Men's sports

May 22, 2017 - 3:30 am
NASCAR-ALL STAR RACE All-Star race shows Coca-Cola 600 could be a long slog CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The All-Star race showed Kyle Larson is the likely favorite for the Coca-Cola 600. It also showed that the best car doesn't always win, and the winner will likely be aided by a heavy dose of clean air...
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Boston Celtics' Jonas Jerebko (8), from Sweden, celebrates with Al Horford (42), from Dominican Republic, during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland. The Celtics won 111-108. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 22, 2017 - 12:28 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Leprechauns are imaginary. Celtic pride is very real. Avery Bradley's 3-pointer danced on the rim and dropped with less than a second left and Boston, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah Thomas, stunned the Cleveland...
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Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) reacts after hitting a three point basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 21, 2017 - 11:32 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Avery Bradley's 3-pointer danced around the rim and dropped in with less than a second left and the Boston Celtics, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah Thomas, stunned the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 on Sunday night in...
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Sweden players celebrate following the Ice Hockey World Championships final match between Canada and Sweden in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
May 21, 2017 - 8:42 pm
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Telling himself to stay calm, Henrik Lundqvist stopped all three shots he faced in the shootout and Sweden dethroned two-time defending champion Canada to win the world hockey championship 2-1 on Sunday night. Nicklas Backstrom and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored shootout goals...
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Billy Horschel is awarded the tournament trophy by Peggy Nelson, widow of Byron Nelson after Horschel's win in the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 21, 2017 - 8:35 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Billy Horschel won the AT&T Byron Nelson with a par on the first playoff hole Sunday after Jason Day pulled his 4-foot par putt left and past the hole. That miss by Day almost wasn't even needed for Horschel, whose 18-foot birdie chance was rolling straight toward the...
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Teammates celebrate with Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) after defeating the Anaheim Ducks in Game 5 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
May 21, 2017 - 7:59 pm
NASVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators don't have their top center, and their captain is day to day with an upper-body injury. They still have Pekka Rinne in net. And the Predators have a chance at history on their own ice, a win away from the first Stanley Cup Final berth in the franchise...
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Billy Horschel is awarded the tournament trophy by Peggy Nelson, widow of Byron Nelson after Horschel's win in the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 21, 2017 - 7:54 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Billy Horschel won the AT&T Byron Nelson with a par on the first playoff hole Sunday after Jason Day pulled his 4-foot par putt left and past the hole. That miss by Day almost wasn't even needed for Horschel, whose 36-foot birdie chance was rolling straight toward the...
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Real Madrid's players celebrate at the end of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Malaga and Real Madrid in Malaga, Spain, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Real Madrid wins the Spanish league for the first time in five years, avoiding its biggest title drought since the 1980s. (AP Photo/Daniel Tejedor)
May 21, 2017 - 6:52 pm
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid won the Spanish league for the first time in five years on Sunday, and kept rival Barcelona from its third straight championship. Zinedine Zidane's team secured its 33rd league title with a 2-0 win at Malaga with goals by Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema. "To win the...
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Sweden players celebrate after winning the gold medal at the Ice Hockey World Championships final match between Canada and Sweden in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
May 21, 2017 - 6:17 pm
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Sweden won the ice hockey world championship with a 2-1 victory on penalties over two-time defending champion Canada on Sunday. Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist stopped all four penalties as Nicklas Backstrom and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored shootout goals for the Swedes to...
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Sweden players celebrate after winning the gold medal at the Ice Hockey World Championships final match between Canada and Sweden in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
May 21, 2017 - 6:02 pm
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Sweden won the ice hockey world championship with a 2-1 victory on penalties over two-time defending champion Canada on Sunday. Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist stopped all four penalties as Nicklas Backstrom and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored shootout goals for the Swedes to...
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