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Mark Cavendish wins stage, Chris Froome still leads Tour de France

...de Canapville.After Durasek and Delaplace were caught, Mate and Feillu were reeled in with about 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) to go.Once again, Van Garderen's BMC team led the main pack as it approached the finish, with three of Froome's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-10/mark-cavendish-wins-
Tour de France begins Saturday in Netherlands with tough course

...Alberto Contador, and 2014 Giro d'Italia champ Nairo Quintana promises to draw eyeballs from the very first stage, an 8 ½-mile individual time trial in the Dutch city of Utrecht, the only solo stage against the clock.Following an anti-clockwise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-01/tour-de-france-begin
Senseless and insensitive

...ramp onto Broad Street. She drove unhesitatingly past screaming wrong-way signs and horrified oncoming traffic for 2.8 miles ? and with her 4-year-old son on board ? before striking a minivan driven by Amelia Hiltz in a head-on collision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-22/senseless-and-insensi
River Watch wrong-way driver found guilty of felony murder

...that they had only a split second to save themselves from a collision with Sullivan.At a sharp curve in the road, 2.8 miles from where Sullivan entered the wrong lane, she crashed into Hiltz, then Mollenhauer and Floyd."I wish there was an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-19/river-watch-wrong-way-
High-speed crash overshadowns finish in third stage of Tour de France

...seconds behind them.The day's final two climbs - 0.8 miles - up Cote de Cherave and the Mur du Huy featured on this...northern French town of Cambrai 138.6 miles later. With 8 miles of cobblestone sections dotted around the route, it could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-06/high-speed-crash-overshadowns-fin
Overtime

...Haskell Invitational on Aug. 2 at Monmouth Park.Owner Ahmed Zayat said on Thursday the decision to run in the 1 1/8-mile Haskell was based on several factors, the most important being the health of his horse ? the first to sweep the Kentucky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-02/overtime
Haskell or Jim Dandy likely next for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah

...comes back, I want him to really bring his fastball," Baffert said.The Haskell and Jim Dandy are both run at 1 1/8 miles.Baffert has won the Grade 1 Haskell a record seven times at the track on the Jersey shore. The Haskell purse is richer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-10/haskell-or-jim-dandy-likely-next-
Long shot Keen Pauline wins Black-Eyed Susan for fillies at Pimlico

...her second winning effort in six career races.A 15-1 long shot, Kentucky-bred Keen Pauline covered the 1 1/8-mile course in 1:50.46 at Pimlico Race Course to beat Include Betty by 2 3/4 lengths.Ahh Chocolate finished third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-15/long-shot-keen-pauli
Upstart and Itsaknockout set for rematch at Florida Derby

...issue for Upstart is that he's starting on the outside of the field, meaning a good start will be crucial in the 1 1-8 mile race. The field will start entering the first of two turns about 11 seconds after the gate opens.Upstart blazed his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-27/upstart-and-itsaknockout-set-rema
Spiral Stakes victory is Dubai Sky's fourth in a row

...of three horses in the field of 11 not nominated to the Triple Crown.Ridden by Jose Lezcano, Dubai Sky covered 1 1/8 miles over a synthetic surface in 1:50.26. His four previous races had all been on turf, including a Jan. 24 win in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-21/spiral-stakes-victory-dubai-skys-