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Motor racing: Carpenter wins Indy 500 pole with Patrick seventh

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 5:49pm
(Reuters) - Hometown favorite Ed Carpenter won pole for next week's Indianapolis 500 with Danica Patrick qualifying seventh for the final race of her career on Sunday.

Ice hockey: U.S. tops Canada 4-1 for bronze at world championship

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 4:08pm
New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider scored two goals as the United States beat Canada 4-1 to win bronze at the world championship at Herning, Denmark on Sunday.

Soccer-Players' union asks FIFA to allow Guerrero to play in the World Cup

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 4:06pm
ZURICH (Reuters) - The world players' union FIFPro said it had written to FIFA to request that Peru captain Paolo Guerrero, banned from the World Cup over cocaine contained in a cup of tea, be allowed to participate in the tournament.

Horse racing: Justify ready for some rest and a run at Triple Crown

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 2:17pm
(Reuters) - Unbeaten Justify headed back to Churchill Downs on Sunday to rest up and train for a June 9 run at U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.

Nadal edges Zverev to win Italian Open in rainy Rome

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 1:38pm
(Reuters) - Rafa Nadal made the best of a rain delay to come from behind in the deciding set and beat defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1 1-6 6-3 in the Italian Open final on Sunday.

U.S. tops Canada 4-1 for bronze at world championship

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:51pm
New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider scored two goals as the United States beat Canada 4-1 to win bronze at the world championship at Herning, Denmark on Sunday.

Britain yet to renew visa of Russian billionaire Abramovich: sources

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:07pm
MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) - British authorities, whose relations with Moscow have been strained, are yet to renew Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich's visa after it expired last month, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Cowboys wide receiver Williams issues statement after arrest

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:58am
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams released a statement on Saturday evening giving his account of the events that led to his arrest earlier that day.

Svitolina dominates Halep to defend Italian Open crown

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:51am
(Reuters) - Fourth seed Elina Svitolina successfully defended her Italian Open title on Sunday with a dominant 6-0 6-4 victory over an out-of-sorts Simona Halep.

NASCAR: Harvick continues strong season with All-Star win

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 5:51am
Kevin Harvick has dominated NASCAR this season, and there was no reason to think he wouldn't do it again at Saturday night's All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

Cavs blow out Celtics 116-86, cut series deficit to 2-1

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 5:43am
LeBron James finished with 27 points and 12 assists as the host Cleveland Cavaliers sprung to life with a 116-86 win against the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night.

Major League Baseball roundup: Dodgers sweep doubleheader with Nats

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 5:29am
Max Muncy had two RBIs and Ross Stripling was fabulous in six innings of one-run, four-hit pitching as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Saturday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader at Nationals Park.

Lightning strike quick in Game 5, take 3-2 lead over Caps

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 9:22pm
A sterling start to each of the first two periods gave the Tampa Bay Lightning all the push they needed to win Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals, defeating the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Saturday night at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.

MLB notebook: Oakland A's put Brett Anderson on 10-day disabled list

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 9:09pm
The Oakland Athletics placed left-hander Brett Anderson on the 10-day disabled list Saturday after he left his start against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday with a left shoulder strain.

Horse racing: Justify claims Preakness, eyes Triple Crown

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 6:20pm
(Reuters) - Unbeaten Justify pulled away in the fog to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as the Kentucky Derby winner set the stage for a Triple Crown bid next month.

Motor racing: Castroneves fastest at Indy as Patrick makes field

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 5:55pm
(Reuters) - Three-times winner Helio Castroneves topped qualifying speeds for the May 27 Indianapolis 500 as Danica Patrick assured herself of a spot in the final race of her career on a rainy Saturday at the famed Brickyard.

Mikko Rantanen looks to build upon breakout season with Avalanche

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 5:04pm
Mikko Rantanen enjoyed a breakout campaign as the Colorado Avalanche surprised many observers by reaching the playoffs for the first time in four years.

Royals' Butera keeps promise, dyes hair pink

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 5:01pm
Kansas City Royals catcher Drew Butera debuted a bright pink hair color before Friday's game against the New York Yankees.

Celtics' Tatum thrilled to be critiqued by Kobe

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 4:57pm
His Boston Celtics are two wins from the NBA Finals and he's leading the way at 18.1 points per game in the playoffs.

Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Bae facing assault allegations in South Korea

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 4:55pm
Prospect Ji-hwan Bae, a shortstop in the Pittsburgh Pirates system, has left the organization for his home, Daegu, South Korea, to face assault allegations brought by his former girlfriend earlier this week.

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