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Scott Dixon blazes to Indy 500 pole in record 234 mph run

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Not much rattles The Iceman at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, not even record speeds. Scott Dixon smashed the Indianapolis 500 pole-winning record with a breathtaking qualifying run of more than 234 mph. His hands were shaking when he climbed from his car following his ...

Anderson’s HR hushes Yankees, lifts Chisox to twinbill sweep

NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Anderson said everything he had to say with one swing of the bat — and a commanding trot around the bases. Anderson hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and then put a finger to his lips to silence fans booing and chanting "Jackie" at him, capping a tumultuous ...

Blaney wins All-Star race, $1M 2 laps after thinking he won

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The checkered flag was already waving for Ryan Blaney when the caution lights came on just yards before he got to the line to win NASCAR's All-Star race and $1 million. He had to get his window net back in place and go two more laps. NASCAR acknowledged afterward ...

Wiggins, Warriors dunk Mavericks 109-100 for 3-0 series lead

DALLAS (AP) — Stephen Curry shimmied for the TV crew, Andrew Wiggins shook Luka Doncic with a posterizing dunk and the Warriors are thinking sweep. Curry scored 31 points, Wiggins' playoff career high 27 points included the dunk that was originally called an offensive foul and Golden State ...

Trainer’s room busy as Heat, Celtics prepare for Game 4

BOSTON (AP) — The Heat were embarrassed in Game 2, surrendering home-court advantage in their blowout loss to the Celtics in their Eastern Conference finals matchup. Miami returned the favor in Game 3, building a 26-point first-half lead en route to hanging on for a 109-103 victory despite ...

Cordero hits slam in 10th, surging Red Sox sweep Mariners

BOSTON (AP) — Franchy Cordero hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the surging Boston Red Sox to an 8-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Trevor Story continued his recent power surge with his fifth homer over the Green Monster in four days and ...

Orioles call up top prospect Adley Rutschman to majors

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles called top prospect Adley Rutschman up to the majors Saturday, paving the way for the 24-year-old catcher to make his big league debut. "I'd say about as excited as I can be right now," Rutschman said. "This is probably the coolest thing, coolest ...

Plum, Young spark Las Vegas to 100-80 romp over Phoenix

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 24 points, Jackie Young added 20 and Las Vegas dominated the third quarter in a 100-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday. Plum sank three 3-pointers and scored 15 in a 38-point third quarter to help Las Vegas (6-1) turn a two-point halftime lead ...

Reddick gives Big Machine Racing 1st NASCAR Xfinity victory

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Cup regular Tyler Reddick led the final 31 laps of the NASCAR Xfinity race at Texas after a two-car pass Saturday, giving second-year team Big Machine Racing its first victory and ending a three-race streak in which three different JR Motorsports drivers took the ...

Bichette HRs twice, Manoah goes 8 as Jays beat Reds 3-1

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette hit two home runs, pitcher Alek Manoah matched his career high by working eight innings, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 on Saturday. Bichette's first was a solo home run off right-hander Hunter Greene in the fourth, No. 50 of Bichette's ...