Stewart wins Cup race at Dover

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Tony Stewart made a late out outside pass on Juan Pablo Montoya and held on Sunday at Dover International Speedway to snap a 30-race winless streak. Stewart hadn’t even had a top-five finish this…

Nats’ Harper says knee ‘still swollen and crappy’

ATLANTA (AP) — Bryce Harper hopes to begin running and hitting next week and come off the disabled list the first day he is eligible. But Harper acknowledged Sunday that his injured left knee had not improved yet.…

AP source: Big Ten coming to Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pinstripe Bowl and Big Ten will announce at Yankee Stadium on Monday an agreement between the conference and the 3-year-old postseason game, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Big Ten…

Pacers’ Hibbert fined for comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roy Hibbert used a gay slur in one answer and a curse to refer to the media in another during his news conference following Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals, putting himself in line…

Pacers even up series with 91-77 win over Heat

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roy Hibbert had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Paul George finished with 28 points, and the Indiana Pacers forced a deciding game in the Eastern Conference finals with a 91-77 victory over the Miami Heat…

Lucroy, Peralta help Brewers top Phillies 4-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Francisco Rodriguez and the Milwaukee Brewers had a little extra help holding off the Phillies. Second-base umpire Mike Estabrook called pinch-runner Kyle Kendrick out on a pickoff even though shortstop Jean Segura tagged him without…

Grant Hill retires from NBA after 19 seasons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seven-time All-Star Grant Hill is retiring from the NBA after 19 seasons, ending an injury-plagued career that included an Olympic gold medal. The Los Angeles Clippers announced the news on Saturday. The 40-year-old forward…

Conway wins 1st of 2 races at Detroit Grand Prix

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Conway won the first of two races at the Detroit Grand Prix, showing he’s well suited for road racing after deciding he’s uncomfortable on ovals. The English driver finished nearly 13 seconds ahead of…

Kuchar hangs tough and takes lead at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Matt Kuchar thrived in tough conditions at the Memorial that sent Tiger Woods to the worst nine holes of his PGA Tour career. Kuchar survived a nasty combination of swirling wind and fast greens…

Hamlin needs wins to aid Chase push

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has tried to learn to love Dover. He just can’t. Not yet, at least. Maybe Hamlin has to learn to win at Dover before he can truly embrace the mile concrete oval.…

Nationals place Bryce Harper on DL with sore knee

ATLANTA (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of bursitis in his left knee. Harper has missed the last five games and has been bothered by the knee since…

Woods has highest 9-hole score of career

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods calls it “a rough day” in the wind at Muirfield Village. Woods posted his highest nine-hole score as a professional when he shot an 8-over 44 on the back nine during Saturday’s…

Heat’s Andersen accepts ban, won’t change style

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Heat forward Chris Anderson is grudgingly accepting his one-game suspension from the NBA, promising not to change the way he plays. The comments came less than 24 hours after league officials handed down the punishment.…

Schwartzel cuts into Haas’ Memorial lead

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Charl Schwartzel made the most of an early start to move within a shot of leader Bill Haas early Saturday morning during the completion of the rain-delayed second round of the Memorial Tournament. Rory…

Detroit Grand Prix hoping its new-look track works

DETROIT (AP) — Roger Penske is looking forward to showing the world what Detroit has to offer this weekend. The famed motorsports owner has put his time, money and passion into making the Detroit Grand Prix a world-class…