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  • NBA player Bryce Dejean-Jones killed in Dallas shooting

    (Adds NBA statistics, background, details on career) May 28 (Reuters) - Rookie New Orleans Pelicans basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones died after being shot early on Saturday in a Dallas apartment, police said. The National Basketball … More »

    Reuters - 4 minutes 0 seconds ago
  • Mets find help at first base, get Loney in trade with Padres

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The Mets have found help at first base following Lucas Duda's injury, acquiring veteran James Loney from the San Diego Padres for cash. … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 minutes 5 seconds ago
  • Ronaldo seals Real Madrid shootout win over Atletico

    Ronaldo seals Real Madrid shootout win over Atletico

    By Brian Homewood MILAN (Reuters) - Real Madrid were crowned European champions for an unprecedented 11th time when Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a 5-3 shootout victory over Atletico Madrid on Saturday. The Champions League final … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Chublicious wins John J. Reilly Handicap at Monmouth Park

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) -- Chublicious took the lead near the top of the stretch and drew off to win the $60,000 John J. Reilly Handicap at Monmouth Park on Saturday, beating Green Gratto by 1 1/2 lengths. … More »

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  • Pennington's homer helps Texas A&M rally past Ole Miss, 12-8

    Pennington's homer helps Texas A&M rally past Ole Miss, 12-8

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Walker Pennington hit a three-run, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and Texas A&M beat Mississippi 12-8 on Saturday to advance to the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game. … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Isner faces Murray for berth in quarters

    Isner faces Murray for berth in quarters

    John Isner is all too aware of his lack of success in fourth-round matches at Grand Slam tournaments: 1-5. To reach the second major quarterfinal of his career - and first at the French Open - the 31-year-old American will need to do something he's … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • The Latest: Ronaldo scores as Madrid wins 5-3 on penalties

    The Latest: Ronaldo scores as Madrid wins 5-3 on penalties

    Cristiano Ronaldo converts the final penalty to hand Real Madrid an 11th title. Both teams had scored their opening three penalties and Real Madrid was leading 4-3 on spotkicks when Juanfran's effort hit the left post. Ronaldo, who had done little … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Former NC State, BC assistant Don Horton dies at 58

    Former NC State, BC assistant Don Horton dies at 58

    Don Horton, former North Carolina State and Boston College assistant football coach, has died. The funeral home handling Horton's arrangements in Raleigh said he died Saturday. Horton spent 10 years on Boston College's staff before coming with … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

    Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a shootout to give Real Madrid victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final which finished 1-1 after extra time on Saturday. Ronaldo sent Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak the wrong way from … More »

    The Canadian Press - 13 minutes ago
  • Cardinals activate Matt Carpenter from paternity list

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Third baseman Matt Carpenter has been activated from the paternity list by the St. Louis Cardinals. … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 minutes ago
  • Hend eagles No 18 again, takes 1-shot lead at Wentworth

    Hend eagles No 18 again, takes 1-shot lead at Wentworth

    A lucky bounce on No. 18 helped Scott Hend preserve the lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Saturday. There was to be no late rescue act from Danny Willett. After a fluctuating third round that threw the European Tour's flagship event wide open, … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Free agency beckoning, DeRozan sounds happy with Raptors

    For a guy about to hit free agency for the first time, DeMar DeRozan doesn't sound as if he's looking for a change of scenery. A day after the deepest playoff run in Toronto Raptors history ended in a Game 6 loss that sent LeBron James and … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Piller, Simpson share lead after 2nd round at Colonial

    Piller, Simpson share lead after 2nd round at Colonial

    Martin Piller had the most holes to play to complete the suspended second round at Colonial. Piller's strong approach at No. 18, his 12th hole Saturday morning, set up a 20-inch birdie putt to wrap up his second consecutive round of 66. At 8-under … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 minutes ago
  • Hamlin outduels Larson, Logano in OT win

    Hamlin outduels Larson, Logano in OT win

    Denny Hamlin passed Kyle Larson and Joey Logano in overtime to win the Xfinity Series race Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Larson appeared to have victory in his sights, but a caution came out with two laps to go when Erik Jones' tire went … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Carter Hart of the Everett Silvertips named CHL goaltender of the year

    RED DEER, Alta. - Everett Silvertips goaltender Carter Hart won the Canadian Hockey League goaltender of the year award on Saturday at the Memorial Cup festivities in Red Deer, Alta. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 20 minutes ago
  • Royals catcher Perez hurt, helped from field

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez had to be helped off the field in the ninth inning Saturday against the Chicago White Sox after colliding with rookie third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert while catching Adam Eaton's foul … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Brickyard calm ahead of Indianapolis 500 storm

    Brickyard calm ahead of Indianapolis 500 storm

    By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Calm settled over the Brickyard on Saturday as the Speedway braced for a motor racing storm, fans geared up for the 100th Indianapolis 500 and officials readied security plans for the first sellout crowd. … More »

    Reuters - 28 minutes ago
  • Blue Jays walk off Red Sox, 10-9, as Travis scores Martin

    Blue Jays walk off Red Sox, 10-9, as Travis scores Martin

    Devon Travis drove home Russell Martin with two out in the bottom of the ninth as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 10-9 on Saturday. With the Blue Jays trailing 9-8 on a David Ortiz home run in the top of the inning, Boston … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Real Madrid wins the 2016 Champions League final

    MILAN (AP) -- Real Madrid wins the 2016 Champions League final. … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Rocco Mediate hangs onto Senior PGA Championship lead

    BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Rocco Mediate shot an even-par 71 on Saturday in the Senior PGA Championship to take a two-stroke lead over two-time defending champion Colin Montgomerie into the final round. … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Warriors-Thunder Game 6: Three things to watch

    Warriors-Thunder Game 6: Three things to watch

    Here are three things to watch as the Warriors work to stay alive and the Thunder try to finish off another elite opponent. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 45 minutes ago
  • Williams sisters and Tsonga injury dash French hopes

    Williams sisters and Tsonga injury dash French hopes

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - First the Williams sisters ambushed two home favorites, then Jo Wilfried Tsonga's chances were shattered by injury as French hopes were battered at a stormy Roland Garros on Saturday. Top seed Serena Williams … More »

    Reuters - 51 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Williams sisters and Tsonga injury dash French hopes

    * Serena and Venus battle past French opponents * Tsonga forced to retire with groin problem * Only Gasquet still flying the flag for France * Djokovic races to victory to beat fading light By Martyn Herman PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - First the … More »

    Reuters - 54 minutes ago
  • Just in time, Djokovic races into French Open fourth round

    Just in time, Djokovic races into French Open fourth round

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic won his race against the clock, performing in a "night show" as he beat Briton Aljaz Bedene 6-2 6-3 6-3 to reach the French Open last 16 on Saturday. After rain cut two-and-a-half hours from the … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Just in time, Djokovic races into French Open fourth round

    (Writes through with quotes) By Julien Pretot PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic won his race against the clock, performing in a "night show" as he beat Briton Aljaz Bedene 6-2 6-3 6-3 to reach the French Open last 16 on Saturday. After … More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • Djokovic urges wider concern over Zika

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic urged people to think about Brazilians who are having to live with the Zika outbreak on a daily basis rather than worrying about how the situation might affect those traveling to the country for the … More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • Hendricks dominates, Cubs top Phils 4-1

    Hendricks dominates, Cubs top Phils 4-1

    Kyle Hendricks pitched a five-hitter for his second career complete game, Dexter Fowler hit a leadoff homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Saturday. Hendricks (3-4) struck out seven and walked none. Fowler sparked a … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • Pelicans forward Bryce Dejean-Jones dead at 23

    Pelicans forward Bryce Dejean-Jones dead at 23

    The rookie died early Saturday morning in Dallas from injuries sustained from an apparent gun-shot wound. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Jays come back for 10-9 victory over Red Sox to extend win streak to four games

    Russell Martin hit an RBI double to tie the game in the ninth inning and Devon Travis drove him in to give the Toronto Blue Jays a wild 10-9 walkoff win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Travis hit a sharp grounder inside the third-base line but … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Djokovic urges wider concern over Zika

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic urged people to think about Brazilians who are having to live with the Zika outbreak on a daily basis rather than worrying about how the situation might affect those travelling to the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Indians fans put discarded beer cans to best possible use

    Indians fans put discarded beer cans to best possible use

    Indians fans used 112 beer cans to create an epic beer pyramid. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Djokovic still plans to compete in Rio

    Djokovic still plans to compete in Rio

    PARIS (AP) -- Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic says canceling the Olympics ''is unthinkable'' and, ''for the moment,'' he is still planning to compete at the Rio de Janiero Games, despite worries about the Zika virus. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Pelicans' Dejean-Jones fatally shot

    Pelicans' Dejean-Jones fatally shot

    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment, authorities said Saturday. DeMarquis Black said in a statement. Dejean-Jones was taken to a hospital where he died. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Creative Rutherford, blunt Sullivan key Penguins' turnaround

    Creative Rutherford, blunt Sullivan key Penguins' turnaround

    The door closed and Mike Sullivan started to talk. Over the course of the next 10 minutes, the Pittsburgh Penguins coach laid out for rookie goaltender Matt Murray why veteran Marc-Andre Fleury was starting Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Clemens HR gives Texas 2-1 win over TCU

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kody Clemens hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth, leading Texas over TCU 2-1 in the Big 12 Tournament. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Murray aware of Nadal injury during practice

    Murray aware of Nadal injury during practice

    Andy Murray knew nine-times French Open champion Rafael Nadal was struggling with a wrist injury when he practised with the Spaniard during the build-up to Roland Garros. "I practised a bit with him last week and I knew there were some issues with … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • French Open at a glance

    A look at Day 7 of the French Open on Saturday: … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 30 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Murray aware of Nadal injury during practice

    (Adds Djokovic quotes) PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Andy Murray knew nine-times French Open champion Rafael Nadal was struggling with a wrist injury when he practised with the Spaniard during the build-up to Roland Garros. "I practised a bit with him … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 32 minutes ago
  • Giants' Cain on DL with hamstring strain

    Giants' Cain on DL with hamstring strain

    DENVER (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants have placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Rangers activate Darvish from DL for return from Tommy John

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Texas right-hander Yu Darvish has been activated from the disabled list to make his first major league start in nearly 22 months. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 1 minute ago