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  • The Latest: Lucic-Baroni opens play on Day 6 at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 10:50 a.m. Former tennis prodigy Mirjana Lucic-Baroni is about to open play on center court at the French Open. Now 33, the 70th-ranked Croat is…

  • Sweet, Betsa lead Michigan past Alabama, 5-0

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lauren Sweet learned quickly after striking out in her first at-bat. The senior catcher hit a grand slam her next time up to help Michigan beat Alabama 5-0 on Thursday night…

  • Carda leads UCLA past Oregon 7-1 in WCWS

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — For a night, UCLA resembled the Bruins who once dominated college softball. Ally Carda pitched a complete game to help UCLA defeat Oregon 7-1 on Thursday night in the Women’s College…

  • Bob Baffert grows into racing’s grateful elder statesman

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert came blasting into thoroughbred racing in Southern California talking smack. Wearing a cowboy hat and boots, he had already conquered the quarter horse world and was ready to take…

  • Big 12 future sites familiar for basketball, baseball

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 is keeping its men’s basketball tournament in Kansas City through at least 2020, and the conference plans play the baseball and for women’s basketball tournaments in Oklahoma City…

  • AT&T Byron Nelson Par Scores

    Thursday At TPC Four Seasons Resort Irving, Texas Purse: $7.1 million Yardage: 7,166; Par 70 (35-35) First Round a-denotes amateur Steven Bowditch 30-32—62 -8 Jimmy Walker 30-34—64 -6 James Hahn 34-31—65 -5 Ryan Palmer 31-34—65…

  • AT&T Byron Nelson Scores

    Thursday At TPC Four Seasons Resort Irving, Texas Purse: $7.1 million Yardage: 7,166; Par 70 (35-35) First Round a-denotes amateur Steven Bowditch 30-32—62 Jimmy Walker 30-34—64 James Hahn 34-31—65 Ryan Palmer 31-34—65 Tom Gillis 32-34—66…

  • Bowditch shoots 62, leaving Spieth 7 shots back at Nelson

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Steven Bowditch considers the AT&T Byron Nelson his home tournament — just maybe not to the extent Jordan Spieth does. The Australian matched his low round on the PGA Tour with…

  • Web.com Tour-Rex Hospital Open Scores

    Thursday At TPC Wakefield Plantation Raleigh, N.C. Purse: $625,000 Yardage: 7,257; Par 71 (36-35) First Round Seamus Power 30-31—61 Kyle Thompson 33-30—63 Dominic Bozzelli 34-30—64 Garth Mulroy 32-33—65 Dawie van der Walt 32-33—65 Travis Bertoni…

  • LSU beats Auburn 6-1 in Women’s College World Series

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bianka Bell and Kellsi Kloss hit home runs to help LSU beat Auburn 6-1 on Thursday in the Women’s College World Series. Bell, a first-team All-American, homered in the top of…

  • SEC increases permanent home-and-home rivals in basketball

    Kentucky will play Florida, Tennessee and Vanderbilt twice a season every season in the Southeastern Conference’s new basketball schedule format that increases the number of permanent home-and-home opponents from one to three. The SEC announced…

  • Team releases Rutgers football player charged in robbery

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University in New Jersey has dismissed a football player from the team who was arrested on a robbery charge last weekend in Florida. Coach Kyle Flood announced the dismissal of…

  • Marquette freshman Cheatham won’t wear retired number

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski says an internal miscommunication led to the initial assignment of a retired number to an incoming freshman. Haanif Cheatham will wear No. 25 instead of No. 24, which…

  • Suspended Arizona State football recruit pleads guilty

    PHOENIX (AP) — A suspended Arizona State football recruit accused of domestic violence has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct. Maricopa County Superior Court officials say 21-year-old Davon Durant changed his plea to guilty on…

  • Rookie guards studying Patriots complex offensive system

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots’ two rookie guards are helping each other study the team’s complex offensive schemes. They’ve already learned a much simpler strategy. No matter what the question, answer cautiously…