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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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Harvick picks up $1M check with All-Star win

NASCAR

CONCORD, N.C. — Nothing can stop Kevin Harvick these days, not an experimental rules package or a field of racers with nothing but pride on the line, and the hottest driver in NASCAR scored a $1 million payday by winning the All-Star race.

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Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off Capitals 3-2

NHL Playoffs

TAMPA, Fla. — Cedric Paquette scored in the opening minute and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28 shots to help the Tampa Bay Lightning hold off the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Saturday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final.

Kiwanis, Holdsworth, Diamond Outfitters advance in City Majors tourney

Little League

PRESCOTT — In the opening round of the Prescott Little League City Championship Tournament Saturday at Bill Vallely’s upper and lower fields, no upsets were recorded, as second-seeded Kiwanis, No. 4 Holdsworth-Chadd Fuller and No. 3 Arizona Diamond Outfitters rolled to victory.

Kingman takes top seed into 55s age bracket Sunday

Adult Softball

PRESCOTT — Kingman Senior Softball swept the 55s AAA age division and will carry the No. 1 seed into Sunday’s bracket play at the annual Tobin-Glick Memorial Senior Softball Tournament at Pioneer Park in Prescott.

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Helio, Danica move on; Hinchcliffe is bumped from Indy 500

IndyCar

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar’s marquee names turned a day of qualifying for the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” into a throwback, nail-biting, bumping affair.

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Rookie Wise joins Leishman for lead as wind blows at Nelson

PGA Tour

DALLAS — The wind finally blew on the new Trinity Forest course at the AT&T Byron Nelson.

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D-Backs will wait until Monday for Souza DL decision

MLB

NEW YORK — The Arizona Diamondbacks will wait until Monday before deciding whether outfielder Steven Souza Jr. will go back on the disabled list.

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Nadal beats Djokovic and will face Zverev for Rome title

ATP Tour

ROME — The latest installment in the rivalry between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic met expectations for one tight set.

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Preview: Farmers Insurance favored in city’s Majors tournament

Little League

PRESCOTT — Prescott Little League plays host to its 2018 Majors City Championship Tournament today, May 19, through Thursday, May 24, with seven teams ages 9-12 at Bill Vallely’s upper and lower fields, 621 N. Washington Ave.

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Prescott’s Dillion Osborn signs letter to play golf at Missouri Valley College

Local Sports in Brief

Prescott senior golfer Dillion Osborn signed his national letter of intent Wednesday to keep swinging a club for the next four years, inking his name on a sheet of paper in front of family and friends to attend Missouri Valley College in the fall.

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Mets beat Diamondbacks 3-1 behind deGrom, Conforto

MLB

NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom matched a career high with 13 strikeouts, Michael Conforto went 4 for 4 with two RBIs and the New York Mets beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Friday night.

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Taurasi reaches 1,000 career 3s, Mercury win WNBA opener

WNBA

PHOENIX — Diana Taurasi scored 20 of her 26 points in the first half and became the first WNBA player with 1,000 career 3-pointers, helping the Phoenix Mercury beat the Dallas Wings 86-78 on Friday night in the league’s season opener.

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Smith's third-period goal lifts Vegas to 3-2 win over Jets

NBA Playoffs

LAS VEGAS — Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of the Western Conference final Friday night.

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D-backs activate 3B Jake Lamb from disabled list

MLB

NEW YORK — Jake Lamb was reinstated from the disabled list Friday by the Arizona Diamondbacks, who hope the return of their All-Star third baseman will boost a struggling lineup.

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Nadal and Djokovic to renew rivalry in Italian Open semis

ATP Tour

ROME — Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open semifinals — and three-time Rome champion Maria Sharapova also reached the last four Friday.

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Leishman sets 36-hole Nelson record, keeps Spieth 8 behind

PGA Tour

DALLAS — Wind or no, Marc Leishman likes his chances at the AT&T Byron Nelson after breaking the 36-hole record previously shared by Tiger Woods.

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Eagles’ Andrews misses cut at NAIA Nationals after 3rd round

College Golf

SILVIS, Illinois — Embry-Riddle’s Matt Andrews missed the final cut at the four-round NAIA National Championships Thursday night, falling 14 spots and into a five-way tie for 68th after firing a 75 (+4) in the third round.

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AP Source: Cardinals finalizing deal for CB Jamar Taylor

NFL

PHOENIX — The Arizona Cardinals are finalizing a trade that would bring cornerback Jamar Taylor from the Cleveland Browns, two people with knowledge of the situation said Friday.

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8 Prescott Pirates qualify for regional, state meet

Prep Swimming

CHANDLER— Jayden Long, Joshua Baillie and Renee Baillie of the Prescott Swim Team did well enough at the 2018 May Dayz Meet on April 28 and 29 in Chandler that they’ll be moving on to the Arizona Aquatic Swim state competition at the end of July in Phoenix.

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Tucson’s Old Pueblo pursues another age division title at annual Tobin-Glick tournament

Adult Softball

PRESCOTT — Playing three games in a span of 5-1/2 hours Thursday at Pioneer Park, Old Pueblo showed why it’s among the teams to beat in the 65-70s age division at the 27th annual Tobin-Glick Memorial Senior Softball Tournament.

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Preview: Half the horses in Preakness field get 1st shot at Justify

Horse Racing

BALTIMORE — Half the participants in the eight-horse Preakness field have yet to experience the sensation of chasing Justify to the finish line.

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Vasilevskiy Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

NHL Playoffs

WASHINGTON — Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Thursday night, evening the Eastern Conference final at two games apiece.

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