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    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Grigory Drozd defended his WBC cruiserweight title for the first time Friday, defeating Poland’s Lukasz Janik with a ninth-round technical knockout. Cheered on by a raucous and nationalist home crowd in…

  • Indy 500 broadcast to introduce real-time telemetry to fans

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — During the broadcast of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, fans watching on television will be able to see just how much physical strain is put on a driver’s body during the race. ABC has…

  • In Monaco, F1 officials make call stronger leadership

    MONACO (AP) — First there were strategy meetings to discuss how to make Formula One more exciting again. Then came a fan survey this week aimed at gathering even more ideas. What’s still lacking, according…

  • Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89

    PHOENIX (AP) — Marques Haynes, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters showman often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, has died. He was 89. He died Friday in Plano, Texas, of natural causes, the Globetrotters said.…

  • UNC receives NCAA notice of allegations in academic case

    North Carolina has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA connected to the school’s academic fraud scandal. In a statement Friday, Chancellor Carol Folt and athletic director Bubba Cunningham said UNC is reviewing the…

  • McIlroy misses cut at BMW PGA Championship after shooting 78

    VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — After winning two titles in three weeks, Rory McIlroy ran out of steam. Now he’ll have the whole weekend to get some rest. McIlroy missed the cut at the BMW…

  • Penske, Ganassi and Chevy dominate final Indy 500 practice

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power ended the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 up front — exactly where he doesn’t want to be for most of Sunday’s race. Power posted the fastest lap in…

  • BMW PGA Championship Leading Scores

    Friday At Wentworth Club (West Course) Virginia Water, England Purse: $5.64 million Yardage: 7,302; Par: 72 Second Round Francesco Molinari, Italy 65-69—134 An Byeong-hun, South Korea 71-64—135 Emiliano Grillo, Argentina 71-65—136 Thongchai Jaidee, Thailand 70-66—136…

  • Montreal Alouettes sign openly gay defensive end Michael Sam

    MONTREAL (AP) — Michael Sam has found a pro football job. In Canada. Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian…

  • Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he’d done hundreds of times. He adjusted a tight rope on his left hand, found his…

  • Scandrick signs 1-year extension with Cowboys through 2019

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Orlando Scandrick has the raise he sought by skipping the first two weeks of voluntary offseason workouts with the Dallas Cowboys. The eighth-year cornerback agreed on a one-year contract extension that…

  • American Pharoah gallops in Kentucky, others work at Belmont

    Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out for his first gallop since winning the Preakness, covering 1 3/16 miles at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday. Exercise rider Jorge Alvarez said the 3-year-old colt…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Suspended Milwaukee LHP Will Smith eight games for having a foreign substance on his arm during a game. American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Reinstated RHP Tim Stauffer from the 15-day…

  • Blackhawks recall D van Riemsdyk from minors

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Blackhawks have recalled defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from Rockford of the American Hockey League, and coach Joel Quenneville says he might be able to play in the Western Conference finals against…

  • Babcock bids emotional farewell in Detroit

    DETROIT (AP) — A day after being introduced as the new coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mike Babcock was back in Detroit, speaking with reporters in the Red Wings’ dressing room. In what was…