Triple Crown

Fernando Torres of Spain (C), and the Spain team celebrate victory with the World Cup trophy following the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium on July 11, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Source: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Top Five Most Difficult Sports Trophies To Win

The FIFA World Cup Trophy is one of the most difficult to win in sports but it’s not alone in the discussion of which is the toughest to claim. After much consideration and deliberation let’s go down the list to see which professional sports trophies are the most coveted but hardest to earn.

07/01/2014

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 07: Race fans are seen prior to the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

California Chrome’s Triple Crown Quest Collapses

California Chrome has failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.

06/07/2014

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes

6 Good Things That Come In 3s

Three horse races make up the Triple Crown. Three strikes and your out. Good things in sports come in 3s.

06/06/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Belmont Stakes Expert Picks

Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

06/05/2014

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Belmont Stakes Preview: California Chrome Runs for Racing History

California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.

06/03/2014

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

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Belmont Stakes: Kentucky Derby And Preakness Winners Set For A Rematch

This Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in New York lacks a Triple Crown attempt but it does include the next best thing: a rematch between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winners.

06/06/2013

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Orb’s Chance At Triple Crown Ends In Preakness

Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb’s bid to capture the Triple Crown.

05/18/2013

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Sports Verdict: Most Impressive Start To The Season? Mariano Rivera Vs. Miguel Cabrera

Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.

05/16/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

05/16/2013

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