after rejecting players’ proposal

MLB plowing toward tiny season after rejecting players' proposal

MLB rejected the Players Association’s proposal for a 114-game season and is building internal consensus around implementing a season of roughly 50 games for full prorated play for players, unless the players are willing to play around 82 games at less than that, sources told The Post. The union on Sunday made a counterproposal to … Read more

UFC star Rachael Ostovich poses in a bikini top for ‘Quaranteen’

UFC star Rachael Ostovich poses in a bikini top for 'Quaranteen'

Just call Rachael Ostovich the “Quaranteen Queen.” Over the weekend, the 29-year-old UFC fighter posed in a pink bikini top with a black sarong on the cover of the fictitious “Quaranteen” publication, playing off Seventeen magazine’s layout. Keeping with the quarantine theme amid the coronavirus shutdown, Ostovich’s issue teased the features, “Get the moves: Dance … Read more

Drag racing set to return with fans in stands

Drag racing set to return with fans in stands

(Reuters) – Drag Racing will return in mid-July with back-to-back events in Indianapolis with a limited number of fans in the stands, the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) said on Wednesday. The two events will be run on consecutive weekends, July 11-12 and July 18-19 at Lucas Oil Raceway and will be among the first … Read more