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During a 20-batter stretch in Sunday's victory at Detroit, every hitter for the Houston Astros either reached base or struck out. Business as usual for the surprising leaders of the AL West. The Astros beat the Tigers 10-8 in that game, striking out 15 times but also hitting a...
EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There were surely some parties in Colombia this weekend. Juan Pablo Montoya roared back from some early damage sustained under caution to win his second Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, while fellow Colombian driver Gabby Chaves overcame some issues of his own...
NEW YORK (AP) — Even before meeting up with Josh Hamilton, the Texas Rangers are streaking. Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani Gallardo won for the second time since mid-April and the Rangers beat the New...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Carl Edwards won for the first time in two seasons — and the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing — moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night. Edwards hadn't won in 49 races since November 2013 at Texas Motor...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Atlanta forward Al Horford has been ejected in the second quarter of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals for throwing an elbow at Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova. Horford and Dellavedova got tangled on the floor while scrambling for a loose ball. As...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson has informed Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer that he will not be attending the team's optional practices that start on Tuesday. Peterson has been unhappy with the...
FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — There were no last-second buzzer-beaters in Larry Bird's hometown on a bright, breezy Sunday. Colin Montgomerie turned in a command performance, shooting a 3-under 69 on the treacherous Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort to win the Senior PGA...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick Walker looked and sounded relieved after Sunday's Indianapolis 500. Five crashes, no serious injuries and no cars in the air — a good day for IndyCar's biggest race and a welcome one for Walker, who heads competition for the series. "It showed the...