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Newgarden goes back-to-back at Indy 500 to give Roger Penske record-extending 20th win

May. 26, 2024 21:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Josef Newgarden once again brought his victorious Team Penske car to a stop on the Yard of Bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He found that same hole in the fence, climbed through, and was pummeled by fans celebrating his second consecutive Indianapolis 500 triumph. ...

Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving each score 33 points as Mavs beat Wolves for 3-0 lead in West finals

May. 27, 2024 00:57 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic lunged for the ball after a steal by Anthony Edwards, knocking it far enough away to create a scramble and a jump ball the Dallas superstar won. The Mavericks made all the big plays again — on both ends of the court — and are a win away from their...

Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. to miss the rest of the season after tearing his left ACL

May. 26, 2024 22:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. will miss the rest of the season after he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Sunday's 8-1 victory at Pittsburgh. The reigning NL MVP led off the game with a double to right-center field off Martín...

Wennberg scores in OT, Rangers top Panthers 5-4 to take lead in East finals

May. 26, 2024 22:13 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Igor Shesterkin gave the New York Rangers a chance. Alex Wennberg got just enough of his stick on the puck to become the hero. And just like that, the Rangers reclaimed home-ice advantage in the Eastern Conference finals. Wennberg deflected the...

Christopher Bell wins the rain-shortened Coca-Cola 600 for his 8th NASCAR Cup victory

May. 27, 2024 00:54 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Christopher Bell finally has a big win to put on his resume — even if it was a little anticlimactic. Bell won the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway after the race was called around midnight due to wet weather with 151 laps remaining. The...

Grayson Murray's parents say the two-time PGA Tour winner died of suicide

May. 26, 2024 19:54 PM EDT

Grayson Murray's parents said Sunday their 30-year-old son took his own life, just one day after he withdrew from a PGA Tour event. The family asked for privacy and that people honor Murray by being kind to one another. “If that becomes his legacy, we could ask for nothing else,”...

Davis Riley gets 1st individual PGA Tour win by 5 at Colonial in final group with Scheffler

May. 26, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Davis Riley was practicing a week before Colonial when he got an unsettling call that his older sister had a seizure at work, which led to the discovery of a tumor on her brain and surgery the next day. Riley wasn't even sure then that he would be able to,...

Stan Wawrinka, who is 39, beats Andy Murray, who is 37, at the French Open. Alcaraz and Osaka win

May. 26, 2024 17:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Stan Wawrinka repeatedly used his trademark one-handed backhand to get the better of Andy Murray at the French Open once again, beating him 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday night in what might have been Murray's last singles match at Roland Garros. Wawrinka, at 39, is just the...

NASCAR star Kyle Larson finishes 18th in Indy 500 debut, doesn't get to run at Coca-Cola 600

May. 27, 2024 00:39 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rain was not Kyle Larson's friend Sunday. Larson was determined to complete the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600, but didn't get a chance to run a single lap in the NASCAR race. Storms swept through Indianapolis Motor Speedway and delayed...

Ericsson's early Indianapolis 500 exit typifies wild day full of crashes and other problems

May. 26, 2024 20:41 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Ericsson's challenging May ended Sunday the same way it began — with a crash. It was a precursor of what was to come for Andretti Global at this year's Indianapolis 500. Ericsson, the 2022 Indianapolis 500 champion and 2023 runner-up,...

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Goldschmidt homers twice to help Cardinals beat Cubs 4-3 after lengthy rain delay

May. 27, 2024 00:39 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt homered twice and Sonny Gray tossed five scoreless innings to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday night in game delayed more than 2 1/2 hours at the start by rain. St. Louis has won five in a row for the first time...

Report: Japanese carmaker Toyota set to end massive Olympic sponsorship deal

May. 27, 2024 01:25 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Vehicle manufacturer Toyota is set to end its massive sponsorship deal with the International Olympic Committee after this year's Paris Olympics, according to reports in Japan. Toyota has a contract through the 2024 Paris Games, which was reported to be valued at $835...

Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving each score 33 points as Mavs beat Wolves for 3-0 lead in West finals

May. 27, 2024 00:57 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic lunged for the ball after a steal by Anthony Edwards, knocking it far enough away to create a scramble and a jump ball the Dallas superstar won. The Mavericks made all the big plays again — on both ends of the court — and are a win away from their...

Christopher Bell wins the rain-shortened Coca-Cola 600 for his 8th NASCAR Cup victory

May. 27, 2024 00:54 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Christopher Bell finally has a big win to put on his resume — even if it was a little anticlimactic. Bell won the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway after the race was called around midnight due to wet weather with 151 laps remaining. The...

No. 1 Texas joins 3-time defending champ Oklahoma in Women's College World Series field

May. 27, 2024 00:48 AM EDT

Top-seed Texas advanced to the Women’s College World Series. It wasn't easy. The Longhorns beat No. 16 seed Texas A&M 6-5 on Sunday to win the Austin Super Regional 2-1. Texas lost the opener Friday, then kept its season alive by rallying to beat the Aggies in...

Mavs rookie Dereck Lively II leaves Game 3 of West finals after taking knee to head

May. 27, 2024 00:41 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks center Dereck Lively II was ruled out of Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against Minnesota on Sunday night after getting hit in the back of the head by a knee from the Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns. The accidental contact caused his head to...

NASCAR star Kyle Larson finishes 18th in Indy 500 debut, doesn't get to run at Coca-Cola 600

May. 27, 2024 00:39 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rain was not Kyle Larson's friend Sunday. Larson was determined to complete the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600, but didn't get a chance to run a single lap in the NASCAR race. Storms swept through Indianapolis Motor Speedway and delayed...

Barry, Lim homer in late power display and Stanford heads to WCWS with 8-0 win over LSU

May. 26, 2024 23:54 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Kaitlyn Lim's walkoff home run leading off the sixth inning after Stanford scored seven in the fifth sent the Cardinal to the WCWS with an 8-0 win over LSU in the Stanford Super Regional on Sunday night. After the ninth-seeded Tigers (44-17) romped 11-1 in...

Ogunbowale scores 20 points and Billings has a double-double to help Wings edge Sparks 84-83

May. 26, 2024 23:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 20 points, Monique Billings had a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds and the Dallas Wings edged the Los Angeles Sparks 84-83 on Sunday night. Dallas had an 8-2 run, getting what proved to be the winning point when...

Host Saginaw Spirit improve to 2-0 in the Memorial Cup, beating the Drummondville Voltigeurs 4-3

May. 26, 2024 22:57 PM EDT

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Haight broke a tie on a power play with 7:44 left with his second goal of the game and the host Saginaw Spirit improved to 2-0 in the Memorial Cup, beating the Drummondville Voltigeurs 4-3 on Sunday night. Nic Sima tied it for Saginaw at 5:54 of the...