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  • Truex Jr. dominates in Charlotte win

    Truex Jr. dominates in Charlotte win

    Martin Truex Jr. didn't avoid ladders or black cats, never worried about cracking mirrors or stepping on cracks. Especially when things have gone as wrong as they had for Truex and his single-car Furniture Row team the past year. Kevin Harvick was … More »

    AP - Sports - 30 minutes ago
  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    Bryce Dejean-Jones had a bright future in the NBA, the league commissioner said following the death of the New Orleans Pelicans guard who was shot after kicking down the door of what he mistakenly thought was his girlfriend's apartment in Dallas. … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • Venus eyes rare French quarters berth

    Venus eyes rare French quarters berth

    Five of the first 10 times Venus Williams entered the French Open, she made it to at least the quarterfinals, including a run to the final in 2002. Williams can return to the round of eight at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament for the first time … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • IndyCar hoping to carry momentum from 500 into future races

    IndyCar hoping to carry momentum from 500 into future races

    Even before Alexander Rossi sputtered across the finish line to win the Indianapolis 500, race organizers and IndyCar officials were looking to seize the momentum from the historic 100th running of the showcase event. ''It's time to take that, … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • Rossi stretches his final drops of gas to win the Indy 500

    Rossi stretches his final drops of gas to win the Indy 500

    Alexander Rossi spent the biggest weekend in auto racing last year in Monaco, looking for a television that was broadcasting the Indianapolis 500. On Sunday, in the biggest race of his life and as a rookie driver to boot, Rossi almost ran out of … More »

    AP - Sports - 43 minutes ago
  • LEADING OFF: Harvey seeks fix, Royals rallying and rolling

    LEADING OFF: Harvey seeks fix, Royals rallying and rolling

    Mets RHP Matt Harvey (3-7, 6.08 ERA) tries again to get back on track when he faces the White Sox in a Memorial Day matinee at Citi Field. This is a guy who started an All-Star Game a couple of years ago and was one of the best in the game, and I … More »

    AP - Sports - 45 minutes ago
  • Sharks D Martin set to face former team

    Sharks D Martin set to face former team

    Back when the playoffs started nearly seven weeks ago, San Jose Sharks defenseman Paul Martin wondered what it would be like to play his old teammates in Pittsburgh in the Stanley Cup Final. There were plenty of steps needed before that could … More »

    AP - Sports - 46 minutes ago
  • Familia falters in 9th again, Mets lose 4-2 to Dodgers

    Familia falters in 9th again, Mets lose 4-2 to Dodgers

    No sooner had the New York Mets climbed out of a hole against Clayton Kershaw than Jeurys Familia put them right back in a bind. Adrian Gonzalez broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run single off a suddenly struggling Familia, sending Los Angeles … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Rossi rolls dice, hits jackpot with Indy 500 win

    Rossi rolls dice, hits jackpot with Indy 500 win

    By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Rookie Alexander Rossi rolled the dice on fuel and hit the jackpot winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, as IndyCar racing ushered in a new era with an American winner. Rossi, who … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Rivals Portland and Seattle play to 0-0 draw in NWSL

    The Portland Thorns and Seattle Reign played to a scoreless draw in a rivalry match that drew 18,114 fans to Providence Park on Sunday, even without the U.S. national team stars playing. Michelle Betos had four saves in her third start of the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • Kershaw denied win but Dodgers top Mets

    Kershaw denied win but Dodgers top Mets

    Clayton Kershaw did just about everything except win. Adrian Gonzalez broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run single off suddenly struggling closer Jeurys Familia, sending Los Angeles past the New York Mets 4-2 on Sunday night. Curtis Granderson … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
  • The Walk Off: White Sox bullpen implodes again in loss to Royals

    The Walk Off: White Sox bullpen implodes again in loss to Royals

    The White Sox can't seem to hold a lead against the Royals. Plus, Rich Hill turns in another strong start and Hunter Pence keeps hitting. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • Paralympics 100 days away; city planning ticket give-away

    Paralympics 100 days away; city planning ticket give-away

    Tickets sales for the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games are lagging, but they are getting a big boost from an unexpected source - the city of Rio de Janeiro. Philip Craven, the head of the International Paralympic Committee , told The Associated … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Cody Garbrandt flattens Thomas Almeida to remain undefeated

    Cody Garbrandt flattens Thomas Almeida to remain undefeated

    Garbrandt was an unranked bantamweight, but he should shoot up the rankings following Sunday's performance. … More »

    Cagewriter - 2 hours 9 minutes ago
  • Rio de Janeiro police search slums for suspects in gang-rape case

    Rio de Janeiro police search slums for suspects in gang-rape case

    By Brad Brooks RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro police swarmed two slums on Sunday searching for suspects in the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old Brazilian girl who said more than 30 men assaulted her, a case that shocked the nation set … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 9 minutes ago
  • Michigan, Oklahoma head WCWS field

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A year after being runner-up at the Women's College World Series, Michigan is the highest-seeded team in this year's field. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
  • Stanley Cup Final Preview: Who has the better aesthetics?

    Stanley Cup Final Preview: Who has the better aesthetics?

    Leading up to Monday's Game 1, Puck Daddy is previewing every facet of the Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the San Jose Sharks — on the ice and off the ice. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 2 hours 24 minutes ago
  • Hingis and Mirza lose chance to complete 'Santina Slam'

    Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza lost their cool as their hopes of holding all four grand slam titles were dashed following a 6-3 6-2 defeat by Czech duo Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in the third round of the French Open on Sunday. The … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
  • SEC, ACC combine for 13 of 16 NCAA baseball tourney sites

    SEC, ACC combine for 13 of 16 NCAA baseball tourney sites

    The Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference will feel right at home on the road to Omaha. Texas A&M, Florida and LSU lead a pack of an NCAA-record seven SEC schools chosen Sunday night as regional hosts for the Division I baseball … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 37 minutes ago
  • 'Gabigol' scores on debut as Brazil beat Panama 2-0

    'Gabigol' scores on debut as Brazil beat Panama 2-0

    (Reuters) - Teenage striker Gabriel lived up to his nickname 'Gabigol' on Sunday when he came off the bench to score on his debut in Brazil's 2-0 win over Panama. The 19-year-old replaced Jonas after 62 minutes of the friendly match in Colorado and … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 38 minutes ago
  • Southern California blasts Arizona State 31-9

    PHOENIX (AP) -- Frankie Rios was 4 for 4 with a career-high six RBIs in Southern California's 31-9 victory over Arizona State on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 51 minutes ago
  • Don't call me Warney, says Australia prospect Zampa

    Don't call me Warney, says Australia prospect Zampa

    Australia's search for a successor to Shane Warne is yet to bear fruit nearly a decade after he retired, so Adam Zampa is naturally wary about comparisons with the leg-spinning great. The 24-year-old has been picked in Australia's squad for the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Sunday's MLB games

    Highlights of Sunday's Major League Baseball games: Royals 5, White Sox 4 Lorenzo Cain homered and Cheslor Cuthbert singled home the winning run for Kansas City, who completed a series sweep and took over first place in the American League … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • New Zealand's Walker fails in Rio BMX bid

    London Olympics BMX silver medallist Sarah Walker has failed to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Games after injury hampered the New Zealander's last chance of making the starting line in August. The 27-year-old injured her shoulder in training at … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Villa blunder opens door for Orlando

    Villa blunder opens door for Orlando

    (Reuters) - David Villa's embarrassing miss from the penalty spot came back to haunt New York City FC on Sunday as Orlando took full advantage of the let-off to fight back for a 2-2 draw in Major League Soccer. With hosts New York leading 2-0, … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Spieth dispatches Masters nightmare with Colonial win

    Spieth dispatches Masters nightmare with Colonial win

    (Reuters) - Jordan Spieth exhibited his short-game wizardry with six back-nine birdies to claim the Colonial tournament on Sunday for his eighth career PGA Tour victory before his 23rd birthday, an impressive run that is one better than Tiger Woods … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Ronaldo not missed as superb Portugal sink Norway 3-0

    Ronaldo not missed as superb Portugal sink Norway 3-0

    Portugal made sure the absence of top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo, resting the day after after Real Madrid's Champions League triumph, went unnoticed as they thrashed Norway 3-0 in a Euro 2016 warm-up on Sunday. Ronaldo would have been impressed with … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Sunday's Games

    Sunday's Games … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • OT win gives London Memorial Cup title

    OT win gives London Memorial Cup title

    Matthew Tkachuk scored his second goal of the game 7:49 into overtime to give the London Knights a 3-2 victory over the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies on Sunday in the Memorial Cup championship game. ''It actually might have hit off (Christian Dvorak's) … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Ronaldo targets more Real glory after San Siro success

    Ronaldo targets more Real glory after San Siro success

    By Richard Martin MILAN (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo is hungry for even more silverware with Real Madrid after winning the Champions League on Saturday for the third time. The prolific Portuguese did not look fully fit and was far from his best … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Jennie Finch wins managerial debut with independent league team

    Jennie Finch wins managerial debut with independent league team

    Jennie Finch made history Sunday, becoming the first woman to win a professional baseball game as a manager. … More »

    Big League Stew - 3 hours ago
  • Johnson impressed by Truex Jr.'s win

    Johnson impressed by Truex Jr.'s win

    Jimmie Johnson knows what it's like to have a dominant car at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Truex shattered a NASCAR record for miles led in a race with 588. Truex also set a record for most laps led at the Coca-Cola 600. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Sri Lanka's Mathews leads from front to frustrate England

    Sri Lanka's Mathews leads from front to frustrate England

    (Reuters) - England moved towards victory in the second test against Sri Lanka whose batsmen showed sufficient resolve on Sunday to push the game into a fourth day if not affect a result that still seems inevitable. Having been dismissed in the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Report: Chris Bosh, Heat still at odds over his comeback attempts

    Report: Chris Bosh, Heat still at odds over his comeback attempts

    The All-Star reportedly wanted to play while still under the influence of blood thinners prescribed to help with his blood clots. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 3 hours ago
  • Pelle strike gives Italy 1-0 Euro warm-up win over Scots

    Pelle strike gives Italy 1-0 Euro warm-up win over Scots

    (Reuters) - Italy gave themselves a European Championship boost with a comfortable 1-0 win over Scotland in a warm-up friendly at Malta’s Ta’ Qali national stadium on Sunday. Striker Graziano Pelle broke the deadlock 12 minutes into the second half … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Oregon's Aaron Wise, Vanderbilt lead NCAA golf

    Oregon's Aaron Wise shot a 6-under 64 on Sunday at Eugene Country Club to take the individual NCAA lead, while Vanderbilt remained atop the team standings. ''To do it out here, with the greens rolling 13 (on the Stimpmeter) and the rough up, is … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Alaves win promotion to La Liga, Leganes made to wait

    Basque side Alaves have been promoted to La Liga by beating visitors Numancia 2-0 on Sunday, returning to the top flight after a 10-year absence. Madrid outfit Leganes, aiming to reach La Liga for the first time, must wait until the last round of … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Ericsson and Kvyat handed grid penalties for Canada

    Ericsson and Kvyat handed grid penalties for Canada

    Sauber's Marcus Ericsson and Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat were both handed three-place grid penalties for next month's Canadian Grand Prix after causing collisions in Monaco on Sunday. Russian Kvyat collided with Renault's Kevin Magnussen and Sweden's … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • The Latest: Day of firsts for Hamilton, Rossi and Truex

    The Latest: Day of firsts for Hamilton, Rossi and Truex

    At the Monaco Grand Prix, defending Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton picked up his first win of the season - and first win in the past eight races overall, dating to last year. Then came the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, where top names … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Hamilton thanks Rosberg for gentlemanly gesture

    Hamilton thanks Rosberg for gentlemanly gesture

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Monaco Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton thanked Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg on Sunday after the German followed team orders and let him pass, even though it damaged his own championship chances. Rosberg had … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago