USA TODAY Trout tiebreaking homer lift Angels over Jays 10-6Yahoo! SportsFrom Yahoo! Sports: TORONTO (AP) — Rookie Mike Trout hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Mark Trumbo
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Hot Verstappen takes over from ‘madman’ Kvyat
Red Bull, determined to stave off interest from rivals, had been expected to promote him at the end of the season anyway. Verstappen hailed his promotion as “an amazing opportunity”, but Kvyat’s demotion still came as a shock even in a sport not known …
For Derby hopefuls, owning horse like owning team
(Reuters) – For many racehorse owners, it’s the experience, more so than making money, that attracted them to the Sport of Kings but they face a tough task to get into the elite field for events like the Kentucky Derby.
Indian Lahiri one-shot back of Quail Hollow leaders
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) – Anirban Lahiri, who felt he was overdue for a low score, shot a 66 to trail American co-leaders Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe by a stroke after the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship.
Israeli Beck sets flawless pace in Alabama
(Reuters) – Israel’s Laetitia Beck took advantage of relatively calm early conditions before the wind strengthened to surge into a two-shot lead in Thursday’s opening round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Prattville, Alabama.
Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Rio de Janeiro’s mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil’s political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city’s projects for the games.
Penguins edge Capitals in overtime to open 3-1 series lead
(The Sports Xchange) – Patric Hornqvist scored 2:34 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins seized a 3-1 series lead over the NHL regular season champion Washington Capitals, winning 3-2 in Game Four of the Eastern Conference semi-finals on Wednesday.
Athletes can trust drug tests despite lab bans: WADA chief
(Reuters) – With four laboratories under suspension the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency moved on Thursday to reassure jittery athletes that they can have confidence in testing protocols ahead of the Rio Olympics.
Derby favorite Nyquist to sip from Stanley Cup
(Reuters) – Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist will get to drink from the NHL’s coveted Stanley Cup on Saturday before he sets off on his bid to win racing’s symbol of excellence in the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs.
Khan pledges to give Alvarez a lesson in the ring
(Reuters) – Challenger Amir Khan readily accepts that he is a huge underdog for his WBC middleweight title clash with Mexican Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in Las Vegas on Saturday but has promised to give his much bigger opponent “a boxing lesson”.
For generations, the day before the Kentucky Derby was unofficially considered “Louisville’s Day at the Races,” when locals could enjoy Churchill Downs without the huge Derby crowds, high admission prices and general madness. But over the past few years, “Oaks Day” has become popular among out-of-towners who come in early and make a whole weekend of it. Now, locals gather on the Thursday before the Derby.