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Bill Scheft
May 16, 2005
More bad news for Mitch Albom. Turns out he may have seen Morrie on a Thursday.
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May 16, 2005

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More bad news for Mitch Albom. Turns out he may have seen Morrie on a Thursday.

Giacomo puts on the heavy-duty shocks in Derby Nobody expected the stretch-run explosion from this horse. Going into the race, he had a lower speed figure than Bob Neumeier.

For good luck, winning jockey Mike Smith used Laffit Pincay's saddle--and some antichafing powder that once belonged to Angel Cordero Jr.

George Steinbrenner's horse, heavy favorite Bellamy Road, finished seventh. There was so much pressure on everyone connected with Bellamy Road, Brian Cashman showed up wearing blinkers.

A Steinbrenner-owned horse? Where's it from, Ravaged Farm?

Elsewhere in racing, the Breeders' Cup moves from NBC to ESPN in 2006. However, NBC will still be allowed to use the term juvenile to refer to the plotlines of Joey.

Mavericks pocket Rockets in seven Mark Cuban was so thrilled, he offered to put Jeff Van Gundy's fine on his Discover card.

Van Gundy, $100,000 lighter, still refuses to reveal his inside source that NBA referees are targeting Yao Ming. He's willing to go to jail ... or coach the Hawks.

Are you like me? Are you thinking his source may be a late-night phone message from Pat O'Brien?

Van Gundy's gone a little conspiracy crazy. Now he's insisting he saw a second shooter in the Yao Ming documentary.

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