CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler won the Travelers Championship in a playoff on Sunday, waiting out a disruption by climate protesters on the 18th green and Tom Kim’s tying birdie on the last hole of regulation for his sixth victory of the year.

That’s the most wins in one PGA Tour season since Tiger Woods had six in 2009.

And Scheffler, the world’s top-ranked player, still has two months to go.

It was Scheffler’s fourth victory of the year in the tour’s $20 million, limited-field signature events, earning him a payday of $3.6 million. He also won the Masters and The Players Championship.

After a five-minute delay when six people stormed the 18th green and sprayed it with red and white powder, Scheffler left a 26-foot putt from the fringe on the edge of the cup and tapped in for par. That gave him a 5-under 65 and a four-day total of 22-under 258 at TPC River Highlands.

Kim then made a 10-foot birdie putt for a 66 to match Scheffler.

The hole location on the 18th was moved for the playoff to avoid the parts of the green affected by the protesters, at least one of whom was wearing a white T-shirt with the words “NO GOLF ON A DEAD PLANET” in black lettering.

Scheffler hit his approach in the playoff to 11 feet while Kim found a plugged lie in a greenside bunker. Kim’s blast from the fried-egg lie ran 36 feet past the hole, leaving Scheffler with an easy two-putt par for the victory.

Coming off a tie for 41st in the U.S. Open – by far his worst finish of the year — Scheffler trailed Kim by three strokes after the first round, by two after the second round and by one heading to the tee on Sunday.

Scheffler took a one-stroke lead over Kim with three straight birdies on Nos. 13-15 — he had putts for eagle on two of them. While Tom Hoge signed for a 62 to finish at 20 under, and Sungjae Im joined him there, Scheffler and Kim matched pars over the next two holes to set up the surprising finish.

Scheffler and Kim share a June 21 birthday — Scheffler is six years older — and they celebrated with New Haven pizza before the tournament about 30 miles north. The birthday buddies and Dallas-area residents played together in the final group on Sunday, chatting and joking together.

But only one of them could hold the trophy at the end.

And just like it’s been so often of late, it was Scheffler.


Amy Yang of South Korea shot a one-under-par 71 to grab a two-shot lead Saturday after the third round of the Women’s PGA Championship.

Yang, 34, who has yet to win a major, followed both of her bogeys with birdies on the next hole at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash.

“My mindset for tomorrow is just like today,” said Yang, who has finished in the top 10 at majors 21 times. “I did really well. Just follow my decision and be really disciplined about it.

“I’m just going to embrace the moment and not going to expect the result. Just see what’s going to happen.”

Miyu Yamashita of Japan (70) and Lauren Hartlage (69) are tied for second, one shot ahead of Sarah Schmelzel (74), who was tied with Yang atop the leaderboard after the second round.

“Yeah, I’m super excited,” Hartlage said. “Never been in this position before and this is something that I dreamed about growing up as a kid, so it’s really awesome to be in this position and just kind of see how it goes and learn from every day, every round.”

Yang is a two-time U.S. Open runner-up who hasn’t won since the 2023 Tour Championship, her fifth overall win on the LPGA Tour.

Americans Caroline Inglis, Lexi Thompson and Lilia Vu, South Korea’s Jin Young Ko and Japan’s Hinako Shibuno are tied for fifth, four shots off the lead.

Yang, who is ranked No. 25 in the world, moved one shot ahead of Schmelzel at the turn with a birdie putt at No. 9.

Yang hit another birdie at 11 and her lead grew to three shots when Schmelzel missed a nine-foot par putt at 12.

“Really didn’t putt as well as I wanted to,” Schmelzel said, “but happy that I hit it well enough on Saturday in a major, and hopefully just clean up some speed stuff on the greens before tomorrow and take it into tomorrow.”

On No. 16, Yang’s lead was cut to one when she missed a downhill seven-foot par putt but birdied the next hole to restore her two-shot lead. Yang had to settle for par on the final hole after missing a short birdie putt.

Yang had completed 30 straight bogey-free holes until No. 8 but maintained the lead.

“I mentioned that I’m hitting balls really well out there the last three rounds,” Yang said. “Yeah, but most important thing was how committed I was on each shot.

“Whenever or whatever I decide to hit, I try to not think about what’s going to happen because it’s very tight and playing tough out there.”

Pajaree Anannarukarn of Thailand sank the first hole-in-one at the event since 2018, acing the 153-yard par-3 13th hole. She previously aced a hole at another major, the 2020 Chevron Championship.



OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tennessee’s Dylan Dreiling hit the go-ahead homer in the seventh inning and Nate Snead turned back a scoring threat by Texas A&M in the bottom of the ninth to force a deciding third game of the College World Series finals with a 4-1 victory Sunday.

One of the teams will win its first national title in baseball and become the fifth straight champion from the Southeastern Conference when they meet Monday night.

Dreiling sent freshman Kaiden Wilson’s 1-1 pitch 390 feet into the right-field seats to give the Vols (59-13) a much-needed jolt after Texas A&M pitchers had held their prodigious offense to four hits.

To that point, the Vols had been 2 for 20 with runners in scoring position over the first two games of the finals and Texas A&M had not trailed in any of its CWS games.

Tennessee built a three-run cushion when Cal Stark, its No. 9 batter, homered in the eighth. He had been 0 for 16 with nine strikeouts in the CWS before he launched a pitch from Wilson over the left-field bullpen.

Snead, who earned his sixth save, was called on after the Aggies’ first two batters singled in the bottom of the ninth. He got a groundout and flyout before Kavares Tears went to the warning track to catch pinch-hitter Ryan Targac’s fly that stayed in the park with the help of the wind blowing in.

The Vols, who lost the finals opener 9-5 Saturday, haven’t dropped consecutive games since March 16-17 at Alabama. They are trying to become the first No. 1 national seed to win the national title since Miami in 1999.

Jace LaViolette’s team-leading 29th homer of the season, 50th of his career and first of the CWS put the Aggies up 1-0 in the first inning. It also was the first RBI in five games for LaViolette, who has been playing on a sore right hamstring.

The Aggies had only one runner reach second against Drew Beam before Aaron Combs (3-1) took over with no outs in the fifth. They had runners on second and third with two outs in the sixth, but Combs worked out of that by getting Ted Burton to fly out.

Tennessee picked off two runners at first. Beam got Kaeden Kent in the third inning and Stark, the catcher, fired the ball to Blake Burke to get Ali Camarillo to end the fifth. Kent and Camarillo initially were ruled safe, but the calls were overturned after video reviews. Stark’s pickoff was his seventh of the year.

Aggies coach Jim Schlossnagle, having won Saturday, decided to make it a bullpen day in order to save Justin Lamkin for a possible Game 3. Lampkin has thrown eight shutout innings over two CWS starts.

Zane Badmaev found out Sunday morning he would make his second career start — and first since 2020, when he was at then-Division II Tarleton State. The 6-foot-8, 278-pound Badmaev was lifted for Chris Cortez after he gave up a single leading off the second inning.

Tennessee loaded the bases in the third and fourth innings against Cortez, but couldn’t push a run across. Cortez left in the sixth after he issued a four-pitch walk. An athletic trainer went to the mound to check on Cortez, whose right hand and forearm appeared to be bothering him. Cortez allowed two hits, walked five and struck out seven in 4 1/3 innings.

Wilson (0-2) came on and coaxed Stark’s inning-ending double play, but he couldn’t hold off the nation’s top home run-hitting team in the seventh and eighth.

Dreiling’s homer was his 22nd of the season and second of the CWS. Stark went deep for the 11th time. Tennessee has 182 homers for the year, six behind the 1997 LSU team’s NCAA record of 188.


CINCINNATI (AP) — Connor Wong and Rob Refsnyder each hit two-run homers as the Boston Red Sox took the series from the Cincinnati Reds with a 7-4 victory on Sunday.

Boston improved to 24-16 on the road, fourth-best in the majors. The Red Sox have won seven of eight and are now a season-best six games over .500.

Jarren Duran led off for Boston and went 3 for 5 with a double and two RBIs.

It was a bullpen day for the Red Sox who used eight pitchers. Zack Kelly who threw six pitches while earning the victory on Saturday, started and tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings with three strikeouts. Greg Weissert (3-1) was credited with the victory.

Wong extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a two-run home run in the fourth inning off Reds starter Nick Lodolo to put the Red Sox ahead 2-0. Lodolo (8-3) took the loss for Cincinnati.

Refsnyder’s two-run homer, his third of the season, came in the sixth off Brent Suter to lift Boston to a 7-1 lead.

The Reds scored three runs in the sixth off Brad Keller, including Tyler Stephenson’s RBI double.

Kenley Jansen allowed one hit in the ninth and recorded his 15th save.

Reds manager David Bell was ejected in the fourth inning by home plate umpire Todd Tichenor for arguing balls and strikes. It was Bell’s third ejection this season and 30th as Reds manager, tying him with Sparky Anderson for most in franchise history.


Reds: 2B Matt McLain had an exam on his shoulder which went well. McLain remains on track to return in August. He has started running and should begin swinging a bat soon.


Red Sox: Right-hander Tanner Houck (7-5, 2.14 ERA) starts Monday against the Blue Jays.

Reds: Right-hander Carson Spiers (0-1, 3.20) starts Monday against the Pirates.


CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Severino tossed six shutout innings, Francisco Lindor and Brandon Nimmo hit back-to-back homers and the New York Mets topped the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Sunday night after closer Edwin Díaz was ejected in the ninth before throwing a pitch.

Díaz came on to try to seal the victory, but was tossed for having a foreign substance after umpires inspected his hands and glove.

Drew Smith got two outs in place of Díaz before Jake Diekman struck out pinch-hitter Patrick Wisdom for his third save for the Mets, who have won four straight series.

Severino (5-2) struck out a season-high 10 and allowed three hits for New York, which has won 10 of 13 and improved to 13-6 in June. Mark Vientos added a solo homer for the Mets.

Christopher Morel homered for Chicago, which has dropped 10 of its last 16.

Javier Assad (4-3), who has gone seven starts without a win, gave up seven hits and walked one in 4 1/3 innings.

New York’s victory came hours after the Cubs unveiled a statue of Hall of Fame second baseman Ryne Sandburg outside Wrigley Field.

The Mets made Assad throw a lot of pitches early as four of their first eight batters went to full counts. They finally broke through in the third, when Lindor followed Harrison Bader’s double with his 13th home run into the left field bleachers.

Nimmo drove his 11th to almost the same place four pitches later.

J.D. Martinez added an RBI in the fifth and Vientos homered off Tyson Miller in the eighth.

Severino gave way to Dedniel Núñez, who surrendered a two-run homer to Morel in the seventh.


Sandberg became the fifth Cubs player honored with a statue, joining fellow Hall of Famers Ernie Banks, Ron Santo, Billy Williams and Ferguson Jenkins outside the park’s left field entrance.

The 10-time All-Star played 15 of his 16 seasons in Chicago and finished his career with a .285 batting average, 282 home runs, 1,061 RBIs and nine Gold Glove awards.

The club retired Sandberg’s No. 23 during the 2005 season, the same summer he was inducted into the Hall of Fame. He and his family led the seventh-inning stretch singalong.


Cubs: RHP Mark Leiter Jr. was placed on the 15-day injured list before the game with a strained forearm. … LHP Luke Little was recalled from Triple-A Iowa.


Mets: Have off Monday before sending LHP David Peterson (3-0, 3.97 ERA) against RHP Gerrit Cole (0-0, 4.50) for Tuesday night’s crosstown visit from the New York Yankees.

Cubs: Neither the Cubs nor Giants announced a starter for Monday night’s series opener in San Francisco.


ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sonny Gray allowed one hit over seven innings and Alec Burleson drove in two runs and the St. Louis Cardinals completed a three-game sweep with a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.

Brendan Donovan and Matt Carpenter also drove in runs for the Cardinals, who have won five of seven.

St. Louis swept the three-game series, which began in Birmingham, Alabama, on Thursday night with the tribute to the Negro Leagues.

Patrick Bailey homered for San Francisco, which has dropped five in a row.

Gray (9-4) retired the first 20 hitters he faced. He struck out eight and did not walk a batter. He threw 80 pitches, 57 for strikes and lowered his ERA to 2.81.

Bailey hit a no-doubt drive over the wall in right to break up the no-hit bid with two outs in the seventh. Gray bounced back to strike out Jorge Soler to end the inning.

Closer Ryan Helsley earned his major-league best 26th save by setting the side down in order in the ninth. He has only one blown save this year.

Burleson was a key part of a three-run first inning by driving the third pitch of the game from Logan Webb (6-6) into left field for an RBI single, Masyn Winn led off the inning with a double.

Burleson drove in Pedro Pages with a single in the second inning for a 4-0 lead. Pages hit a one-out single and then stole the first base of his career.

Wilmer Flores had a run-scoring double for the Giants in the eighth.

Brandon Crawford added a run-scoring double in the eighth for St. Louis, which moved two games over .500 (39-37) for the first time since the final game of the 2022 season.


Cardinals: Infielder Nolan Arenado did not start after leaving Saturday’s game with left forearm discomfort. Arenado took an injection and might be out for at least a couple of more days.

Outfielder Michael Siani did not play because of a rib injury.


Giants: Host the Chicago Cubs in the first of three game set on Monday.

Cardinals: Right-hander Lance Lynn (2-3, 4.08 ERA) will face Atlanta right-hander Spencer Schwellenbach (1-2, 4.98) in the first of a three game series on Monday in St. Louis.


CLEVELAND (AP) — Steven Kwan and Josh Naylor hit solo homers as Cleveland scored five straight runs in the third and fourth innings, helping the AL Central-leading Guardians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday.

Cleveland won its fifth straight and is a season-high 23 games over .500. The Guardians and rookie manager Stephen Vogt have the best home record in the majors at 26-9, matching their franchise best through 35 games.

“(Kwan) leads us and when he goes, we all go,” Naylor said. “I don’t think we can thank him enough as an offense. He’s an incredible teammate, an incredible human.”

Tim Herrin (3-0) was awarded the win with a scoreless fourth. Emmanuel Clase picked up his AL-best 24th save, retiring George Springer for the final out after putting the potential go-ahead run aboard.

“Our guys stepped up huge again,” Vogt said. “Kwanny is not missing mistakes and with Josh, it’s really impressive what he’s doing.”

Rookie Spencer Horwitz belted two solo homers and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had a two-run blast for Toronto, which has lost six in a row for the first time since May 19-24, 2021. The Blue Jays were swept in back-to-back series for the first time since 2019.

“We’ve had our chances, but our starting pitching has had some uncharacteristic outings of late,” Toronto manager John Schneider said. “Kind of the story of the season is we’re not hitting as many homers as we can and we’re giving up more than we should.”

Kwan went 2 for 5 and is hitting .390, but is 11 plate appearances shy of qualifying for the league leaderboard. He has a .463 average since May 31.

The Canadian-born Naylor, who equaled his career high with his 20th homer, also singled, doubled and scored twice.

“The numbers obviously speak for themselves,” Kwan said. “It’s kind of cool.”

The Guardians took a 4-3 lead with three runs in the third — one before a 40-minute rain delay, two after it — that were charged to Blue Jays starter Yusei Kikuchi (4-7).

Kwan and Naylor tacked on solo shots in the fourth, one off Zach Pop and the second off Brendon Little, making it 6-3.

José Ramírez scored two runs in the first three innings for Cleveland. Angel Martínez singled in the second for his first major league hit.

Blue Jays outfielder Steward Berroa was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo and made his major league debut in center field in the eighth. The 25-year-old leads the International League with 29 stolen bases.

Berroa fills the roster spot vacated by Orelvis Martinez, who was suspended 80 games by MLB after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.


Blue Jays: SS Bo Bichette (right calf strain), who was placed on the 10-day injured list on June 15, is likely to be activated Tuesday. “He’ll be a full-go tomorrow working out in Boston,” manager John Schneider said.

Guardians: C David Fry (right elbow inflammation) was replaced by Bo Naylor at the start of the third. Fry has made 41 starts, splitting them between left field, catcher, first base, designated hitter and right field.


Blue Jays: RHP Chris Bassitt (6-6, 3.52 ERA) pitches Monday in the opener of a three-game series in Boston. Since losing to Tampa Bay on May 17, Bassitt has a 3-0 record and 1.50 ERA in six starts.

Guardians: RHP Tanner Bibee (5-2, 3.65 ERA) gets the call Monday in the first game of a three-game set in Baltimore. Bibee struck out a career-high 12 in six scoreless innings against Seattle on June 19.


PITTSBURGH (AP) — Yandy Díaz hit a home run off the first pitch from Paul Skenes on Sunday before leading off a two-run eighth inning with a single, sparking a 3-1 win for the Tampa Bay Rays over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Díaz opened the first inning by driving Skenes’ near 100 mph first-pitch fastball off the right-field foul pole. He was 3-for-4 with two hits off Skenes, stretching his hit streak to 16 games.

“There’s no secret that he’s a good pitcher,” Díaz said. “You don’t want to battle too many pitches or see too many pitches in your count. So, that’s why I went for the first pitch.”

Colin Holderman (3-1) replaced Skenes for the eighth, giving up the single to Díaz followed by another from Josh Lowe. José Caballero, running for Díaz, scored on Randy Arozarena’s sacrifice fly to put the Rays ahead 2-1 before Richie Palacios added another run with an RBI single.

“Just pass the baton on to the next person,” Lowe said. “That was a big inning for us.”

Kevin Kelly (2-0) got the final two outs of the seventh for the Rays, who took two of three from the Pirates. Pete Fairbanks retired the side in order with one strikeout in the ninth inning for his 11th save.

Skenes, drafted first overall by Pittsburgh in 2023, struck out eight and allowed one run and six hits with one walk in a season-high seven innings.

“That’s kind of been the goal since the start of the year, being able to get guys out quick,” Skenes said. “A couple of one-pitch outs in there. It was nice to cover that many innings.”

The 22-year-old right-hander has 61 strikeouts and eight walks in eight starts, becoming the first National League pitcher since 1901 with at least 60 strikeouts and fewer than 10 walks in his first eight appearances. Masahiro Tanaka (66 strikeouts, seven walks in 2014 with the New York Yankees) is the only pitcher to accomplish it in the majors, according to Elias Sports Bureau.

Skenes retired the final 11 batters he faced, capped by striking out Alex Jackson on a 102 mph fastball to stay 4-0 and lower his ERA to 2.14. The rookie has thrown 70 pitches of at least 100.0 mph this season. No other starter has more than 36.

In three starts since June 11, he has an 0.93 ERA with 23 strikeouts and two walks in 19 1/3 innings.

“When anybody throws 100 or 102, or whatever it is, you have to attack the hardest pitch,” Pittsburgh manager Derek Shelton said. “So, I think that’s something that he’ll continue to see. The really good thing about it is he has other weapons to attack people with and I think we’ve seen that over the last couple starts.”

Bryan Reynolds’ infield single in the bottom of the first extended his hit streak to a career-best 20 games, the longest active in the majors. He then sent Aaron Civale’s curveball 360 feet over the wall in right, tying it 1-1 in the fourth with his 12th homer this season.

Civale went five innings for Tampa Bay, giving up one run and three hits.

“Yandy set the tone with his home run. They answered back with their big home run,” Rays manager Kevin Cash said. “But quite the pitchers’ duel. Our pitchers did a tremendous job, highlighted by Civale.”


Rays: Infielder Amed Rosario was not in the lineup after being hit by a 100 mph fastball from Pirates starter Jared Jones in the first inning Saturday.

Pirates: Right-hander David Bednar, a two-time All-Star closer, was placed on the 15-day injured list, retroactive to June 20, with a strained left oblique muscle.


Rays: Right-hander Taj Bradley (2-4, 4.06 ERA) will take the mound to start a three-game home series against the Mariners on Monday. Right-hander Bryan Woo (3-1, 1.67) is expected to go for Seattle.

Pirates: Left-hander Bailey Falter (3-5, 3.74) is in line to start Monday, the first of a three-game series at Cincinnati. Right-hander Carson Spiers (0-1, 3.20) will start for the Reds.


DETROIT (AP) — Colt Keith and Akil Baddoo homered in a five-run first inning and Riley Greene cleared the fences in a four-run second, lifting the Detroit Tigers to an 11-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

The Tigers scored more runs in two at-bats on Matt Vierling’s leadoff triple and Keith’s two-run homer than in any of the previous six games, and they were just getting warmed up in the series-winning rout.

Baddoo’s two-run homer capped the five-run first inning and Greene followed with a three-run shot in the second to put Detroit ahead 9-0.

“It was a really good offensive day for us and continues to demonstrate to us that we’re very capable,” Tigers manager A.J. Hinch said.

The Tigers chased Jonathan Cannon (1-2) after they opened the second inning with three straight singles, including Keith’s run-scoring, opposite-field line drive. The rookie right hander gave up eight runs — five earned — on seven hits in 42 pitchers over one-plus innings.

“It was just kind of bad all around,” Cannon said. “Missed my spots there in the first inning, and they made me pay for it. Then just went out for the second and was unable to execute pitches and they made me pay for it.”

Cannon was rough up by a team that had scored a total of five runs in its previous six games, providing another lesson for the prized prospect.

“Baseball is a cruel game, and sometimes it doesn’t go your way,” he said.

The former Georgia standout, a third-round pick in 2022, was coming off strong starts.

In his previous two outings, Cannon pitched 8 2/3 scoreless innings against Houston for his first win and gave up only one run in seven innings against Seattle.

“Young kid coming off the best night of his career and we wanted to attack his fastball and changeup,” Hinch said.

Cannon was replaced by Jared Shuster, whose third pitch was hit to opposite field by Greene for his 15th home run.

Reese Olson (2-8) struck out two in the first inning before Detroit’s bats gave him a big cushion. The White Sox had just two hits off the righty until Eloy Jimenez led off the seventh with a single and Gavin Sheets followed with a double.

Olson gave up two runs on four hits while striking out three and walking none over 6 1/3 innings.

The Tigers restored their nine-run cushion with Zach McKinstry’s solo homer in the seventh and when Wenceel Perez hit an RBI double in the eighth.

Keith, a 22-year-old rookie with more than $28 million in guarantees, had four hits for the third time since May 17.

“I know veterans who don’t have four-hit games,” Hinch said.

Trainer’s Room

Jimenez, who had been out for two months with a hamstring injury, was reinstated from the injured list and outfielder Oscar Colas was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte.

Up Next

White Sox LHP Garrett Crochet (6-6) and Los Angeles Dodgers LHP James Paxton (7-1) are the probable pitchers Monday night in Chicago.

Tigers RHP Casey Mize (1-5) and Philadelphia Phillies Aaron Nola (8-3) are scheduled to start Monday night in Detroit.


NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays infielder Orelvis Martínez was suspended for 80 games by Major League Baseball on Sunday following a positive test for the performance-enhancing drug Clomiphene, an announcement made two days after his major league debut.

Martínez, 22, has been on the Blue Jays’ 40-man roster since November 2022. He went 1 for 3 with a strikeout on Friday at Cleveland.

“Orelvis was upset, disappointed and pretty honest for a young kid when he told us,” Blue Jays manager John Schneider said before the team’s finale against the Guardians. “He’s obviously humbled and knows he made a mistake. We’re going to support him through the process.”

Martínez is eligible to return for the final six games of the regular season but is ineligible for any postseason games this year. He issued a statement apologizing to the Blue Jays and their fans.

“For the past two years, I have been trying to start a family with my girlfriend. During the offseason, we visited a fertility clinic in the Dominican Republic and after getting lab work done, we were prescribed a treatment, which included a medication called Rejun 50,” Martínez said in a statement released by the players’ association.

“Unfortunately, Rejun 50 contains a banned substance called Clomiphene. We wanted to keep this matter private, even within our family, and trusted the doctor who assured us this treatment did not include performance-enhancing drugs. Therefore, I made the mistake of not disclosing this to my team or the MLBPA. With that said, I took full responsibility for my actions and accepted my suspension.”

Martínez signed with Toronto in July 2018 for a $3.51 million bonus and climbed his way up the Blue Jays’ minor league system. He hit .260 with 16 homers, 46 RBIs and an .867 OPS in 63 games this season at Triple-A Buffalo.

“He was unaware the substance was banned, but obviously, it’s a big mistake,” Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said in the visiting dugout at Progressive Field. “We’re obviously extremely disappointed and very surprised.”

Martínez will lose about half his salary. His contract calls for $740,000 while in the major leagues and $120,600 while in the minors, both the minimum.

“I will learn from this experience and come back to the field in September,” Martínez said.

He became the eighth player penalized for performance-enhancing drugs this year, the second under the major league program. Noelvi Marté, a 22-year-old infielder who is the Cincinnati Reds’ top prospect, was suspended for the first 80 games of the season under the major league program following a positive test for Boldenone.

Five players have been suspended under the minor league program and one under MLB’s new drug program for minor league players assigned outside the United States and Canada.



France isn’t the only country producing top prospects for the NBA — it just sort of seems that way.

Victor Wembanyama was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft a year ago and went on to win the league’s Rookie of the Year award.

Two more Frenchmen — Alexandre Sarr and Zaccharie Risacher — are projected top picks Wednesday night in the draft. Tidjane Salaun is another potential lottery pick from France, and Pacome Dadiet could go late in the first round.

But the international pool extends beyond France. Other prospects include Nikola Topic and Nikola Djurisic of Serbia, Bobi Klintman of Sweden, Juan Nunez of Spain and Ulrich Chomche of Cameroon.

Here’s a closer look:

Nikola Topic (Serbia)

The 6-foot-6 point guard has a partially torn ACL but is still projected to be a first-round pick. He doesn’t turn 19 until August. He was projected as a top-five prospect early in the 2023-24 season following his performance with Belgrade club Mega — Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic ’s old team. Topic made a midseason move back to his original club Crvena Zvezda (Red Star) to play alongside one of his idols, Milos Teodosic, and to get some meaningful minutes in the Euroleague. But he missed time with a left knee injury — before the ACL issue that came later.

“I’m working on my rehab with the knee injury, and that’s the main focus right now,” Topic said in a video call with reporters on June 4 from the NBA’s pre-draft camp in Treviso, Italy. “After that, I’ll work on basketball. … I’ve been doing (the) weight room. It’s not 100% healed. I haven’t started running or practicing with (the) basketball. The focus is on my rehab, on my knee and on my body mainly.”

In the latest AP NBA mock draft, Topic is projected to be selected 15th. He needs to improve his 3-point shooting — as he shot around 30% last season. He averaged 14.5 points, 5.5 assists and 2.3 turnovers per game in an injury-shortened season.

Nikola Djurisic (Serbia)

The 6-7 small forward has logged major minutes the past two years as a starter with Mega, where he was teammates with Topic for part of last season. The 20-year-old Djurisic improved his 3-point shooting this season but still shot just 30.5% overall — and 33.6% in 30 Adriatic League games. He averaged 14.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.2 steals and 3.2 turnovers.

In an interview with the Indiana Pacers when he visited there for a pre-draft workout, the 209-pound Djurisic said he is trying to show that he is a “three-level scorer, can defend multiple positions, can switch 1 to 4.” He says he’s “definitely a creator” on the floor “who cares about finding open teammates.” He’s projected as a second-round pick.

Bobi Klintman (Sweden)

The 21-year-old Swede played this past season in Australia as part of the National Basketball League’s “ Next Stars ” program. A versatile 6-foot-9 forward, Klintman shot 36% from from 3-point range in 23 NBL games for the Cairns Taipans while averaging 9.7 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. The 212-pound Klintman played one season at Wake Forest and withdrew from last year’s draft. The AP mock draft predicts Klintman going toward the end of the first round.

Juan Nunez (Spain)

After developing through Real Madrid’s youth system, the 6-4 point guard played with Ratiopharm Ulm in Germany the past two seasons. The lefthander shot 31.9% from 3-point range in both of his seasons there.

The 20-year-old Nunez has shown improvement. He averaged 9.9 points, 4.9 assists and 2.3 turnovers in 2023-24 and in 15 Eurocup games he upped those numbers to 10.8 points, 5.7 assists and shot 35% from beyond the arc. A crafty pick-and-roll playmaker, the 205-pound Nunez lacks explosiveness. He’s not an elite defender but can be disruptive on that end of the floor. Nunez shot only 60.7% from the free throw line last season. Most mock drafts predict Nunez as a second-round pick, which could make a draft-and-stash candidate.

Ulrich Chomche (Cameroon)

The 6-10 center is trying to become the first NBA Academy student-athlete to go directly to an NBA team. The 232-pound Chomche just barely qualifies for this draft — he turns 19 on Dec. 30.

He has played in two seasons of the Basketball Africa League. Chomche was preparing for a third season but withdrew when he received an invitation to the NBA combine. In three BAL qualification games playing for the academy’s team, he averaged 13 points, nine rebounds and 2.7 blocks. His game is often described as “ raw,” because of limitations on the offensive end. With a 7-foot-4 wingspan, he can certainly block shots and protect the rim, though. Africa academy alums Babacar Sané of Senegal and Thierry Darlan of the Central African Republic left for the G League Ignite. Sané is in the draft; Darlan had declared but withdrew.



Jewell Loyd scored 16 points and the host Seattle Storm held off the Connecticut Sun 72-61 in a game featuring two teams that struggled with their shooting on Sunday afternoon.

Fellow starters Skylar Diggins-Smith added 13 points and eight assists, Nneka Ogumike scored 13, Ezi Magbegor had 11 points and nine rebounds and Jordan Horston scored 10 for the Storm (10-6), who began a nine-game home-stand.

Alyssa Thomas had 14 points and 14 rebounds, Brionna Jones scored 14 and Tyasha Harris added 10 for the Sun (13-3), who lost a second consecutive game for the first time this season.

Connecticut shot 37.3 percent (25 of 67) on field-goal attempts including 14.3 percent (2 of 14) on 3-pointers, while Seattle shot 42.2 percent (27 of 64) from the floor, 25.0 percent (4 of 16) from long range.

Diggins-Smith’s field goal started the third-quarter scoring, and she assisted on Loyd’s three-point play with 7:04 remaining in the period to give Seattle its biggest lead to that point, 41-34.

DeWanna Bonner scored six points during an 8-0 run that gave Connecticut a one-point lead. Ogwumike answered with four points that helped the Storm open a nine-point lead before holding a 55-48 edge at the end of the third quarter.

Magbegor’s layup pushed the lead to nine at the start of the fourth quarter before Jones’ field goal and Bonner’s 3-pointer got the Sun within four points midway through the fourth quarter. Seattle scored the next five points to regain control.

Thomas had eight points and Jones six as they combined for all of the Sun’s first-quarter points. Connecticut held a 14-8 lead at the end of the period after the Storm went scoreless for the final 3:20.

Tiffany Mitchell made jumper to start the second-quarter scoring and become the third Connecticut player to score. She added two layups that helped expand the lead to 28-17.

Loyd scored five straight points to start and made two free throws to complete a 13-0 run that gave the Storm a 30-28 lead.

Harris made three free throws to end Connecticut’s nearly four-minute scoring drought, but Loyd and Ogwumike made consecutive layups to give Seattle a 34-31 halftime lead as the Sun did not make a field goal during the final 5:11.


Sabrina Ionescu had a game-high 26 points and was 4-for-9 from 3-point range to lead the short-handed New York Liberty to a 96-75 victory Sunday over the host Atlanta Dream in College Park, Ga.

Breanna Stewart added 17 points and Jonquel Jones had 15 and 11 rebounds for the Liberty. Ionescu added 11 assists.

The win improves the Liberty’s record to a franchise best 15-3 through 18 games. New York has won 11 of its last 12.

The margin of defeat was the largest this season for the Dream (6-9), who have lost five of their last six games.

Atlanta was led by Tina Charles with 19 points. Cheyenne Parker-Tyus had 10 off the bench. The Dream played without All-Star guard Rhyne Howard, who missed her second straight game with an ankle injury.

Because of injuries and time taken off by Courtney Vandersloot after the death of her mother, the Liberty had eight available players. They were also playing their second game in two days after beating the Los Angeles Sparks Saturday at home.

New York’s offense shot a blistering 71.4 percent from the floor from the first half. Ionescu sank three 3-pointers, including one several steps behind the arc just before the halftime buzzer. She had 20 points in the first half.

The Liberty went on a 10-2 run in the first quarter to take a 17-9 lead with Ionescu converting a three-point play to cap the outburst.

In the second quarter, New York got production off the bench, with Marquesha Davis scoring nine points on 4-for-4 shooting in less than eight minutes of action, including a banked-in trey with 4:56 left to put the Liberty ahead 46-27. Davis’ nine points were a season high for the rookie from Ole Miss.

The Liberty’s 62 first-half points were a season high. The lead grew as large as 33 points early in the third quarter.

Charles now has 7,322 career points and is 58 behind Tamika Catchings for third on the all-time WNBA scoring list.

New York hosts Minnesota in the championship game of the Commissioner’s Cup Tuesday. The game is being played at UBS Arena since the Barclays Center is being used for the two-day NBA draft.


Stefanie Dolson made four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points and eight rebounds to help the Washington Mystics rally for a 92-84 home victory over the Dallas Wings on Sunday.

Emily Engstler and Karlie Samuelson scored 13 points apiece while Myisha Hines-Allen and Ariel Atkins chipped in 12 apiece for the Mystics (4-13), who trailed by as many as 10 and were down 51-46 at the half.

Atkins hit a 3-pointer with 6:08 to go in the third that gave Washington its first lead at 58-55 and the Mystics went on to win for the fourth time in their last five games after an 0-12 start.

Hines-Allen’s 3-pointer with 1:15 left in the third pushed the Mystics ahead 73-61.

Natasha Howard led Dallas with 26 points and Arike Ogunbowale added 23 for the Wings (3-13), who were outscored 29-14 in the third and dropped their 11th in a row. Reserve Monique Billings finished with eight points and 14 rebounds.

Dallas was looking to avenge Saturday’s 97-69 loss at Washington and seemed to be on its way after a strong first half.

Back-to-back 3-pointers by Howard staked Dallas to an early 6-0 lead.

That was the start of a 16-point first quarter for Howard, who stretched the Dallas lead to 20-12 with 4:41 left on two free throws.

The Wings led by as many as nine at 32-23 after Ogunbowale drilled a 3-pointer with 1:42 to go and led 32-25 after the opening quarter.

Ogunbowale’s step-back 3-pointer over a defender at the 8:49 mark of the second gave Dallas a 37-28 advantage.

Two minutes later, she knocked down another shot from distance, connecting in the corner as the Wings took their first double-digit lead at 41-31.

Unfazed by the deficit, the Mystics battled back with consecutive 3-pointers by Dolson and Samuelson. Samuelson’s shot cut the Dallas lead to 41-37 and forced the Wings to burn a timeout with 4:39 left in the half.

Washington was within 43-42 after Engstler drilled a wide open 3-pointer with 3:03 remaining but Dallas went into halftime up by five.

The two teams combined for 14 3-pointers in the opening half, including eight by the Mystics.


Angel Reese had 25 points and 16 rebounds to join Kamilla Cardoso with a double-double and Chennedy Carter scored 23 points as the host Chicago Sky rallied to defeat the Indiana Fever 88-87 on Sunday.

Chicago (6-9) outscored Indiana 24-15 in the fourth quarter to snap Indiana’s four-game winning streak.

The Fever (7-11) built a 15-point lead in the second half but couldn’t withstand a big charge from Chicago. After Carter hit a layup for Chicago to tie the game with 2:30 to go, Reese’s layup put the Sky ahead 86-84 with 53.2 seconds left as the latest big effort from the rookie kept the Sky afloat.

Reese extended her league rookie record by notching her eighth straight double-double. She became the first WNBA rookie with at least 25 points and 15 rebounds in a game since A’ja Wilson in 2018.

Cardoso had 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Kelsey Mitchell scored 24 points and Caitlin Clark posted a double-double of 17 points and 13 assists for the Fever.

Aliyah Boston (18 points, seven rebounds, six assists) and NaLyssa Smith (12 points) also scored in double figures for Indiana.

Boston drilled a 3-pointer to draw Indiana within 88-87 with 19.7 seconds left and snap an 18-2 run for Chicago. The Sky’s Marina Mabrey missed a pair of free throws moments later but Kristy Wallace was unable to hit a go-ahead layup in transition.

Boston missed a potential game-winning jumper in the closing seconds, and Indiana couldn’t produce a tip-in attempt when it got possession with 0.2 seconds left.

The Fever overcame a rough start to the third quarter and used a 24-3 run late in the period to take a 72-57 advantage. Mitchell capped the spurt with a four-point play with 1:31 remaining in the third.

Chicago closed the quarter by scoring seven straight points, including the last five by Reese.

Indiana led 46-45 at halftime behind 10 points from Mitchell and nine from Wallace. The Fever notched assists on 16 of their 18 field goals before the break, with Clark leading the way with seven.

Carter led all scorers with 15 points on 6-for-8 shooting. Reese followed with eight points to go with eight rebounds.

Indiana is 2-1 against Chicago this season. The teams are set to conclude the season series on Aug. 30 in Chicago.



SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — When members of the 1993 Montreal Canadiens gathered for a reunion to commemorate 30 years since they won the Stanley Cup, they told stories and reminisced about the championship run.

Vincent Damphousse, their leading scorer that postseason, had plenty to share but also had forgotten so much. It has, after all, been three decades since he and his teammates defeated Wayne Gretzky and the Los Angeles Kings to lift the Cup for the franchise’s NHL-record 24th time.

Not only has Montreal not won it again since, but neither has any other team based in Canada — a drought the Edmonton Oilers can end at 31 years by winning Game 7 at the Florida Panthers on Monday night.

“It’s our sport and it’s important for a Canadian team to do well,” Damphousse told The Associated Press by phone over the weekend. “Look at the city, look at the country. Everybody’s watching, and it keeps everybody engaged and watching games.”

This is by far the longest stretch between Canadian Cup wins. Before this, it was a six-year span between the Montreal Maroons in 1935 and the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1942, who the Oilers are looking to follow as the only teams to go down 3-0 in a final and come all the way back.

“This series has been great for hockey,” said Brian Bellows, who was tied as Montreal’s third-leading scorer with 15 points in 20 games during the ‘93 playoffs. “Everyone loves a Game 7.”

The 1972 Miami Dolphins, as the only NFL team to complete a perfect season and win it all, have a tradition of popping bottles of sparkling wine to celebrate each year when the last remaining undefeated team loses. Nothing of the sort happens for the ’93 Habs.

Damphousse, now an ambassador for the Canadiens, feels for those north of the 49th parallel who have not drank from the Cup.

“They’re tough markets to be successful in,” Damphousse said. “It’s been tough. There have been rebuilds and good years and bad years and I’m hoping for a success story in Canada, for sure. I don’t wish any bad luck on the Canadian teams.”

It has been a string of bad luck and many other things, including near-misses. Four times since, a Canadian team reached Game 7 and lost, including Vancouver the next year against the New York Rangers, followed by Calgary to Tampa Bay in 2004, Edmonton to Carolina in ‘06 and the Canucks getting back and falling short at home against Boston in ’11.

Kirk Muller, who was second in scoring to Damphousse in the regular season and playoffs in ’93, would have been stunned at the time to think that no one from Canada would have won it all in the next 31 years.

“Obviously, you’re living in the moment and all that, but certainly everybody’s aware of the drought that it’s been,” Muller said. “You can see the excitement in the country right now, and you can see how quickly it just magnifies across the excitement and you can see that happening in Edmonton right now.”

The excitement is in anticipation of what would be the Oilers’ sixth Stanley Cup championship but the first since 1990, a run of five titles in seven years in which the trophy pretty much lived in Canada. Edmonton won in ‘84, ‘85, ’87, ’88 and ‘90, Montreal in ’86 and Calgary in ’89.

Back then, Canada had seven of the NHL’s 21 teams. It’s now seven of 32, which along with several other factors explains the dry spell. Damphousse pointed to the salary cap as one impediment, including the tax ramifications compared to some U.S. states that lead to some players asking for more money to compensate and handle the pressure of being in a Canadian market where hockey is such a focal point.

“Guys are making a bit more to stay on those teams compared to Florida, to Tampa, to Dallas or even Vegas, where there’s different tax (rules),” he said. “I think that’s what makes it a bit more difficult for the Canadian teams.”

The Oilers have so far been able to build a contender around Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, though the latter of their two cornerstones has just one year left on his contract and major questions await no matter the result.

Until then, Muller has been enjoying taking it all in from afar as an assistant coach with Washington.

“I’ve watched lot of playoffs this year,” Muller said “You’re always looking to get better and why are these two teams in the finals and what do they do well that can help your team? And then just purely as a fan, I think the series has been really exciting and I think the playoffs have been really good.”

It will be a storybook ending either way. The Panthers will bring the Cup to South Florida for the first time in the organization’s history — which started months after Montreal won. Or the Oilers will end the drought in the most improbable fashion after losing the first three games of the final and rallying to make this an instant classic.

“It’s a beautiful series to watch as a fan,” Damphousse said. “I’m cheering for Edmonton.”


The thrill of victory and agony of defeat at stake in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final are next-level.

The routes both the Florida Panthers and Edmonton Oilers have taken to reach the winner-take-all clash will take that emotion off the charts.

The Panthers play host the Oilers on Monday night in Sunrise, Fla., on the heels of blowing a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven championship series.

Only once in finals history has a team failed to close out the series when up 3-0, the 1942 Detroit Red Wings, who lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Conversely, the Oilers are not only looking to cap an incredible comeback in the same manner as those Maple Leafs, but they also risk becoming the second team in NHL history to erase a three-game deficit only to lose the finals in Game 7. (Coincidentally, it was the 1945 Red Wings who took that path and ended up losing to Toronto, again.)

The pressure is huge. Or is it?

“Game 7, at home, how could you not be so jacked up?” Florida forward Matthew Tkachuk said. “This is an absolutely incredible, incredible opportunity. So, yes, you want to recognize or remember some of the good things that helped you beat these guys earlier in the series, but I’m trying to forget all of it. Just go in there and win one game. This is what it comes down to.”

It sounds simple, but the Panthers have failed three consecutive times to close out a series they appeared to have complete control of, and have done so in stunning fashion. Starting with an 8-1 victory in Game 4, the Oilers have outscored the Panthers 18-5 in the past three outings. Florida has not held a lead in any of those defeats.

Suffering a reverse-sweep loss with a shot at winning the first Cup in franchise history would be a painful experience on its own, but doing it in such inglorious fashion would be crushing.

The key for the Panthers will be not allowing the negative thoughts to paralyze their game.

“Game 6, there are a lot of options in your mind. Game 7, it’s one game and you just have to prepare yourself,” Florida forward Vladimir Tarasenko said.

“We still have another chance to win a Cup. You have to fix what you have to fix and come in with a positive mindset and believe in the guy next to you. This maybe sounds pretty simple, but it is what it is.”

The home team boasts a 12-5 record all-time in Game 7 of the finals but the road team has won the last three games.

The Oilers are well aware they have the opportunity to make history by earning the franchise’s first Cup since 1990.

“We’re all human and we’re aware of what we’ve accomplished so far, but if you go past that, it comes down to one game,” forward Leon Draisaitl said. “We have to focus on winning one hockey game on the road and play our best. Everything else, all the stories, will take care of itself after.”

That said, Edmonton’s skaters must not get ahead of themselves by thinking they are a runaway train that cannot be stopped.

“You’ve got to prepare just like you always do,” captain Connor McDavid said. “It’s not your ordinary game, everybody understands that, but you’ve got to make it as ordinary as possible in your head, and part of that is just sticking to your routine. Our room has done a great job of being at our best in big moments and I would not expect anything different.”


Sergei Bobrovsky is trying to rediscover his rhythm before it’s too late.

For the Florida Panthers’ top goaltender, that meant sitting out practice on Sunday with one day before Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final at home against the Edmonton Oilers.

Bobrovsky, 35, was not present at the Panthers’ practice the day before Game 7. Panthers coach Paul Maurice later told reporters that Bobrovsky had not participated in practices the day before games during the first three rounds of the Stanley Cup playoffs, when there was normally one day between games.

However, Bobrovsky did practice the day before Games 3, 5 and 6 of the finals, when there were two-day breaks between games.

“As we’ve gotten further along, we wanted to get him back into routine on the day before,” Maurice said. “So, it’s to get back to an actual repeatable pattern, even though the days aren’t lined up the same.”

Bobrovsky had been a wall for much of the Panthers’ playoff run, and he blanked the Oilers in Game 1 of the finals before allowing one goal and three goals, respectively, in Games 2 and 3.

Florida has proceeded to cough up a 3-0 series lead. Bobrovsky was dinged for five goals on 16 shots in 24:53 of ice time in Game 4, an 8-1 loss to Edmonton; the Russian gave up four goals in Game 5 and three in Game 6 as the Oilers clawed back into the series.

“It’s definitely not his fault,” Panthers star Matthew Tkachuk said. “It’s on us to tighten up defensively, get off to better starts. We’ve been trailing in each of the last three games, which might open you up a little bit and cost you more chances against. So, we have to be a lot better in front of him. So, it’s definitely, definitely not his fault. Absolutely not.”

In the 20 playoff games before his tough week, Bobrovsky had gone 15-5-0 with a 2.07 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage. He backstopped a dominant Florida team that defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers to make it to the Stanley Cup Final for the second straight year.

Veteran Florida defenseman Aaron Ekblad also took a rest day Sunday, in keeping with his pattern throughout the series.



EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Noah Lyles locked down the first major step in his quest for an Olympic sprint double Sunday, coming from behind to win the 100 meters at U.S. track trials in 9.83 seconds to qualify for that race in Paris.

Lyles overcame a slow start to match his personal-best time. He beat 200-meter specialist Kenny Bednarek by .04. Fred Kerley, the 2022 world champion, finished in third and will also go to Paris. Christian Coleman, the 2019 world champ, was in the lead with about 30 meters left but finished fourth.

The Lyles win makes the American sprint favorites two for two after three days of these trials. It comes a day after Sha’Carri Richardson also lived up to expectations and won the women’s 100 to earn her trip to Paris.

“Part of the plan, nothing’s changed,” Lyles said after the win. “It might be a shock to everybody else but when you know the goal, you know the goal.”

This marks the first national title in the 100 for Lyles, who has long been a 200-meter specialist but who reimagined his goals after a disappointing third-place finish at the Tokyo Games in that race, then saw the work start paying off.

He won the world championship at 100, 200 and the 4×100 relay last year in Budapest. His 100 time on a cool, still night at Hayward Field matched the time he ran to win worlds. If he can pull off the triple again, he would be in company with Usain Bolt, the Jamaican great who went 3 for 3 all three times he raced at the Olympics.

“If I didn’t get third place in Tokyo, I wouldn’t have that desire, wouldn’t have that fire burning, wouldn’t have accomplished what I accomplished in the past,” he said. “And now, I constantly look to the future with open eyes because anything can happen.”

Lyles, who races next weekend for a spot in the 200, might even be in the mix to win four medals. No. 4 could come in the 4×400, and if he does that, he would be in the company of the likes of Carl Lewis and even Jesse Owens.



LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Christopher Bell mastered the NASCAR Cup Series’ first race ever that ended with cars running on rain tires and pulled away after a 2 hour, 15-minute weather delay to beat darkness and the field and win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Bell won his third Cup race of the season and swept the weekend at New Hampshire following Saturday’s win in the Xfinity Series.

On Friday, Bell spoiled the reveal that Chase Briscoe is joining him at Joe Gibbs Racing in 2025. Then he ruined Briscoe’s best shot at his first win of the season, holding him off over the final two laps of the overtime finish.

With darkness falling, Bell cruised past Josh Berry and Briscoe and remained the driver to beat at New Hampshire. He has four wins in the Xfinity Series at Loudon and won a Cup race at the track for a second time.

“I love adverse conditions,” Bell said. “It felt like the normal Loudon groove was really, really slippery.”

Bell was used to the rain — he won last month’s rain-shortened Coca-Cola 600 with 151 laps left in the race.

New Hampshire actually needed four extra laps.

Even with the start of the race bumped up a half-hour, New Hampshire was a mess about from the moment the green flag was dropped. The race was marred by wrecks that wiped some of NASCAR’s biggest stars out of contention — all while the rest of the field tried to remain in contention and beat the looming rain that hovered over the entire weekend.

Tyler Reddick, who won at Talladega this season, held the lead when the race was red-flagged because of rain with 82 laps left in the scheduled 301-lap race.

Fans fled the grandstands and drivers went back to their motorhomes with seemingly no chance of a return as the gloomy weather worsened. New Hampshire and NASCAR waited out a tornado watch, nearby lightning strikes and a severe thunderstorm warning before it could resume the race after a delay of more than 2 hours — and after crew members swept standing water off pit road — and cars all hit the 1.058-mile track on new tires.

NASCAR let teams use wet-weather tires for the only second time in a points race this season. Teams had a maximum of four sets of wet-weather tires to race on the damp oval track. Teams had to take rain tires during pit stops and their position could not be affected.

They also had no choice of tire.

They were also no match for Bell in his No. 20 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing.

Bell stood on his car and raised a broom over his head in honor of the weekend sweep before he gripped the lobster in victory lane New Hampshire traditionally awards the winner.

Briscoe was second and Berry third. Kyle Larson and Chris Buescher completed the top five.

Busch’s woes

Kyle Busch’s dismal day ended with his Chevy getting towed off the track.

Busch hit the wall running the caution laps to end his race and continue what is shaping up as the worst season of his Cup career. Busch had already tagged the wall just past the halfway point and was running 24th late in the race when he was collected in another wreck. He finished 35th in yet another rough outing this season driving for Richard Childress Racing.

A two-time Cup champion with 231 NASCAR wins, Busch has yet to win a race this season driving for RCR. Busch raised some eyebrows last week when he suggested he would be open to returning to two of his former Cup teams, though he said he remained committed to RCR next season.

Busch, who fell two laps behind Bell just shy of 50 laps into the race, needs a win in the No. 8 Chevrolet to make the playoffs and extend his streak of 20 straight seasons with at least one win in the Cup series. After scoring three early wins last season in his debut year at RCR, the 39-year-old Busch is now on a 39-race winless drought. It’s the worst losing streak of his career,

Spoiled races

Alex Bowman, winless this season for Hendrick Motorsports, ran into trouble when his No. 48 Chevrolet starting smoking. The hood went up on pit road and the car was soon pushed to the garage for repairs. He finished 36th.

Joey Logano locked up the left front tire on the No. 22 Ford off a restart on lap 194 and slammed into Chase Elliott. Martin Truex Jr., last season’s New Hampshire winner, spun and hit the wall after contact with Brad Keselowski with 91 laps left.

Bubba Wallace was knocked out of the race by Noah Gragson after the rain delay and briefly parked his car in front of Gragson’s on pit road.

Proud to be an American

Daniel Suarez placed an American flag sticker on his Chevrolet days after he became a U.S. citizen. Suarez, a Monterrey, Mexico native, was one of 48 people representing 28 countries sworn in this week at a ceremony in North Carolina.

Up next

NASCAR heads to Nashville Superspeedway next weekend. Trackhouse Racing’s Ross Chastain held off Truex to win last season’s race.


Max Verstappen won Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, holding off pole-sitter Lando Norris.

The championship leader has now won two races in a row, finishing as the victor for the Canadian GP as well. Spain marks Verstappen’s seventh victory of the season through 10 races.

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton rounded out the podium, finishing third. He’s now claimed at least one podium in 18 straight seasons. It’s also the seven-time champ’s 198th career finish inside the top three.

This is Verstappen’s third consecutive victory in Spain. That ties him for third-most at the track with Jackie Stewart, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, and Mika Hakkinen. Hamilton and Michael Schumacher are tied for the lead at the circuit with six wins.

With the result, McLaren’s Norris now sits second in the championship for the first time in his young career. He leapfrogged Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, who now sits two points back.

George Russell jumped out into an early lead on the first lap but ultimately crossed the line fourth, narrowly keeping Leclerc behind him over the final few laps. Leclerc’s teammate Carlos Sainz finished sixth.

McLaren sophomore Oscar Piastri placed seventh, ahead of Verstappen’s teammate Sergio Perez in eighth.

The pair of Alpines led by Pierre Gasly rounded out the points in ninth and 10th.

The Spanish GP kicks off a tripleheader for F1, with the Austrian GP next weekend and Silverstone immediately after.




OL Camerin Herron, Warren Central (Iowa)

TE Aiden Brewer, Noblesville (Bowling Green)



INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Indians tallied thirteen hits – six for extra-bases – and relied on a strong performance from Domingo Germán in a 6-4 win against the Iowa Cubs in Sunday’s first-half finale at Victory Field.

Indianapolis (33-40) got on the board in the first inning and never trailed, taking a 5-0 lead before the I-Cubs could get on the board. Alika Williams began the offensive outpouring with a one-out triple and later came around to score on an RBI single by Malcom Nuñez. Andrés Alvarez plated insurance runs with a two-run blast in the second, his fifth homer of the year, before Williams continued his tear with a two-run double in the fourth.

Iowa (33-42) responded in the fifth inning when Cole Roederer broke up a no-hitter bid from Domingo Germán (W, 2-4). Germán exited the game following the frame, allowing just one run with seven strikeouts for his second win of the series.

The Indians were outscored 4-1 in the final five innings, adding their final run on a Dylan Shockley sacrifice fly in the bottom half of the fifth. The I-Cubs final three runs were highlighted by Alexander Canario’s 14th home run of the season in a two-run sixth inning.

In relief, Indy’s bullpen relied on Chris Gau, Brady Feigl, Geronimo Franzua and Connor Sadzeck (S, 1) to keep the lead intact. The relievers combined for four strikeouts through the final four frames.

Williams, Gorski and Alvaréz all logged three hits each, combining for nine of Indy’s 13 total runs. Williams finished a home run shy of the cycle.

The series victory was Indianapolis first since going 4-2 vs. the Buffalo Bisons from April 30-May 5 at Victory Field.

The Indians finished the first half in 17th place out of 20 International League teams with a record of 30-40 (.452). The Omaha Storm Chasers clinched the first-half title earlier this week with their 49-23 first-place record.

The Indians will be off on Monday as they travel to Rochester for a six-game series with the Washington Nationals-affiliated Red Wings. First pitch of the series will be at 6:45pm ET on Tuesday. Neither team has announced a starting pitcher.



CHICAGO – The Indiana Fever (7-11) fell, 88-87, to the Chicago Sky at Wintrust Arena on Sunday. Fever guard Caitlin Clark ended with 17 points, a franchise-record 13 assists, six rebounds and tied a career-high with four steals. Fever guard Erica Wheeler owned the previous franchise record of 12 assists in a game, which was set on June 6, 2023 also at Chicago.

Sunday’s matchup marked the fourth consecutive game Fever guards Kelsey Mitchell, Clark, center Aliyah Boston and forward NaLyssa Smith all scored in double figures, as Mitchell led with a season-high 24 points, two assists, one blocked shot and a steal. Boston trailed with 18 points on 8-of-14 shooting, seven rebounds, six assists, two blocks and one steal. Boston recorded two blocked shots on Sunday and moved to ninth on the Fever all-time blocks list with 74, passing Erlana Larkins.

Smith totaled 12 points, seven rebounds and one assist in the loss. Additionally, Smith moved to 14th place on the Fever all-time scoring list with 1,124 career-points, passing Tully Bevilaqua. Fever guard Kristy Wallace tallied nine points, two rebounds and two assists, and guard Erica Wheeler came off the bench to add four points, two rebounds and two assists.

After a hard-fought first half, the Sky (6-9) went on a 7-0 run to start the third quarter, but Indiana responded with a 24-3 run of its own at the end of the quarter while securing its largest lead of the night, 72-57. Indiana handed out a season-high 28 assists and committed a season-low nine turnovers compared to the Sky’s 15 turnovers.

Three Sky players scored in double figures, led by rookie forward Angel Reese’s eighth straight double-double in a career-high 25-point, 16-rebound performance. Sky guard Chennedy Carter followed closely behind with 23 points, five assists and two rebounds. Sky rookie center Kamilla Cardoso recorded the second double-double of her career with 16 points, 10 rebounds and three assists. Chicago also outscored Indiana in paint points, 48-28, and bench points, 14-7.


The Fever head out to face the Seattle Storm on Thursday at 10 p.m. ET. Thursday’s game will be broadcast on WALV and Prime Video.



BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana swimming and diving athletes Andrew Capobianco and Carson Tyler qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympics on the 3-meter springboard Sunday (June 23) at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials inside the Allan Jones Aquatic Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Capobianco makes his second Olympics after medaling at the 2020 Tokyo Games in the 3-meter synchronized competition and finishing 10th in the individual event.

Tyler, who won the 10-meter event on Saturday, earned his second event with his second-place finish on the springboard. He becomes the first U.S. diver since Mark Ruiz in 2000 to qualify for the Olympics in both individual events.

Tyler and Capobianco also represent the last two NCAA Championships on the 3-meter springboard.

IU divers were the top-three finishers on the 3-meter springboard as Capobianco won with a score of 971.80, Tyler finished second (945.75) and Quinn Henninger took third (870.50). Capobianco and Tyler created a 55-point cushion between themselves and the field through Friday’s semifinal and did not let up Sunday. Boasting an average 3.6 degree of difficulty, Capobianco scored at least 80 points on five of his six dives Sunday. Tyler was sharp on his lower DD list, recording better than 70 points on each attempt. Henninger outscored both Olympians on Sunday after Friday’s scores carried over, hitting two dives for 91 points.

Indiana will send three divers to the 2024 Paris Games as Jessica Parratto earned her third Olympics, qualifying in the women’s synchronized 10-meter. The Indiana swimming and diving program has produced an Olympic diver in every Summer Games since 1964.



INDIANAPOLIS — Notre Dame swimming has wrapped up a week to remember, as the Irish put the swimming world on notice with numerous notable performances at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Rising senior Chris Guiliano provided several highlights, becoming the first male Irish varsity swimmer to make Team USA. He is guaranteed to swim five events in Paris — 50, 100 and 200 freestyle plus the 4×100 and 4×200 freestyle relays — and there may be a few more depending on how the meet lineup shakes out.

With his performance, Guiliano becomes just the second American to swim the triple crown of sprint freestyle events at the Olympic Games. He is the first since 1988.

After winning an ACC title in the 200 backstroke in February, Tommy Janton took fourth in the event last week (1:57.12). His semifinal time of 1:56.87 is an Irish program record, as was his 100 backstroke semifinal time of 53.61. Janton went 53.87 in the final of the event, notching fifth place.

Tanner Filion was Notre Dame’s other swimmer to advance beyond the meet’s prelims, notching a 15th place finish in the 100 backstroke (54.56).

Swimming at the 2024 Olympic Games will take place at the Paris La Defense Arena, located in the Paris suburb of Nanterre. Indoor swimming will take place during the first week of the Games, July 27-August 4. During the 2020 Olympic Games, Team USA swimmers earned 30 total medals, the most of any country (11 golds, 10 silvers and nine bronzes).



KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — What a year for Ben Nguyen.

On Saturday, the Irish diver placed 11th in the platform event at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials with a final score of 645.70. It was his first appearance on the nation’s biggest diving stage.

Nguyen’s place in the finals comes on the heels of a superb sophomore season under head diving coach Mark Bradshaw. Nguyen placed third in the platform event at the 2024 ACC Championships and ultimately qualified for his first NCAA Championships after taking fifth in the event at the NCAA Zone C Championships.



DENVER, Colo. — Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology women’s basketball assistant coach Alison McCarthy has been named the recipient of the 2024 NCAA WCA Class #53 WeCOACH Impact Award at the WeCOACH National Convention.

The WeCOACH Impact Award is given to the class member who leads by example with a commitment to the encouragement of other’s success & an unwavering dedication to their own personal & professional achievement.

“I have an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my lifelong involvement in women’s sports as an athlete and a coach. The Women Coaches Academy was hands down one of the best experiences I have had in my career,” said McCarthy. “I want to thank the WeCoach staff for putting together an event that is specifically designed for the progression of women in sport. I walked away inspired and empowered to continue to make an impact on the next generation of women athletes and coaches.”

McCarthy joined the Rose-Hulman women’s basketball coaching staff this summer and helped lead the Fightin’ Engineers to a 12-14 record and an HCAC Tournament appearance, just one year after canceling their season.

Prior to her time with the Fightin’ Engineers, McCarthy coached for 19 years at the high school level. The former Northern Kentucky Norse women’s basketball player was also inducted into the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame in 2019.



EUGENE, Ore. — Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Class of 2013 alum Liz Evans  came up just short of making the High Jump Finals on Saturday afternoon in Oregon.

After clearing the first two marks on her first attempt, Evans failed to clear 6′ 0″ on all three attempts. With the top 12 making the finals, it came down to a jump-off with five athletes jumping for two spots. Evans came up just short on her final attempt of a season-high mark and brought home a 13th-place finish.

With Evans’ appearance in the Olympic Trials, she becomes the first Fightin’ Engineers in school history to appear in three separate Olympic Trials with appearances in 2016, 2021, and 2024.

Her Rose-Hulman career featured five NCAA Division III women’s high jump national championships and eight All-American awards.  She holds the all-time Division III record in the women’s high jump (6′ 0 1/2″).

The academic standout earned undergraduate bachelor’s degrees in both mathematics and electrical engineering from Rose-Hulman in 2013.  She later completed an engineering management master’s degree for her third Rose-Hulman diploma in 2015.  Evans has recently served as a volunteer assistant coach for the nationally regarded Fightin’ Engineer track and field program.

In addition to five NCAA Division III national championships and eight All-American awards, Evans was also a three-time CoSIDA Academic All-American with two first-team honors.  Her eight All-American awards included five first-place efforts (2013 Outdoors; 2012 Indoors and Outdoors; 2011 Indoors and Outdoors), two national runner-up performances (2010 Indoors and Outdoors), and one third-place effort (2013 Indoors).


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June 24, 1922 – The 2 year old professional football league called the American Professional Football Association renamed itself the National Football League under the direction of President Joe Carr.

June 24, 1922 – The APFA/NFL franchise known as the Chicago Staleys was renamed to the Chicago Bears by team founder, owner, and head coach George Halas. In 1920 the team joined the inaugural season of the league as the Decatur Staleys.

June 24, 1936 – Yankees Rookie outfielder Joe DiMaggio, wearing Number 9 that year, tied a trio of  MLB records in New York’s 10-run 5th inning against the Chicago White Sox. DiMaggio hit 2 home runs for 8 total basees he helped the Yankees beat Chicago, 18-4.

June 24, 1947 – Future Baseball Hall of Fame infielder, Jackie Robinson in his famous Number 42 jersey stole home for the first of 19 times in his career as the Brooklyn Dodgers beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-2.

June 24, 1955 – Washington Senators Slugger Harmon Killebrew, Number 12, hit his first career Home Run off of Billy Hoeff of the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers won the game though 18-7. Killebrew ended up with 573 HRs for his career in the MLB.


Football League Changes its Name

The story was about the June 24, 1922 event where the American Professional Football Association officially renamed itself the National Football League. The article says that the league would soon be offering franchises to many interested cities as they expanded the reach of pro football. The possibility that the cities of Chicago and Cleveland could each have two franchises was eminent as multiple teams were forming and joining the new NFL, as you will soon see below. Each franchise was asked to pony up $1000 to guarantee that they would follow the League’s rules including playing college players while they are still affiliated with a school. A first offense of this was a $500 fine and the second offense was expulsion from the NFL.

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June 24, 1922 – Milwaukee Badgers franchise forms and plays from 1922 through 1926. There is more about this team below.

June 24, 1922 –  Oorang Indians franchise forms and survives in the 1922 through the 1923 season.

June 24, 1922 – Racine Legion/Tornadoes franchise forms and plays 1922 through 1926.

June 24, 1922 – The Chicago Staleys franchise changes their name to the Chicago Bears.

June 24, 1987 – The Canadian Football League’s Montreal Allouettes franchise folds. This franchise has had its ups and downs. The CFL considers all versions of teams in the city of Montreal to fly under the banner of the Allouettes. In short the team was the Alloutettes from 1946 through the 1981 season. They were then a new team called the Montreal Concordes in 1982 to 1985. They came to life once more as the “New” Allouettes in the 1986 and 1987 season only to shut it down once again. After some experimentation in the early 1990’s the Baltimore Stallions were relocated to Montreal and the franchise once again became the Allouettes in 1996.


June 24

1936 — Rookie Joe DiMaggio hit two homers in the fifth inning and added two doubles in the New York Yankees’ 18-4 victory over the St. Louis Browns.

1950 — Wes Westrum of the New York Giants hit three home runs and a triple in a 12-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

1955 — Harmon Killebrew hit his first major league homer, off Billy Hoeft at Griffith Stadium, but the Detroit Tigers beat the Washington Senators 18-7.

1962 — Jack Reed, a substitute outfielder, hit a homer off Phil Regan in the 22nd inning to give the New York Yankees a 9-7 win over the Detroit Tigers in a game that lasted 7 hours, 22 minutes. It was the only homer Reed hit in the majors.

1968 — Jim Northrup tied a major league record by hitting two grand slams in one game as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 14-3.

1983 — Don Sutton of the Milwaukee Brewers became the eighth pitcher in major league history to strike out 3,000 batters. Sutton’s 3,000th victim was Cleveland’s Alan Bannister in a 3-2 win over the Indians.

1984 — Oakland’s Joe Morgan hit his 265th home run as a second baseman, breaking Roger Hornsby’s career home run record for that position. Morgan’s homer off Frank Tanana was the 267th of his career and led the A’s to a 4-2 win over Texas.

1993 — Carlton Fisk of the White Sox, plays his 2,226th and final major league game, surpassing Bob Boone’s record of 2,225 for most games caught.

1993 — The Marlins obtain OF Gary Sheffield and P Rich Rodriguez from the Padres for P Trevor Hoffman, Andres Berumen and Jose Martinez. The Fish will give Sheffield a four-year contract extension in September.

1994 — Jeff Bagwell hit three homers, two in one inning to tie a major league record, as the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 16-4.

1997 — Randy Johnson of the Seattle Mariners struck out 19 batters — one short of Roger Clemens’ major league record for a nine-inning game. He became the first AL left-hander to fan 19, but the Oakland Athletics won 4-1.

2002 — Both starters in the first game of the Anaheim-Texas doubleheader — Joaquin Benoit and Aaron Sele — threw 96 pitches, 53 strikes and 43 balls. Benoit and the Rangers won 8-5.

2003 — Brad Wilkerson hit for the cycle, going 4-for-4 with four RBIs, in Montreal’s 6-4 win over Pittsburgh. It was the first cycle in the majors this season and was performed in sequence — single, double, triple and homer.

2014 — Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton tied the major league record for brothers homering in the same game as teammates, accomplishing the feat for the fourth time, in Atlanta’s 3-2 win over Houston. Other brothers who had homered in the same game four times were Jeremy and Jason Giambi for the Oakland A’s and Vladimir and Wilton Guerrero for the Montreal Expos.

2015 — Pavin Smith homered and drove in three runs and Brandon Waddell turned in another strong College World Series pitching performance, leading Virginia over Vanderbilt 4-2 for the school’s first baseball national championship.

2017 — Three different Oakland A’s players, Matt Olson, Jaycob Brugmand and Franklin Baretto, hit their first career home run in a 10-2 win over the White Sox.

2019 — The Yankees tie a record belonging to the 2002 Rangers by homering in their 27th straight game on their way to defeating the Blue Jays.

2018 — The Dodgers set a National League record with seven solo home runs in an 8-7 win over the Mets.

2021 — The Chicago Cubs throw the first combined no-hitter in franchise history beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0. It was the seventh no-hitter of the season.

June 25

1934 — Pitcher John Broaca tied a major league record by striking out five consecutive times but pitched the Yankees to an 11-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox. Lou Gehrig had better luck at the plate, hitting for the cycle.

1937 — Augie Galan of Chicago became the first National League switch-hitter to homer from both sides of the plate in the Cubs’ 11-2 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers.

1950 — Chicago’s Hank Sauer hit two home runs and two doubles to send the Cubs past the Philadelphia Phillies 11-8.

1961 — Baltimore and California used a major league record 16 pitchers, eight by each side, as the Orioles edged the Angels 9-8 on Ron Hansen’s 14th-inning homer.

1968 — Bobby Bonds, in his first major league game, hit a grand slam off John Purdin to help San Francisco to a 9-0 win over Los Angeles.

1988 — Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 1,000th consecutive game.

1998 — Sammy Sosa broke the major league record for homers in a month, hitting his 19th of June leading off the seventh inning of the Cubs’ 6-4 loss to Detroit. Sosa passed the mark set by Detroit’s Rudy York in August 1937.

1999 — Jose Jimenez, a rookie right-hander having one of the worst seasons than any other NL pitcher, threw St. Louis’ first no-hitter in 16 seasons, outdueling Randy Johnson in a 1-0 victory over Arizona.

2002 — Luis Pujols of the Detroit Tigers and Tony Pena of the Kansas City Royals became the first Dominican-born managers to oppose each other in a major league game.

2007 — A fan charged at Bob Howry during the Cubs’ 10-9 win over Colorado after the reliever helped blow an 8-3 lead in the ninth inning. Howry gave up back-to-back RBI singles to Garrett Atkins and Brad Hawpe and a three-run homer to Troy Tulowitzki. The fan then jumped onto the field from the roof of the Rockies’ dugout and made it a few feet from the mound before security guards tackled him. Howry earned the victory when Alfonso Soriano hit a game-ending two-run single in the bottom of the inning.

2010 — Arizona’s Edwin Jackson pitched a 1-0 no-hitter against Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field.

2010 — The Cubs suspend pitcher Carlos Zambrano indefinitely after he throws a tantrum in the dugout after giving up 4 runs in the 1st inning of a 6 – 0 loss to the White Sox. “Big Z” blames first baseman Derrek Lee for letting a Juan Pierreground ball past him for a double that starts the rally, although the hard-hit ball was hardly catchable. Tom Gorzelanny replaces Zambrano who is removed from the game by manager Lou Piniella.

2011 — Cleveland’s Tony Sipp balked home the only run with the bases loaded in the seventh inning of a 1-0 loss to San Francisco. Sipp slightly flinched his left arm before throwing a pitch to Emmanuel Burriss, allowing Miguel Tejada to score and sending San Francisco to its fourth straight win. There also were two errors in the inning by second baseman Cord Phelps that spoiled a strong start by Justin Masterson.

2013 — Eric Filia drove in a career-high five runs, Nick Vander Tuig limited Mississippi State to five hits in eight innings, and UCLA won 8-0 for its first national baseball championship.

2014 — Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.

2015 — The San Francisco Giants hit four triples in a game for the first time in 55 years, including a pair by Brandon Belt in a 13-8 win over the San Diego Padres. Brandon Crawford and Matt Duffy also tripled for San Francisco, which had not tripled four times in a game since Sept. 15, 1960, when Willie Mays hit three and Eddie Bressoud one at Philadelphia.

2018 — The St. Louis Cardinals record the 10,000th win in team history with a 4-0 defeat of the Cleveland Indians.. They are the sixth major league team to do so.

2019 — The New York Yankees set a new major league record by homering in their 28th consecutive game.

2021 — Philadelphia Philles pitcher Aaron Nola ties Tom Seaver’s 51-Year old MLB record of ten consecutive strike outs in a 2-1 loss to the Mew York Mets.

2022 — Three Astros pitchers combine to no-hit the Yankees, 3 – 0.

2023 — George Springer leads off the bottom of the 1st for the Blue Jays against the Athletics with a homer off Luis Medina. The 55th leadoff home run of his career gives him sole possession of second place on the all-time list, behind only Rickey Henderson. The Blue Jays win handily, 12 – 1.


June 26

1916 — The Cleveland Indians wore numbers on their sleeves in a game against the Chicago White Sox. It marked the first time players were identified by numbers corresponding to the scorecard.

1924 — New York right-hander Virgil Barnes faced his older sibling, Jesse, marking the first time brothers started against one another in major league history. Jesse got the loss when the Giants beat the Boston Braves 11-7.

1938 — Lonny Frey of the Cincinnati Reds had eight hits in a doubleheader split with the Philadelphia Phillies. Frey had three hits in a 10-3 opening-game loss and collected five in the nightcap, which the Reds won 8-5.

1944 — In an effort to raise funds for war bonds, the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Yankees played each other in a six-inning game at the Polo Grounds. More than 50,000 fans turned out. Each team played successive innings against the other two teams then would sit out an inning. The final score was Dodgers 5, Yankees 1, Giants 0.

1962 — Earl Wilson of the Boston Red Sox pitched a 2-0 no-hitter against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. Wilson, the Red Sox’s first black pitcher, also homered in the game.

1968 — St. Louis’ Bob Gibson pitched his fifth consecutive shutout as he blanked Pittsburgh, 3-0, in the first game of a doubleheader at Busch Stadium.

1970 — Frank Robinson hit two grand slams to power the Baltimore Orioles to a 12-2 victory over the Washington Senators.

1976 — Shortstop Toby Harrah played an entire doubleheader for the Texas Rangers without handling a batted ball by the Chicago White Sox.

1983 — New York’s Rusty Staub tied a season record with his eighth consecutive pinch hit. Staub equaled the 1958 mark established by Dave Philley of the Phillies when he singled in the ninth inning off reliever Ron Reed in the Mets’ 8-4 loss to Philadelphia at Shea Stadium.

2000 — Minor league sensation Alex Cabrera hit a two-run homer in his first major league at-bat for Arizona as the Diamondbacks beat the Houston Astros 6-1.

2003 — Edgar Martinez, who already holds the Mariners’ all-time records for games played, at-bats, hits, doubles, total bases, extra-base hits, walks and runs scored, passes Ken Griffey Jr.’s mark for team career RBIs. His two-run homer in the Mariners’ 10 – 6 victory over the Angels gives the All-Star designated hitter 1,153 RBIs – one more than Junior.

2006 — Oregon State beats North Carolina 3-2 for its first College World Series title.

2015 — Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg resigns in his third season with his team in last place.

2019 — Vanderbilt University defeats Michigan 8-2 to win the College World Series.

2021— The Arizona Diamondbacks end their record streak of consecutive road losses by defeating the San Diego Padres 10-1.

2023 — Louisiana State University wins the 2023 College World Series with an 18 – 4 win over the University of Florida in the final game, one day after losing 24 – 4 to the Gators. Paul Skenes is named the recipient of the College World Series Most Outstanding Player award. It is the Tigers’ seventh title overall, and first since 2009.


June 27

1917 — Catcher Hank Gowdy of the Braves became the first major league player to enter military service in World War I.

1939 — The Brooklyn Dodgers and the Boston Braves played a 23-inning, 2-2 tie. Whit Wyatt pitched the first 16 innings for the Dodgers. Both clubs played a 26-inning tie in 1920 at the same Braves Field.

1958 — Billy Pierce of the Chicago White Sox retired 26 straight Washington batters before pinch-hitter Ed Fitzgerald hit a double just inside the right-field line for the only hit. Pierce then struck out Albie Pearson on three pitches and beat the Senators 3-0.

1973 — David Clyde, a $125,000, 18-year-old bonus baby with the Rangers, pitched five innings, struck out eight and allowed one hit in his first major league start. Texas beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 before 35,698 fans — the Rangers’ first home sellout at Arlington Stadium.

1980 — The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Jerry Reuss pitched a no-hitter against the San Francisco Giants in an 8-0 victory at Candlestick Park. The only player to reach base was Jack Clark in the first inning on a throwing error by shortstop Bill Russell.

1986 — San Francisco rookie Robby Thompson set a major league record when he was caught stealing four times in the Giants’ 7-6, 12-inning victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Catcher Bo Diaz threw out Thompson in the fourth, sixth, ninth and 11th innings.

1993 — Anthony Young of the New York Mets set a major league record by losing his 24th straight decision, 5-3 to the St. Louis Cardinals.

1999 — Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 27th homer and robbed Juan Gonzalez of a three-run shot with a spectacular over-the-fence catch as the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 5-2 in the final game at the Kingdome.

2003 — Boston set a major league record by scoring 10 runs before the first out. The 50-minute, 91-pitch first inning came during a 25-8 victory over Florida. The Red Sox also tied an AL record with 14 runs in the first inning. Johnny Damon matched a major league mark with three hits in an inning.

2007 — Ryan Howard hits his 100th career home run in a 9 – 6 loss to the Reds. The shot against Aaron Harang makes him the fastest player in major league history to hit 100 homers, doing so in his 325th game.

2008 — Carlos Delgado of the New York Mets homered twice, including a grand slam, and set a franchise record with nine RBIs in a 15-6 rout of the Yankees at Yankee Stadium in the opener of the teams’ two-ballpark doubleheader. The Yankees beat the Mets 9-0 at Shea Stadium in the night game.

2009 — Tim Wakefield makes his 382nd start for the Boston Red Sox, tying Roger Clemens for most in franchise history. The 42-year-old knuckleballer earns his tenth win of the year with six scoreless innings against the Atlanta Braves. Boston prevails, 1 – 0, with Mark Kotsay driving in the game’s only run.

2010 — Jamie Moyer surrendered his record-breaking 506th home run but was sharp otherwise, and the Philadelphia Phillies took advantage of Toronto’s troubles to beat the Blue Jays 11-2. Moyer only mistake was a two-run homer by Vernon Wells in the third inning. Moyer passed former Phillies Hall of Famer Robin Roberts for the most homers allowed in a career.

2016 — Kris Bryant became the first major leaguer to hit three homers and two doubles in a game, and Jake Arrieta added a solo shot, leading the Chicago Cubs to an 11-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

2016 — The Texas Rangers wrapped up a weird win at 2:44 a.m., rallying after a rain delay of more than 3 1/2 hours in the ninth inning to beat the New York Yankees 9-6 with maybe 100 fans left in the stands. Umpire crew chief Paul Nauert signaled for the tarp at 10:40 p.m. The game resumed at 2:15 a.m. Texas trailed 6-5 when Kirby Yates replaced closer Aroldis Chapman after the delay with a runner on first and no outs. Yates (2-1) hit three batters, and Beltre and Elvis Andrus each hit a two-run singles.

2017 — The University of Florida wins the first College World Series Title in school history by defeating Louisiana State University 6-1.

2019 — The starters for the 2019 All-Star Game are named, at the conclusion of the fans’ vote. For the first time, this voting is two-tiered, with today’s winners the victors of a second round of strictly on-line voting among the three top finishers at each position, after the more traditional ballots have been counted. The results are well-balanced, with only one team managing as many as three players elected – the Astros with 3B Alex Bregman and OFs George Springer and Michael Brantley – and are generally representative of who have been the best players so far this year.

2021 — A little over a week after MLB has begun to systematically examine pitchers for foreign substances to improve grip, a first victim is caught: Hector Santiago of the Mariners is ejected after umpires discover an unknown sticky substances on his glove. The glove is impounded and sent for further analysis, while Santiago protests his innocence, claiming that he was only using rosin to prevent perspiration from dripping unto his hands. He will be issued a ten-game suspension.


June 24

1910 — James Braid wins his fifth British Open with a four-stroke victory over Sandy Herd.

1911 — John McDermott becomes the first American-born winner of the U.S. Open when he beats Michael Brady and George Simpson in a playoff. McDermott finishes two strokes better than Brady and five strokes better than Simpson.

1913 — John Henry Taylor wins his fifth and final British Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake, England.

1922 — American Professional Football Association renamed the National Football League.

1922 — Charter NFL club Chicago Staleys renamed Chicago Bears by team founder, owner and head coach George Halas.

1928 — John Farrell beats Bobby Jones by one stroke in a 36-hole playoff to win the U.S. Open.

1947 — Jim Ferrier wins the PGA championship by defeating Chick Harbert 2 and 1 in the final round.

1958 — Brazil, led by 17-year-old Pele, beats France 5-2 in a semifinal of the World Cup. With Brazil up 2-1 in the second half, Pele scores three consecutive goals.

1968 — Joe Frazier stops Mexican challenger Manuel Ramos in 2nd round TKO at NYC’s Madison Square Garden in his first heavyweight boxing title defense.

1968 — Canada’s Sandra Post beats Kathy Whitworth by seven strokes in a playoff to become the first non-U.S. player and rookie to win the LPGA championship.

1979 — Rickey Henderson debuts for Oakland & steals his 1st base.

1980 — The Atlanta Flames relocate to Calgary, Alberta. The NHL team keeps the name “Flames.”

1990 — Criminal Type becomes the first horse to win consecutive $1 million races after capturing the Hollywood Gold Cup. He had previously won the $1 million Pimlico Special on May 12.

1991 — The NHL’s Board of Governors adopts instant replay.

1992 — NBA Draft: LSU center Shaquille O’Neal first pick by Orlando Magic.

1995 — Stanley Cup Final, Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, NJ: New Jersey Devils beat Detroit Red Wings, 5-2 for a 4-0 series sweep; Devils’ first Stanley Cup finals appearance.

1998 — NBA Draft: Pacific center Michael Olowokandi first pick by Los Angeles Clippers.

2000 — Rick DiPietro is the first goalie drafted No. 1 when the New York Islanders select the 18-year-old star from Boston University at the NHL Draft.

2001 — Karrie Webb, 26, captures the LPGA Championship by two strokes to become the youngest woman to complete the Grand Slam.

2004 — NBA Draft: Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy power forward Dwight Howard first pick by Orlando Magic.

2010 — John Isner outlasts Nicolas Mahut in the longest match in tennis history. Isner hits a backhand winner to win the last of the match’s 980 points, and takes the fifth set against Mahut 70-68. The first-round match took 11 hours, 5 minutes over three days, lasting so long it was suspended because of darkness — two nights in a row. Play resumed at 59-all and continued for more than an hour before Isner won 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 70-68.

2010 — John Wall is selected as the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft by the Washington Wizards, and a record number of Kentucky teammates follow him. Four more Wildcats are among the top 30 selections, making them the first school ever to put five players in the first round.

2011 — NHL Draft: Red Deer Rebels (WHL) center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins first pick by Edmonton Oilers.

2013 — Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland score 17 seconds apart in the final 1:16 of the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup with a stunning 3-2 comeback victory in Game 6 over the Boston Bruins.

2016 — NHL Draft: ZSC Lions (NLA) center Auston Matthews first pick by Toronto Maple Leafs.

2018 — Harry Kane scores a hat trick to propel England to its most emphatic World Cup victory and into the knockout stage. With John Stones heading in twice and Jesse Lingard curling in a shot, England beats Panama 6-1 and scores its most goals ever in a World Cup game.

2021 — The Chicago Cubs throw the first combined no-hitter in franchise history beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0. It was the seventh no-hitter of the season.

2022 — American Katie Ledecky wins the 800m gold medal in 8:08.04 at the World Swimming Championships in Budapest; completes 400/800/1500m treble for unprecedented 4th time at a single worlds.

June 25

1921 — Jock Hutchinson is the first American to win the British Open, a nine-stroke victory over Roger Wethered in a playoff.

1926 — Bobby Jones becomes the first amateur in 29 years to win the British Open. Jones finishes with a 291 total for a two-stroke over Al Watrous at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in Lytham St Annes, England.

1932 — Gene Sarazen wins the U.S. Open by shooting a 286, the lowest in 20 years.

1935 — Future world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis moves to 20-0 with 6th round KO of former champion Primo Carnera of Italy at Yankee Stadium, NYC.

1948 — Joe Louis knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in the 11th round in New York to defend his world heavyweight title. Louis announces his retirement after the fight.

1952 — Jim Turnesa wins the PGA Championship with a 1-up victory over Chick Harbert in the final round.

1966 — Buckpasser sets a world record in the 1-mile Arlington Classic in 1:32 3-5 and becomes the first 3-year-old to win more than $1 million.

1969 — Pancho Gonzalez, 41, wins the longest tennis match in Wimbledon history by beating Charles Pasarell in a 112-game match, 22-24, 1-6, 16-14, 6-3, 11-9. The match is played over two days and lasts 5 hours, 12 minutes.

1978 — In Buenos Aires, Argentina wins the World Cup beating Netherlands 3-1 after extra time.

1981 — Sugar Ray Leonard wins the WBA junior middleweight title with a ninth-round knockout of Ayub Kalule in Houston.

1988 — MLB player Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 1,000th consecutive game.

1988 — UEFA European Championship Final, Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany: Ruud Gullet & Marco van Basten score as the Netherlands beats Soviet Union, 2-0.

1991 — Nine-time champion Martina Navratilova survives a first-round scare from Elna Reinach to win her record 100th singles match at Wimbledon.

1994 — FIFA World Cup: 1,500th goal in Cup’d history scored by Caceres of Argentina.

1997 — NBA Draft: Wake Forest power forward Tim Duncan first pick by San Antonio Spurs.

1997 — NHL approves franchises in Nashville, Atlanta, Columbus, and Minnesota-St Paul.

1999 — San Antonio wins its first NBA championship, defeating the New York Knicks 78-77 in Game 5 of the Finals. The Spurs, keyed by finals MVP Tim Duncan’s 31 points, becomes the first former ABA team to win the championship.

2006 — Asafa Powell matches Wallace Spearmon’s world best in the 200 meters, winning the Jamaican national championships in 19.90 seconds.

2006 — Bernard Lagat becomes the first runner in the history of the U.S. track and field championships to sweep the 1,500 and 5,000 meters, after winning the shorter race.

2008 — NBA Draft: Oklahoma power forward Blake Griffin first pick by Los Angeles Clippers.

2013 — UCLA wins its first national championship in baseball with an 8-0 win over Mississippi State.

2014 — John Norwood’s home run in the top of the eighth inning gives Vanderbilt the lead, and the Commodores beat Virginia 3-2 for their first national championship.

2015 — NBA Draft: Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns first pick by Minnesota Timberwolves.

2017 — Jordan Spieth needs an extra hole and an amazing final shot to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Travelers Championship. The two-time major champion holes out from 60 feet for birdie from a greenside bunker on the first hole of a playoff with Daniel Berger at TPC River Highlands. The 23-year-old Texan joins Tiger Woods as the only PGA Tour players with 10 victories in the era since World War II.

2019 — NHL Draft: Barrie Colts (OHL) defenseman Aaron Ekblad first pick by Florida Panthers.

2020 — Liverpool FC clinches first EPL soccer title in 30 years with 7 games to spare as Chelsea beats second-placed Manchester City, 2-1 at Stamford Bridge.

2021 — Philadelphia Philles pitcher Aaron Nola ties Tom Seaver’s 51-Year old MLB record of ten consecutive strike outs in a 2-1 loss to the Mew York Mets.


June 26

1910 — For the second consecutive year, Hazel Hotchkiss wins the singles, doubles and mixed doubles titles at the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships. Hotchkiss beats Louise Hammond 6-4, 6-2 for the singles title.

1925 — Jim Barnes wins the British Open with a one-stroke win over Ted Ray and Archie Compston at Prestwick Golf Club in South Ayrshire, Scotland.

1959 — Ingemar Johansson knocks out Floyd Patterson in the third round at Yankee Stadium to win the world heavyweight title.

1976 — Japanese professional wrestler Antonio Inoki fights American boxer Muhammad Ali, at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan.

1990 — Jennifer Capriati, 14, defeats Helen Kelesi 6-3, 6-1 in the first round to become the youngest winner of a match in Wimbledon history.

1991 — NBA Draft: UNLV power forward Larry Johnson first pick by Charlotte Hornets.

1992 — UEFA European Championship Final, Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden: In a huge upset Denmark beats Germany, 2-0.

1993 — NHL Draft: Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL) center Alexandre Daigle first pick by Ottawa Senators.

1995 — The U.S. Supreme Court upholds a random drug-testing program in Vernonia, Ore. The 6-to-3 decision allows public high school officials to require student-athletes to submit to random urinalysis as a condition of being allowed to play interscholastic sports.

1996 — NBA Draft: Georgetown guard Allen Iverson first pick by Philadelphia 76ers.

1999 — NHL Draft: Long Beach Ice Dogs (IHL) center Patrik Stefan first pick by Atlanta Thrashers.

1998 — Jamaica becomes the first Caribbean nation to win a World Cup soccer match since Cuba beat Romania in 1938. Theodore Whitmore scores in the 40th and 54th minutes as the Jamaicans beat Japan 2-1.

2002 — In one of the most extraordinary days at the All England Club, seven-time champion Pete Sampras, 1992 winner Andre Agassi and No. 2-seeded Marat Safin all lose — throwing the Wimbledon tournament wide open. For the first time in the Open era, five of the top-eight seeded men’s players are eliminated before the third round.

2002 — NBA Draft: Shanghai Sharks (China) center Yao Ming first pick by Houston Rockets.

2003 — NBA Draft: St. Vincent–St. Mary HS (Akron, Ohio) small forward LeBron James first pick by Cleveland Cavaliers.

2005 — Justin Gatlin cements his status as America’s fastest human by winning the 200 meters, becoming the first man in 20 years to sweep the sprints at the U.S. track and field championships. A day after winning the 100, Gatlin wins the 200 in 20.04 seconds. The last man to win both races at the U.S. meet was Kirk Baptiste in 1985.

2008 — Two stunning second-round upsets happen at Wimbledon as former champion Maria Sharapova and two-time runner-up Andy Roddick are ousted.

2008 — NBA Draft: Memphis point guard Derrick Rose first pick by Chicago Bulls.

2011 — Top-ranked Yani Tseng wins the LPGA Championship by 10 strokes and, at 22, becomes the youngest player to win four LPGA Tour majors.

2012 — Major college football finally gets a playoff. A committee of university presidents approve the BCS commissioners’ plan for a four-team playoff to start in the 2014 season.

2013 — Seven-time champion Roger Federer is stunned by 116th-ranked Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round of Wimbledon, his earliest loss in a Grand Slam tournament in 10 years.

2014 — The United States reaches the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups for the first time. Germany beat the U.S. 1-0 to win Group G, but the Americans held onto second place when Portugal defeats Ghana 2-1 in a game played simultaneously.

2014 — NBA Draft: Kansas small forward Andrew Wiggins first pick by Cleveland Cavaliers.

2015 — NHL Draft: Erie Otters (OHL) center Connor McDavid #1 pick by the Edmonton Oilers.

2017 — Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand wins the America’s Cup with a resounding romp against software tycoon Larry Ellison’s two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA. They win Race 9 to clinch the 35th America’s Cup match at 7-1. Burling, at 26, is the youngest helmsman to win sailing’s greatest prize in a competition that dates to 1851.

2021 — Tour de France: The largest pile up in Tour history is caused by a spectator with a sign during Stage 1. The spectator is apprehended and arrested.

2012 — Stanley Cup Final, Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL: Colorado Avalanche beats two-time defending champions Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-1 for a 4-2 series win; Avs 3rd championship in franchise history.


June 27

1890 — Canadian boxer George Dixon becomes first black world champion when he stops English bantamweight champion Edwin “Nunc” Wallace in 18 rounds in London, England.

1903 — Willie Anderson captures the U.S. Open with a two-stroke victory over David Brown in a playoff.

1914 — Jack Johnson wins a 20-round referee’s decision over Frank Moran at the Velodrome d’Hiver in Paris.

1924 — Walter Hagen wins his second British Open. Hagen finishes with a 301 to edge Ernest Whitcombe by one stroke at Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake, England. Hagen, who won in 1922, was the Open’s first winner born in the United States.

1936 — Alf Padgham beats Jimmy Adams by one stroke to win the British Open at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England.

1950 — Chandler Harper wins the PGA championship by beating Henry Williams Jr., 4 and 3 in the final round.

1959 — Mickey Wright beats Louise Suggs by two strokes for her second straight U.S. Women’s Open title.

1971 — JoAnne Carner wins the U.S. Women’s Open with a seven-stroke victory over Kathy Whitworth.

1979 — Heavyweight Muhammad Ali confirms that his 3rd retirement is final (it isn’t).

1984 — UEFA European Championship Final, Parc des Princes, Paris, France: Michel Platini & Bruno Bellone score as France beats Spain, 2-0.

1988 — Mike Tyson KOs Michael Spink in 91 seconds, in Atlantic City.

1990 — NBA Draft: Syracuse power forward Derrick Coleman first pick by New Jersey Nets.

1992 — Top-seeded Jim Courier, the Australian and French Open champion, loses 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 to qualifier Andrei Olhovskiy of Russia at Wimbledon. It’s the first time in Wimbledon history that a qualifier beat the top seed.

1998 — NHL Draft: Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL) center Vincent Lecavalier first pick by Tampa Bay Lightning.

1999 — Juli Inkster shoots a 6-under 65 to win the LPGA Championship, becoming the second woman to win the modern career Grand Slam. Pat Bradley won her Grand Slam 13 years earlier.

2001 — NBA Draft: Glynn Academy center Kwame Brown first pick by Washington Wizards.

2006 — Roger Federer wins his record 42nd straight grass-court match, beating Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 to open his bid for a fourth consecutive Wimbledon championship. Federer breaks the record he shared with Bjorn Borg, the five-time Wimbledon champion who won 41 straight matches on grass from 1976-1981.

2008 — Zheng Jie completes the biggest victory of her career at Wimbledon, beating new No. 1 Ana Ivanovic 6-1, 6-4 in the third round. The 133rd-ranked Zheng’s victory, her first against a top-10 player, is the earliest exit by a top-ranked woman at Wimbledon since Martina Hingis lost in the first round in 2001.

2010 — Cristie Kerr cruises to a 12-stroke victory in the LPGA Championship in one of the most lopsided wins at a major. Kerr leads wire-to-wire, closing with a 6-under 66 for a 19-under 269 total. Kerr breaks the tournament record for victory margin of 11 set by Betsy King in 1992 and matches the second-biggest victory in a major.

2013 — NBA Draft: UNLV power forward Anthony Bennett first pick Cleveland Cavaliers.

2017 — Florida scores four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national title in baseball. LSU loses for the first time in seven appearances in a championship game.

2021 — Nelly Korda beats Lizette Salas by 3 strokes to win the Women’s PGA Championship. The win is Korda’s first major title.


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