News archive from 26 May 2014

Indiana Pacers' Lance Stephenson: LeBron James shows signs of ‘weakness' with trash talking

Indiana Pacers' Lance Stephenson: LeBron James shows signs of ‘weakness' with trash talking

Asked about his trash-talking with Pacers guard Lance Stephenson in Game 3, LeBron James said Sunday: “One thing I'm not going to do is give you all a storyline with LeBron and Stephenson.” But Stephenson gladly did it an hour...

 

Korda rallies to win in Alabama

Mobile, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Jessica Korda birdied six of the last nine holes on Sunday to rally and win the Airbus LPGA Classic. Korda closed with a 7-under 65 to finish her third LPGA Tour victory at 20- under-par 268. This was Korda's second...

 

Ryan Hunter-Reay uses series of daredevil moves to win Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS — The finish at the Indianapolis 500 was worth the wait for Ryan Hunter-Reay. He used a series of daredevil moves to deny Helio Castroneves a chance at history on Sunday and became the first American since 2006 to win "The Greatest...

Dallas News, 19:00 in Sport
 
Kurt Busch starts second leg of 'The Double'

Kurt Busch starts second leg of 'The Double'

CONCORD, N.C. -- The second race in "The Double" is underway. Kurt Busch has started the Coca-Cola 600 just hours after finishing the Indianapolis 500 in sixth place. Busch is bidding to become the second driver to finish both races in the...

 
Verlander hit hard; Tigers lose to Rangers 12-4

Verlander hit hard; Tigers lose to Rangers 12-4

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander is tinkering away again, trying to figure out how to stop his latest stretch of substandard outings. "Right now, I'm not in a place where I can repeat my delivery every time, and that's what I need to fix. But I'll get...

 
Courtney Force races to 100th female NHRA win

Courtney Force races to 100th female NHRA win

TOPEKA, Kan. -- Courtney Force raced to the 100th victory by a female driver in NHRA history Sunday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka. In her second attempt to earn the landmark victory in two weeks, the 25-year-old Force outran...

 
Wolf rocked as Marlins lose to Brewers 7-1

Wolf rocked as Marlins lose to Brewers 7-1

MIAMI -- Rocked in his first start since 2012, Miami Marlins left-hander Randy Wolf is optimistic he can do better — if he gets another chance. Wolf was hit early and often Sunday in a 7-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. He allowed nine hits...

 

Recap: Miami vs. Milwaukee

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Braun went 4-for-5 and finished a homer shy of the cycle as the Milwaukee Brewers took the rubber game against the Miami Marlins, 7-0, on Sunday. Braun had the single, double and triple through four innings, but...

 
Thousands celebrate Real's Champions League title

Thousands celebrate Real's Champions League title

MADRID -- About 50,000 Real Madrid fans packed the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday to celebrate the club's record 10th European Cup with a blockbuster show befitting its galactico image. Real beat city rival Atletico Madrid 4-1 after extra time...

 

Sea Queen wins Belmont's Wonder Again Stakes

NEW YORK -- Sea Queen pulled an 18-1 upset Sunday in the $200,000 Wonder Again Stakes for 3-year-old fillies on the turf at Belmont Park. The longest price in the six-horse field, Sea Queen edged Minorette by a half-length for her third win in five...

 

Natalie Victoria romps in Monmouth Park feature

OCEANPORT, N.J. -- Natalie Victoria led wire-to-wire to win the $75,000 Monmouth Beach Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday, beating Zucchini Flower by 3½ lengths. Trained by Michelle Nevin and ridden by Jose Ortiz, the 6-year-old mare ran a...

 

Days after Prince Fielder lost for season, unlikely No. 3 hitter comes up big for Rangers

DETROIT – Nearly four years after Mitch Moreland first came up to the major leagues and displayed a disciplined, yet powerful swing, manager Ron Washington finally wrote his name in the No. 3 spot in the lineup. His inspiration for the decision?...

Dallas News, 19:09 in Sport
 
Scott beats Dufner on 3rd playoff hole at Colonial

Scott beats Dufner on 3rd playoff hole at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Adam Scott made a 7-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff Sunday to end his first week as the world's No. 1 player with a victory at Colonial. Jason Dufner, who made a 25-foot birdie putt on No. 18 in regulation, slid a...

 
Keuchel throws 4-hitter as Astros beat Mariners

Keuchel throws 4-hitter as Astros beat Mariners

SEATTLE -- Dallas Keuchel pitched a four-hitter for his second complete game in his last three starts, leading the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Keuchel (6-2) struck out six, walked none and allowed just an...

 
Iannetta's HR in 8th lifts Angels over Royals

Iannetta's HR in 8th lifts Angels over Royals

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Chris Iannetta hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning Sunday, lifting the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 4-3. Reliever Tim Collins (0-3) retired the first batter in the eighth before Iannetta lined a drive...

 

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