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Can Justify win on short schedule?

Subscriber onlyBill Belichick attended the Preakness as a guest of one of Justify's ownership groups. As he stood next to trainer Bob Baffert in Pimlico's foggy, soggy winner's circle, the New England Patriots coach checked out the imposing chestnut colt draped with the blanket of black-eyed Susans. Baffert asked Belichick if Justify played football, where would he play? Continue reading...

Muguruza adopts a relaxed approach at Open

Subscriber onlyPARIS (AP) -- If there's a player who shouldn't be afraid of Serena Williams' return to Grand Slam tennis at the French Open, it's certainly Garbine Muguruza. Continue reading...

Hendricks goes 7 strong innings as Cubs top Giants

Subscriber onlyCHICAGO -- There isn't much Kyle Hendricks thinks he needs to change. And it's hard to argue when he's in command like this. Continue reading...

Jurado tosses complete game, shuts out Travs in record time

Subscriber onlyAriel Jurado made short work of the Arkansas Travelers on Friday night. Continue reading...

Kyle Busch wants to check box, win race at Charlotte speedway

Subscriber onlyCONCORD, N.C. -- Kyle Busch has won a Cup points race at every track on the NASCAR circuit except one -- Charlotte Motor Speedway. Continue reading...

Injured Paul out of Game 6 today

Subscriber onlyHOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Golden State Warriors. Continue reading...

No contract, no problem for Capitals' coach

Subscriber onlyARLINGTON, Va. -- One of the lasting images from the Capitals' playoff run came the morning of Game 7 in the Eastern Conference final. Continue reading...

'Hounds rough up Naturals in series opener

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Three was Midland's number on Friday night. Continue reading...

Guzman homers, drives in three; Rangers top Royals

Subscriber onlyARLINGTON, Texas — Ronald Guzman homered in his fourth straight start and drove in three runs, leading the Texas Rangers over the Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Friday night. Continue reading...

Big weekend for Team Penske

Subscriber onlyRoger Penske spent three summers of his childhood at Culver Military Academy, where young boys gathered for eight weeks at a time to learn about leadership, teamwork, integrity and accountability. Continue reading...

With serial tanking, everyone can't win

Subscriber onlyAs if baseball doesn't have enough problems with its intrinsic slow-motion, payroll differences, more strikeouts than hits, and the ruse of steroids not coming around again, there's a new bane on our ballfields: Continue reading...

Travs' Povse looking for answers

Subscriber onlyThe return to the rotation didn't change the results, and now one of the Seattle Mariners' most touted pitching prospects has returned to Arkansas to fix his game. Continue reading...

Panel says baseballs getting extra lift

Subscriber onlyBaseballs really have been getting extra lift since 2015, and it's not from the exaggerated uppercuts batters are taking, according to a 10-person committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office. Continue reading...

Castillo suspended after positive test

Subscriber onlyChicago White Sox catcher Welington Castillo was suspended for 80 games by Major League Baseball on Thursday following a positive test for a performance-enhancing substance. Continue reading...

Trout, Pujols back in swing of things as Angels win

Subscriber onlyTORONTO -- After a brief offensive drought, Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are starting to swing the bats a lot better. Continue reading...