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Red Pollard’s Seabiscuit saddle fetches $104,260

BOHEMIA, N.Y — Red Pollard’s Seabiscuit saddle sold for $104,260 in an auction organized by Leland’s. The sale ended Jan. 16. The legendary horse’s shoes from the unforgettable War Admiral match race and Santa Anita handicap sold for $35,311. A program from that duel at Pimlico...

Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston gloves from ‘Phantom Punch’ fight

NEW YORK — Did Ali just have lightning quick hands or did Sonny Liston take a dive? Heavily favored in the Big Bear’s fight with Muhammad Ali in 1965, the stunning first round KO in Lewiston, Me., produced one of the most unforgettable frozen moments in sports, certainly in the...

Seahawks fan should have taken the money

Do I hear a Steve Miller Band refrain playing in the background? Who-oh, take the money and run. When Seattle Seahawks fan Scott Shelton caught Jermaine Kearse’s touchdown victory throw, he soon found himself being offered $20,000 for the ball. He refused. What was he thinking?...