Justify tunes up for Triple Crown try with impressive gallop

NEW YORK (AP) — Triple Crown contender Justify glided over the track in his first trip over the Belmont Park strip on Thursday morning. The...

Halep, Stephens to meet for French Open women’s title

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer PARIS (AP) — When the French Open final was played a year ago, Sloane Stephens was nowhere near Roland Garros....

Mood swing: LeBron, Cavs at home looking to turn around Finals

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James laughed as he came around the backstage partition after arriving fashionably late for his crowded,...

Little Rocket: Tigers pick Clemens’ son

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Little Rocket led off Day 2 of the Major League Baseball draft. The Detroit Tigers took...

Djokovic falters, Ceccchinato soars in French Open

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer PARIS (AP) — It was difficult to discern which was less likely: that 12-time major champion Novak Djokovic would falter...

Smith-Pelly, Kempny are perfect pieces of Caps’ Stanley Cup puzzle

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A salary-cap squeeze threatened to slam the Washington Capitals’ Stanley Cup window shut. Instead, it busted it...

Justify draws No. 1 post for Triple try in Belmont Stakes

By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Something Bob Baffert always dreads has come true ahead of the Belmont Stakes: Justify drew the...

Tigers draft Auburn right-hander with No. 1 pick

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Casey Mize went from undrafted three years ago all the way to No. 1. The Detroit...

Judge sets doubleheader strikeout record as Yanks and Tigers split

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Yankees sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton left a doubleheader split in sour moods Monday night. Judge became...

Giants beat D-backs to get back to .500

By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner will be coming back to a team in the thick of the NL West...