Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) hugs goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88), of Russia, after Game 4 of the NHL hockey Eastern Conference finals against the Washington Capitals, Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Washington. Also seen is Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86), of Russia. The Lightning won 4-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jon Cooper’s Tampa Bay Lightning won Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final despite going the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal.

Half of Preakness field get 1st shot at Justify

FILE - In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Kentucky Derby hopeful Bravazo runs during a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas brings back Bravazo, who finished sixth in the Derby, along with Sporting Chance, to take on Derby winner Justify on Saturday in the Preakness. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Half the participants in the eight-horse Preakness field have yet to experience the sensation of chasing Justify to the finish line.

Gonzalez leads Rockies over Giants 5-3 in 12th

Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez swings for a two run single against the San Francisco Giants in the 12th inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 17, 2018, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carlos Gonzalez has played in San Francisco so many times over the past decade that dealing with seagulls swirling over the outfield grass is customary in the late innings.

Leishman shoots 61 at Byron Nelson

Marc Leishman, of Australia, reacts to the crowd after parring the 15th hole during the first round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Trinity Forest in Dallas. (Andy Jacobsohn)

DALLAS (AP) — Marc Leishman enjoyed the old home of the AT&T Byron Nelson as much as anyone, considering he made the last nine trips there and had one of the best scoring averages in tournament history.

WNBA set to begin 22nd season after busy offseason

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore, left, drives around Los Angeles Sparks' Odyssey Sims during the first half of Game 5 of the WNBA Finals in Minneapolis. The two teams have developed quite the rivalry over the past two seasons, having played for the title the last two years. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been a busy offseason in the WNBA since the Minnesota Lynx won the championship last year, beating Los Angeles in another thrilling final.

NCAA mulls championships in states with sports bets

FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, the NCAA logo is displayed at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, for the NCAA college basketball tournament. The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events. The governing body for college sports on Thursday, May 17, 2018, announced a "temporary" lifting of a ban that prevented events like college basketball's NCAA Tournament from being hosted in states that accept wagers on single games. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events and officials in Nevada are already set to get in the game as soon as they can.



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