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  • 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 - 4 minutes 49 seconds ago
  • Ariya Jutanugarn wins 3rd straight LPGA Tour title

    Ariya Jutanugarn wins 3rd straight LPGA Tour title

    Ariya Jutanugarn became the first player to win three straight LPGA Tour events in three years, closing with a 5-under 67 for a five-stroke victory Sunday in the Volvik Championship. The 20-year-old Jutanugarn is the first player since Inbee Park … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • Indians hit 3 homers in 6-4 loss to Orioles

    Indians hit 3 homers in 6-4 loss to Orioles

    The Cleveland Indians belted three homers on Sunday, and then had a chance to win their weekend series against the Baltimore Orioles. Jason Kipnis, Carlos Santana and Mike Napoli homered for Cleveland, but Baltimore's bullpen escaped a couple of … More »

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  • The Latest: Truex out front as NASCAR takes stage

    The Latest: Truex out front as NASCAR takes stage

    Martin Truex Jr. has been dominant so far at Charlotte Motor Speedway, leading the first 70 laps of the Coca-Cola 600. The longest race of the NASCAR season is underway in Charlotte with pole sitter Martin Truex Jr. leading the first 25 laps in his … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Pit problems cause all sorts of issues at Indianapolis 500

    Pit problems cause all sorts of issues at Indianapolis 500

    Helio Castroneves sat helplessly in his car, fuming as his chance at a record-tying fourth win vanished Sunday at the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Ryan Hunter-Reay and Townsend Bell were no happier about the collision that knocked the two … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Thousands welcome Madrid back home after European triumph

    Thousands welcome Madrid back home after European triumph

    Tens of thousands of fans endured the rain to greet Real Madrid players as they returned home early Sunday from their Champions League triumph, then packed the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium at night to watch them lift the trophy one more time. The … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Spieth surges to first PGA win in Texas

    Spieth surges to first PGA win in Texas

    Jordan Spieth has a win at home in the Lone Star State. Spieth won at Colonial after birdieing the last three holes Sunday for a 5-under 65, including a chip-in from behind the 17th green following a fortunate bounce off a marshal. It was the … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 minutes ago
  • Banks, Moss power Texas A&M to SEC title, xx over Florida

    Nick Banks hit two homers, J.B. Moss drove in five runs and Texas A&M rallied Sunday for its first Southeastern Conference tournament title with a 12-5 victory over defending champion Florida. Texas A&M won four straight games after losing its … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Cubs' run at 5, first to go 20 over .500

    Cubs' run at 5, first to go 20 over .500

    Ben Zobrist hit a three-run homer, John Lackey pitched seven solid innings and the Cubs completed a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 7-2 victory Sunday. Miguel Montero added a solo homer and drove in two runs as the Cubs won their fifth … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Rebuilt Sharks, Pens meet in Cup Final

    Rebuilt Sharks, Pens meet in Cup Final

    It wasn't supposed to take the San Jose Sharks this long to reach their first Stanley Cup Final. It wasn't supposed to take this long for Sidney Crosby to guide the Pittsburgh Penguins back to a destination many figured they'd become a fixture at … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • 'Rocky' actor Bellew wins title, turns fantasy into reality

    British boxer Tony Bellew turned a Hollywood fantasy into reality by becoming a world champion for the first time on Sunday. The 33-year-old Bellew recovered from being sent to the canvas in the first round by knocking out Ilunga Makabu in the … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Warriors know Game 7 won't be easy

    Warriors know Game 7 won't be easy

    After a record 73 wins and a memorable Game 6 comeback on the road, the Golden State Warriors' goal of getting back to the NBA Finals and defending their title comes down to Game 7 at home against the powerful Oklahoma City Thunder. All along, the … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • 'You don't stop coaching': B.C. Lions open camp with Wally Buono back in charge

    'You don't stop coaching': B.C. Lions open camp with Wally Buono back in charge

    In some ways, Wally Buono never really stopped coaching the B.C. Lions. "This is the thing that I didn't realize: you don't stop coaching ... you just don't have the responsibility," said Buono. Buono's protege, Mike Benevides, took over as coach … More »

    The Canadian Press - 20 minutes ago
  • Pedroia's extra inning ground-rule double helps Red Sox avoid sweep against Jays

    Pedroia's extra inning ground-rule double helps Red Sox avoid sweep against Jays

    The Toronto Blue Jays were staying positive following a 5-3 extra innings loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Dustin Pedroia's 11th inning ground-rule double helped Boston (30-20) avoid a series sweep and snap a three-game losing skid. Toronto … More »

    The Canadian Press - 21 minutes ago
  • Hot-shooting Sky beat Wings 92-87, snap 4-game skid

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Cappie Pondexter scored 18 points to lead six Chicago players in double figures as the Sky beat the Dallas Wings 92-87 on Sunday to end a four-game skid. … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 minutes ago
  • Pedroia's hit in 11th gets BoSox by Jays

    Pedroia's hit in 11th gets BoSox by Jays

    A tough weekend for Clay Buchholz ended with a win and an appreciative handshake from manager John Farrell. Dustin Pedroia hit an RBI double in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Sunday to avoid a three-game … More »

    AP - Sports - 24 minutes ago
  • Stanley Cup Capsule

    SAN JOSE SHARKS vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Royals rally past White Sox late again

    Royals rally past White Sox late again

    When Chicago White ace Chris Sale left with a two-run lead after seven innings, Kansas City first baseman Eric Hosmer had a message in the Royals dugout. ''This is when the magic happens,'' Hosmer yelled to his teammates. Cuthbert drove in the … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Lucroy has 3 RBIs, Brewers top Reds 5-4

    Lucroy has 3 RBIs, Brewers top Reds 5-4

    Jonathan Lucroy came through when needed all weekend long for the Milwaukee Brewers. Lucroy drove in three runs and the Brewers earned a 5-4 victory over the reeling Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Leadoff hitter Jonathan Villar scored three runs and … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Angels' Escobar hurts wrist, exits game

    Third baseman Yunel Escobar has left the Los Angeles Angels' game against the Houston Astros in the third inning after bruising his left wrist while fielding a grounder Sunday. Escobar was hurt when Marwin Gonzalez's fast-moving hit deflected off … More »

    AP - Sports - 30 minutes ago
  • Baker's solo home run lifts TCU past West Virginia, 11-10

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Luken Baker's solo home run in the top of the tenth inning earned TCU the Big 12 Conference Tournament championship with an 11-10 win over West Virginia on Sunday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Colonial Invitational scores

    May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Colonial Invitational at the par-70 course on Sunday in Fort Worth, Texas -17 Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 67 66 65 65 -14 Harris English (U.S.) 67 69 64 66 -13 Ryan Palmer (U.S.) 66 67 66 68 Webb … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Strasburg moves to 9-0 as Nats rip Cards

    Strasburg moves to 9-0 as Nats rip Cards

    Jayson Werth noticed a difference in Stephen Strasburg in spring training and felt the ace was headed for a big season. Strasburg won his 12th consecutive decision dating to last season and Werth connected for a pinch-hit grand slam to help the … More »

    AP - Sports - 38 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 - 41 minutes ago
  • NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    The Oklahoma City Thunder will need to regroup quickly after a crushing loss to the Golden State Warriors that forced a Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on Monday night. Klay Thompson scored a game-high 41 points -- setting the NBA playoff … More »

    Reuters - 44 minutes ago
  • Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500, Hinchcliffe seventh

    Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500, Hinchcliffe seventh

    A new era for the Indianapolis 500 arrived in the form of a most unfamiliar driver. Alexander Rossi outlasted his faster rivals — and his fuel tank — for a stunning victory Sunday in the historic 100th running of "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing." … More »

    The Canadian Press - 45 minutes ago
  • Munoz and Newgarden crushed after Indy 500 defeat

    Munoz and Newgarden crushed after Indy 500 defeat

    Carlos Munoz has twice been a bridesmaid in the Indianapolis 500. After losing to Andretti Autosport teammate Alexander Rossi on Sunday, the Colombian was crestfallen. Rossi used fuel strategy and stretched his final tank almost 90 miles. … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • Comfort scoots up the rail to take Belmont Park feature

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Comfort rallied along the rail Sunday to win the $80,000 allowance feature by 2 3/4 lengths at Belmont Park. … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Stampeders rookie head coach Dickenson impressed with competition as camp opens

    Stampeders rookie head coach Dickenson impressed with competition as camp opens

    Dave Dickenson doesn't want to make any rash decisions. Calling the shots during his first training camp as head coach of the Calgary Stampeders, Dickenson was impressed with the level of competition among players at all positions. "The juices … More »

    The Canadian Press - 51 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup

    May 28 (The Sports Xchange) - Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez will miss 7-10 days with a quad contusion after an MRI showed no structural damage to his left leg, manager Ned Yost said Sunday. Perez had to be helped from the field after … More »

    Reuters - 51 minutes ago
  • Andretti and Rahal fail in bid to add to Indy 500 collection

    Andretti and Rahal fail in bid to add to Indy 500 collection

    Ice-T was pulling for ''my homey Marco.'' David Letterman vowed he would shear his Santa Claus beard if Graham Rahal won the Indianapolis 500. Not even a dose of star power was enough to help Marco Andretti and Rahal in their bids to join their … More »

    AP - Sports - 51 minutes ago
  • Kuhn's RBI double lifts Ohio State past Iowa, 8-7

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Troy Kuhn hit an RBI double in the top of the ninth inning to earn Ohio State the Big Ten Conference Tournament championship with an 8-7 win over Iowa on Sunday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Mediate wire-to-wire Senior PGA winner

    Mediate wire-to-wire Senior PGA winner

    BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Rocco Mediate holed out from a greenside bunker for birdie on the par-3 17th to wrap up a record-setting, wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Senior PGA Championship. … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Beltran has shoulder tightness; Ackley could be put on DL

    Beltran has shoulder tightness; Ackley could be put on DL

    New York Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran missed Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays because of right shoulder tightness, and infielder Dustin Ackley could be headed to the disabled list. Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira didn't start for the … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • Fielder, Moreland lead Rangers past Bucs

    Fielder, Moreland lead Rangers past Bucs

    Struggling sluggers Prince Fielder and Mitch Moreland homered during Texas' four-run fourth inning, and the Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Sunday for their eighth straight series victory at home. Texas starter Martin Perez (3-4), with a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Spieth birdies final three holes to win Colonial

    Spieth birdies final three holes to win Colonial

    (Reuters) - Jordan Spieth displayed a brilliant short game, even by his own exalted standards, to win the Colonial tournament by three strokes in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday. Spieth posted his eighth victory on the PGA Tour, and his first in his … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Castro's HR Yankees' lone hit in 2-1 win

    Castro's HR Yankees' lone hit in 2-1 win

    Starlin Castro's two-run homer off Odorizzi in the seventh inning was enough to give the Yankees a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. ''We really weren't doing much,'' Girardi said. According to Baseball Reference data going back to … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Golf-Spieth birdies final three holes to win Colonial

    Jordan Spieth displayed a brilliant short game, even by his own exalted standards, to win the Colonial tournament by three strokes in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday. Spieth posted his eighth victory on the PGA Tour, and his first in his home state, in … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Odorizzi loses no-hit bid and game on 1 pitch

    Odorizzi loses no-hit bid and game on 1 pitch

    Jake Odorizzi was bummed out for good reason, even after allowing just one hit over seven innings. Starlin Castro's two-run drive off Odorizzi in the seventh inning was the Yankees' only hit of the game, and it was enough to give New York a 2-1 … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Trouble abounds for Team Penske in 100th Indianapolis 500

    Trouble abounds for Team Penske in 100th Indianapolis 500

    Roger Penske was optimistic the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 would be one to remember. Defending race winner Juan Pablo Montoya lost control and crashed in Turn 2. Will Power and Simon Pagenaud were penalized on pit road. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 8 minutes ago