Cody Master’s first triple of the season drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Taylor Floyd held off Arkansas in the ninth, and Texas Tech stayed alive in the College World Series with a 5-4 win. The No. 8 national seed Red Raiders bounced back from a 5-3 loss to Michigan and await the loser of the game between the Wolverines and Florida State. No. 5 Arkansas was eliminated in two games a year after making it to the CWS finals.
Jewell Loyd scored 14 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 8.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm overcame a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Washington Mystics 74-71 in a rematch of last season’s WNBA Finals. Elena Delle Donne led Washington with 19 points.
Natasha Howard scored a career-high 26 points and the Seattle Storm held on to beat the Indiana Fever 84-82. Jewell Loyd added 18 points and Mercedes Russell had a career-high 13, including 11 in the first half, for the Storm (4-3), who had a double-figure lead late in the third quarter.
NASCAR’s top series has been a two-team show so far in 2019. Joey Logano’s victory at Michigan gave Team Penske its fifth Cup win of the season. That’s two fewer than Penske had all of last year, when Logano took the series title. In another year, Penske might be the clear choice as NASCAR’s dominant team, but that’s not the case at the moment. Joe Gibbs Racing has nine victories – together, these two teams have combined to win 14 of the 15 races so far.
Cheyenne Parker came off the bench and scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and the Chicago Sky held off the Seattle Storm 78-71 on Sunday night.
Ford’s drivers should be motivated this weekend on the manufacturer’s home turf at Michigan, and history suggests they’ll be tough to beat. Ford won both NASCAR Cup Series races at Michigan last year, when Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer prevailed. Joe Gibbs Racing already has nine victories this season, but Gibbs and his Toyotas only have one win in the last 14 races at Michigan.
Tyler Reddick raced to his third NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of the season after taking the lead with 10 laps remaining. Reddick trailed Cole Custer and Christopher Bell at Michigan International Speedway. But they needed to make pit stops and that’s when Reddick moved in front.
Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series pole of the season, just ahead of Aric Almirola. It’s Logano’s 22nd career pole and fourth at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick qualified third. There were five Fords in the top six and eight in the top 10 in qualifying.
Kawhi Leonard’s hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada.
For Craig Waibel, the general manager of Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake, relocating to the Lilac City helped pave his path to a career in professional soccer.
Steve Prugh responded promptly that son Alex had indeed earned a berth in the U.S. Open by surviving a three-man playoff for two spots Monday at RattleSnake Point Golf Club in Ontario.
This is a Triple Crown season that will be remembered, though probably should be forgotten.
Jewell Loyd scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had a career-high 17 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-77 on Tuesday night.
Kinsley Washington’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted UCLA past Oklahoma 5-4, and the Bruins won the championship series 2-0. It is UCLA’s 13th national title and first since 2010.
Florida State dominated all three games in its NCAA regional and extended coach Mike Martin’s final season at least one more week.
Allie Quigley scored 25 points, Diamond DeShields added 21 and the Chicago Sky beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 83-79 on Saturday night.
Cole Custer slipped past Tyler Reddick in the final turn and held in to win the Xfinty Series race in overtime at Pocono Raceway. Custer won this third race of the season in the No. 00 Ford for Stewart-Haas Racing.
William Byron turned a lap of more than 173 mph to win the pole at Pocono Raceway. Byron won his second straight pole in the No. 24 Chevrolet, following up his first-place start last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Byron opened the season with a pole in the Daytona 500 but has yet to win a Cup race in 49 career starts.
Natasha Howard had 19 points and 14 rebounds, Jordin Canada added 12 points and eight assists, and the Seattle Storm beat the Atlanta Dream 82-66 on Friday night.
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