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Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young (11) reacts after he scores during the second half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday in Atlanta.

NBA PLAYOFFS

Young leads Hawks’ rally past Sixers with Embiid hurting

By The Associated Press
| June 15, 2021

ATLANTA — Trae Young overcame a cold start to score 25 points, including a floater that gave Atlanta...

Cleveland Indians' Amed Rosario, left, gets Baltimore Orioles' Stevie Wilkerson at second base in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday in Cleveland. Rosario was able to make the throw to get Orioles' Cedric Mullins at first base for a double play.

MLB CAPSULES

Indians extend Orioles’ road woes, win 4-3

By The Associated Press
| June 15, 2021

CLEVELAND — José Ramírez picked up a pair of RBIs — made possible by Baltimore blunders in the field...

Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during a practice round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship Monday at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego.

US OPEN

Mickelson at home and running out of time for US Open title

By Doug Ferguson
| June 15, 2021

SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson accepted a special exemption from the USGA with reason to believe this mi...

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul, left, shoots for a basket as Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic defends in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA second-round playoff series Sunday in Denver.

NBA PLAYOFFS

Chris Paul, like it or not, is the favorite now

By Tim Reynolds
| June 15, 2021

It seems like Chris Paul relishes the notion of being the underdog. That’s why, when the Western Con...

Kyle Larson puts on a cowboy hat as he celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday.

NASCAR IN THE PITS

Kyle Larson appears to be unstoppable at Hendrick

By Jenna Fryer
| June 15, 2021

CHARLOTTE — Everybody knew Kyle Larson was going to win races once he started driving Rick Hendrick’...

Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Teoscar Hernandez, center right, celebrates with Marcus Semien (10) and Bo Bichette, right, after Hernandez hit a three-run home run in the first inning of a game Sunday in Boston as Boston Red Sox's Kevin Plawecki, left, looks on.

MLB CAPSULES

Blue Jays homer 8 times at Fenway, rout Red Sox 18-4

By The Associated Press
| June 14, 2021

BOSTON — Teoscar Hernández hit a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s ...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals against the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday in Milwaukee.

NBA PLAYOFF CAPSULES

Bucks tie Nets 2-2 with 107-96 win; Suns sweep Nuggets

By The Associated Press
| June 14, 2021

MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rolled to a 107-96 Game 4...

Kyle Larson celebrates on the front stretch after winning the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday.

NASCAR

Larson wins 2nd NASCAR All-Star race, this one in Texas

By Stephen Hawkins
| June 14, 2021

FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Larson was back in the NASCAR All-Star race, and got another $1 million by ...

Novak Djokovic ,right, and Stefanos Tsitsipas hold their trophies after their men’s singles championship match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium Sunday in Paris. Djokovic won 6-7 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.

FRENCH OPEN

Djokovic claims 19th Slam with 5-set comeback at French Open

By Samuel Petrequin
| June 14, 2021

PARIS — Novak Djokovic left the court to go the locker room for a little chat with himself after dro...

Sammy Smith poses in victory lane at Southern National Motorsports Park on Saturday after winning the ARCA Menards Series East's Southern National 200. It was the Series East debut at SNMP.

Smith dominant in ARCA debut at SNMP

By Andy Marquis
| June 14, 2021

KENLY – Sammy Smith took the lead from pole-sitter Mason Diaz on the 132nd lap of Saturday's 200-lap...

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid dunks during the second half of Game 3 of the team's second-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday in Atlanta.

NBA PLAYOFF CAPSULES

Embiid, 76ers beat Hawks 127-111 to take 2-1 lead in series

By The Associated Press
| June 12, 2021

ATLANTA — Joel Embiid scored 27 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rode a dominant third quarter to a...

Novak Djokovic, left, shakes hands with Rafael Nadal after their semifinal match at the French Open on Friday at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Djokovic won 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2.

FRENCH OPEN

Djokovic hands Nadal 3rd loss in 108 French Open matches

By Samuel Petrequin
| June 12, 2021

PARIS — Sprinting, sliding and stretching, anticipating each other’s moves for four sets and more th...

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom (48) leaves the field during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on Friday in New York.

MLB CAPSULES

DeGrom exits with elbow injury in Mets’ 3-2 win over Padres

By The Associated Press
| June 12, 2021

NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom was pulled from a do-it-all gem with right flexor tendinitis, a troubling di...

Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova celebrates as she defeats Maria Sakkari of Greece in their semifinals match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium Thursday in Paris.

FRENCH OPEN

Unseeded Krejcikova, Pavlyuchenkova reach French final

By Samuel Petrequin and Steven Wine
| June 11, 2021

PARIS — The ball landing at Barbora Krejcikova’s feet on match point appeared to come down behind th...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts, left, crosses home plate past Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Jacob Stallings after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of a game in Pittsburgh on Thursday.

MLB CAPSULES

Betts’ leadoff homer, catch, throw lift Dodgers over Pirates

By The Associated Press
| June 11, 2021

PITTSBURGH — Mookie Betts hit his 25th leadoff home run and added a spectacular catch and throw for ...

Milwaukee Bucks' Bryn Forbes and Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant have words during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals Thursday in Milwaukee.

NBA PLAYOFFS

Bucks blow big lead, then rally to edge Nets 86-83 in Game 3

By Steve Megargee
| June 11, 2021

MILWAUKEE — Jrue Holiday figured the Brooklyn Nets expected him to call a timeout as soon as he got ...

Chicago Bulls guard Coby White (0), dribbling the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during the first half of a game May 15 in New York, underwent surgery after injuring his shoulder over the weekend. The Greenfield School graduate is expected to be sidelined for four months.

NBA BASKETBALL

Bulls’ White has surgery on shoulder, out at least 4 months

From staff, wire reports
| June 11, 2021

CHICAGO — Chicago Bulls guard Coby White had surgery Thursday on his left shoulder after injuring it...

Chicago Cubs' Sergio Alcantara, right, is congratulated by third base coach Willie Harris after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of the team's game against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday in San Diego.

MLB CAPSULES

Pederson, Alcantara homers power Cubs past Padres 3-1

By The Associated Press
| June 10, 2021

SAN DIEGO — Joc Pederson and Sergio Alcantara homered, and Jake Arrieta threw five strong innings fo...

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul shoots as Denver Nuggets guard Facundo Campazzo (7) defends during the first half of Game 2 of a second-round playoff series Wednesday in Phoenix.

NBA PLAYOFFS

Chris Paul has another big night, Suns rout Nuggets 123-98

By David Brandt
| June 10, 2021

PHOENIX — Chris Paul had 17 points and 15 assists without a turnover, Devin Booker added 18 points a...

Maria Sakkari of Greece reacts as she plays Poland's Iga Swiątek during their quarterfinals match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium Wednesday in Paris.

FRENCH OPEN

Sakkari tops 2020 French champ Swiatek; 4 in 1st Slam SFs

By Samuel Petrequin
| June 10, 2021

PARIS — When one last forehand from defending champion Iga Swiatek landed wide in the French Open qu...


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