Kiszla: The Avs have legit shot to raise the Stanley Cup, if one big weakness doesn’t cause their downfall

Kiszla: The Avs have legit shot to raise the Stanley Cup, if one big weakness doesn’t cause their downfall

Maybe what America needs now is the mindless good fun of a hockey fight. Don’t know about you. But everywhere I look, from baseball commissioner Rob Manfred to NBA crusader Kyrie Irving, somebody’s fighting mad about something (or everything). From coast to coast, in red states and blue cities, we’ve…

Santa Anita notes: Improbable wins Hollywood Gold Cup

Santa Anita notes: Improbable wins Hollywood Gold Cup

Add Improbable to the list of Hollywood Gold Cup winners after the 4-year-old son of City Zip scored the biggest victory of his 12-race career for trainer Bob Baffert on Saturday at Santa Anita. Ridden to perfection by Drayden Van Dyke, Improbable, the 4-1 favorite in last spring’s Kentucky Derby,…

Santa Anita primed for historic day with Derby, Gold Cup

Santa Anita primed for historic day with Derby, Gold Cup

John Shirreffs trained the great Zenyatta, the only female to win the Breeders’ Cup Classic, so he’s familiar with making history while winning big races. The former Marine could write a page in the history book Saturday at Santa Anita if he’s able to win the $400,000 Grade I Santa…