HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania, one of the nation's most aggressive gambling states, appears weeks away from becoming the sixth state with sports betting after regulators Wednesday awarded the state's first sports betting licenses to two casinos. Read more

Five-year-old stallion Always B Miki on Monday was named harness racing’s Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year by the U.S. Harness Writers Association while 3-year-old colt Marion Marauder was named Trotter of the Year in the closest vote in the 46-year history of the award. Read more

Top-earning female trotter Hannelore Hanover and Triple Crown winner Marion Marauder were among six trotters named Dan Patch Award winners Thursday by the U.S. Harness Writers Association. Ariana G, Broadway Donna, Obrigado, and Walner also were named divisional champs by the organization. Read more