Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reacts on the sidelines late in the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference Finals against the Atlanta Hawks, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James knew what he left behind when he bolted to Miami five years ago.

Marcus Mariota adapting to plays with Titans

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota, right, calls a play during an organized team activity at the team's NFL football training facility Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota never had to worry about huddling up to call plays at Oregon — he and the Ducks simply glanced to the sideline for what to run next.

Rangers topple Lightning 7-3

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), of Sweden, stops a shot from Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) as Rangers left wing James Sheppard (45) defends, during the second period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist had lots of help in another season-saving performance for the New York Rangers.

Past Triple Crown winners ready for a new one

FILE - In this June 5, 2008 file photo, Patrice Wolfson, left, and Steve Cauthen speak about the legacy of thoroughbred racehorse Affirmed at the Kentucky Horse Park near Lexington, Ky. Wolfson and Cauthen are ready to give up their titles as the last owner and jockey of a Triple Crown winner. They believe American Pharoah could be the first horse in 37 years to complete a sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. (AP Photo/James Crisp, File)

(AP) — Steve Cauthen thinks it’s long past time for a new horse to join the exclusive club of Triple Crown winners.

Reds score 2-1 win over Rockies

Cincinnati Reds' Skip Schumaker, center, celebrates with Jay Bruce (32) and Todd Frazier, top, after hitting a double to drive home Marlon Byrd for the game-winning run in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Cincinnati. The Reds won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI (AP) — The stream of players reached Skip Schumaker as he crossed second base on his game-ending double. Pitcher Johnny Cueto splashed water from a bottle over the scrum, christening the celebration.

Record-setting scoring changes face of college softball

Alabama infielder Marisa Runyon (9) hits a game winning grand slam home run in the bottom of the sixth inning during an NCAA college softball tournament super regional game against Oklahoma, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Vasha Hunt/ via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

(AP) — The pitchers’ duels that once dominated college softball are less common with teams across the country scoring runs and hitting homers at unprecedented levels.


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