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TheSportingSnarf  is a website dedicated to the enjoyable, humorous, and nuanced aspects of the sporting and (to a lesser extent) pop-culture world.  We attempt to touch upon (in varying degrees of print/video length) engaging topics which are not discussed nearly enough. We’d love for you to give us your perspective, network, and participate regularly. But if you’d just like to join in on the mob-mentality and get all sanctimonious on a particular sports figure — head on over to (Mickey Mouse welcomes you.) Or you can keep it real with us.

First Triple Crown Winner Since Miguel Cabrera

WOW – pretty nice pull away at the end, Secretariat-style. And Penny Chenery is the 93-year old woman in attendance Pharoah’s owner stopped to shake hands with. Not bad. “I’m 61 years old, and I’ll never see, in my lifetime, I will never see another Triple Crown winner, because [of] the way they do this,” said California […]

Secretariat – Belmont Stakes 1973

For some perspective ….. “If this years {2012} Belmont Stakes winner, Union Rags, was in this race with Secretariat he’d have finished approximately 32 Lengths behind the GREAT Secretariat ! Secretariats time in 1973 – 2:24 Union Rags time 2012 – 2:30 42 6 1/2 seconds behind Secretariat. Union Rags ran a terrific race and […]

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