IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden (1) leads a pack of cars during the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama auto race at Barber Motorsports Park, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala. Race is postponed until Monday due to weather. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
April 23, 2018 - 12:52 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Race leader Josef Newgarden has made his first pit stop of the day with 41 minutes left in Monday's completion of the rain-delayed race at Barber Motorsports Park. Newgarden pitted on lap 49, as did...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) adjusts his mask in the third quarter of play against the Miami Heat in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)
April 23, 2018 - 12:52 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Philadelphia's six leading average scorers so far in the playoffs, in order are: Ben Simmons, Dario Saric, Joel Embiid, JJ Redick, Marco Belinelli and Ersan Ilyasova. Their homelands: Australia, Croatia, Cameroon, the United States, Italy and Turkey. Philadelphia — a melting pot of...
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FILE - AThis is a 2006 file photo showing Davey Nelson of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team. Nelson, a Milwaukee Brewers broadcaster and former All-Star infielder who also coached in the majors, has died. He was 73. The Brewers say Nelson died Monday, April 23, 2018, after a long illness. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
April 23, 2018 - 11:59 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Davey Nelson, a Milwaukee Brewers broadcaster and former All-Star infielder who also coached in the majors, has died. He was 73. The Brewers say Nelson died Monday after a long illness. Nelson joined the Brewers as a roving minor league instructor in 2001 before joining the big...
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April 23, 2018 - 10:56 am
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has signed state-controlled diamond miner Alrosa as a fourth Russian sponsor, completing its slate of third-tier European backers for the World Cup. FIFA describes Alrosa as a "giant in the world diamond mining industry." The value was not disclosed. Alrosa joins Alfa-Bank,...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II talks to John Spurling, Chairman of London Marathon Events, before pressing a button to start the London Marathon from Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, Sunday April 22, 2018, which is relayed to big screens at the start of the Marathon setting off 40,000 runners. (Chris Jackson/Pool via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 7:50 am
LONDON (AP) — London Marathon organizers say a 29-year-old man died after collapsing near the end of Sunday's race in the hottest conditions ever seen for the event. Matt Campbell, a chef from northwest England who was a contestant on a reality TV cooking show last year, collapsed after 22.5 miles...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates speaks during a joint press conference with Tokyo 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori in Tokyo. Coates, the head of the IOC inspection team visiting Tokyo as it prepares for the 2020 Olympics, warned local organizers on Monday, April 23, 2018 to get ready for some complaints. Coates says organizers are entering a “phase where questions from stakeholders become very pragmatic and very urgent.” (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
April 23, 2018 - 5:42 am
TOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics are getting a warning: Get set for some tough questions. That was the word Monday from IOC member John Coates, the head of the International Olympic Committee inspection team visiting Tokyo as it prepares for the 2020 Games. Coates said there will be...
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant reacts after taking a pitch to the batting helmet from Colorado Rockies starter German Marquez in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Denver. Bryant was pulled from the game after getting hit. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 23, 2018 - 2:22 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ START HIM UP Prized Dodgers prospect Walker Buehler makes his first big league start, taking on visiting Miami. The 23-year-old righty reached the majors last September and had a 7.71 ERA in eight relief appearances. Buehler was a first-round...
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Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson celebrates a goal against the Colorado Avalanche with teammates P.K. Subban (76) and Colton Sissons (10) during the first period in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
April 23, 2018 - 2:11 am
DENVER (AP) — The Nashville Predators are done dealing with the speed of Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche. Next, they get the physicality of Dustin Byfuglien and the Winnipeg Jets . There's no easy test this time of year. "They've got size. They've got skill. They've got speed," forward...
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New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres hits into a double play during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 23, 2018 - 2:06 am
The latter part of April is a good time to check in on some of baseball's top prospects. The New York Yankees hope they have a good one in Gleyber Torres. Torres made his anticipated debut for the Yankees on Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays, and although the 21-year-old infielder went hitless...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) heads to the basket as Indiana Pacers' Domantas Sabonis (11) and Victor Oladipo (4) defend during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
April 23, 2018 - 12:41 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James has been the first-round king for 12 years. On Sunday night, he needed Kyle Korver's 3-point shooting to put him in position to extend his reign. The two combined for all of Cleveland's points in a late 10-2 run, helping the Cavaliers to a 104-100 victory over the...
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