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Always Dreaming looks very much for real as Preakness awaits

BALTIMORE (AP) - Always Dreaming has run away from the competition in four consecutive victories this year, winning by a combined 23 ¼ lengths. The dark bay colt was never challenged in winning the Kentucky Derby by 2 ¾ lengths on a sloppy track at Churchill Downs. Whether he does it again in the 1 3/16-mile Preakness at Pimlico on Saturday depends on a good trip, the tactics by his nine rivals and a little luck. Always Dreaming is the early 4-5 favorite under jockey John Velazquez. "Always Dreaming hasn't had many obstacles to face," said Corey Lanerie, who will ride ...

May 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators to tie series

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.

May 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kokrak has career-best 62, leads by 5

IRVING, Texas (AP) - While big-hitting Jason Kokrak has an AT&T Byron Nelson record five-stroke lead through 36 holes, he knows that is only halfway with plenty of other players who could make a weekend charge.

May 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s spoil Velazquez’s debut with 3 HRs in win

OAKLAND (AP) - Taking the mound with the lead in the second inning after a rough start to the game was just what Sonny Gray needed to get back on track.

May 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Talansky climbs to Stage 5 win in Tour of California

MOUNT BALDY. (AP) - Andrew Talansky's consolation prize was merely a signature victory on arguably the most famous climb in North America, the grueling ascent of Mount Baldy during the Tour of California.

May 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ducks even Western finals at 2, beating Predators in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Corey Perry just keeps finding the net in overtime this postseason, and his third goal in extra time helped the Ducks tie the Western Conference finals at 2-2.

May 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Conor McGregor resolves Mayweather bout with UFC

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Conor McGregor has come to an agreement with UFC that has moved a proposed fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. closer to reality.

May 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2

BOSTON (AP) - LeBron James did pretty much whatever he wanted to against the Celtics in the Cavaliers' dominating win in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.

May 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


David West’s reliable passing off the bench key for Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - David West checks in to start the second quarter and the rest of the Warriors know to have their hands up and ready to catch his passes, because they will come fast and right on target. He has a knack for finding the open man before the man is even open, somehow seeing a play develop before it has even developed.

May 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out

NEW YORK (AP) - For Cleveland's LeBron James, there was history.

May 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again

OAKLAND (AP) - Still unbeaten, the Golden State Warriors have a few days to heal up again. Gregg Popovich's time will be spent working to get his San Antonio Spurs to wake up, before it's too late.

May 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, Love help Cavs rout Celtics in Game 1

BOSTON (AP) - So much for the Cavaliers being rusty.

May 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bergman has best career start

SEATTLE (AP) - Christian Bergman had the best start of his career right when the Seattle Mariners needed it.

May 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Huffman wins from breakaway in Stage 4 of Tour of California

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) - Evan Huffman had spent nearly the entire day in a breakaway with four other riders at the Tour of California, his energy drained and his legs pushed to the limit in an effort to stay away.

May 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Senators chase Fleury, rout Penguins in Game 3

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Marc Methot, Derick Brassard and Zack Smith scored in a 2:18 span midway through the first period to chase goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and the Ottawa Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

May 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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Mallex Smith has 3 hits as Tampa beats Oakland A’s

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Mallex Smith had three hits and used his speed to set up the go-ahead run and the Tampa Bay Rays took ...

June 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nadal wins record 10th French Open

PARIS (AP) - As he sat in front of a TV to watch last year's French Open final, sidelined by an injured left wrist, Rafael ...

June 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Ryan Blaney was stationed in victory lane with a headset on as a guest pit reporter just the day before at ...

June 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Top prospects for MLB draft

Some of the top players eligible for the Major League Baseball draft (with position, school, height, weight - as listed by Major League Baseball - and college ...

June 11, 2017 | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr | Pro Sports


Tapwrit wins Belmont by 2 lengths

NEW YORK (AP) - The road to the winner's circle in the Belmont Stakes ran through the Kentucky Derby, even if the Derby and Preakness ...

June 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hall of Fame inductee Evander Holyfield: ‘My mom wouldn’t let me quit’

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) - "The Real Deal" delivered one more time.

June 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Alaska woman gets probation for cruelty in 3- legged dog case

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - A woman accused of not doing enough to prevent her injured and pregnant dog from suffering until it started chewing off one ...

June 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cavaliers stopped Golden State's perfect postseason and maybe started another comeback.

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rays hit 5 homers, beat Athletics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Alex Cobb enjoyed the view from the mound, and the dugout, too.

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Santana dominates Giants with bat, arm in Twins win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ervin Santana pitched a four-hitter for his third shutout of the season and hit a three-run double in another stellar bounce-back start ...

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


‘Stan the Man’ vs. Nadal in French Open final

PARIS (AP) - Stan Wawrinka battered the ball as if each swing would determine the outcome of his French Open semifinal against No. 1 Andy Murray.

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Preds: Shutting down Pens’ stars not possible every game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators have shut down the likes of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan Getzlaf this postseason.

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Belmont Stakes up for grabs to end uneven Triple Crown

NEW YORK (AP) - This year's topsy-turvy Triple Crown trail comes to an end in a Belmont Stakes without the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners ...

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


3 share lead after 2 rounds at St Jude Classic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Chez Reavie shot a 5-under 65 on Friday to move to 9-under 131 and share the lead with Charl Schwartzel and Sebastian ...

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

CLEVELAND (AP) - Another eventful Game 4 of the NBA Finals for Draymond Green - even after it appeared he'd been ejected in this one.

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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