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  1. Belmont Stakes purse boosted to $1.5 Million

    The purse for the Belmont Stakes, the third jewel of the Triple Crown, will be $1.5 million for the 146th renewal June 7, 2014, the New York Racing Association announced Dec. 28. The 1 ½-mile race had been worth $1 million since 1998.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2013
  2. Preakness Purse Increased to $1.5M in 2014

    The Maryland Jockey Club has increased the purse for the Preakness Stakes from $1 million to $1.5 million, it was announced Dec. 12.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  3. Timothy Bradley Jr. focused only on Ruslan Provodnikov, task at h...

    Dan Rafael

    Timothy Bradley Jr. is moving on from the withering criticism and death threats he received after last June's decision over Manny Pacquiao to focus on one thing: knocking out Ruslan Provodnikov in Saturday's title defense.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  4. BMW Masters now an official event on the European Tour

    One of the perks Rich Beem received for winning the 2002 PGA Championship at Hazeltine was a 10-year exemption on the European Tour.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  5. LPGA Tour Championship to be played in Orlando

    The LPGA Tour Championship will be played this season at the Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando. The season-ending event will feature 120 tour professionals competing for a $1.5 million purse from Dec. 2-5.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2010
  6. LPGA adds tournament, slowing tide of lost events

    After losing at least seven tournaments since 2007, the LPGA is renewing an old acquaintance. The ShopRite Classic is returning to the LPGA lineup next year with a $1.5 million purse.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2009
  7. MLS players not happy with SuperLiga stake

    Frank Dell'Apa, Special to ESPNsoccernet

    The 2008 SuperLiga is up and running, but some MLS players believe that they are being shortchanged, writes Frank Dell'Apa.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2008
  8. Big Brown-Curlin matchup could be worth $5 million

    Suffolk Downs is offering a $5 million purse for the Massachusetts Handicap if Big Brown wins the Triple Crown and both he and Curlin go undefeated and start in the race against each other.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2008
  9. Tiger, Vijay to play in $5 million event in Shanghai

    Vijay Singh will join world No. 1 Tiger Woods and other top golfers at next month's Champions Tournament in Shanghai, Asia's richest event ever with a $5 million purse, including $833,300 for first place.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2005
  10. Anyone for round-trip airfare?

    Bob Harig

    The 84 Lumber Classic is offering one of the tour's all-time perks as an incentive for the top players.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2004
  11. Most of world's best not at Doral

    The Ford Championship at Doral used to boast one of the strongest fields on the PGA Tour, but this year's event will be noticeably lacking in star power.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2003
  12. Tonalist captures Jockey Club Gold Cup

    Claire Novak

    Robert S. Evans' Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist returned to winning ways Sept. 27 at the site of his greatest triumph, defeating older horses in the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2014
  13. Trade Storm reigns with Woodbine Mile upset

    Jack Shinar

    Third in last year's Ricoh Woodbine Mile behind Wise Dan, British invader Trade Storm came from off the pace to claim the top prize over Kaigun on the turf at the Toronto-area track Sept. 14.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2014
  14. Bayern wins Haskell; favored Untapable fifth

    Claire Novak

    Kaleem Shah's Bayern ran them off their feet July 27 in the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational, taking eight other sophomores gate-to-wire at Monmouth Park. Longines Kentucky Oaks winner Untapable, favored at 7-5, finished fifth.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2014
  15. Minorette springs mild Belmont Oaks upset

    Claire Novak

    Minorette posted a mild upset in the $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational July 5 at Belmont Park, landing her first North American victory at odds of 6-1 under Joel Rosario.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  16. Mr. Speaker delivers Belmont Derby shocker

    Jack Shinar

    Mr Speaker, ignored at odds of 23-1, charged along the inside to overtake favored Adelaide by a head for a major upset in the $1.25 million Belmont Derby Invitational on the inner turf course July 5 at Belmont Park.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014