Dean Stoneman wins closest Freedom 100 by 0.0024 seconds

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The weekend of the 100th running of the Indy 500 got off to a historic start Friday. Dean...

Williams sisters both win; could meet in Wimbledon final

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer LONDON (AP) — In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams. She...

Tokyo prepares for 2020, facing rising costs, new sports

By STEPHEN WADE AP Sports Writer RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is preparing for a strenuous workout with the next Summer Olympics...

Sharapova appeals to CAS in doping case; ruling by July 18

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Maria Sharapova appealed her two-year doping ban to the highest court in sports on Tuesday, and an expedited ruling will...

Olympic golf to be evaluated after Rio

By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer LONDON (AP) — The absence of many of the top men from the Olympic golf tournament in Rio de Janeiro...

Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals

By IAN HARRISON Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced...

Former Cardinals’ exec sentenced to prison for hacking Astros

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years...

Thomas helps Celtics beat Pacers 109-102

By COREY ELLIOT Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Isaiah Thomas loves the fourth quarter, and he finished with a flourish Thursday night. Thomas scored 14 of his...

Spieth hangs on to Masters lead, but just barely

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The final pairing for a weekend at the Masters is what everyone wanted — Jordan Spieth...

Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol

By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Carl Edwards took his first celebratory back flip of the season and easily stuck the...