Trainer Lukas savors first Kentucky Derby berth since 2015

Trainer D. Wayne Lukas watches horses train during a morning workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The smile on D. Wayne Lukas’ face shows how much he still loves what he’s doing.

Rockies pound Cubs 11-2

Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado hits a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Nolan Arenado got the rout started when he lined a fastball off the roof of a club room beyond the shrubs in center field. From there, the Rockies kept the long drives coming.

Stephen Curry scores 28, Warriors beat Pelicans

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) celebrates a score against the New Orleans Pelicans during the second half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Long before tipoff, Stephen Curry swished his routine tunnel shot on the second try. Once the game began, the two-time MVP stood along the bench anxiously waiting for his turn, shaking his legs and clapping his hands with nervous energy and anticipation.

Rockies snap Cubs’ 5-game win streak with 3-1 victory

Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon, right, celebrates his home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks with third base coach Stu Cole during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The dry erase board in the visitor’s clubhouse read “April Showers bring May Power,” and the Colorado Rockies sure looked like they believe.

Ovechkin leads Caps to win, Jets top Predators

Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) puts the go-ahead goal behind Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray (30) during the third period in Game 3 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The Capitals won 4-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alex Ovechkin knocked his own rebound out of midair and by Matt Murray with 1:07 remaining to lift the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their increasingly testy Eastern Conference semifinal series with Pittsburgh.



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