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Kyle Busch, front left, leads the field at the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 27, 2018 - 8:39 pm
The Latest from the busiest day in motorsports (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Kyle Busch has won the first two stages of the Coca-Cola 600 and the pole sitter clearly has the car to beat in NASCAR's longest race. Busch has led 179 of the first 200 laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch is looking to...
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Sporting Kansas City midfielder Ilie Sanchez, bottom, sweeps Columbus Crew forward Mike Grella, top, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
May 27, 2018 - 8:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tim Melia had his sixth shutout of the season, including a diving save on a penalty kick, in Sporting Kansas City's 0-0 tie with the Columbus Crew on Sunday night. Melia, the 2017 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year, finished three saves. After he was called for a foul against Gyasi...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) gestures during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, May 26, 2018. The Warriors won 115-86. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 27, 2018 - 8:30 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — When the Golden State Warriors lost Game 5 of the Western Conference finals to the Rockets on Thursday night to send them to the brink of elimination they vowed to be back in Houston for Game 7. After a resounding win in Game 6 that's exactly where the defending champions are,...
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Seattle Mariners closing pitcher Alex Colome reacts on the mound after the final out of the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 27, 2018 - 8:14 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Before speaking to reporters after a 3-1 victory over the Twins, Seattle manager Scott Servais sat down, smiled and turned his cap slightly to the side. Just a little sign of the respect for the fashion style of his new reliever Alex Colome, who pitched a perfect ninth to earn a save...
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Kevin Harvick (4) takes his car to the garage area after a crash during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
May 27, 2018 - 8:08 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's hottest driver didn't last 100 laps in the Coca-Cola 600. Kevin Harvick hit the wall Sunday, ending his night early at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Harvick had won five times this season, including the past two points races at Dover and Kansas and winning the All-Star...
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Minjee Lee, of Australia, waves after winning the LPGA Volvik Championship golf tournament on the final hole at the Travis Pointe Country Club, Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
May 27, 2018 - 8:05 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Minjee Lee's task was simple: A birdie on No. 18 would win her the tournament. It was a manageable par 5, the easiest hole on the course in the final round. After a good drive, her second shot came closer to trouble than much of the gallery probably realized. "I almost...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers the ball to the Los Angeles Angels during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
May 27, 2018 - 8:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When they finally met up once more, Masahiro Tanaka was too much for Shohei Ohtani. Tanaka scattered three hits over six strong innings, twice striking out Ohtani as the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 Sunday. Although Ohtani was pushed back from his scheduled...
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Cleveland Indians' Greg Allen watches his winning solo home run off Houston Astros relief pitcher Brad Peacock in the 14th inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 27, 2018 - 8:01 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Greg Allen had one thought as he saw his teammates waiting for him at home plate. "Just don't get too roughed up in there," he said. "It's something I'll remember forever. It's all still sinking in. It's pretty special." Allen homered on Brad Peacock's first pitch in the 14th...
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Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, celebrates with pitcher Blake Treinen after they defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 27, 2018 - 7:58 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A little patience at the plate helped the Athletics offset the normally pinpoint accuracy of Arizona pitcher Zack Greinke in the sixth inning. It was just enough to beat the 2009 AL Cy Young winner and made a winner out of Oakland rookie Frankie Montas in his season debut...
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Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez follows the flight of his two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Matt Harvey in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 27, 2018 - 7:50 pm
DENVER (AP) — For one game at least, Carlos Gonzalez was his old self again. The slumping slugger had a season-high four hits, including a third-deck homer off Matt Harvey, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 on Sunday. It was Gonzalez's first four-hit game since Sept. 12, 2016,...
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