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Nadal beats Federer, Serena wins at Italian Open
ROME (AP) ? Rafel Nadal controlled the Italian Open final from start to finish, beating Roger Federer 6-1, 6-3 Sunday in the 30th meeting between the two stars.
No Triple Crown: Oxbow upsets Orb at Preakness
BALTIMORE (AP) ? Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes.
Pacers knock out Knicks with 106-99 win in Game 6
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ? Indiana spent the entire season perfecting its defense.
Jimmie Johnson races to record 4th All-Star win
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) ? Cross another milestone off of Jimmie Johnson's list. He stands alone in All-Star history.
Stevens rides Oxbow to 3rd Preakness win
BALTIMORE (AP) ? Although no one really keeps track of such things, Gary Stevens had no problem making the assessment with complete conviction.
Derby winner Orb disappoints in the Preakness
BALTIMORE (AP) ? Orb came up short in the Preakness, frustrating everyone who made the Kentucky Derby winner a 3-5 favorite ? no one more than trainer Shug McGaughey.
Ed Carpenter earns Indy 500 pole
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ? Ed Carpenter turned Pole Day into a family celebration.
Coach K return to US team no longer ruled out
Mike Krzyzewski is no longer ruling out a return as coach of the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team.
Bradley keeps lead after 3 rounds at Nelson
IRVING, Texas (AP) ? Keegan Bradley still hasn't gotten things right on the 18th hole at the Byron Nelson Championship, even when finally going left.
McDowell beats Jaidee to win World Match Play
KAVARNA, Bulgaria (AP) ? Graeme McDowell made amends for last year’s defeat to capture the World Match-Play Championship on Sunday, defeating Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee 2 and 1 in the final on the Thracian Cliffs course.
Golf-European Tour World Match Play Championship final scores
May 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour World Match Play Championship Final on Sunday in Kavarna Graeme McDowell (Britain) beat Thongchai Jaidee (Thailand) 2 and 1
Australia’s Griffin wins weather-hit event in South Korea
(Reuters) - Australian Matthew Griffin won the SK Telecom Open at South Korea’s Jeju Island by one shot after Sunday’s final round was called off due to heavy fog. A 40-foot putt from the back of the green on the 18th guaranteed him the third-round lead on Saturday and it turned out to be the winning shot at the 1 billion Korean won ($895,700) OneAsia event at the Pinx Golf Club. “It’s unfortunate to finish like this, but I’ll take it,” Griffin, who leapt to the top of the OneAsia Order of Merit with the win, said. …
Golf-Australia’s Griffin wins weather-hit event in South Korea
May 19 (Reuters) - Australian Matthew Griffin won the SK Telecom Open at South Korea’s Jeju Island by one shot after Sunday’s final round was called off due to heavy fog. A 40-foot putt from the back of the green on the 18th guaranteed him the third-round lead on Saturday and it turned out to be the winning shot at the 1 billion Korean won ($895,700) OneAsia event at the Pinx Golf Club. “It’s unfortunate to finish like this, but I’ll take it,” Griffin, who leapt to the top of the OneAsia Order of Merit with the win, said. …
Indians walk off with win over Seattle again
(Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners in a walk-off for the second successive day with a 5-4 victory on Saturday. Jason Kipnis, who belted the go ahead three-run homer in the 10th inning on Friday, was driven in from third by Mark Reynolds on a fielders choice grounder in the bottom of the ninth to keep the Indians at the top of the American League Central (24-17). In New York, Robinson Cano drove in four runs on two two-run homers as the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2. …
Bradley remains in charge despite late bogey
(Reuters) - Former champion Keegan Bradley overcame a wobbly start to stay on track for a wire-to-wire victory at the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas, despite bogeying the par-four 18th for a third day in a row on Saturday. Three ahead of the chasing pack overnight, the 26-year-old American ground out a two-under-par 68 on a fast-running layout in tricky, gusting winds to end the third round with a slender one-shot lead at 13-under 197. …