MONTMELÓ, Spain (AP) — At least Max Verstappen made Mercedes work for it.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs suspended trainer Bob Baffert from entering horses at the track and suggested that it would invalidate Medina Spirit's Kentucky Derby victory if the results of a failed postrace drug test are upheld.
NEW YORK (AP) — The smallest of hits decided a huge pitching matchup.
ROME (AP) — Naomi Osaka is conflicted over whether the Tokyo Olympics should be held amid the coronavirus pandemic.
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn shot a 9-under-par 63 in the final round to win the LPGA Thailand by one stroke on Sunday and become the first home winner of the tournament in 14 years.
TOKYO (AP) — Seated inside Tokyo's new $1.4 billion National Stadium, Sebastian Coe again tried to reassure athletes and skeptical residents of Japan that the postponed Olympics will be safe when they open in just under 11 weeks.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Golf hasn't had this much noise, this much energy, since before the COVID-19 pandemic. Maybe it's just a coincidence that Rory McIlroy is right back in the thick of it at the Wells Fargo Championship.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers scored 13 runs in two innings to take a massive mid-game lead. Over the next two innings, they gave 10 of it back to the Los Angeles Angels.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 49 points in 29 minutes and matched his season best with 11 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 136-97 on Saturday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Canelo Alvarez jumped into his trainer's arms while Billy Joe Saunders slumped in his corner with a towel draped over his head.
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When the final buzzer sounded Saturday night, Russell Westbrook grabbed the ball, jogged to the baseline and waved to the crowd. A few moments after joining Oscar Robertson as the NBA's career triple-doubles leader with 181, he celebrated the milestone with his teammates …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable to dress the usual 18 skaters because of injuries and other absences, the Washington Capitals rallied for one accomplishment with the playoffs on the horizon but fell short of another.
The Los Angeles Lakers won’t have home-court advantage in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. They need help if they’re going to escape the play-in tournament. Worse yet, their invitation to the postseason isn’t even guaranteed.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets acting general manager Zack Scott wasn't thrilled by Francisco Lindor's fuzzy explanation for a dugout dispute Friday night.
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. took his late father's newly restored Chevy Nova out for a spin on Darlington Raceway's throwback weekend to pace the field before the Xfinity Series race Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Defending champion Steve Stricker made a long eagle putt on the final hole for 7-under 65 and the third-round lead Saturday in the Regions Tradition, the first of five PGA Tour Champions majors.
MADRID (AP) — Aryna Sabalenka is glad she changed her mind about playing at the Madrid Open.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Morgan Weaver buried her penalty kick after Portland goalkeeper Adrianna Franch stopped Nahomi Kawasumi's attempt and the Thorns won the Challenge Cup tournament on a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw with Gotham on Saturday.
Just in time for the playoffs, the NHL is relaxing virus protocols for teams that reach a vaccination threshold.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In a haze of blue smoke produced by fans, Manchester City's team buses were serenaded into their stadium with chants of “Champions.”
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau went through an ordinary routine between the second and third rounds of the Wells Fargo Championship. He went out to dinner. He got in a workout. He slept about seven hours.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tennessee's leading tackler Henry To’o To’o is heading to rival Alabama.
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Kevin Harvick is hoping his winless start to the season will end at Darlington Raceway — just like last year.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich wins record-extending ninth consecutive Bundesliga title.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid's MVP credentials can be debated. The 76ers are leaving no doubt they are the best in the East.
MONTMELÓ, Spain (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton claims 100th career pole position to extend all-time record.
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — Patty Tavatanakit struggled on the front nine but will take a one-shot lead over fellow Thai Atthaya Thitikul and German Caroline Masson into final round of the LPGA Thailand tournament.
NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor blamed his apparent dugout dustup with Jeff McNeil on a runaway rodent. One saw a rat, he claimed, and the other a raccoon.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 38 points to lead Portland to a 106-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night that gave the Trail Blazers the tiebreaker over their Western Conference foe as the regular season winds to a close.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — David Fletcher drove in three runs on three hits, Shohei Ohtani had two RBI doubles and the Los Angeles Angels snapped their five-game losing streak with a 9-2 victory over the slumping Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul got knocked to the ground by a flagrant foul and popped up angry.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic is flourishing in a larger offensive role. His renewed confidence in his shot is opening the door for Bogdanovic to take over games by scoring at will.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Wade Miley's 4-year-old son, Jeb, convinced him to put a temporary tattoo of the Hulk on his right forearm for his start against the Indians.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Controlling Congress and the White House for the first time in a decade, Democrats were hopeful that this would be the year they finally secured civil rights protections for LGBTQ Americans.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea is pitching a no-hitter through seven innings against Tampa Bay on Friday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cincinnati's Wade Miley is pitching a no-hitter through eight innings against the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout was cooling down after the Los Angeles Angels' game Wednesday night when he was told Albert Pujols was hugging teammates in the locker room.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Climbing El Capitan and the famous big walls of Yosemite National Park got a bit harder Friday.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A 17-year-old boy police believe was a spectator at a junior basketball game was stabbed and later died in hospital from his injuries.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Phil Mickelson was 11 shots worse than his previous round at Quail Hollow. Bryson DeChambeau made an 8 on his 16th hole and headed straight for the exit.
All these years after her history making run at the Indianapolis 500, Janet Guthrie is still deluged with letters from around the globe.
CHICAGO (AP) — Zach Davies allowed five hits in seven scoreless innings, Rex Brothers got his first save in eight years and the Chicago Cubs held on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Friday, extending their winning streak to four.
Only nine of the 12 European clubs who launched an ill-fated bid to form a Super League have agreed to a peace deal with UEFA and accepted being fined millions of dollars.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New Orleans star Zion Williamson is sidelined indefinitely with a fractured left finger, a major blow to the Pelicans' run at a Western Conference play-in spot.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Defending champion Steve Stricker birdied the final hole Friday for a 3-under 69 to move into a four-way tie for the lead halfway through the Regions Tradition.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A tiny crack in Roberto Pérez’s finger has turned into a large problem for the Indians.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Newcastle stunned Leicester 4-2 to inch closer to survival in the English Premier League and deal a potentially damaging blow to the Foxes’ Champions League hopes on Friday.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Major League Baseball player and manager Bobby Valentine is taking a swing at politics, announcing Friday that he's running for mayor of his Connecticut hometown.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers are scheduled to square off nine times in September. They're already playing as though the division title is on the line in late April.
BOSTON (AP) — Mitch Haniger hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning moments after Sam Haggerty's go-ahead double, and the Seattle Mariners rallied past the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Thursday night despite getting just three hits on a cold, blustery night.
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Dave Wallace will be Mike Scioscia's pitching coach when the U.S. manager tries to qualify his team for the Olympic baseball tournament.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are surging after struggling mightily at the start. The Minnesota Twins are reeling yet celebrating finally getting back on the diamond.