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  • World Series of Poker starts this week with new events

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship’s newest event could cause a poker chip shortage. The annual set of 68 tournaments at the…

  • FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal, Djokovic finally get started

    PARIS (AP) — Two most-talked-about men at this year’s French Open, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, finally play their first matches on Tuesday. Nadal, the champion nine of the past 10 years, takes on Quentin…

  • Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya was all smiles at the victory banquet Monday night where he celebrated his second Indy 500 win in three tries. Also, tribute was paid to team owner Roger Penske…

  • Alabama’s Emma Talley wins NCAA golf title

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Alabama’s Emma Talley won the NCAA women’s individual golf championship Monday to become the fifth player to win the title and the U.S. Women’s Amateur. Talley holed an 8-foot birdie putt…

  • Denver beats Maryland 10-5 for 1st NCAA men’s lacrosse title

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Bill Tierney left Princeton for the University of Denver, he knew and understood he would face some criticism. Tierney won six titles in men’s lacrosse with the Tigers, but he left…

  • Jamie Loeb of North Carolina is NCAA tennis champ

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Jamie Loeb made it to the NCAA quarterfinals as a freshman. A year later, she is North Carolina’s first singles tennis champion. Loeb defeated second-seeded and fellow sophomore Carol Zhao 6-2,…

  • Virginia’s Ryan Shane wins NCAA tennis title

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Ryan Shane already shared one NCAA championship as part of Virginia’s team title. The hard-hitting junior then rallied for an individual trophy as well. Shane recovered after losing the first five…

  • 15-year-old dies after being hit by baseball in Minnesota

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old baseball player has died after being struck by a ball in the northern Minnesota city of Bemidji. The president of the Bemidji Youth Baseball League, Bruce Dahlin,…

  • Venus Williams ousted from French Open by Sloane Stephens

    PARIS (AP) — A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was. And, as it happens, the woman who beat Williams at the…

  • Gabby Chaves is Indy 500 Rookie of the Year

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gabby Chaves was selected as the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year on Monday after finishing 16th in the race on Sunday. The 21-year-old Columbian-American raced in his first Indy 500 on…

  • FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal, Djokovic finally get started

    PARIS (AP) — Two most-talked-about men at this year’s French Open, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, finally play their first matches on Tuesday. Nadal, the champion nine of the past 10 years, takes on Quentin…

  • Montoya gives IndyCar the Indianapolis 500 it needed

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Extra! Extra! Juan Pablo Montoya still had to pay $2 to read all about it. On a gray and blustery Monday morning, the Colombian spent more than two hours on the Yard…

  • French Open Seeds Fared

    Monday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Men First Round Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Facundo Arguello, Argentina, 6-3, 6-3, 6-1. Tomas Berdych (4), Czech Republic, def. Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan, 6-0, 7-5, 6-3. Feliciano Lopez (11),…

  • Venus Williams ousted from French Open by Sloane Stephens

    PARIS (AP) — A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was. And, as it happens, the woman who beat Williams at the…

  • France’s Alexander Levy among 16 to qualify for US Open

    SURREY, England (AP) — Alexander Levy of France had rounds of 66-67 to earn one of 11 spots in the U.S. Open from the sectional qualifier Monday in England. One day after Levy slipped out…