10 Extremely Awkward Apologies In Sports HistoryFrom Donald Sterling and Steve Coburn to Tonya Harding and Mike Tyson, here are some other notable awkward apologies from the world of sports.
Kallas: Tonalist Was A Monster Right Before Coburn Acted The Clown At BelmontInitially, there were a number of reasons why Tonalist would win, as I pointed out in a column last Friday where I picked Tonalist to win.
California Chrome Co-Owner Compares Loss To Handicapped Child Playing Basketball"It wouldn't be fair if I played basketball with a child in a wheelchair because I got an unfair advantage," Coburn said. "If your horse is good enough to run in the Belmont, where was he in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness?"
Belmont Bummer: Tonalist Spoils California Chrome's Triple Crown BidCalifornia Chrome became the latest contender to fall victim to the Belmont Stakes, as the 1 1/2-mile "Test of Champions" proved too much to overcome.
California Chrome Made 3-5 Favorite For Belmont; Draws No. 2 PostCalifornia Chrome is the 3-5 early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion.
California Chrome Co-Owner: 'No Doubt' Colt Will Win Triple CrownArt Sherman got his first glimpse of California Chrome in action in two weeks, and the trainer liked what he saw. So did co-owner Steve Coburn.
Did You Know? California Chrome Was Nearly Named 'Seabisquik'What many don't know is that Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome was this close to having one of three other names: Seabisquik, Lucky at Love or Big Chapter.