Rain, mud and fog don’t halt Justify’s Triple Crown quest

BALTIMORE — The day looked much the same. There were wastebaskets catching rainwater seeping through the ceiling, cardboard and wood chips and carpets meant to soak up days’ worth of dampness at Pimlico Race Course. The track resembled peanut butter, not dirt, and the fog rolled in as if on cue, producing a thick white curtain as the horses loaded the gate, leaving the race caller to rely on television monitors, rather than what he could see with his own eyes.

Fishing peaking as tournament season approaches

Analogous to the NFL’s preseason, the incredible springtime bite affords captains, crews and anglers plenty of opportunities to prepare and practice catching marlin and ahi before the big money competition begins.

New PGA Tour schedule still has a few moving parts

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jay Monahan might have been overly ambitious when he said he hoped to have next year’s PGA Tour schedule ready to announce at The Players Championship. The commissioner is not in a big rush, and there remain a few moving parts.