Dwight Clark, the 49ers star wide receiver who will live in NFL history for making The Catch, has died after a battle with ALS. He was 61.
Clark’s wife Kelly wrote on his Twitter account that he died today.
I’m heartbroken to tell you that today I lost my best friend and husband, Kelly Clark wrote. He passed peacefully surrounded by many of the people he loved most. I am thankful for all of Dwight’s friends, teammates and 49ers fans who have sent their love during his battle with ALS.
But that was then and this is now, and Hofburg is entered in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes as a wise-guy-horse-once-removed but still highly touted. He will try to stop Justify’s Triple Crown quest with five weeks rest (he skipped the Preakness) and a solid trainer, Bill Mott, who won the Belmont Stakes in 2010 with a long shot named Drosselmeyer.
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Mott gave Hofburg a break following the Kentucky Derby to prepare him for the mile and a half final jewel in the crown. Once there was no chance for a Triple Crown after his desultory run in the Derby, Mott decided to train him for the slower, deeper surface at Belmont Park. He believes the added rest will enable the colt to summon the extra stamina the distance demands.
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Asked by reporters on Thursday whether his contract contributed to his absence from offseason workouts, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady avoided the topic completely.
Which means that Brady is now $9.5 million per year behind Ryan.
It begins as a whisper, but there are enough ears on the backstretch of any track to turn it into a roar. Maybe a groom overhears a trainer on phone and tells a friend what he heard, and that friend bets and then tells people who bet a whole lot more.