Tonalist Captures Belmont Stakes, Denies California Chrome Of Triple Crown

California Chrome failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years on Saturday, losing the Belmont Stakes to long shot Tonalist and leaving his owner to complain others took "the coward's way out" by skipping the first two legs of the Triple Crown. Before tens of thousands hoping to see history, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner finished in a dead-heat for fourth with Wicked Strong. California Chrome's loss extended the longest drought without a Triple Crown champion. California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn was bitter about horses skipping the first two legs and then stealing the Belmont. Six of the last eight Belmont winners did just that.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is St. Clair Senior Guard Allison Hinson. After a season opening loss to Washington, Allison has helped St. Clair win four straight, which included the Clayton Tournament Championship. Allison is currently averaging more than 12 points and eight rebounds per game. She is sporting a 35% shooting percentage, hitting 36% on two's and 28% on three's.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Through the course of American history, we have seen the power of the federal government over our lives continue to grow, regardless of who sits in the Oval Office.

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