Open ceremony photograph (AP)

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs. Croatia

The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off Thursday with an opening ceremony in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The host country, Brazil, opened the tournament a…

Exercise rider Willie Delgado gallops California Chrome on a second lap during a workout at Belmont Park, Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Elmont, N.Y. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner will attempt to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978 when he races in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race on Saturday. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

NBC boosts buildup for Belmont

NBC and its cable sports affiliate have twice as much time set aside for coverage of Saturday’s Belmont Stakes than they did last year, anti…