Profiles of the 33 drivers in Sunday's Indianapolis 500, in starting order with car number in parentheses, age, hometown, engine, race team, and biographical information (w-former winner; r-rookie):
1. (20) Ed Carpenter, 32, Indianapolis; Chevrolet, Ed Carpenter Racing. Stepson of former speedway executive Tony George became first member of track-owning family to win Indianapolis 500 pole. Has two career wins. Started own team last season and...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Michael Cuddyer homered and hit a two-run double after coming off the disabled list, Tyler Chatwood beat San Francisco for the second time in seven days and the Colorado Rockies blanked the Giants 5-0 on Friday night.
Carlos Gonzalez also hit a solo homer and D.J. LeMahieu added an RBI single as the Rockies beat two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum for the second time in a week.
PHOENIX (AP) — Brandon McCarthy pitched seven effective innings for his second straight win and Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run double to cap Arizona's five-run seventh inning, lifting the Diamondbacks to a 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
Arizona managed two hits over the first six innings against Eric Stults (4-4) before breaking it open in the seventh.
Martin Prado had a run-scoring double, pinch-hitter Wil Nieves followed...
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Colin Montgomerie called the Sergio Garcia "fried chicken" controversy a "mountain out of a molehill."
The Scottish player spoke Friday about the controversy surrounding Garcia and George O'Grady, the European Tour CEO who used the term "colored" during a live television interview in which he was reacting to the spat between Garcia and Tiger Woods.
"It's a mountain out of a molehill, to be honest. Totally," Montgomerie...