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Pablo Escobar's Former Hit Man Freed From Prison Despite Protests

AP | JOSHUA GOODMAN | Posted 10.27.2014 | Crime

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A former hit man for Pablo Escobar who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the Colombian drug kingpin's army of assa...

It's Good to Be King

Liz O'Connell | Posted 07.14.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

A major factor in Animal Kingdom winning the Derby was his great trip. Given a masterful ride by Velasquez, the colt was in the right spot throughout the race.

Meet Uncle Mo

Liz O'Connell | Posted 06.07.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Thoroughbred racing sensation Uncle Mo arrived in New York this week to prep for his run in the 2011 Wood Memorial, Saturday April 9 at Aqueduct Race ...