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CHICAGO (AP) — More than 70 years after he hoped to make his major league debut, a World War II veteran fulfilled his goal of pitching at Wrigley Field. Tony Gianunzio walked to the mound Sunday and threw out the first ball before the Chicago Cubs hosted the Kansas City Royals...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson pulled away on the final restart Sunday to win at Dover International Speedway and become the fifth NASCAR driver with 10 or more Sprint Cup victories at a single track. Johnson led the final 23 laps, staying out on cold tires when other...
CHICAGO (AP) — More than 70 years after he hoped to make his major league debut, a World War II veteran fulfilled his goal of pitching at Wrigley Field. Tony Gianunzio walked to the mound Sunday and threw out the first ball before the Chicago Cubs hosted the Kansas City Royals...
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Johnny Manziel threw a water bottle at a heckler in an incident that didn't lead to any arrests or charges at the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament. The Cleveland quarterback had been turning away autograph requests from the fan for about two hours...
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Unable to help his teammates in the NBA Finals, injured forward Kevin Love intends to play for the Cavaliers next season. Love, sidelined by a left shoulder injury, can opt out of his contract after this season. But the three-time All-Star indicated...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Detroit Tigers star Justin Verlander struggled in his first rehabilitation start, giving up three runs in 2 2-3 innings for Triple-A Toledo on Sunday. The former American League MVP and Cy Young winner is trying to work his way back into the Tigers' rotation...
NEW YORK (AP) — Big changes are coming to Belmont for American Pharoah's attempt to break a 37-year Triple Crown losing streak. One of them: a smaller crowd. Track managers put an attendance cap of 90,000 on the event after a chaotic experience last year. The 102,000 spectators...
MILAN (AP) — One down, one to go. Alberto Contador clinched his second Giro d'Italia title on Sunday, remaining on course to become the first cyclist since 1998 to win the Italian classic and the Tour de France in the same year. The Spaniard had all but secured the win after...
NEW YORK (AP) — Big changes are coming to Belmont for American Pharoah's attempt to break a 37-year Triple Crown losing streak. One of them: a smaller crowd. Track managers put an attendance cap of 90,000 on the event after a chaotic experience last year. The 102,000 spectators...