Knight-Cap: Nate Schmidt knows both sides of Cup matchup

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nate Schmidt spent the previous four seasons playing for the Washington Capitals, and he personally experienced the heartbreak of their recent playoff disappointments. The defenseman understands why many people thought this talented, experienced team might...
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Sargent set to be latest teenager to make US soccer debut

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh Sargent’s parents will be in the stands along with a bunch of friends. Three months after his 18th birthday, the red-haired forward could be the latest teenager to debut for a transforming U.S. national team. “It’s going very fast,...
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Aussie drivers first to win Monaco, Indianapolis on same day

SYDNEY (AP) — Two drivers from Down Under — thousands of miles apart and even further from home — unexpectedly found themselves parked together atop the motor racing world after winning the two biggest races in the sport Sunday. Just hours after Daniel Ricciardo...
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Aussie drivers first to win Monaco, Indianapolis on same day

SYDNEY (AP) — Two drivers from Down Under — thousands of miles apart and even further from home — unexpectedly found themselves parked together atop the motor racing world after winning the two biggest races in the sport Sunday. Just hours after Daniel Ricciardo...
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Baez, Cubs overcome Chatwood’s wild start to beat Giants 8-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit a three-run home run and the Chicago Cubs overcame another wild outing from Tyler Chatwood to beat the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Sunday night. Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and Chicago’s bullpen was stellar as the Cubs took two of...
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Baez, Cubs overcome Chatwood’s wild start to beat Giants 8-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit a three-run home run and the Chicago Cubs overcame another wild outing from Tyler Chatwood to beat the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Sunday night. Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and Chicago’s bullpen was stellar as the Cubs took two of...
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LeBron’s 35 help Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach NBA Finals

BOSTON (AP) — With another Game 7 victory at stake, LeBron James would not miss. He would not sit out. And he would not be denied an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals. The four-time league MVP scored 35 points with 15 rebounds and nine assists on Sunday night, leading...
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Stewart, Loyd help Storm spoil Aces’ home opener, 105-98

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 23 points and nine rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 20 and nine assists and the Seattle Storm beat Las Vegas 105-98 on Sunday night in the Aces’ first game at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Natasha Howard added 18 points on 7-of-8...
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LeBron James reaches eighth straight NBA Finals; Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics 87-79 in Game 7

BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James reaches eighth straight NBA Finals; Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics 87-79 in Game 7….
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Kyle Busch blows past field for 1st Charlotte points win

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch led 377 of 400 laps in a dominating Coca-Cola 600 run at Charlotte Motor Speedway to finally break through with a points-race victory at the only NASCAR Cup track that had eluded him. Busch started on the pole, won every stage in the...
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