Sports & Entertainment

California Chrome bucks odds in Triple Crown bid

California Chrome (Photo: Eclipse Sportswire - Alex Evers)(AP) — Here's a message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you. Well, almost certainly not.

Grizzlies offer free tickets for Uber riders

The Fresno Grizzlies have partnered with Uber as the Triple-A team offers free entrance when people use the online ridesharing service to get to tonight's game against the Las Vegas 51s.

California Chrome cleared to wear nasal strip

California Chrome (Photo: Eclipse Sportswire - Alex Evers)(AP) — California Chrome can breathe easy — he may wear a nasal strip when he goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.

California Chrome wins Preakness; Triple try next

California Chrome (Photo: Eclipse Sportswire - Alex Evers)(AP) — It gets even harder from here on out for California Chrome.

Fresno fair to screen Valley-bred horse's race

California Chrome (Photo: Eclipse Sportswire - Alex Evers)The Big Fresno Fair is inviting the public out to watch and wager as the state's third horse to win the Kentucky Derby tries his legs at the Preakness Stakes race on May 17.

Valley golf courses make way for ‘foot golf’

Foot golf debuted about five years ago in Europe as a hybrid of golf and soccer. It is gaining popularity in the United States.Visalia’s Valley Oak Golf Course plans to cut up to 30 percent of its water use this year, and an innovative new sport may help them do just that while bolstering rounds played.

Fresno fair ride operator fined $100K

An amusement park ride operator was fined more than $100,000 by Cal/OSHA for running two faulty rides at the Big Fresno Fair last October.

Board delays Chukchansi leadership decision

Leadership of the Chukchansi Indian tribe has been in dispute since December 2011.The rightful leaders of the tribe that runs the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in Coarsegold is still in doubt pending an order today by the Interior Board of Indian Appeals to have an administrative judge weigh in on the years-long dispute.

Fairgoers offered early savings

The Big Fresno Fair is offering admission savings for patrons who purchase season passes early.

Fresno State football game broadcasts announced

The Fresno State Bulldogs football team will continue to draw national attention with the Mountain West Conference's announcement today of a television package for the 2014 season.