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June 25, 2016 - 6:55pm
1 day 3 hours ago

ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque has been arrested on a drunken driving charge.

Andover Police Chief Patrick Keefe says the 55-year-old Bourque was arrested about 11:30 p.m. Friday after his Mercedes-Benz rear-ended a minivan in a construction zone in the city. No injuries were reported.

Bourque, of Boxford, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and following too closely. He posted bail and was released...

June 25, 2016 - 6:47pm
1 day 6 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — By the Moon beat Wavell Avenue by 1 3/4 lengths Saturday in the $150,000 Bed o' Roses Handicap for fillies and mares at Belmont Park.

The 2-1 second choice, By the Moon took the inside route before darting through a wide opening at the top of the stretch for her fourth win in 11 starts.

Wavell Avenue, still looking for her first win since capturing the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint last October, rallied into contention with a...

June 25, 2016 - 6:40pm
1 day 6 hours ago

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ken Roczen won the Red Bull Tennessee National on Saturday for his fourth victory in the first five Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship events, sweeping both 450 Class motos in muggy and muddy conditions at Muddy Creek Raceway.

The RCH Suzuki rider from Germany has won nine of the first 10 motos this season, and likely would have won all 10 had he not had bike issues while leading at Glen Helen. He has 10 career 450 victories....

June 25, 2016 - 6:34pm
1 day 6 hours ago

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bobby Dalbec pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, Zach Gibbons drove in three runs and Arizona beat Oklahoma State 5-1 on Saturday to advance to the College World Series finals.

The Wildcats, who forced a second Bracket 1 final by beating the Cowboys 9-3 on Friday, returned to the best-of-three finals in their first CWS appearance since winning the 2012 national championship. They are 6-0 in NCAA Tournament elimination games.

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June 25, 2016 - 6:28pm
1 day 6 hours ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kristian Ipsen and Michael Hixon earned spots on a U.S. Olympic diving team that will not include Troy Dumais.

Ipsen won the men's 3-meter event at the trials Saturday with a score of 1,452.75. He and Dumais were the 2012 bronze medalists in synchro 3-meter.

Hixon made the team despite missing badly on his fourth dive, which received a score of 17.5. He answered with a 91.2 and 95.2 on his next two dives to finish with a total of...

June 25, 2016 - 6:27pm
1 day 6 hours ago

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Naval Academy graduate Billy Hurley III shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Ernie Els into the final round of the Quicken Loans National.

Hurley had four birdies in the bogey-free round at Congressional to reach 15 under.

Els holed out for eagle on the par4 12th with the shot of the week and finished with a 65.

Jon Rahm, who held the lead after one round and shared it with Hurley...

June 25, 2016 - 6:15pm
1 day 6 hours ago

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Will Power has earned the pole for the IndyCar series race at Road America with a speed of 141.379 mph.

Scott Dixon qualified second for the 202-mile Kohler Grand Prix on Sunday at 141.150 mph. Tony Kanaan starts third at the 4-plus mile road course.

Power, the 2014 series champion, won his 44th career pole. He's coming off his first victory of the season on June 5 at Detroit.

The Team Penske driver also...

June 25, 2016 - 6:09pm
1 day 6 hours ago

A person with knowledge of the details says Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes will play for the U.S. Olympic basketball team, filling out the 12-man roster.

Irving and Barnes have accepted spots, the person told The Associated Press on Saturday, two days before the Americans plan to announce the team headed to Rio.

The Americans had received 10 confirmations by Thursday and were holding spots for Irving and LeBron James, who wanted more time to decide...

June 25, 2016 - 5:54pm
1 day 6 hours ago

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jean-Francois Remesy had two eagles and finished with an 8-under 64 on Saturday to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' inaugural American Family Insurance Championship.

The last alternate to get into the field after losing a playoff in a Monday qualifier, the 52-year-old Frenchman holed out for eagle from the fairway on the par-4 first and also eagled the par-5 11th. He had four birdies in the bogey-free round to reach 13-under 131...

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