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Sport and Society for Arete -- Triple Crown

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.05.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

By late Saturday, the Sports world will know if there is a Triple Crown winner for the first time in 37 years. The last winner was Affirmed in 1978. No one could have guessed that it would be this long before another horse would accomplish this feat again.

Secretariat's Hair

Jim Calio | Posted 05.08.2016 | Sports
Jim Calio

"Here, hold the horse," said the aging groom. "I'll be right back." And with that, he handed me the lead rope attached to the halter of Secretariat, perhaps the greatest racehorse of all time, winner of the Triple Crown in 1973.

My Cornell Reunion: Parting the Big Red Seas of Time

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Randee Mia Berman

OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.

The Triple Crown Drought Continues

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports

The wait continues. The Triple Crown drought continues as California Chrome failed to win the Belmont Stakes. After winning the Kentucky Derby and...

Watch Jimmy Fallon Do The 'Trot Of Shame'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.04.2014 | Comedy

In honor of California Chrome going for the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes this weekend, Jimmy Fallon did a special "Pros And Cons" dedicated to a...

72 Hours at The Schooler House B&B in Fredericksburg

Susan Fogwell | Posted 04.12.2014 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

Historic Fredericksburg, Virginia is a slice of southern Americana 50 miles SW of Washington D.C. With a location exactly halfway between Richmond and the Capital, it's a little secret waiting to be discovered.

Belmont: Gari Melchers Home and Art Studio in Virginia

Susan Fogwell | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

There have been art history majors who have visited Gari Melchers 18th century home and studio, who have admittedly never heard of him. For an artist whose paintings are in museum collections worldwide, it's hard to believe Melchers isn't a household name.

NCAA Tournament's Early Clinchers

Posted 03.11.2013 | Sports

We're getting closer and closer to the madness. While there are several teams fighting for a few spots in the Big Dance, there are a few teams who hav...

LIVE: Belmont Stakes

Posted 06.10.2012 | Sports

There's no way around it. The 144th running of the Belmont Stakes will be viewed by many as a disappointment before it even starts. It could turn out ...

13 Things To Do Instead Of Watching The Belmont

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

What now? I'll Have Another has been scratched from the Belmont Stakes and will not be running for the Triple Crown. Does it get any more anti-cli...

LISTEN: I'll Have Another Trainer Breaks Scratch News

Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

B Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Rumors began to swirl on Twitter earlier this morning that there was something amiss with Triple Crown hopeful I'll...

WATCH: Belmont Press Conference

Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

Trainer Doug O'Neill caused a stir on Friday morning when he revealed that I'll Have Another will not race in the Belmont Stakes, during an appearance...

We Won't Have Another Triple Crown Winner

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

Not this year. Despite heavy anticipation that horse racing would have its first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978, I'll Have Another is ...

Triple Crown Try Alibis

Posted 06.07.2012 | Sports

I'll Have Another is going for another. The 2012 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will try to make history on Saturday, trying to become only th...

LIVE: UNC, Mizzou And St. Bonaventure In Tourney Action

Posted 03.16.2012 | Sports

After an entertaining series of Friday openers, some of the biggest names in college hoops complete the afternoon schedule during the second all-out ...

Horses Wearing 9, 1 And 1 Are NYC Winners On 9/11

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- What are the odds? On the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Sunday, horses wearing the numbers 9, 1 and 1 won the first three...

A Gay Firing Fiasco & Opportunity at Belmont University

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. Cindi Love

I think Jesus would find it unacceptable that most of our Christian institutions (and our government) create policies about sexual behavior rather than the kinds of behaviors He talked about in the Sermon on the Mount.