Whittenburg places sixth at gymnastics world finals
Baltimore’s finished strong in the floor exercise at the World Championships in Montreal on Saturday, but his routine score of 14.166 left him in sixth. “I had way more hops than I did the first day and deductions add up,” said Whittenburg. “I knew if Kenzo could hit his set he was going to win. It was just a matter of who was going to get second or third at that point.” Teammate won the bronze in the event for the United States.
The Washington Capitals hired former Capital as director of alumni affairs and business development. Bondra played in 1,081 NHL games over a 16-season career, scoring 503 goals and 892 points. Bondra played in five All-Star Games and he remains second in Capitals’ franchise history in goals (472) and points (825).
Journeyman opened and closed racing with victories to highlight a four-win afternoon Saturday at Laurel Park. Karamanos, 44, kicked off the 10-race program aboard Little Caton ($4.20), then won backto-back races on Linda Nin ($16) in the fifth and Valyrian ($5.80) in the sixth before taking the finale with Mary Eppler-trained Something Magical ($13.40).