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Embry-Riddle women’s golf tied for 8th at nationals after wet Day 1

College Golf

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Defending national runner-up Embry-Riddle stood in a tie for eighth place out of 30 teams after a rainy first round at the NAIA Women’s Golf Championship Tuesday on PGA National’s 5,847-yard, par-72 Champion Course.

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Suns’ Josh Jackson named NBA All-Rookie 2nd teamer

NBA

NEW YORK — While Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons and Utah’s Donovan Mitchell were unanimous selections to the NBA’s All-Rookie team, Phoenix Suns’ forward Josh Jackson made second-team All-Rookie on Tuesday.

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Chacin, bullpen pitch Brewers past slumping Diamondbacks 1-0

MLB

MILWAUKEE — As Domingo Santana's towering fly ball with two runners on in the fourth inning carried toward the center-field fence, the crowd at Miller Park cheered, anticipating the drive would break a scoreless tie and give the Milwaukee Brewers a lead.

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Harden scores 30, Rockets even series at 2 games apiece

NBA Playoffs

OAKLAND, Calif. — Chris Paul pounded the ball down demonstratively on Stephen Curry's home court in sheer delight.

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Arizona, Alabama to play for NCAA golf title

College Golf

STILLWATER, Okla. — Arizona was one putt away from being eliminated at the NCAA Women’s golf championship.

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Favre says he went to rehab 3 times to fight addictions

NFL

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Retired quarterback Brett Favre says he made three trips to rehabilitation centers during his Hall of Fame career to fight his dependence on painkillers and alcohol.

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Mercury’s Brittney Griner named WNBA Player of the Week

WNBA

NEW YORK — Los Angeles has jumped over Minnesota to the top spot in The Associated Press WNBA power poll following the Sparks’ season-opening victory over the Lynx.

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Jerry Colangelo Classic will feature Majerle’s Lopes, Gonzaga

College Basketball

PHOENIX — Gonzaga will face Tennessee in Phoenix on Dec. 9 as part of the inaugural Jerry Colangelo Classic.

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Heat, 3 others claim Tobin-Glick titles on final day of tournament

Adult Softball

PRESCOTT — In the age 50 to 55 division, The Heat from Maricopa went into the title game undefeated but lost to 4 The Fallen from Mesa after the club rallied to win 18-16 at the Tobin-Glick Memorial Softball Tournament.

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Brewers hit 3 HRs off Greinke, beat D-backs 4-2

MLB

MILWAUKEE — Travis Shaw, Domingo Santana and Lorenzo Cain each hit home runs off Zack Greinke, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Monday night.

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LeBron scores 44 as Cavs even series with Celtics

NBA Playoffs

CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a postseason list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 on Monday night with a 111-102 victory over the Boston Celtics, who are looking forward to getting home.

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Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final

NHL Playoffs

WASHINGTON — T.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 Monday night to even the Eastern Conference final and force a deciding Game 7.

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Wickens crashes, teammate Hinchcliffe still without ride

IndyCar

INDIANAPOLIS — Robert Wickens crashed Monday during the second-to-last practice for the Indianapolis 500, another headache for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports just two days after top driver James Hinchcliffe failed to make the field for the showcase race.

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Incognito becomes a free agent after being cut by Bills

NFL

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Richie Incognito’s playing days might not be over after all. The veteran guard is free to resume his career after the Buffalo Bills released him from their reserve/retired list on Monday.

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Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time

IndyCar

INDIANAPOLIS — Ed Carpenter and Danica Patrick got exactly what they needed in qualifying Sunday. Now comes the hard part: Finding a way to victory lane next weekend.

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Mets beat D-backs 4-1, sweep three-game series

MLB

NEW YORK — Amed Rosario hit his first two home runs of the season and pinch-hitter Asdrubal Cabrera connected for a go-ahead drive, leading Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday for a surprising sweep.

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Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets

NBA

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, shooting over James Harden and driving past the Houston star as the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.

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Aaron Wise gets 1st tour win, shatters Nelson scoring record

PGA Tour

DALLAS — Aaron Wise strolled up the 18th fairway in the fading twilight, lifting his hat over his head a couple of times as the thinned-out crowd cheered what would soon be his first PGA Tour victory at the AT&T Byron Nelson.

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Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

NHL Playoffs

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The Vegas Golden Knights are going to the Stanley Cup Final — with a chip on their shoulder.

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Jimenez holds on to win Regions Tradition for first major

PGA Tour

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Miguel Angel Jimenez finally got to light up a victory cigar after winning a senior major championship.

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Rosario hits 2 HRs, leads Syndergaard, Mets over Arizona 4-1

MLB

NEW YORK — Amed Rosario hit his first two home runs of the season and pinch-hitter Asdrubal Cabrera connected for a go-ahead drive, leading Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday for a surprising sweep.

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8 years on, Bucky’s Casino of Prescott still going strong

Adult Softball

PRESCOTT — Bucky’s Casino of Prescott lost its first three games at the Tobin-Glick Senior Softball Tournament on sunny, windy Saturday, but the adversity didn’t seem to faze the 13 guys in the dugout at Pioneer Park.

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Mets top D-backs 5-4 in fog, 1st consecutive wins in month

MLB

NEW YORK — Mets manager Mickey Callaway turned to his players in the middle of the ninth inning and in a fun tone reminded them of the stark reality: New York had not won consecutive games in a month.

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No contest: LeBron, Cavs pound Celtics early in Game 3 rout

NBA Playoffs

CLEVELAND — Before taking the floor, LeBron James stood in the hallway with his teammates outside Cleveland’s locker room and pounded his chest with both hands.

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Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

Horse Racing

BALTIMORE — Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead. The roar from the crowd was delayed, hushed by the thick fog that enveloped the track.

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