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Contenders line up for orb

BALTIMORE — Itsmyluckyday and Goldencents are among the Kentucky Derby also-rans that likely will face winner Orb at the Preakness on May 18. Itsmy­luckyday, the sixth betting choice, finished 15th on Saturday and Goldencents, the third choice, 16th.

Trainer D. Wayne Lukas said Sunday his Derby duo of Oxbow (sixth) and Will Take Charge (eighth) will run in the Triple Crown's second leg. Mylute (fifth) also is possible.

New horses expected to run are Illinois Derby winner Departing, Sunland Derby winner Govenor Charlie, Southwest runnerup Fear the Kitten and Bellarmine.

Golden Soul, which went off at 34-1 but took second, likely won't run in order to focus on the Belmont, trainer Dallas Stewart said.

Meanwhile, trainer Shug McGaughey said Orb will arrive at Pimlico on May 14.

More Horses: Nehro, runnerup to Animal Kingdom in the 2011 Kentucky Derby, died of colic in Louisville, Ky. The 5-year-old won twice among 12 starts and earned $978,381.

Colleges

Irish end Bulls' baseball streak

Notre Dame (28-19, 8-10) scored six in the eighth and ended visiting USF's 11-game Big East win streak, 10-1. The loss left USF (31-16) tied with Pittsburgh for first in the conference at 15-3, one game ahead of Louisville. All three have six games left.

Softball: Florida earned the SEC regular-season title and top seed for the tournament, which starts Thursday, when host Missouri beat Tennessee 2-0.

Women's lacrosse: Northwestern beat Florida 8-3 in the American Lacrosse Conference final in Baltimore. Florida (17-2) still earned the No. 5 overall seed for the NCAA tournament. Sunday, it hosts Denver or Jacksonville, who meet Friday.

Track: USF won six events while finishing third (women) and fourth (men) at the Big East meet in Piscataway, N.J.: Aireonna Bailey (100 and 200 meters), Derrick Hopkins (100), Hopkins, Kevin Bell, Roshard Williams and Landon Hargrove (4x100), Monique Williams (triple jump) and Matthew O'Neal (triple jump). Connecticut won the men's title, Notre Dame the women's.

Hockey

Bishop earns win for Americans

The Lightning's Ben Bishop made 19 saves to lift the United States past Latvia 4-1 in pool play of the world championship in Helsinki. Tuesday, the Americans (2-0) face Russia (2-0), which beat Germany 4-1 behind a hat trick by the Devils' Ilya Kovalchuk. In Stockholm, Switzerland, which upset Sweden in its opener, upset Canada 3-2 in a shootout. The Lightning's Steven Stamkos had an assist for Canada (1-1) but failed in the shootout.

Et cetera

NFL: The Dolphins signed RT Tyson Clabo. He spent the past seven seasons with Atlanta, starting every game over the past five.

Soccer: Referee Ricardo Portillo died a week after being punched in the head in Murray, Utah. Authorities say a goalie, 17, who was angry over a foul and yellow card, faces a charge of aggravated assault but that doesn't take into account the death. No cause was released, but Portillo, 46, had sustained swelling in his brain.

Tennis: Stanislas Wawrinka didn't face a break point in winning the Portugal Open 6-1, 6-4 over David Ferrer in Oeiras. … Venus Williams withdrew from the Madrid Open because of a sore back.

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Sports in Brief 05/05/13 [Last modified: Sunday, May 5, 2013 9:57pm]
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