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Napoli homers again, drives in 4 as Red Sox beat Angels, 6-1

Monday, May 25, 2015

BOSTON – Mike Napoli might want to find that child that autographed his bat a couple of days ago and have him sign a few more. Napoli hit his fourth homer of the series – all with a bat he had a child sign before the series opener – and drove in four runs to lead the Boston Red Sox …

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Golf Montgomerie captures Senior PGA Championship FRENCH LICK, Ind. – Colin Montgomerie answered two front-nine challenges with birdies, then pulled away, shooting a 3-under 69 …

Want a selfie with Federer? Better think again

Monday, May 25, 2015

PARIS – Roger Federer was not amused. As Federer finished an interview after his first-round French Open victory yesterday, an overzealous fan left his seat …

Ali-Liston – 50 years later

Monday, May 25, 2015

On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports’ most iconic moments – photos …

Juan’s World! Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

Monday, May 25, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain. Roger Penske called the driver in late 2013, when Montoya found himself without a job after seven frustrating seasons …

Hamilton reunites with Rangers today in unlikely journey

Monday, May 25, 2015

Josh Hamilton is getting another shot at redemption in baseball with an unlikely journey that has led back to the Texas Rangers. After leaving for a big free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels, the 2010 AL …

Napoli puts a hurt on his former team

Monday, May 25, 2015

NAPOLI’S BIG SERIES Boston’s Mike Napoli put up impressive numbers in the three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels: 5-for-9 (.556 average), 4 HR, 1 2B, 5 R, 8 RBI …

Altoona’s Sanchez shuts down Fisher Cats, 11-3

Monday, May 25, 2015

Altoona’s Angel Sanchez (4-1) limited the Fisher Cats to two runs on six hits over eight innings last night as the Curve ended a three-game losing streak with an 11-3 victory over New Hampshire. Sanchez walked one and struck out four, with K.C. Hobson (RBI double), Matt Newman …

Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

Monday, May 25, 2015

CONCORD, N.C. — Even a master strategist like Joe Gibbs wasn’t sure his team made the right call. The Super Bowl-winning coach, owner of Joe Gibbs Racing, had followed driver Denny Hamlin who was on top down the …

Lightning takes control of series, beat Rangers, 2-0

Monday, May 25, 2015

NEW YORK – Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula’s go-ahead goal and scored another as the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory last night in Game 5 …

LeBron’s triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in OT thriller

Monday, May 25, 2015

CLEVELAND – LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta’s gritty comeback to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals by beating the Hawks, 114-111, in overtime …

Hunter-Reay forgotten champion as Indianapolis 500 looms

Sunday, May 24, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – When Ryan Hunter-Reay stood in Victory Lane after a thrilling last-lap duel with Helio Castroneves, he had a hard time describing just what winning the Indianapolis 500 meant to him. “I’m a proud American boy,” Hunter-Reay …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, May 24, 2015

NBA Hawks’ G Korver out for the playoffs with sprained ankle ATLANTA – Hawks guard Kyle Korver is done for the NBA playoffs because of an ankle injury, dealing another blow to a team that already trails Cleveland …