Marco Andretti leads field on 2nd day of Indy 500 practice

May. 16, 2018 6:29 PM EDT By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer BC-CAR–IndyCar-Indy 500-Practice <!– –> Darron Cummings, ASSOCIATED PRESS INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marco Andretti led four Honda drivers atop the speed chart on the second day of practice for...
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FANTASY PLAYS: Are Rockies unreliable?; Suns rising in NBA

May. 16, 2018 5:56 PM EDT A fantasy baseball staple offense is in danger. Without warning, what was once reliable is causing unexpected headaches for fantasy owners. For the first time since their inception in 1993, Rockies hitters aren’t doing what’s expected out of...
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Rays beat Royals 5-3 for 3-game sweep, drop KC to 13-30

May. 16, 2018 5:54 PM EDT KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — C.J. Cron homered and scored three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Kansas City 5-3 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep of the woeful Royals. Cron extended his on-base streak to 22 games when he was hit by a pitch...
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Raisman, other women to receive Arthur Ashe Courage Award

May. 16, 2018 5:52 PM EDT AP-GYM–ESPYS-Raisman <!– –> Dale G Young, ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) — Gold-medal Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and dozens of other women who spoke out about sexual abuse by Larry Nassar will receive the Arthur Ashe...
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Happ reaches 3 times, allows 2 runners as Jays thump Mets

May. 16, 2018 5:51 PM EDT NEW YORK (AP) — Steady rain at Citi Field should have made pitching, hitting and fielding challenging for everybody. Instead, Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ had a blast doing all three. Happ reached three times and allowed only two baserunners...
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Langer seeks third straight Regions Tradition victory

May. 16, 2018 5:48 PM EDT AP-GLF-PGA-Tour-Champions <!– –> BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Bernhard Langer is trying to do something even Jack Nicklaus couldn’t quite pull off. Langer enters the Regions Tradition starting Thursday at Greystone Golf &...
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Raiders sign draft picks Hurst, Ateman to rookie deals

May. 16, 2018 5:48 PM EDT AP-FBN–Raiders-Moves <!– –> ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed fifth-round defensive tackle Maurice Hurst and seventh-round receiver Marcell Ateman to rookie contracts. The deals announced Wednesday give...
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Justify draws 7 post, is heavy 1-2 favorite for Preakness

May. 16, 2018 5:33 PM EDT By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer AP-RAC-Preakness-Draw <!– –> Morry Gash, ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE (AP) — Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite in an eight-horse field at the Preakness coming off his impressive win in the...
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Capitals have home-ice disadvantage for Game 4 vs. Lightning

May. 16, 2018 5:33 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — The good news for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals is they still lead their Eastern Conference final against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The bad news for the Capitals, counterintuitive as it may be: They host Game 4. So far,...
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Stability gives Bears' defense a sharper sense of confidence

May. 16, 2018 5:31 PM EDT LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Cornerback Prince Amukamara appreciated the give and take with new Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy at Tuesday’s practice. For the defense, as non-contact organized team activities began there was a lot of taking —...
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