Justify will attempt to be the 13th Triple Crown winner in next month’s Belmont Stakes after dominating the field in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes.
On a sloppy, muddy track amid a foggy and cloudy evening that followed three inches of rain over three days at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md., Justify broke cleanly from the gate and was in control from the start in the 1 3/16-mile race for 3-year-olds.
Kentucky Derby winner Justify , who won by a neck, was strong throughout the race, but was locked in a duel with Good Magic, who faded in the final two furlongs.
Fantasy owners will tell you that predicting the most productive Patriots running back on any given week compares to solving a quadratic equation. As far as the starter position, Dion Lewis, Mike Gillislee, James White and Rex Burkhead all started games but none logged more than eight in 2017.
Lewis signed with the Titans during free agency, but the Patriots acquired Jeremy Hill. Sony Michel’s first-round draft tag doesn’t simply vault him into pole position. The Patriots may plan on using five tailbacks in various situations based on the given matchup.
Despite those lean times earlier this decade, Colbert’s rosters have gone 188-99-1 since he first came onto the scene in 2000. They have won two Super Bowls and reached a third. That’s a track record only Bill Belichick can better.
The Cavs focused their defense on slowing Brown, and it worked. He was 3 of 8 from the floor and never found his flow after getting two early fouls.
They were denying me the ball, and when I did get it, it was in positions that I’m not comfortable in, he said. “Give credit to Cleveland. They were physical and we settled for jumpers too much.”
The long layoff between Games 2 and 3 revived the Cavs.