All eyes on Alonso in a wide-open Indianapolis 500 field

Fernando Alonso, of Spain, drives through the first turn during the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 26, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One of IndyCar’s...

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he’ll need hip surgery

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James speak after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston. The Cavaliers won 135-102. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) —...

Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge says a lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed the lawsuit by a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader....

Castroneves fastest on Carb Day as another Honda engine goes

Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, drives into turn one during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 19, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three-time champion Helio Castroneves...

Vikings coach says if he has to coach with 1 eye, he will

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says he is not going to let the lingering eye issues that caused him to miss practice this week shorten his career. Zimmer told reporters on a conference call Friday that “one eye or two, it doesn’t matter....

Mize ties Langer for lead at Senior PGA at Trump course

STERLING, Va. (AP) — Larry Mize has tied Bernhard Langer for the lead at the Senior PGA Championship after a first-round 65 at Trump National. Mize was 5 under through 10 holes when play was halted Thursday evening because of thunderstorms. He added three more birdies and a...

LEADING OFF: deGrom seeks dry weather, Senzatela 7th win

FILE – In this Friday, May 19, 2017 file photo, New York Mets’ Jacob deGrom (48) delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, in New York.deGrom is scheduled to start the New York Mets’ series opener at Pittsburgh,...

Texas could make play for NASCAR all-star and finale races

Kyle Busch takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Cup series All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State lawmakers have given Texas Motor Speedway a big helping hand if the...

American dream starting to become reality in IndyCar Series

Graham Rahal reacts during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal senses IndyCar is undergoing a change. After spending a...

NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) and Evgeni Malkin (71) pose with the the Prince of Wales Trophy after beating the Ottawa Senators 3-2 in the second overtime period during Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Pittsburgh,...