A soccer referee who was punched by a player after calling a foul on him during a recreation soccer game in Utah died Saturday night, one week after he sustained the injury. The suspect, 17, who received a yellow card penalty from referee Ricardo Portillo, was arrested Monday.
It's Derby Day in Kentucky, where days and weeks of anticipation will culminate in a race that lasts just over two minutes. When the starting gates open at 6:24 p.m. EDT, 19 horses will race on a wet Kentucky Derby track.
Stephen Johnstone started celebrating --uninvited — with the winning families and jockeys in 1963. In his 18 times sneaking into the festivities, he's never been caught. Johnstone always has an accomplice, and a persona. Once you're past the gate, he says, your job is to share the joy of the moment.
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