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  • Kyle Busch prepares for practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

    Kyle Busch prepares for practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

  • Bayern's Arjen Robben of the Netherlands reacts after the final whistle, after his team won 2-1 the Champions League Final soccer match against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday May 25, 2013.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Bayern's Arjen Robben of the Netherlands reacts after the final whistle, after his team won 2-1 the Champions League Final soccer match against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday May 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

  • Jeff Overton catches a ball thrown to him by his caddie on the 18th green during the first round of the St. Jude Classic golf tournament on Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn. Overton finished his round at 3-under-par 67. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Jeff Overton catches a ball thrown to him by his caddie on the 18th green during the first round of the St. Jude Classic golf tournament on Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn. Overton finished his round at 3-under-par 67. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

  • Matt Kuchar lines up a putt on the second hole during the third round of the Colonial golf tournament Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Fort Worth, Texas.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Matt Kuchar lines up a putt on the second hole during the third round of the Colonial golf tournament Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

  • Kyle Busch prepares for practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

    Kyle Busch prepares for practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

  • Bayern's Arjen Robben of the Netherlands reacts after the final whistle, after his team won 2-1 the Champions League Final soccer match against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday May 25, 2013.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Bayern's Arjen Robben of the Netherlands reacts after the final whistle, after his team won 2-1 the Champions League Final soccer match against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday May 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

  • Matt Kuchar lines up a putt on the second hole during the third round of the Colonial golf tournament Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Fort Worth, Texas.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Matt Kuchar lines up a putt on the second hole during the third round of the Colonial golf tournament Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

  • Jeff Overton catches a ball thrown to him by his caddie on the 18th green during the first round of the St. Jude Classic golf tournament on Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn. Overton finished his round at 3-under-par 67. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Jeff Overton catches a ball thrown to him by his caddie on the 18th green during the first round of the St. Jude Classic golf tournament on Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn. Overton finished his round at 3-under-par 67. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

  • Kyle Busch prepares for practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
  • Bayern's Arjen Robben of the Netherlands reacts after the final whistle, after his team won 2-1 the Champions League Final soccer match against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday May 25, 2013.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
  • Jeff Overton catches a ball thrown to him by his caddie on the 18th green during the first round of the St. Jude Classic golf tournament on Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn. Overton finished his round at 3-under-par 67. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
  • Matt Kuchar lines up a putt on the second hole during the third round of the Colonial golf tournament Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Fort Worth, Texas.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)
  • Kyle Busch prepares for practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
  • Bayern's Arjen Robben of the Netherlands reacts after the final whistle, after his team won 2-1 the Champions League Final soccer match against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday May 25, 2013.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
  • Matt Kuchar lines up a putt on the second hole during the third round of the Colonial golf tournament Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Fort Worth, Texas.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)
  • Jeff Overton catches a ball thrown to him by his caddie on the 18th green during the first round of the St. Jude Classic golf tournament on Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn. Overton finished his round at 3-under-par 67. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NATIONWIDE SERIES

Busch wins at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. – Kyle Busch dominated at Charlotte Motor Speedway again yesterday, racing to his sixth Nationwide Series victory of the season and record seventh career win at the track.

Ten years and a day after his Nationwide debut, Busch won for the record 57th time in the series.

Also the Truck Series winner at the track last week, Busch started on the front row and led 186 of the 200 laps. But he needed to manage several late restarts to break a tie with Mark Martin for the most Nationwide victories at the track.

Kasey Kahne was second, followed by Joey Logano, Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick.

Nationwide Series points leader Regan Smith was 10th.

BASEBALL

Orioles place reliever Strop on 15-day disabled list

TORONTO – The Baltimore Orioles placed right-hander Pedro Strop on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lower back and recalled right-hander Steve Johnson from Triple-A Norfolk before yesterday’s game against the Blue Jays.

A key part of Baltimore’s bullpen during last year’s playoff season, when he went 5-2 with a 2.44 ERA in a career-high 70 games, Strop has struggled this year, going 0-2 with a 6.11 ERA in 22 games. He’s walked 14 batters in 17 2∕3 innings.

The move is retroactive to May 24, meaning Strop is eligible to return June 8.

BASEBALL

Hamstring injury lands Brewers’ Henderson on DL

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Brewers placed closer Jim Henderson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring following their 5-2 loss to Pittsburgh yesterday.

Henderson said “it wasn’t a serious pull, so we’re just kind of taking the better-safe-than-sorry route right now.”

Henderson was injured while delivering a pitch in the ninth inning against the Pirates on Friday, giving way to Francisco Rodriguez, who earned a save in the Brewers’ 2-1 win.

Henderson has not allowed a run over 6 2∕3 innings in his last seven outings. He has nine saves and a 0.92 ERA.

SOCCER

Bayern Munich wins Champions League final

LONDON – Arjen Robben scored in the 89th minute to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over German rival Borussia Dortmund yesterday in the Champions League final, ending four years of frustration for his team in Europe’s biggest tournament.

Robben ran onto Franck Ribery’s backheeled flick in the penalty area and sent the ball past goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller to give Bayern its first Champions League victory since 2001. The German team had lost two of the last three finals.

Mario Mandzukic put Bayern ahead in the 60th minute at Wembley Stadium before Ilkay Gundogan evened the score with a penalty kick eight minutes later after defender Dante fouled Marco Reus.

GOLF

Canizares leads Westwood at BMW PGA Championship

VIRGINIA WATER, England – Lee Westwood shot a 67 yesterday to move into second place, a stroke behind Alejandro Canizares, after the third round of the BMW PGA Championship.

Spain’s Canizares birdied his closing two holes to finish with a 68 at Wentworth for an overall 9-under 207.

Westwood made eagle on the par-5 fourth and finished it 208.

If Westwood wins, he would set the record for the most appearances before winning the event for the first time.

GOLF

Kuchar still leads at Colonial after long day

FORT WORTH, Texas – Matt Kuchar made a 12-foot birdie putt at the 16th hole to regain the lead near the end of a long Saturday at Colonial, and led four players by a stroke after three rounds.

Kuchar had a 1-under 69 that included some near misses and a nice par save at No. 17 to get to 11-under 199. Graham DeLaet, Boo Weekley, Chris Stroud and Matt Every were tied for second.

When the second round was suspended Friday night because of an approaching storm, Kuchar had just hit his tee shot at the par-3 16th. He resumed there at 7:13 a.m. yesterday with a two-putt from about 40 feet. He made three quick pars to keep his one-stroke lead after two rounds, then played in the last group that finished just after 5 p.m.

GOLF

Overton DQ’d at Colonial for using putting aid

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jeff Overton was disqualified midway through the third round of the Colonial yesterday for illegally using a putting aid during play.

PGA Tour officials said Overton used an aid on a nearby practice green after playing the ninth hole while waiting to tee off at No. 10.

Going to the practice area is permissible during a round, but use of artificial or instructional devices isn’t. The penalty is disqualification.

Rules official Mark Russell said it’s unfortunate but that the rule is “clear as day.”

Overton was 4 under for the tournament, seven strokes off the lead, when a PGA Tour official approached him after he teed off at the 11th hole. Russell said another player had asked officials about the use of the device.

TENNIS

Montanes beats Monfils to win title at Nice Open

NICE, France – Albert Montanes of Spain clinched his sixth title by defeating French wild-card entry Gael Monfils, 6-0, 7-6 (3), in the final of the Nice Open yesterday.

The match was interrupted by rain at 4-0 in the first set, but that didn’t seem to bother Montanes, who broke for a 3-1 lead in the second and looked set to cruise to victory. But Monfils, a former top-10 player whose 2012 season was hampered by a right knee injury, rallied to tie it at 4-4.

Montanes took a 4-1 lead in the tiebreaker and sealed the win when a backhand from Monfils sailed long.

TENNIS

Cornet beats Hradecka for Strasbourg International title

STRASBOURG, France – Third-seeded Alize Cornet of France beat Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic, 7-6 (4), 6-0, yesterday to win the Strasbourg International final.

Hradecka saved two set points in the 10th game to force a tiebreaker. However, she doubled-faulted at 5-4 and Cornet took the set when Hradecka netted a forehand volley.

MLS

Fagundez extends scoring streak, Revs beat Toronto

Diego Fagundez extended his scoring streak to three matches, netting his fourth goal of the season to lead the New England Revolution over Toronto FC, 2-0, last night.

The 18-year old Fagundez, who hails from the Boston suburb of Leominster, put the Revolution in front in the 23rd minute, one-timing a right-footed shot off the right wing after taking a long cross from the left side by Chris Tierney.

In stoppage time, Juan Agudelo tipped in a cross along the left goal line off a pass from Saer Sene in the 93rd minute for New England (4-4-4), which is unbeaten in its last three matches at 2-0-1. Toronto (1-7-4) lost its fifth straight and is winless in its last 10 matches (0-6-4).

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