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Chad Cooper (The Examiner sports editor)
Winners: 102-278, .366
Best Bets: 5-9, .555
Longshots (hitting the board): 10-20, .500
Top 3 picks in the $: .538

Morning Line (opening odds)
Winners: 94-278, .338
Best Bets (9/5 or lower): 10-17, .588
Top 3 picks in the $: .548

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Red snapper and fisherman

There is a shot of good news for offshore anglers. Federal waters, out past 9 nautical miles, will open for snapper fishing on June 1.

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Chad Cooper (The Examiner sports editor)
Winners: 99-269, .368
Best Bets: 5-9, .555
Longshots (hitting the board): 10-20, .500
Top 3 picks in the $: .539

Morning Line (opening odds)
Winners: 94-269, .349
Best Bets (9/5 or lower): 10-16, .625
Top 3 picks in the $: .553

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Layla Nejad

Beaumont native and University of Texas senior and honor student Layla Nejad will spend 70 days cycling 4,700 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska, to raise awareness and funds to fight cancer.

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Chad Cooper (The Examiner sports editor)
Winners: 82-251, .366
Best Bets: 5-9, .555
Longshots (hitting the board): 10-20, .500
Top 3 picks in the $: .547

Morning Line (opening odds)
Winners: 88-251, .350
Best Bets (9/5 or lower): 10-16, .625
Top 3 picks in the $: .544

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Chad Cooper (The Examiner sports editor)
Winners: 88-242, .363
Best Bets: 5-9, .555
Longshots (hitting the board): 10-20, .500
Top 3 picks in the $: .544

Morning Line (opening odds)
Winners: 84-242, .347
Best Bets (9/5 or lower): 10-16, .625
Top 3 picks in the $: .545

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Megan Schwartz, senior defensive specialist for Lamar volleyball

Megan Schwartz, senior defensive specialist for Lamar volleyball, was one of three Southland Conference student-athletes to be selected to receive the league’s prestigious 2015 F.L. McDonald Postgraduate Scholarship.

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Jason Richards was a standout baseball player in the 90s at Bridge City High School. So good, in fact, he went on to play on the collegiate level at Rice University. Richards, who now lives in Tyler with his wife and three children, also has a good eye for quarter horses. 

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Chad Cooper (The Examiner sports editor)
Winners: 83-233, .356
Best Bets: 5-9, .555
Longshots (hitting the board): 10-19, .526
Top 3 picks in the $: .536

Morning Line (opening odds)
Winners: 79-233, .339
Best Bets (9/5 or lower): 9-15, .600
Top 3 picks in the $: .536

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American Pharoah

From the “Run for the Roses,” we move on to the “Run for the Black-Eyed Susan,” the Preakness Stakes (1 3/16 miles) held at Pimlico Race Course near Baltimore, Md., the second leg of the coveted Triple Crown in the great sport of horse racing.

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