• Big early deficit too much for Springs to overcome

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    Yesterday

    SALT LAKE CITY - The Sky Sox were roughly 180 feet away from tying Sunday's contest before a pop-out ended their day, falling just short of a comeback victory in a 9-8 loss to the Bees. The Sox fell behind early as starter Tyler Thornburg (0-2, 4.45) allowed five runs (four earned)...

  • Kirk makes par putt at 18 to win Colonial; Spieth 2nd again

    Yesterday

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — As Chris Kirk waited to putt on the 18th green, Jordan Spieth was watching nearby in anticipation of a possible playoff at Colonial. Kirk was also expecting a playoff. He just thought it would be with playing partner Brandt Snedeker and not Spieth, the local...

  • FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: American teen Tiafoe makes Slam debut

    Yesterday

    PARIS (AP) — When Frances Tiafoe steps on Court 5 at the French Open for his Grand Slam main-draw debut Monday, he'll be the first 17-year-old American man to play in the clay-court tournament since 1989, when Pete Sampras and Michael Chang did it. Chang beat Sampras in the second...

  • Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

    Yesterday

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Carl Edwards was as much relieved as he was excited to win at Charlotte Motor Speedway. After all, joining Joe Gibbs Racing means big expectations that he hadn't met this season before the Coca-Cola 600. Edwards outlasted Greg Biffle to win NASCAR's longest race,...

  • Colombia revels in Indy 500 result, Chevrolet rules the day

    Yesterday

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There were surely some parties in Colombia this weekend. Juan Pablo Montoya roared back from some early damage sustained under caution to win his second Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, while fellow Colombian driver Gabby Chaves overcame some issues of his own late in...

  • Hawks cry foul over Horford's ejection from Game 3

    Yesterday

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Al Horford threw an elbow at Matthew Dellavedova during the game. He saved a few more shots for Cleveland's scrappy guard afterward. Horford was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and tossed from Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday night for striking...

  • LeBron's triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in thriller

    Yesterday

    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand. He was exhausted and exhilarated — and one win from the NBA Finals. "I gave everything I have," James said. James shook off an atrocious shooting start, withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback and...

  • Jeter returns to Yankee Stadium as Williams' No. 51 retired

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Williams stood in front of the pitcher's mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada, all clothed in finely tailored suits rather than the pinstriped baseball uniforms in which they earned fame and fortune. The fab five appeared...

  • Jacob Lindgren's Yankees arrival: 'Who are you?'

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob Lindgren took a taxi from his Manhattan hotel and arrived at Yankee Stadium about seven hours before game time Sunday. "I didn't know how to get in," the 22-year-old pitcher said. "I was waiting outside the clubhouse, just knocking." Then a telephone on a desk...

  • Rangers beat Yanks 5-2 for New York's 10th loss in 11 games

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even before meeting up with Josh Hamilton, the Texas Rangers are streaking. Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani Gallardo won for the second time since mid-April and the Rangers beat the New York...

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