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New research on horse eyesight could improve racecourse safety

October 25, 2018

(CNN)The way horses see the world is almost entirely differently to that of humans — from the distances they can see, to the colors they can process. Janel L. Jones, who has a PhD in cognitive science, writes in Equus Magazine that details humans can see from a distance of 30 feet, can only be […]

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Horse of a Lifetime: Emily Moffitt and ‘Tommy’ Hilfiger

October 6, 2018

(CNN)Emily Moffitt has made a habit of producing performances that belie her years. Follow @cnnsport Horse of a lifetime: Top Contender READ: Michael Duffy: Why EFS Top Contender is my Horse of a Lifetime READ: LGCT star Danielle Goldstein runs with France’s wild horses But if you think Moffitt and Tommy were match made in […]

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NFL quarterbacks are breaking records: what’s behind the passing explosion?

October 6, 2018

Offensive production is soaring this season, particularly in the passing game. Fearless young players and coaches have much to do with the change The NFL is the middle of an offensive explosion, and it is the jump in passing production that has been most jarring. Teams have thrown more passing touchdowns in the first four […]

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a weapon against black athletes

October 3, 2018

Slurs and racism are routinely hurled at minority athletes, and the media often help fan the flames of abuse Jimmy The Greek Snyder had a good run as CBSs lead sports prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the gruff 70-year-old sat down to lunch with a […]

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Ryder Cup wives parade and pain of Fujikawa show golf is still out of touch | Andy Bull

October 1, 2018

As the players wives and girlfriends stand behind their men in France, Tadd Fujikawas struggles reinforce the sense that the mens game is stuck in the past The 42nd Ryder Cup started, like so many others before them, with the formal introduction of the wives and girlfriends. They were made to dress up like Stepford […]

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Teaching saddlery: ‘Do it for the horses – you have to give them the best’

September 2, 2018

(CNN)Horses might be big and powerful, but they are sensitive creatures and won’t put up with any old saddle. Follow @cnnsport “Horses are very sensitive, they can feel a fly on their skin,” the 50-year-old Hansen told CNN Sport. “If we put anything on like a strap or anything that rubs against them, they are […]

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Can ‘bloodhound’ Jordan Spieth ‘sniff out’ career grand slam at US PGA?

August 28, 2018

(CNN)When Jordan Spieth romped to the Masters title as a 21-year-old in 2015, Sports Illustrated’s cover screamed, “The Spieth era begins now.” Follow @cnnsport The shot that saved Jordan Spieth’s Open dream ‘I let it tear me down’ But that Claret Jug was the last of Spieth’s 11 Tour titles since clinching his first in […]

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Maestro Pep Guardiola gets a sweet tune from his smooth operators | Simon Burnton

August 24, 2018

Sades 1984 soul hit has proved a suitable soundtrack to Manchester Citys sexy football under their Spanish manager Few people know the secrets behind Pep Guardiolas managerial success as well as Domnec Torrent, who worked as the Spaniards assistant at BarcelonaB, with the Catalan clubs first team, at Bayern Munich and finally at Manchester City […]

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Queen Elizabeth II’s undiminished love of horse racing

August 18, 2018

(CNN)It’s a love that has endured for over 70 years, since Queen Elizabeth II first visited a racing stable. Follow @cnnsport Her passion remains undiminished. The Queen still rides horses every weekend, according to Muscat, and has made the Royal Ascot meeting — held annually at Ascot racecourse, 26 miles outside of London — a […]

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Manchester United wrap up US tour with win over Real Madrid

August 13, 2018

Manchester Uniteds tour of the US ended with a 2-1 win over Real Madrid, thanks to goals from Alexis Snchez and Ander Herrera It will take much more than a pre-season win to cure Jos Mourinhos ever darkening mood. Beating a Real Madrid side who have just begun their own preparations for the new campaign […]

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