Basketball

Vegas bullish on Knicks’ summer, ’20 title odds

[ad_1] The New York Knicks are back in the championship mix heading into a summer that could shake up the NBA.The SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas on Saturday opened the Knicks at 16-1 to win the 2020 NBA championship. New York is behind only the Milwaukee Bucks (9-2), Boston Celtics (7-1) and Philadelphia 76ers (10-1) in the Eastern Conference. Kevin Durant's pending free agency is the reason why.Jeff Sherman, who
Hockey

Pastrnak, Bruins beat Blue Jackets 4-3 for 3-2 series lead

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored his second goal of the game with 1:28 left to cap a wild third period, and Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots to help the Boston Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Rask got some help from the post when Matt Duchene stretched out to try to tip the
Golf

McIlroy positioned for run at third Wells Fargo Championship

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rory McIlroy was in position to become the first three-time winner of the Wells Fargo Championship. McIlroy celebrated his 30th birthday Saturday with a 3-under 68 to pull within two shots of leaders Max Homa, Jason Dufner and Joel Dahmen. “I’m right there going into (Sunday), so I’m excited for that,” McIlroy said after a round that was delayed twice by weather. “I’m three shots
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Kentucky Derby DQ costs bettors around $9M

[ad_1] It will go down in betting lore as the $9 million disqualification.Kentucky Derby favorite Maximum Security crossed the finish line first but was subsequently disqualified Saturday, making long shot Country House the winner. It cost bettors who backed Maximum Security to win, place or show approximately $9 million, according to betting statistics provided by online horse racing site TwinSpires.com.Maximum Security closed at 9-2 and appeared to hold off the
Golf

Sei Young Kim shoots 68 to take 3-shot lead at Lake Merced

[ad_1] DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Sei Young Kim shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday at Lake Merced to take a three-stroke lead in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship. Playing through a back injury that has forced her to alter her swing, Kim rebounded from an opening bogey with an eagle on the par-5 fifth. The 26-year-old South Korean added birdies on the par-4 11th and par-5 15th and 18th to
Basketball

Blazers coach — Jokic elbow to Kanter ‘uncalled-for’

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- At some point during Friday's marathon Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic threw an elbow into Enes Kanter's injured left shoulder, to which Kanter took exception on social media after the game.Take a freaking look at this please @OfficialNBARefs @NBAOfficial pic.twitter.com/pBtR51ycLi— Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) May 4, 2019 Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts on Saturday called the play by
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Country House (65-1) wins Derby via DQ

[ad_1] LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Maximum Security led all the way in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, only to become the first winner disqualified for interference in the race's 145-year history. After a long wait, 65-1 shot Country House was declared the winner.Country House finished second in the slop before an objection was raised, causing a lengthy delay while stewards repeatedly reviewed several angles of video footage; he was then elevated
Golf

Dahmen hangs on for 3-way share of lead at Quail Hollow

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joel Dahmen held his own playing in the final group for the first time and wound up in a three-way tie for the lead with Jason Dufner and Max Homa on a stormy Saturday at the Wells Fargo Championship. Very much in the mix was Rory McIlroy, who was reminded at every turn that it was his 30th birthday. He had a 3-under 68 and
Basketball

Vegas bullish on Knicks’ summer, ’20 title odds

[ad_1] The New York Knicks are back in the championship mix heading into a summer that could shake up the NBA.The SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas on Saturday opened the Knicks at 16-1 to win the 2020 NBA championship. New York is behind only the Milwaukee Bucks (9-2), Boston Celtics (7-1) and Philadelphia 76ers (10-1) in the Eastern Conference. Kevin Durant's pending free agency is the reason why.Jeff Sherman, who
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Country House wins Derby at 65-1; Maximum Security DQ’d following objection

[ad_1] LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Maximum Security led all the way in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, only to become the first winner disqualified for interference in the race's 145-year history. After a long wait, 65-1 shot Country House was declared the winner.Country House finished second in the slop before an objection was raised, causing a lengthy delay while stewards repeatedly reviewed several angles of video footage; he was then elevated