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Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after missing a point against Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during the Madrid Open tennis men's semi-final match in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, May 11, 2019. Tsitsipas won the match. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
May 11, 2019 - 6:57 pm
MADRID (AP) — For the third straight time this season, Rafael Nadal won't be fighting for a title on his favorite surface. Nadal's slump on clay continued on Saturday at the Madrid Open with a third consecutive semifinal elimination, adding to his worst start to the clay-court swing since 2015. He...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the Indy GP IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 11, 2019 - 6:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud ended his victory drought Saturday with a splashy move — complete with rooster tails. The Frenchman made a daring pass through three turns on the second-to-last lap and sped away from Scott Dixon for his third IndyCar Grand Prix victory and first series win since...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives through the first turn during the Indy GP IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 11, 2019 - 5:12 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (all times local): 6 p.m. Simon Pagenaud passed five-time series champ Scott Dixon on the second-to-last lap Sunday and pulled away for his third IndyCar Grand Prix victory as rooster tails from the wet track...
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In this Saturday, May 4, 2019, photo, Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy skates during Game 5 of the team's NHL hockey second-round playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Boston. According the Bruins, McAvoy has been suspended for one game for an illegal check to the head of Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson during Game 6 in Columbus on Monday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 11, 2019 - 4:23 pm
BOSTON (AP) — When he's playing, Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy said, it's easy for him to maintain his composure and concentrate on the game in front of him. Up in the press box, that's the hard part. "I'm not a very good hockey watcher," McAvoy said as he prepared to return from his one-game...
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Steve Stricker tees off on the second hole during the third round of the Regions Tradition Champions Tour golf tournament, Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 11, 2019 - 4:13 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Steve Stricker didn't have another near-flawless round, but he found a nice way to finish. He birdied the final hole for a 2-under 70 and held the lead Saturday after three rounds at the Regions Tradition. Bernhard Langer was among three players two strokes back. Stricker,...
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Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon, right, celebrates his three-run home run that also drove in Michael Chavis, center, and Jackie Bradley Jr. (19) during the third inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Boston, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 11, 2019 - 4:07 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Sandy Leon fouled off an bunt attempt, then hit a three-run homer to cap an eight-run third inning that carried the surging Boston Red Sox over the struggling Seattle Mariners 9-5 on Saturday. Mitch Moreland started Boston's comeback from a 4-0 deficit against Félix Hernández (1-4)...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 1998, file photo, Arizona coach Dick Tomey, left, congratulates linebacker DaShon Polk after the Wildcats 23-20 win over Nebraska in the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game in San Diego. Tomey, the winningest football coach in University of Arizona history, died Friday night, May 10, 2019, in Tucson, Ariz. He was 80. Tomey was 183-145-7 overall in 20 years as head coach at Hawaii, Arizona and San Jose State. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in December. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
May 11, 2019 - 3:37 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Dick Tomey, the winningest football coach in University of Arizona history, has died at 80. He died surrounded by family Friday night in Tucson, his family and the university said. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in December. Tomey spent 14 years at Arizona, going 95-64 while...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith (50) gestures to fans during the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Jacksonville, Fla. Smith, the team’s leading tackler the last two seasons and a Pro Bowl selection in 2017, is stepping away from football to “give this time back to myself, my family & my health.” (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
May 11, 2019 - 2:43 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith wants everyone to "stop going crazy" because he is stepping away from football for the 2019 season. Smith, the team's leading tackler the last two years, posted a video on his Instagram story Saturday in which he questioned the...
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Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon, right, celebrates his three-run home run that also drove in Michael Chavis, center, and Jackie Bradley Jr. (19) during the third inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Boston, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 11, 2019 - 1:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have scored eight runs in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park. It's the second time in just over a week that they've had at least eight in an inning. Last Saturday, they scored nine — also in the third — against the Chicago White Sox in a 15...
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May 11, 2019 - 1:39 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A strike by workers at Pimlico Race Course may have been averted just before the running of this year's Preakness Stakes. The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland Jockey Club and its employees at Pimlico Race Course and other tracks agreed "in principle" to a new employment contract...
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