June 17, 2017 RSS feed / State/National Sports

Cubs score six in ninth to stun Pirates 9-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony Rizzo almost led off his third straight game with a homer, losing his bid on a replay reversal, before helping key a six-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 Friday n More...

Champ not playing like an amateur

ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Cameron Champ is one of the longest hitters at the U.S. Open. He keeps to himself while he plays. There is a quiet confidence about him as he makes his way around Erin Hills.  Nothing amateur about his game. More...

Larson, Truex on front row for Michigan race

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Larson and Martin Truex Jr. are neck and neck at the top of the NASCAR Cup Series standings.  Now, they’re set to start at the front for this weekend’s race at Michigan International Speedway.  More...

Bryant wants to lead Cowboys by example

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant rattled off names of teammates who have been on the Dallas roster longer than the star receiver, correctly stopping at four.  The guy who once rejected tradition by refusing to carry veteran receiver Roy Wil More...

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Four share halfway lead at Erin Hills

ERIN, Wis. (AP) — An 11-year-old golf course shaped from Wisconsin pastureland was sure to bring something different to the U.S. Open.  This might have been more than anyone was expecting.  More...

Henderson up by two at Meijer event

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson bogeyed the final two holes for a 4-under 67, leaving the 19-year-old Canadian with a two-stroke lead Friday in the Meijer LPGA Classic.  More...

Heimlich not with Ducks in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State players were happy to answer any questions about the baseball part of the College World Series. The topic of Luke Heimlich was a non-starter.  More...

Liberty beat Wings 102-93

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shavonte Zellous scored 28 points, including the tying jumper with less than a second remaining in regulation, and the New York Liberty beat the Dallas Wings 102-93 in overtime on Friday night.  More...

Ward, Kovalev meet in title rematch

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andre Ward won’t apologize for the close decision that Sergey Kovalev insists should have gone his way when the light heavyweights fought in November.  Still, he’s eager to clear up any remaining doubts when th More...

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