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Nadal, Djokovic and Serena play on Day 2 of French Open

May. 27, 2019 3:03 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams — owners of a combined collection of 55 Grand Slam singles titles — are each in action on Day 2 at the French Open. Each is embarking on a bid to achieve a milestone over the next two weeks at Roland Garros. Beginning against...

Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85

May. 27, 2019 4:03 AM EDT

Bart Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi on the powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams that ruled the 1960s and ushered in the NFL as America's most popular sport. The quarterback's graceful throws helped turn a run-heavy league into a passing spectacle, yet it's a run for which he's...

Pagenaud gives sponsor John Menard his first Indy 500 win

May. 27, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske celebrated his 50th anniversary in the Indianapolis 500 with his 18th victory. Along for the ride was sponsor John Menard, like Penske celebrating nearly a lifetime of annual trips to the fabled race. Unlike his old friend, he has had little success in the one event...

Analysis: These finals will decide a champion, and much more

May. 27, 2019 2:04 AM EDT

It all comes down to this. No, really. It ALL comes down to this. The next four, five, six or seven games of the NBA Finals between Golden State and Toronto will not only decide the 2019 championship, but how this series plays out is inevitably going to affect how free agency unfolds starting in a month or so....

Four-wide pass lifts Truex to second Coca-Cola 600 victory

May. 27, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Maybe it should be called the four-wide slide. Whatever you want to name it, Martin Truex Jr.'s pass with four laps to go in the Coca-Cola 600 led to one of the best finishes in the 60-year history of the race — and injected some much-needed excitement back into NASCAR's longest...

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert recovering after stroke symptoms

May. 27, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers owner and billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital care. Officials with Detroit-based Quicken Loans said in a statement that Gilbert "received immediate medical attention and is currently recovering comfortably"...

LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs deGrom, Cubs players collide

May. 27, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: PAIR OF ACES It's a marquee matchup on Memorial Day at Dodger Stadium when NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.72 ERA) pitches for the New York Mets against three-time winner Clayton Kershaw (4-0, 3.33). Kershaw is 5-0 with a 1.59 ERA in six...

Cubs slugger Kris Bryant exits game after outfield collision

May. 26, 2019 8:26 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs slugger Kris Bryant left Sunday's game against Cincinnati after colliding with center fielder Jason Heyward in the sixth inning. Speaking right after Chicago's 10-2 loss, manager Joe Maddon said he hadn't watched the replay but was told Bryant was hit in the head/neck area. "He's doing...

Ex-Blues rooting for St. Louis to win Stanley Cup

May. 27, 2019 2:08 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie went through five early playoff exits with the St. Louis Blues who could never seem to break through. Four years after being traded, the Capitals winger hopes the Blues winning the Stanley Cup will ease their pain. "They put in a lot of hard work," said Oshie, who won the Cup with...

Bruins, Blues set to clash in bruising Stanley Cup Final

May. 26, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When the NHL altered its rules with an eye toward speed and skill, this is not the Stanley Cup Final it had in mind. Hockey is becoming less of a big man's game, offense is up and it's faster than ever. Then there's the big and tough St. Louis Blues facing off against the bigger and tougher...

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Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85

May. 27, 2019 4:03 AM EDT

Bart Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi on the powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams that ruled the 1960s and ushered in the NFL as America's most popular sport. The quarterback's graceful throws helped turn a run-heavy league into a passing spectacle, yet it's a run for which he's...

Nadal, Djokovic and Serena play on Day 2 of French Open

May. 27, 2019 3:03 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams — owners of a combined collection of 55 Grand Slam singles titles — are each in action on Day 2 at the French Open. Each is embarking on a bid to achieve a milestone over the next two weeks at Roland Garros. Beginning against...

Orioles have no answer for Torres, Yankees

May. 27, 2019 2:58 AM EDT

Gary Thorne could probably use a break from the New York Yankees. Thorne, announcing for Baltimore fans on MASN, provided one of the week's more amusing moments with his incredulous reaction to yet another home run by New York's Gleyber Torres against the Orioles. Torres has hit 13 home runs this season, and 10...

Ex-Blues rooting for St. Louis to win Stanley Cup

May. 27, 2019 2:08 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie went through five early playoff exits with the St. Louis Blues who could never seem to break through. Four years after being traded, the Capitals winger hopes the Blues winning the Stanley Cup will ease their pain. "They put in a lot of hard work," said Oshie, who won the Cup with...

Four-wide pass lifts Truex to second Coca-Cola 600 victory

May. 27, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Maybe it should be called the four-wide slide. Whatever you want to name it, Martin Truex Jr.'s pass with four laps to go in the Coca-Cola 600 led to one of the best finishes in the 60-year history of the race — and injected some much-needed excitement back into NASCAR's longest...

Pagenaud gives sponsor John Menard his first Indy 500 win

May. 27, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske celebrated his 50th anniversary in the Indianapolis 500 with his 18th victory. Along for the ride was sponsor John Menard, like Penske celebrating nearly a lifetime of annual trips to the fabled race. Unlike his old friend, he has had little success in the one event...

Analysis: These finals will decide a champion, and much more

May. 27, 2019 2:04 AM EDT

It all comes down to this. No, really. It ALL comes down to this. The next four, five, six or seven games of the NBA Finals between Golden State and Toronto will not only decide the 2019 championship, but how this series plays out is inevitably going to affect how free agency unfolds starting in a month or so....

LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs deGrom, Cubs players collide

May. 27, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: PAIR OF ACES It's a marquee matchup on Memorial Day at Dodger Stadium when NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.72 ERA) pitches for the New York Mets against three-time winner Clayton Kershaw (4-0, 3.33). Kershaw is 5-0 with a 1.59 ERA in six...

Truex overcomes early problems to win Coca-Cola 600

May. 27, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. gave team owner Joe Gibbs another reason to celebrate at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Truex overcame an early flat tire after hitting the wall, then broke to the front on a wild final restart and won the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in four seasons Sunday night. It...

McCann's bases-loaded walk lifts Braves past Cardinals in 10

May. 27, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ozzie Albies was not about to back down. The Atlanta infielder finished a 10-pitch at-bat by singling in the tying run in the ninth inning to kick-start the Braves to a 4-3, 10-inning come-from-behind win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Brian McCann drew a bases-loaded walk off...