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(Reuters) - New Zealand's Scott Dixon won the pole for next week's Indy 500...
COLOGNE (Reuters) - Underdogs Sweden were crowned world champions in dramatic...
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Billy Horschel had missed four straight cuts when he...
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(Reuters) - New Zealand's Scott Dixon won the pole for next week's Indy 500 when he posted the fastest average speed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday....
COLOGNE (Reuters) - Underdogs Sweden were crowned world champions in dramatic fashion on Sunday, stunning holders Canada in a penalty shootout after the teams were locked at 1-1 over 80 minutes....
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Billy Horschel had missed four straight cuts when he arrived at TPC Four Seasons, a course he was never particularly fond of....
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Real Madrid ended a five-year wait to win La Liga on Sunday as Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema secured a 2-0 win at Malaga which clinched a 33rd league triumph....
(The Sports Xchange) - The San Antonio Spurs, on the brink of elimination, likely will be without star forward Kawhi Leonard for Monday night's Game Four of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State...
Scotland claimed its second ever title of the Rugby Sevens World Series by beating hosts England 12-7 in the season finale at Twickenham Stadium....
HYDERABAD, India, May 21 (Reuters) - Mumbai Indians were crowned the Indian Premier League (IPL) champions for the third time after Mitchell Johnson delivered a three-wicket final over to help secure their thrilling...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Davison will replace Sebastien Bourdais in Dale Coyne Racing's No. 18 car....
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City and Liverpool claimed the last two Champions League qualifying spots with comfortable wins on Sunday that meant Arsene Wenger's Arsenal missed out on Europe's elite club competition...
ROME (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic confirmed he will be coached by Andre Agassi at the French Open after being humbled by German youngster Alexander Zverev in the final of the Italian Open on Sunday....

Sport

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, snubbed in voting for this season's NBA Most Valuable Player award, was named Sunday as winner of the NBA Citizenship Award for community service....
CLEVELAND -- Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas will consult with specialists starting Monday to determine the best path to rehabilitate his injured right hip, with one option being offseason surgery. The...
SAN ANTONIO -- Late in the fourth quarter of Game 3 between the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs, it appeared Spurs big man Dewayne Dedmon got away with a dangerous moving screen on? Stephen Curry. ESPN...
BUCHAREST, Romania -- Romania's foreign minister says his country had no choice in detaining Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter in the capital's airport. Teodor Melescanu said Romania could not "proceed...

Baseball

Cal baseball entered its series with No. 7 Texas Christian University having been swept in their last two series against a ranked opponent, outscored by a combined 33 runs in both affairs. The Bears could not take the...
“I’m proud of it,” Noah Baumbach says quietly, the words almost escaping unbidden, as if they had a life of their own. “A lot of things in this movie have been long gestating. I’ve been thinking about them...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte flies to Russia on Monday to meet his hero, seek arms and steer his nation's foreign policy course further away from longtime ally the United States. The five-day trip will cement a...
Lifeguards in San Clemente ordered swimmers and surfers out of the water Sunday after 25 sharks — some of them 10-footers — were sighted near the shore. The closure began soon after 10:30 a.m., when a fisherman...

Basketball

It's been a quiet few weeks for the Nebraska men's basketball team. In other words, a nice break from the previous couple of months. Players are currently on summer break, and will report back to begin summer...
Lifeguards in San Clemente ordered swimmers and surfers out of the water Sunday after 25 sharks — some of them 10-footers — were sighted near the shore. The closure began soon after 10:30 a.m., when a fisherman...
Avery Bradley's 3-pointer danced around the rim and dropped in with less than a second left and the Boston Celtics, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah...
A transgender “bathroom bill” reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools. A broader...

Board sports

“Today we come to Biarritz as the true and only ISA, the United Nations of Surfing , to these World Surfing Games, which are truly the Olympics of surfing ,” International Surfing Association President Fernando...
What I Learned from publicly broadcasting my surfing flaws...
Surfing is a simple act that has the power to radically change lives, especially for those who experience its thrill for the very first time. Such is the rationale behind City Surf Project, a non-profit that introduces...

Boxing

Jack Bateson revealed last summer that his head was a "mess" and he was hurting at not making the Rio Olympics....
Every time Daniel Dubois has been asked about his sparring sessions with heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua, the 19-year-old physical freak has tip-toed around the subject. Repeatedly he is asked to confirm if...
If boxing is considered to be a form of physical art, then perhaps it stands to reason that the work of its artists are all too often misinterpreted and unappreciated. On Saturday, two high level boxing matches ended in...
Hong Kong's flagship airline Cathay Pacific said Monday it would cut 600 staff including a quarter of its management, as part of its biggest shakeup in two decades to repair its bottom line. In March the company posted...

College

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It might look like a bunch of college students sitting around playing video games. And it is. But it's also the newest scholarship sport at the University of Minnesota. That's right....
The words “time management” get thrown around a great deal for a two- sport college athlete, and Fletcher proved up to the task. “I liked being in season, in terms of balancing work, sports, and my social life,”...
DENVER (AP) — A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation....

Cycling

Canny received the Services to Cycling award in acknowledgement of his involvement with the construction of the SIT Velodrome and his service to the sport .. He is stepping down from the Cycling New Zealand Road and...
Pro cycling road races can do a lot for towns that fall along their routes. For instance, in 2014, when the Tour de France departed from Yorkshire, England, it generated revenues totaling nearly $220 million, according...
"People always ask, how is cycling in New Zealand and there are two sides to the story," he said, soon after his win. "On one side, there's this great sport that's developing and kids are getting...
By 9am today, George Bennett will know if he has created New Zealand road cycling history. No Kiwi has won a World Tour title since the system was instituted by the sport's governing body, the Union Cycliste...

Football

The Central Michigan Chippewas are No. 96 in the Orlando Sentinel 2017 preseason college football rankings. The Chippewas can put up a lot of points, but improvement on defense likely will be the key to the team's...
A San Jose State University football player is expected to recover after suffering from a stab wound during a fight overnight Sunday, according to the university. Chad Miller, a safety with the Spartans, was in downtown...
ONE CAN almost feel the rumbling among Marshall football fans: The season opener is the most important game, and not just because it's the next game. After the Thundering Herd's disaster of a 3-9 season, some...
San Jose State Spartans safety Chad Miller remains in critical condition after being stabbed over the weekend in San Jose, California. "He is hospitalized and is expected to recover," San Jose State said in a...

Golf

A trip to Texas was all Jason Day needed to rediscover his golf game. The former world No. 1 finished second at this week's AT&T Byron Nelson near Dallas, losing to Billy Horschel on the first playoff hole. But...
... the second straight stroke-play round of the NCAA Championships, the University of Michigan women's golf team posted its second straight 315 championship team total today (Sunday, May 21) and fell seven...
“ Golf and tennis did not have middle school programs, at the time, but our athletic director coach Max Kattwinkel was all for it,” Sexton recalled. “So, we started it up and had some of our student-athletes...
Weather has played havoc with the NCAA Golf Championships this weekend in suburban Chicago. It was so bad, in fact, that the second round scheduled for Saturday was cancelled entirely, cutting the event from 72 holes to...

Hockey

NASHVILLE — In the beginning, before the Nashville Predators sank their fangs into a city that adored hockey but just didn't know it yet, there was a kiosk. Nat Harden perched there, outside the food court of the...
Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Cullen (7) celebrates with Mark Streit (32) after scoring against the Ottawa Senators during the second period of Game 5 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May...
Nashville has hockey fever in a fierce way. We love our fang fingers, SMASH hats and singing, “I like it, I love it, I want some more of it. I try so hard, I can't rise above it. Don't know what it is...
Adams, a former member of the Malden Catholic Lancers hockey team, has spent the last two hockey seasons in the windswept prairie town of Fargo, N.D. To New England eyes, Fargo might seem like one of the last places to...

Horse Racing

As a Derby trial, the Dee Stakes has had little bearing on the Epsom showstopper since Kris Kin did the double in 2003 but there is good reason to believe Friday’s contest could have the biggest impact any race...
The 2017 Investec Derby will have a new sponsor attached with low cost highstreet retailer Poundland attaching their name to the hill area of the famous Epsom Downs....
There will be a first if one of the three home representatives obliges in the Group 3 MBNA Chester Vase as their trainers have never won this Derby Trial....
It may have passed you by as you watched runners whizz round and round at Chester, but on Wednesday entries were revealed for the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. There were 119 entries in total, with this little...

Motorsports

“I had an overboost problem on Lap 2 out of the last corner and it was like hitting the brakes,” he commented when asked by Motorsport .com about the problem. “I went one gear down and started again picking up the...
Australia's Supercars championship superpowers fought an all-out war at Winton over the weekend with Triple Eight (T8) and DJR Team Penske (DJRTP) scoring a win apiece. Scott McLaughlin won Saturday's race in...
Motorsport wrap: Alonso stars in Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Results round-up: F1 ace to start fifth on grid for Indy 500. Plus World Rally Championship, BTCC, Formula E and more. Fernando Alonso Indianapolis 500 2017....
Kevin Lacroix becomes the third driver to win back-to-back Pinty's Series races at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in season opener. Kevin Lacroix showed everyone on Sunday afternoon he had the fastest car in any type...

Soccer

Elizabeth Lake of the Watertown Youth Soccer Association's 12U Purple girls team gets ready to kick in a goal during their South Dakota State Soccer Association Dakota Development League game Sunday at the ANZA...
Matteo Del Giudice is reserved off the field. On it, his passion and skill are impossible to overlook. Maybe it's the sum of years of practice. Maybe it's because he grew up with four brothers, who roughhoused...
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington's annual soccer tournament was in town for the weekend, creating quite the economic impact across the Cape Fear. The Wilmington Hammerheads Youth FC hosted 320 teams from North...
Andrea Gómez beat the boys on the soccer field game after game and, by the end of the season, the goalkeeper and her teammates clinched the top spot in an otherwise all-male league. It's a rare achievement for a...

Tennis

Unable to tame the Tar Heels in round 16 at the NCAA tournament this weekend, the Cal men's tennis team's 2017 season has come to a conclusion. The eighth-seeded Bears lost 4-1 to ninth-seeded North Carolina in...
Novak Djokovic revealed on Sunday, May 21, 2017, that American great Andre Agassi (inset) would be his new coach, but said they did not yet have a “long-term commitment”. AFP. ROME, Italy — Novak Djokovic revealed...
... Major Walter Clopton Wingfield. 2. Taking its name from the Greek for “the art of playing ball”, sphairistike was played on an hourglass shaped court with a net in the middle. 3. Having trouble with the name,...
The Ohio State women's tennis team punched its first-ever ticket to the national semifinals Sunday. The No. 3 seed Buckeyes (32-2) dominated No. 6 Texas Tech (27-5) 4-0 in the NCAA quarterfinals in Athens, Georgia....