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NASCAR
Ryan Blaney, driver of the No. 12 Penske Racing Ford, celebrates with the $1 million dollar check in Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway after winning Sunday night's NASCAR All-Star Race.

Ryan Blaney ‘nets’ $1 million payday with victory in NASCAR’s All-Star Race

The driver of the No. 12 Penske Racing Ford thought he won in regulation, but a late yellow forced him to hold on for a white-knuckled overtime sprint to the finish of a $1 million victory.

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Stewart Cink had a rough start in the final round.

No repeat celebration for older generation at PGA Championship

Stewart Cink, the elder statesman on the leaderboard at 49, bogeyed two of his first three holes, all but ending his chase for a second major. He closed with a 4-over 74.

FRENCH OPEN
Dominic Thiem of Austria congratulates Hugo Dellien of Bolivia following his straight-sets victory at the French Open.

Dominic Thiem out of sync, out of French Open with 10th loss in a row

The 28-year-old Austrian, once ranked No. 3, has not won since May 2021, a streak that continued with his 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 loss to Hugo Dellien.

NHL NOTEBOOK
Lightning players (from left) Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Nicholas Paul celebrate a goal during their Game 3 win over the Panthers.

Steven Stamkos scores twice, Lightning put Panthers on brink of elimination with Game 3 victory

Nikita Kucherov, Corey Perry and Erik Cernak also scored for two-time defending champion Tampa Bay, which has a 3-0 series lead on its Florida rival.

NHL NOTEBOOK
Gabriel Landeskog (left) is congratulated by teammate Nathan MacKinnon after an empty net goal that helped cap the Avalanche's 5-2 win over the Blues in Game 3.

Avalanche take down Blues in Game 3, reclaim lead in Western Conference semifinal series

Artturi Lehkonen scored a pair of goals for Colorado, which overcame an early 1-0 deficit, while St. Louis lost goalie Jordan Binnington after a first-period collision.

pga championship
PGA Tour rookie Mito Pereira is an unlikely leader after three rounds.

Mito Pereira takes three-shot lead after late birdie run in third round at PGA Championship

After shooting 1-under-par 69, Pereira has a chance to become the first PGA Tour rookie to win a major since Keegan Bradley in the 2011 PGA Championship.

Preakness Stakes
Jose Ortiz atop Early Voting wins the 147th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

Early Voting wins Preakness Stakes by 1¼ lengths

Epicenter came in second.

MLB NOTEBOOK
Umpire Nick Mahrley attempts to separate White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal and the Yankees' Josh Donaldson during their game in New York.

White Sox’ Tim Anderson accuses Yankees’ Josh Donaldson of racist remark following heated New York victory

DJ LeMahieu hit a grand slam to spark the Yankees in a game that featured another dustup between Josh Donaldson and Chicago's Tim Anderson.